Palo Alto, CA
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Palo Alto Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated July 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Palo Alto Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
66,666

Age

PEOPLE OF California DETAILS
Under 5 Years 4.60
5 To 17 19.02
18 To 24 5.65
25 To 34 11.22
35 To 54 29.24
55 To 64 11.64
65 Years And Over 18.62

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 3.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 97.4
COLLEGE GRADUATES 81.9

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Palo Alto 89205 76297.9289219617 #6EBE44
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Palo Alto 157120 72673.31436897245 #6EBE44
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
5.9%

Employment Industries in Palo Alto

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Professional, scientific, and technical services 25.8
Education 15.5
Manufacturing 13.1
Healthcare 9.9
Information Technology 9.2
Retail 5.1
Finance 4.6
Accommodation 3.4
Other 2.7
Arts 2.3
Real estate 2.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 55.2
Black Or African American 1.5
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 32.5
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.2
Other Race / Two or More Races 4.7
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 5.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 9.2
English 8.8
Irish 6.6
Italian 4.1
Russian 3.6
European 3.2
Polish 3.1
French 2.6
Scottish 2.2
Swedish 2.1
British 1.5
Dutch 1.4
Norwegian 1.3
Danish 1.2
Israeli 1.0
Iranian 0.9
Eastern European 0.9
Finnish 0.8
Ukrainian 0.7
Scots-Irish 0.6

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 60.2
Chinese 13.8
Spanish 4.5
Langs. of India 2.8
Korean 2.8
French 2.2
Russian 1.8
Other Asian languages 1.5
Japanese 1.4
German/Yiddish 1.1
Slavic languages 0.9
African languages 0.7
Vietnamese 0.7
Tagalog 0.6
Persian 0.5
Polish 0.4
Scandinavian languages 0.4
Native American languages 0.3
West Germanic languages 0.2
Arabic 0.2

Foreign Born Palo Alto Residents:
34.4%