Palo Alto Population By Year

Population Graph For Palo Alto, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 66,680 569 -2.6%
2020 68,486 550 0.6%
2010 64,403 517 1.0%
2000 58,570 503 0.5%
1990 55,813 444

Palo Alto Population Facts

What is the current population of Palo Alto?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Palo Alto is 66,680. Palo Alto, California is the 569th largest city in the US.

What county is Palo Alto, California in?

Palo Alto is located entirely in Santa Clara County.

What is the size of Palo Alto, California in square miles?

Palo Alto has an area of 23.9 square miles.

What was the peak population of Palo Alto?

The peak population of Palo Alto was in 2020, when its population was 68,486. In 2020, Palo Alto was the 550th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 569th largest city in the US. Palo Alto is currently 2.6% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Palo Alto growing?

Palo Alto has grown 13.8% since the 2000. Palo Alto, California's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Palo Alto, California?

Palo Alto has a population density of 2,696.5 people per square mile.

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
542 Yuba City 69,536 36.0%
549 Union City 68,681 1.7%
555 Yorba Linda 67,989 15.0%
556 Madera 67,944 55.5%
562 Lodi 67,021 16.5%
568 Davis 66,799 12.9%
569 Palo Alto 66,680 13.8%
581 Lynwood 65,505 -6.3%
590 Brentwood 64,870 162.2%
593 South San Francisco 64,251 5.9%
594 Laguna Niguel 64,239 2.1%
600 San Clemente 63,896 26.3%
612 Porterville 62,742 36.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
563 Schenectady, New York 66,990 8.4%
564 Grand Junction, Colorado 66,964 46.6%
565 Waterloo, Iowa 66,941 -2.6%
566 Idaho Falls, Idaho 66,898 30.8%
567 Pflugerville, Texas 66,884 178.0%
568 Davis, California 66,799 12.9%
569 Palo Alto, California 66,680 13.8%
570 Sammamish, Washington 66,630 91.4%
571 Oshkosh, Wisconsin 66,607 5.0%
572 Delray Beach, Florida 66,573 10.3%
573 Novi, Michigan 66,560 40.1%
574 Ames, Iowa 66,424 30.4%
575 Skokie, Illinois 66,422 4.8%

Palo Alto Demographics

What is the voting age population of Palo Alto, California?

The total voting age population of Palo Alto, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 42,635. The voting age population is 46.8% male and 53.2% female.

What percentage of Palo Alto, California residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 19.4% of the residents of Palo Alto are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Palo Alto, California?

The racial demographics of Palo Alto are 58.9% White, 32.5% Asian, 5.0% Two or more races, 1.8% Black, 1.3% Other, 0.3% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 5.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Palo Alto, California residents are below the poverty line?

In Palo Alto, 6.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.0%. On a per-household basis, 4.3% of families are below the poverty line in Palo Alto.

What percentage of Palo Alto, California residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 62.0% of Palo Alto residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Palo Alto, California residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.4% of Palo Alto residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 82.8% have a bachelor's degree and 53.7% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Palo Alto, California residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Palo Alto residents aged 5 and older, 39.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 11.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 21.6% speak an Asian language.

Palo Alto Income & Labor Statistics

What is the unemployment rate in Palo Alto, California?

The unemployment rate in Palo Alto is 3.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Palo Alto, California residents work for the government?

In Palo Alto, 6.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Palo Alto, California?

The median household income in Palo Alto is $158,271.

Palo Alto Housing & Rent Statistics

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Palo Alto, California?

In Palo Alto, 54.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Palo Alto, California?

Renters occupy 45.4% of housing units in Palo Alto.

What percentage of Palo Alto, California housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Palo Alto, 13.8% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Palo Alto, California housing units were built after 2000?

In Palo Alto, 14.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,000 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Palo Alto, California?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Palo Alto is $2,569.

What percentage of households in Palo Alto, California have broadband internet?

In Palo Alto, 93.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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