Palo Alto, CA

66,848 Population
23.9 square miles 2,805.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 133rd Highest in CA
Population Density
2,805.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
57.5%
was 65.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
34.9%
was 31.8%
Ranked 50th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
23.7%
was 23.7%
Ranked 64th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
17.6%
was 19.4%
Ranked 12th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.4
was 2.8
Ranked 5th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
6.6%
was 6.7%
Ranked 22nd Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$147,737
was $121,074
Ranked 1st Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
51.7
50.1
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
100.7
was 80.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,522.2
was 2,214.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
27,411
was 27,573
Ranked 107th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$2,337
was $2,001
Ranked 1st Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
124
was 107
 
Occupied Housing Units
26,030
was 26,315
 
Homeownership Rate
54.0%
was 53.0%
Ranked 70th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
106
was 89
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,148.2
was 1,155.2
Ranked 112th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.3%
was 9.2%
Ranked 60th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
18
was 18
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.5
Ranked 122nd Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.5
was 3.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.9
was 1.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.5%
was 98.7%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
97.3%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.5%
was 96.6%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
96.4%
was 98.2%
Ranked 50th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
79.9%
was 81.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
99.0%
was 98.9%
 
Debt Service Ratio
1.2%
was 1.1%
 
Revenue
 
$454,722,108
$471,680,558
 
Expenditure
 
$420,059,996
$386,289,480
 
Revenue per Capita
$6,790
was $7,078
 
Expenditure per Capita
$6,273
was $5,797
 

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