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Los Altos Hills
  • Suburb of San Jose, CA

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Los Altos Hills is a suburb of San Jose with a population of 8,496. Los Altos Hills is in Santa Clara County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Los Altos Hills offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Los Altos Hills there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Los Altos Hills and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Los Altos Hills are highly rated.

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About Los Altos Hills...
Population
8,496

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,946
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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Los Altos Hills Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    23.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    23.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    23.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    389.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    283.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    23.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    29%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    57%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    8%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    3%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Los Altos Hills

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$250,001
National
$64,994

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