Los Altos Real Estate Market Overview

Could Los Altos, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Los Altos. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Los Altos such as Lo...s Altos Hills and Menlo Park. When you’re ready, Trulia has 54 resale and new homes in Los Altos lined up for you, including 14 open houses, and 7 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$2,740,000

Median Sales Price

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$1,343

Price Per Sqft

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$6,912

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Los Altos show a 8% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 15% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Los Altos for Feb 19 to May 18 was $2,740,000 based on 67 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Los Altos was $1,343, an increase of 20% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Los Altos for Apr 20 to May 20 was $6,912.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Los Altos can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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535

Counts of Vehicle Stop

282

Counts of Disorder

246

Counts of Alarm


Best Schools in Los Altos

There are 10 schools in Los Altos.

Elementary Schools
10

Santa Rita Elementary School

Public, K - 6

10

Oak Avenue Elementary School

Public, K - 6

10

Loyola Elementary School

Public, K - 6

Middle Schools
10

Bullis Charter School

Public, K - 8

9

Ardis G. Egan Junior High School

Public, 7 - 8

N/A

Blach (Georgina P.) Intermediate

Public, 7 - 8

High Schools
9

Los Altos High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Los Altos by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
20%
Single residents
Home owners
92%
Home owners
Median age
46
Median age
Household income
$163,750
Median household income
College educated
82%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Los Altos commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
95% commute by car
0% commute by bike
1% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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