Downtown North is a neighborhood located in Palo Alto, California.
For those who enjoy sampling delicious new tastes from different cuisines, Downtown North likely has all the food you could ever wish for, such as French, Indian and pizza. Meeting new people and forming new friendships is easy in this area as there are some great options for nighttime entertainment. You may find it hard to choose what to do tonight here as there are so many venues with events to suit everyone. There's always something to do here with activities such as biking, playing at the park and going to summer camps, so it's easy to stay active. Shoppers will enjoy the variety of stores in Downtown North, including arts & crafts shops, jewelers and art galleries. Commuting by public transportation here is pretty easy to figure out and most people do not feel the need to drive all the way to work. Since the implementation of new bike lanes on many major routes here some years ago, there has been an influx of bikers who prefer to cycle to work.
The percentage of owner-occupied homes in Downtown North is low; be prepared to meet new neighbors regularly. College graduates looking to live among others like themselves will feel at home here as many residents in this neighborhood have a college degree. There are comparatively few married couples living here, making it ideal if you would prefer to live away from noisy children.
Last year, the average listing price in Downtown North was $1,717,352, but prominently grew 12.1 percent to reach $1,924,615 this year. In the interim, inventory somewhat tightened year-over-year, with the number of homes for sale declining 33.3 percent to reach 4 listings in this year. The hardwood floors available in a significant number of homes in this neighborhood are attractive and easy-to-maintain for families with pets or young children. Some residential properties in the area have private pools, so neighbors and friends often enjoy relaxing in the sun.