Los Altos Hills, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Los Altos Hills, California - Basic Facts

The Town of Los Altos Hills had a population of 8,290 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Los Altos Hills is located at latitude 37.3797 and longitude -122.1375 in Santa Clara County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Los Altos Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Clara County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 289 feet.

The Town of Los Altos Hills (GNIS ID: 2412916) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Los Altos Hills is located within San Jose CCD of Santa Clara County.

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Los Altos Hills, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,290
Population in Households 8,216
Population in Familes 7,479
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density2 929
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $309,810
Per Capita Income $109,306


Total Housing Units 3,104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,651 (85.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 268 ( 8.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $2,000,001
Average Home Value $2,128,481


Total Households 2,919
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 2,446
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.46% 0.52%
Households 0.27% 0.37%
Families 0.27% 0.4%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.62%

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

The table below compares Los Altos Hills to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 530 65th
Population Density # 796 48th
Diversity Index # 939 38th
Median Household Income # 11 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 100th

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