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Palo Alto, California, 94304
Studio/1 Bedroom$2,135 - $3,225
2 Bedrooms$3,690 - $4,920
East Palo Alto, California, 94303
1 Bedroom$1,080 - $1,820
2 Bedrooms$1,845 - $2,365
3+ Bedrooms$2,985 - $3,790
Palo Alto, California, 94306
2 Bedrooms$3,535 - $3,719
Palo Alto, California, 94306
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,910 - $2,680
2 Bedrooms$3,780 - $3,805
3 Bedrooms$4,850 - $5,450
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East Palo Alto Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 8.7% 8.4% +0.3% $10,000 to $14,999 5.3% 5.6% -0.3% $15,000 to $19,999 5.6% 5.6% +0.0% $20,000 to $24,999 6.3% 5.8% +0.5% $25,000 to $29,999 6.4% 5.7% +0.7% $30,000 to $34,999 6.9% 5.7% +1.2% $35,000 to $39,999 5.7% 5.4% +0.3% $40,000 to $44,999 5.2% 5.2% +0.0% $45,000 to $49,999 5.0% 4.6% +0.4% $50,000 to $59,999 9.0% 8.6% +0.4% $60,000 to $74,999 11.3% 10.6% +0.7% $75,000 to $99,999 11.9% 11.5% +0.4% $100,000 to $124,999 5.6% 6.8% -1.2% $125,000 to $149,999 2.5% 3.6% -1.1% $150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 3.3% -1.1% $200,000 or more 2.6% 3.6% -1.0%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 4.9% 4.8% +0.1% 10.0% to 14.9% 9.5% 9.8% -0.3% 15.0% to 19.9% 13.2% 13.6% -0.4% 20.0% to 24.9% 16.1% 13.1% +3.0% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.1% 11.0% -1.9% 30.0% to 34.9% 6.3% 8.2% -1.9% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.0% 5.9% -0.9% 40.0% to 49.9% 8.9% 8.0% +0.9% 50.0% or more 23.8% 20.2% +3.6% Not computed 3.1% 5.4% -2.3%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 9.5% 9.6% -0.1% 25 to 34 years 35.1% 29.3% +5.8% 35 to 44 years 26.9% 25.8% +1.1% 45 to 54 years 16.0% 16.5% -0.5% 55 to 64 years 6.7% 8.0% -1.3% 65 to 74 years 3.4% 5.3% -1.9% 75 to 84 years 1.8% 4.0% -2.2% 85 years and over 0.6% 1.6% -1.0%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 41.1% 30.9% +10.2% 30 to 44 minutes 23.8% 24.5% -0.7% 45 to 59 minutes 9.0% 13.8% -4.8% 60 or more minutes 26.1% 30.8% -4.7%
Source: 2000 Census
East Palo Alto, California
East Palo Alto may share part of a name, a zip code and an area code with Palo Alto but is a very separate city. It was never a part of Palo Alto and even lies north of its neighbor not east of it. It has a population of about 30,000. The city has been home to military training centers and farming communities, but today it is a fairly rural like area which has undergone gentrification since about 2000.
Know when looking for your East Palo Alto apartment that you'll probably want to own a car so parking will be important.There is mass transit available into San Francisco on an hourly basis.
Due to East Palo Alto's unique ethnic diversity, you'll find interesting pockets of nationalities and small businesses which relate to them. East Palo Alto has no bank nor big supermarket although they maintain a very good weekly farmer's market. For shopping, you'll want to go to neighboring towns like Menlo Park. You'll find plenty of action with local sports teams either for spectator sport or getting busy yourself and finding a team to play on.
Out and About in East Palo Alto
From a Four Seasons Hotel with a high end restaurant and bar to hole in the wall taco places, the city has plenty of good eateries and your East Palo Alto apartment isn't likely to be far from them. Check out Las Adelitas Restaurant or Three Brothers for Mexican cuisine or the California Soup Company for soups and more.
Lulu Petite is a local option serving American cuisine. Check out their portobello sandwich! La Tiendita Market may be a grocer but they serve up excellent fish tacos so stock up the fridge and get lunch too.
Firehouse Grill & Brewery is a great place to pop a few cold ones while catching a game on one of their many TV screens while Liquido is much more of a lounge. Whatever your style, your East Palo Alto apartment will be close to some good night life.
You are bound to discover places close to home that will be fun for an evening out, and there's always a little trip up to San Francisco for just about anything imaginable!
Average Apartment Rent in East Palo Alto, California
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East Palo Alto Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in East Palo Alto have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In July the average rent for a 1 Bedroom East Palo Alto apartment cost $1,012. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom East Palo Alto apartment was $1,376 in July. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the East Palo Alto rentals listed below.
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Does East Palo Alto have a downtown area where a lot of people walk around?
While East Palo Alto does not have a distinguished downtown area per se, the nearby city of Palo Alto features a walkable, pedestrian-friendly downtown area, bordered by historic neighborhoods and tree-lined streets. This area boasts an eclectic array of shops, banks, professional services, restaurants, spas, salons, libraries, art galleries and nightspots, including wine bars, cocktail lounges, and several renowned music venues. Local shops range from bookstores and antique shops to clothing boutiques and furniture stores. The local restaurants feature Cajun, Asian, European, Italian, Mexican, and Thai cuisines, as well as regional California fare, burger joints, and upscale steak restaurants. Downtown Palo Alto also features a booming arts and entertainment industry with several museums and theaters residing in the area including the Museum of American Heritage, the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, the Stanford Theater, and the Dragon Theater.
Is East Palo Alto famous for any kind of restaurant or food in particular? What's the local favorite?
East Palo Alto is known for its spectacular array of Mexican restaurants including Las Adelitas, Taqueria los Temos, and La Tiendita. But perhaps the favorite of East Palo Alto locals is the illustrious Three Brothers Tacos, with two locations in town. Considered by some to serve the "best tacos in the Bay Area", Three Brothers offers tasty and authentic Mexican meals made with fresh quality ingredients, served in generous portions, and at great prices to boot! This local hotspot is equally well known for its always-friendly service and extensive menu. Try their acclaimed breakfast burrito or the Asada Tacos, served with onions, cilantro, avocado, and salsa- Yum!