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Popular Palo Alto Apartments
Palo Alto, California, 94304
Studio/1 Bedroom$2,135 - $3,225
2 Bedrooms$3,690 - $4,920
Mountain View, California, 94040
Studio/1 Bedroom$2,695 - $4,115
2 Bedrooms$4,310 - $6,435
Palo Alto, California, 94306
2 Bedrooms$3,510 - $3,709
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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Palo Alto Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 4.7% 8.4% -3.7% $10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 5.6% -2.1% $15,000 to $19,999 3.2% 5.6% -2.4% $20,000 to $24,999 2.6% 5.8% -3.2% $25,000 to $29,999 2.4% 5.7% -3.3% $30,000 to $34,999 3.0% 5.7% -2.7% $35,000 to $39,999 3.1% 5.4% -2.3% $40,000 to $44,999 2.6% 5.2% -2.6% $45,000 to $49,999 3.5% 4.6% -1.1% $50,000 to $59,999 5.4% 8.6% -3.2% $60,000 to $74,999 7.8% 10.6% -2.8% $75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 11.5% +0.9% $100,000 to $124,999 10.3% 6.8% +3.5% $125,000 to $149,999 8.2% 3.6% +4.6% $150,000 to $199,999 10.3% 3.3% +7.0% $200,000 or more 16.8% 3.6% +13.2%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 8.2% 4.8% +3.4% 10.0% to 14.9% 10.8% 9.8% +1.0% 15.0% to 19.9% 14.2% 13.6% +0.6% 20.0% to 24.9% 12.5% 13.1% -0.6% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.4% 11.0% +0.4% 30.0% to 34.9% 8.2% 8.2% +0.0% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.2% 5.9% -0.7% 40.0% to 49.9% 8.1% 8.0% +0.1% 50.0% or more 17.6% 20.2% -2.6% Not computed 3.8% 5.4% -1.6%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 4.6% 9.6% -5.0% 25 to 34 years 32.0% 29.3% +2.7% 35 to 44 years 25.3% 25.8% -0.5% 45 to 54 years 16.3% 16.5% -0.2% 55 to 64 years 6.7% 8.0% -1.3% 65 to 74 years 5.1% 5.3% -0.2% 75 to 84 years 6.2% 4.0% +2.2% 85 years and over 3.7% 1.6% +2.1%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 51.2% 30.9% +20.3% 30 to 44 minutes 25.7% 24.5% +1.2% 45 to 59 minutes 7.8% 13.8% -6.0% 60 or more minutes 15.2% 30.8% -15.6%
Source: 2000 Census
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Support the School, the Athletics, and the Community of Palo Alto
Palo Alto is right in between the San Francisco Bay and the Stanford University campus. The bay offers a fun wildlife viewing experience and right on the shore they have a great kayak put-in. The launch site is also popular for wind surfing and paddling. In the city you’ll be greeted by extraordinary shopping options, cultural creations like the Cantor Arts Center, some of the best restaurants in the Bay Area, and a nightlife scene that is sure to please all tastes. You have to head to Destination Palo Alto to see the rest of the attractions and things to do in the area. One thing to see for sure is the acclaimed Stanford University and campus. It is world renown and features some fantastic attractions and competitive sports for students and the community to enjoy.
In and Around Palo Alto
The warm and caring atmosphere of Palo Alto really make is a very pleasurable place to live. They do a marvelous job of maintaining the community and providing fun, unique events for residents almost daily. The city parks, outdoors, arts, sciences and community programs strive to make living in the area an unforgettable experience. Pay the Palo Alto Chamber a visit for more fun and interesting information about this California gem. Do it soon and start enjoying the good life!
Average Apartment Rent in Palo Alto, California
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Palo Alto Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Palo Alto have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In December the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Palo Alto apartment cost $2,570. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Palo Alto apartment was $3,509 in December. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Palo Alto rentals listed below.
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what is average cost for utilities for a Palo Alto apartment?
Average costs for utilities in Palo Alto are about $200 per month. (phone:$29, TV:$54, High speed:$34, Electricity:$74, GAS:$13).
Is there any apartment to be immediately rented near the stanford university or around the college area?
We found about 13 apartments in Palo Alto that look to be within walking distance to Stanford University. You can type in "Stanford, CA" into our search field to return Palo Alto apartments. Use the map to view those apartment close to Stanford.
Why should I move to Palo Alto?
Located in Silicon Valley, Palo Alto is headquarters to a number of Silicon Valley high-technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard, VMware, Tesla Motors, IDEO, and Facebook. Therefore, it's a great place for those that work in the high-tech industry and don't want a long commute. Palo Alto is also home to Stanford University, and would be a natural choice for students and professors alike. San Francisco is under an hour's drive from Palo Alto and can also be accessed via public transportation (Caltrain). Palo Alto is located between the San Francisco Bay to the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west; along the latter lies a bevy of state parks good for hiking, camping, and mountain biking.
Are there any quiet neighborhoods in Palo Alto?
Yes. Skyline Blvd / Congress Springs Rd is one of Palo Alto's quieter neighborhoods. With mostly medium-sized, single-family homes, this mostly owner-occupied neighborhood lies on the southern edge of the city. This area is also suburban in terms of population density, a factor that may contribute to its tranquil nature. Another Palo Alto neighborhood that shares many characteristics with Skyline Blvd / Congress Springs Rd, including its low noise levels, is the area around Stanford University, which is located north of Skyline Blvd / Congress Springs Rd.
Why should I move to Palo Alto?
One reason to move to Palo Alto is simply based on the climate, which is temperate and mild most of the year, with very little rain. Industry is another. Between the tech companies in Palo Alto and the venture capitalists in neighboring Menlo Park, Palo Alto serves as an economic nexus of the Silicon Valley, and is home to more than 7,000 businesses employing close to 100,000 people. And, as home to Stanford University, education is another, attracting students and professors alike.