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Palo Alto,California

Santa Clara County

Palo Alto is in Santa Clara County and is one of the best places to live in California. Home to the renowned Stanford University and closely synonymous with the innovative Apple Group headquarters, Palo Alto is a coveted location to live in the heart of Silicon Valley. Palo Alto means “tall tree” and the town has over 36,000 trees lining its roads. Blessed with pleasant weather all year round, Palo Alto exudes the perfect small city feel while also offering great work opportunities with the best of the tech companies based here. 

Given its rich vibe, real estate in Palo Alto comes at a price. With the best companies having their headquarters in this prominent town, Palo Alto ranks high in the minds of people looking at moving to this place. Given its historic neighbourhoods, vibrant shopping districts and diverse cultural attractions, Palo Alto makes for an exciting destination – for business or pleasure.

  • Area67.34 km²
  • Population66,666
  • WeatherHigh 23°C Low 14°C
Tourist Places

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What Local says

Palo Alto is a great city to live in. It mixes a suburban and urban lifestyle almost perfectly. It is residential enough to be laid back, but still busy enough to not be boring. Excellent weather, people, food, lots of places to exercise.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of housing options are available in Palo Alto?

Palo Alto is a competitive market when it comes to real estate as it enjoys perennial demand. Home to the ultra-wealthy, Palo Alto has some beautiful neighbourhoods and gorgeous homes. From townhouses, lofts to luxury condos, homes in Palo Alto are grand and come at a premium.

What is the average home price in Palo Alto?

Palo Alto is a popular location to live in California. Homes for sale in Palo Alto have a median listing price of $500K.

How is real estate appreciating in Palo Alto?

Palo Alto is home to billionaires and major tech companies like Apple, Google, Hewlett Packard, etc. The class of people living here are an affluent bunch who like to own a piece of this paradise. Real estate in Palo Alto continues to see strong demand.

What are some of the most popular areas to live in Palo Alto?

Palo Alto enjoys a mild Mediterranean weather year around, making it ideal for outdoor activities. Popular neighbourhoods include Palo Alto, Los Altos Hills, Los Altos, Old Palo Alto, Monta Loma, North Sunnyvale, Sunnyvale West, Monta Vista, Ventura, Loyola, The Willows, Stanford, East Palo Alto, Cupertino, and Sharon Height.

How is life in Palo Alto?

Palo Alto is blessed with amazing weather and surrounded by a lot of greenery. The social infrastructure is excellent with good schools, clubs and parks all around. One can feel the true vibe of Silicon Valley here as many leading tech companies operate out of Palo Alto. The place has a lot of nice restaurants and shops with a very lively downtown.