Los Altos Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Los Altos Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
30,089

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.3%
5 - 17:
21.5%
18 - 24:
3.7%
25 - 34:
6.4%
35 - 54:
29.7%
55 - 64:
14.4%
Over 65 Years:
20.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
2.9%
2.9%
High School Graduates
98.4%
98.4%
College Graduated
84.2%
84.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Los Altos
$115,456
$115,456
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Los Altos
$235,278
$235,278
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
2.8%

Employment Industries in Los Altos

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
29.8%
29.8%
Manufacturing
14.8%
14.8%
Education
11.1%
11.1%
Information Technology
9.8%
9.8%
Healthcare
9.5%
9.5%
Finance
4.9%
4.9%
Retail
4.5%
4.5%
Real estate
3.7%
3.7%
Other
2.2%
2.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
58.1%
58.1%
Asian
31.4%
31.4%
Other Race / Two or More Races
5.5%
5.5%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
4.4%
4.4%
Black or African American
0.5%
0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

English
10.5%
10.5%
German
10.0%
10.0%
Irish
8.2%
8.2%
Italian
4.3%
4.3%
European
4.2%
4.2%
French
3.4%
3.4%
Russian
2.2%
2.2%
Scottish
2.1%
2.1%
Polish
2.0%
2.0%
Iranian
1.8%
1.8%
Norwegian
1.7%
1.7%
Swedish
1.7%
1.7%
British
1.1%
1.1%
Northern European
1.0%
1.0%
Welsh
0.9%
0.9%
Greek
0.8%
0.8%
Eastern European
0.8%
0.8%
Turkish
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Belgian
0.7%
0.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
66.6%
66.6%
Chinese
10.1%
10.1%
Langs. of India
3.9%
3.9%
Spanish
3.2%
3.2%
French
2.1%
2.1%
Persian
1.6%
1.6%
German/Yiddish
1.6%
1.6%
Japanese
1.1%
1.1%
Korean
1.1%
1.1%
Other Asian languages
1.0%
1.0%
Vietnamese
0.6%
0.6%
Slavic languages
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
West Germanic languages
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.4%
0.4%
Urdu
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Los Altos Residents:
31.3%