Los Altos

One of the brightest gems in Santa Clarita Count

Welcome to Los Altos

Vibrant and family-oriented, Los Altos is an affluent community on the edge of Silicon Valley
 
Family-oriented and full of life, Los Altos is one of the brightest gems in Santa Clarita County. This affluent community offers easy access to Silicon Valley and is home to many tech pioneers and high-powered businesspeople. It's also a hot residential area for families and retirees, with many eager to experience the vibrant California lifestyle that it offers.
 
Enjoy a wide variety of fine restaurants and boutiques in Los Altos, from top-rated eateries to casual diners. The city's convenient location means that residents and guests can get anywhere they need to go in no time flat, despite the fact that Los Altos is a major hub for commuters. Luxury, community spirit, and residential amenities – Los Altos boasts it all.

What to Love

  • Los Altos is known for its many vibrant restaurants.
  • Lots of historical sites and landmarks that will appeal to history buffs.
  • A center for technological advances and updates with easy access to Silicon Valley.

Local Lifestyle

Los Altos' fast-paced lifestyle means that there's always something going on, from festivals and parades to exclusive art gallery openings and business-centered events. No matter what your interests are, you will find something to enjoy in Los Altos, which has earned a reputation as a major cultural hub. Los Altos is family-friendly as well, with many residential amenities such as impeccably-maintained parks and beautifully-landscaped streets and neighborhoods.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

California-style fare is waiting for you to enjoy at Cetrella. This refined eatery offers a fabulous menu full of upscale favorites in a setting that invites guests to relax and enjoy some handmade pasta and perfectly-seasoned steak. Los Altos Grill is another hotspot. This eatery serves up new American favorites, including ribs, rotisserie chicken, and pan-roasted salmon. The atmosphere is low-key but inviting, the perfect setting for your next night out or a romantic date.
Guests who love Chinese food will find their perfect plate at Chef Chu's. An Asian-inspired eatery with an expansive menu, Chef Chu's has become a favorite with Los Altos residents as well as tourists visiting the area for the first time. If you want to cook some exceptional meals at home, head to the Los Altos Farmers’ Market, which runs seasonally from May through September. At this community event, visitors can pick up fresh fruits and vegetables and various handmade artisanal goods and items.

Things to Do

Los Altos' mild climate and beautiful weather mean that many outdoor events and festivals occur throughout the year. The Los Altos Art and Wine Festival, which is hosted in downtown Los Altos every year, invites guests to taste delicious small bites and exceptional local wine from vendors, chefs, and makers. Los Altos is home to many beautiful parks, all carefully maintained and curated by the Los Altos Parks and Recreation Department.
 
The tree-lined streets are perfect for cyclists, runners, and anyone who wants to get out for a low-key walk. The Los Altos History Museum attracts many visitors, with a lot of exhibits that showcase the history and culture of California, while Hidden Villa Farm provides programs, tours, and services that will get guests of all ages up close and personal with nature. Families with young children will love Shoup Park, a 4-acre park that features several playgrounds, rentable venues, and lots of space to enjoy picnics or playdates. With so much to see, do, and explore, it's a wonder that Los Altos continues to grow every year, welcoming visitors and new residents. 

Schools

The Los Altos community is served by the Los Altos School District. Notable schools in the area include:
 
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Overview for Los Altos, CA

51,221 people live in Los Altos, where the median age is 45.5 and the average individual income is $110,265.57. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

51,221

Total Population

45.5 years

Median Age

High

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

$110,265.57

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Altos, CA

Los Altos has 18,533 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Los Altos do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 51,221 people call Los Altos home. The population density is 2,841.25 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

51,221

Total Population

High

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

45.5

Median Age

49.26 / 50.74%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
18,533

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$110,265.57

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Los Altos, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Los Altos. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Santa Rita Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Los Altos Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Covington Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
Ardis G. Egan Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
School For Independent Learners
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Green Chinese School
PRIVATE
K - 4th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Georgina P. Blach Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Oak Avenue Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Montclaire Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

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