Los Altos

Los Altos is a city in Santa Clara County, California, in northern Silicon Valley, in the San Francisco Bay Area. The population was 28,976 according to the 2010 census.

Most of the city's growth occurred between 1950 and 1980. Originally an agricultural town with many summer cottages and apricot orchards, Los Altos is now an affluent commuter town for Silicon Valley. Los Altos has several distinctive features. Commercial zones are strictly limited to the downtown area and small shopping and office parks lining Foothill Expressway and El Camino Real.

Homes and other real estate are costly in Los Altos. The median household income of Los Altos for 2006–2010 was $149,964. The average home listing price in 2014 was $1.96 million. In 2017, Forbes put Los Altos (94022 and 94024) as the 3rd and 48th most expensive ZIP codes in the United States with median home prices of $7,755,000 and $3,431,615, respectively. In 2018, data from the American Community Survey revealed that Los Altos was the fifth wealthiest city in the United States.

Los Altos means "the heights" in Spanish.

Search Los Altos Homes for Sale

New Listings

Featured picture for the property ML81743562
$3,799,000
LOS ALTOS, CA
5
beds
4
baths
Listing courtesy of Mini Kalkat
Intero Real Estate Services
REIL
Featured picture for the property ML81743555
$6,486,000
LOS ALTOS, CA
6
beds
5
baths
Listing courtesy of Edward Graziani
Sereno Group
REIL
Featured picture for the property ML81743531
$3,349,000
LOS ALTOS, CA
3
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Marcie Soderquist
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
REIL
Featured picture for the property ML81743474
$2,998,000
LOS ALTOS, CA
5
beds
4
baths
Listing courtesy of David Troyer
Intero Real Estate Services
REIL
Featured picture for the property ML81743455
$5,500,000
LOS ALTOS HILLS, CA
3
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Dana Cappiello
Sothebys Intl Rlty
REIL
© 2019 MLSListings Inc. All rights reserved. Updated Mar 22, 2019 1:37:am. Information deemed to be reliable but not guaranteed. The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange Program of the MLSListingsTM MLS.
Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than the operator of this website are marked with the IDX icon REInfoLink. The information being provided is for consumer's personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Today's Market Trends for Los Altos *

$4,969,480

-0.04%

$1375

-0.01%

101

0.79%

February

January

 

61

52

 

 

0.24%

-0.47%

Chart Temporarily Unavailable
Chart Temporarily Unavailable

* All data pertains to single-family homes