Los Altos, CA 94022 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 94022: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Los Altos, CA 94022

Acceptable Alternative
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Los Altos Hls, CA 94022

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 953
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,669
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 899
  • County: Santa Clara County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.367, Longitude -122.137
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Los Altos, CA 94022 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,109
Population in Households 19,982
Population in Familes 17,534
Population in Group Qrtrs 127
Population Density1 1,225
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 7,593
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 5,754
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,974 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,187 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,406 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,183,211


Median Household Income $168,398
Average Household Income $235,103
Per Capita Income $89,045
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.25% 1.47%
Households 1.07% 1.41%
Families 1.07% 1.4%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Los Altos, CA 94022 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 94022 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 816 54th
Population Density1 # 798 55th
Diversity Index2 # 1257 29th
Median Household Income # 7 100th
Per Capita Income # 13 99th

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