Palo Alto, CA

67,021 Population
23.9 square miles 2,807.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 131st Highest in CA
Population Density
2,807.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
58.2%
was 65.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
35.6%
was 31.8%
Ranked 34th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
20.1%
was 23.7%
Ranked 115th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
21.0%
was 19.4%
Ranked 4th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.2
was 2.8
Ranked 4th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
8.6%
was 6.7%
Ranked 39th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$137,043
was $121,074
Ranked 1st Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
51.2
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
29,336
was 27,573
Ranked 96th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$2,319
was $2,001
Ranked 3rd Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
124
was 107
 
Occupied Housing Units
28,228
was 26,315
 
Homeownership Rate
54.9%
was 53.0%
Ranked 68th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
106
was 89
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,229.2
was 1,155.2
Ranked 100th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
8.0%
was 9.2%
Ranked 93rd Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
18
was 18
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.5
Ranked 131st 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
99.7%
was 98.7%
Ranked 8th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
98.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 96.6%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.4%
was 98.2%
* ACS 5-year data
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
80.0%
was 81.6%
* ACS 5-year data

 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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