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Los Altos Hills

Maintains a wonderful rural esthetic while being so close to downtown Los Altos village.

Overview for Los Altos Hills, CA

8,520 people live in Los Altos Hills, where the median age is 53.2 and the average individual income is $154,813. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

53.2 years

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Welcome to Los Altos Hills

Los Altos Hills, which translates from the Spanish to “The Heights Hills”, is an incorporated town in Santa Clara County on the western perimeter of Silicon Valley. The population according to the 2010 US Census was 7,922, with an estimated 8,423 in 2019. According to the US Census Bureau, Los Altos Hills covers 9.03 square miles of land. The Los Altos Hills zip code appeared on the Forbes 2017 list of Americas most expensive. 94022 was ranked the third most expensive in the United States, with a median home price of $7,755,000. In 2019 Bloomberg ranked Los Altos Hills the fourth richest town in the United States.

Los Altos Hills has a ban on commercial zones, and effectively multi-family as well. Residential regulations stipulate a minimum lot size of one acre. Los Altos Hills real estate maintains a rural feel, similar to the likes of San Mateo County and Silicon Valley peripheral neighbors Portola Valley and Woodside, and in many cases with parcels within striking distance of downtown Los Altos. Many feel that the Hills provide the perfect rural and urban/suburban mix.

LAH is served by both the Palo Alto Unified School District (serving the northern part of the town) and the Los Altos School District (serving the southern part of the town). In 2008, LASD reopened Bullis elementary school in the Los Altos Hills, and it is consistently rated among the top public primary schools in the region.

​​​​​​​Among other notable residents are actress Adrienne Barbeau, former baseball player Barry Bonds, and Google co-founder Sergey Brin.

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Altos Hills, CA

Los Altos Hills has 3,125 households, with an average household size of 2.7. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Los Altos Hills do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,520 people call Los Altos Hills home. The population density is 939.68 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

46.19 / 53.81%

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Around Los Altos Hills, CA

There's plenty to do around Los Altos Hills, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Madsen, Harley Brown Equestrian, and Marna Schwartz.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 1.41 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.56 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.38 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.27 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.48 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.6 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Los Altos Hills, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Los Altos Hills. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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