Palo Alto Santa Clara County, California

Palo Alto: City in Santa Clara County, California, United States

About

Palo Alto is a city located in the county of Santa Clara in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 64,403. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 67,008 inhabitants.

The city was created 127 years ago in 1893.

Palo Alto Quick Facts

Population : 67,008 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Santa Clara County
Head of government : mayor
Postal code : 94301–94306
Phone Area Codes : 650
Official name : Palo Alto
Water as percent of area : 7.38%
Land as percent of area : 92.62%
Altitude : 98 feet / 30 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1894 (127 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−08:00, UTC−07:00
Local time : 09:28:16 (6th December 2021)
Population growth : 3.89% (2010-2020)
Palo Alto locator map
Location of Palo Alto on California map.
Seal of Palo Alto  California seal image
Seal of Palo Alto California
Seal of Palo Alto  California seal image

Geography

Palo Alto is located at 37°26'31"N 122°8'35"W (37.4418800, -122.1430200). It has 5 neighbors: East Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Menlo Park and Mountain View.

Palo Alto map

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Palo Alto has 5 neighbours.

  • East Palo Alto City in San Mateo County, California, United States
  • Los Altos city in Santa Clara County, California, United States
  • Los Altos Hills city in Santa Clara County, California, United States
  • Menlo Park city at the eastern edge of San Mateo County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California
  • Mountain View city in Santa Clara County, California, United States

Demographics

The population of Palo Alto increased by 3.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 58,598 - census
2010 64,403 9.01% census
2011 65,345 1.44% estimation process
2012 66,089 1.13% estimation process
2013 66,613 0.79% estimation process
2014 66,848 0.35% estimation process
2015 66,782 -0.1% estimation process
2016 67,353 0.85% estimation process
2017 66,960 -0.59% estimation process
2018 66,258 -1.06% estimation process
2019 65,364 -1.37% estimation process
2020 67,008 2.45% estimation process

Palo Alto zip code is 94301. County name: Santa Clara, County fips: 06085

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Local Places in Palo Alto

1 Civic Center Garage
Rating: 4 (40)

Address: 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States ➦ Show Map

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Civic Center Garage
2 City of Palo Alto City Hall
Rating: 4.2 (28)

Address: 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States ➦ Show Map

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City of Palo Alto City Hall
3 City Of Palo Alto
Rating: 3.7 (19)

Address: 445 Bryant St, Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States ➦ Show Map

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City Of Palo Alto
4 King Plaza
Rating: 4 (2)

Address: 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States ➦ Show Map

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King Plaza
5 VMware City Hall
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 3431 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States ➦ Show Map

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VMware City Hall
6 Palo Alto Mayor

Address: 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States ➦ Show Map

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7 City Hall Cafe

Address: 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States ➦ Show Map

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City Hall Cafe
8 Palo Alto Human Resources

Address: 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States ➦ Show Map

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9 Palo Alto City Manager

Address: 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States ➦ Show Map

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10 Palo Alto City Council

Address: 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, United States ➦ Show Map

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Palo Alto City Council

People born in Palo Alto (200)

People born in Palo Alto, including racing driver Jon Fogarty, German actress Ursula Buschhorn, computer scientist, free software developer Theodore Ts'o, you can see a list of people who born in Palo Alto.

  • Teri Hatcher (American actress, presenter, writer) she was born in 08/12/1964
  • Andrew Fire (American biologist) he was born in 27/04/1959
  • Fred Ho (American jazz musician, author, and activist) he was born in 10/08/1957
  • Eric Allin Cornell (American physicist) he was born in 19/12/1961
  • Katie Hoff (American swimmer, Olympic silver medalist, world champion, former world record-holder) she was born in 03/06/1989
  • Amy Irving (American actress) she was born in 10/09/1953
  • Pamela Melroy (astronaut) she was born in 17/09/1961
  • Bree Turner (American actress) she was born in 10/03/1977
  • Elaine Pagels (American writer) she was born in 13/02/1943
  • Jamie Luner (American actress) she was born in 12/05/1971
  • Markie Post (American actress) she was born in 04/11/1950
  • Jessica Monroe (Canadian rower) she was born in 31/05/1966
  • Julie Otsuka (writer) she was born in 15/05/1962
  • Randi Zuckerberg (American businesswoman) she was born in 28/02/1982
  • Linda Jezek (American swimmer, Olympic silver medalist, world champion, former world record-holder) she was born in 10/03/1960
  • James Franco (American actor, writer, producer, director, and teacher) he was born in 19/04/1978
  • Dick Roth (American swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, former world record-holder) he was born in 26/09/1947
  • Joe Locke (American musician) he was born in 18/03/1959

Schools in Palo Alto

College & universities near Palo Alto, CA

Code Name City ZIP
110778 Sofia University Palo Alto (CA) 94303
243744 Stanford University Stanford (CA) 94305
118693 Menlo College Atherton (CA) 94027-4301
120698 Palo Alto University Palo Alto (CA) 94304-1337
114716 Foothill College Los Altos Hills (CA) 94022

Stations (51)

Amtrak & bus stations near Palo Alto, CA

Code Name Address Type
FMT Fremont station 37260 Fremont Blvd. RAIL
GAC Santa Clara – Great America station 5099 Stars & Stripes Dr. RAIL
SCC Santa Clara station 1001 Railroad Ave. BUS
FRT Fremont (San Joaquin Buses), California 999 Upper Mission Blvd BUS
SJC San Jose Diridon station 65 Cahill Street RAIL

Post offices near Palo Alto

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cambridg Post Office Palo Alto (CA) 94306
Hamilton Post Office Palo Alto (CA) 94301
East Palo Alto New Post Office East Palo Alto (CA) 94303
Palo Al Post Office East Palo Alto (CA) 94303
Stanford Post Office Stanford (CA) 94305

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Santa Clara County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Santa Clara County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
San Jose 1,013,616 County seat of Santa Clara County, California; tenth largest city in the United States by population
Sunnyvale 151,746 City in California, United States
Santa Clara 131,055 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Mountain View 80,030 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Milpitas 75,867 City in Santa Clara County, California
Cupertino 58,598 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Gilroy 54,831 City in Northern California, U.
Morgan Hill 45,501 City in Santa Clara County, California
Campbell 42,427 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Saratoga 30,525 City in Santa Clara County, California, USA
Los Altos 30,281 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Los Gatos 30,266 Incorporated town in Santa Clara County, California
Alum Rock 15,536 Census-designated place in Santa Clara County, California
Stanford 13,809 Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States
Los Altos Hills 8,400 City in Santa Clara County, California, United States
East Foothills 8,269 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

Palo Alto distances to largest California cities