Los Altos Hills

Overview for Los Altos Hills, CA

8,520 people live in Los Altos Hills, where the median age is 53.2 and the average individual income is $154,813. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

53.2 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Altos Hills, CA

Los Altos Hills has 3,125 households, with an average household size of 2.7. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Los Altos Hills do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,520 people call Los Altos Hills home. The population density is 939.68 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

46.19 / 53.81%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in Los Altos Hills, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Los Altos Hills. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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St Nicholas Elementary School
K - 8th
No rating available
Gardner Bullis Elementary
K - 6th

Around Los Altos Hills, CA

There's plenty to do around Los Altos Hills, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Coquette Style, Windhover, and Tennis Lessons By Oleg Tumasov.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 2.49 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.44 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.25 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.46 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.98 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.6 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
The Town of Los Altos Hills encompasses 9 square miles, making it one of the smallest incorporated towns in Santa Clara County. Nestled between Los Altos, Palo Alto, and the foothills is rustic and charming Los Altos Hills. This neighborhood boasts rustic roots as a dual residential-agricultural community without any commercial or industrial establishments. Lush acreage and stunning San Francisco Bay vistas provide a peaceful, yet magnificent setting for the large, custom-built homes spotted throughout Los Altos Hills. Some of the highest-valued and most attractive homes for sale in the Peninsula can be found within this beautiful town.
Due to its rural setting, Los Altos Hills has a strong equestrian and biking culture. With 90 miles of roads and trails that can be explored on foot, horseback, and bike, living in Los Altos Hills can be equated to living in a national park. Every year, the town hosts Pathways Run/Walk that begins at Westwind Community Barn, adjacent to the Byrne Preserve.
Silicon Valley’s wealthiest have made Los Altos Hills home due to the serenity and bucolic charm of the town. Many homeowners are able to grow grapes on their expansive lots and have cooperating arrangements with area wineries. Many of the larger estates enjoy amenities like guesthouses, swimming pools, tennis courts, and vineyards. The beauty and extravagance of the Los Altos Hills area truly speaks for itself.
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