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East Palo Alto, San Mateo County, California

East Palo Alto is a city in San Mateo County, California. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 29,530. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.55 square miles. An elevation is 15 feet (4.57 m) above sea level. The population density was 11,595 people per square mile. The median age was 28.9 years (California state median age was 36.2 years). For every 100 females there were 96 males.
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P.O. Box 4565, San Mateo, CA
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
29,530 residents
Population Change
+0.1% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
28.9 years (State: 36.2)
Below the Poverty Line
18.5% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
14,479 residents
Population Females
15,051 residents
Population Urban
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
34.0% Latin America, 4.3% Oceania
Daytime Population Change
-9,274 (-31.1%)
Live and Work in the City
1,568 (11.2%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.7% (State: 5.5%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      East Palo Alto Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        East Palo Alto Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born East Palo Alto Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $493,847 (State: $449,100)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$197,147 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $622 – $1,988
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              159 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $4,544 (0.90%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $2,867 (0.60%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $56,261 (State: $64,500)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$11,255 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$5,735 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Stanford University
                      about 4 miles
                      Stanford, CA
                      Full-time enrollment: 14,410
                    • Canada College
                      about 8 miles
                      Redwood City, CA
                      FT enrollment: 3,446
                    • Foothill College
                      about 8 miles
                      Los Altos Hills, CA
                      FT enrollment: 9,635
                    • Mission College
                      about 11 miles
                      Santa Clara, CA
                      FT enrollment: 5,625
                    • De Anza College
                      about 12 miles
                      Cupertino, CA
                      FT enrollment: 16,729
                    • College of San Mateo
                      about 12 miles
                      San Mateo, CA
                      FT enrollment: 5,398
                    • Wyotech-Fremont
                      about 13 miles
                      Fremont, CA
                      FT enrollment: 2,383

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • EAST PALO ALTO ACADEMY
                      Location: 1050 MYRTLE ST.
                      Grades: 9-12
                      Charter school

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                      Students: 301
                      Location: 1041 MYRTLE ST
                      Grades: 6-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • GREEN OAKS ACADEMY
                      Students: 336
                      Location: 2450 RALMAR ST.
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • CESAR CHAVEZ ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 321
                      Location: 2450 RALMAR ST.
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • RONALD MCNAIR ACADEMY
                      Students: 264
                      Location: 2033 PULGAS AVE.
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • COSTANO ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 236
                      Location: 2695 FORDHAM ST.
                      Grades: KG-8
                    • ASPIRE EAST PALO ALTO CHARTER
                      Location: 1286 RUNNYMEDE ST.
                      Grades: KG-8
                      Charter school
                    • BRENTWOOD ACADEMY
                      Location: 2086 CLARKE ST.
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • LOS ROBLES MAGNET ACADEMY
                      Location: 2450 RALMAR AVE.
                      Grades: KG-8
                    East Palo Alto Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    44 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    33 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.11 policemen (State: 2.31)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              East Palo Alto Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              171 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.44 (State: 2.14)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              4 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.06 (State: 0.04)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              39 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.56 (State: 0.62)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              114 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              1.62 (State: 1.49)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              703 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              10.02 (State: 7.42)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in East Palo Alto

                              • SATELLITE DIALYSIS MENLO PARK
                                Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away
                                MENLO PARK, CA
                              • WELLBOUND OF MENLO PARK LLC
                                Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away
                                MENLO PARK, CA
                              • MENLO PARK SURGICAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals
                                about 2 miles away
                                MENLO PARK, CA
                              • LYTTON GARDENS HEALTH CARE CENTER
                                Nursing Home, about 2 miles away
                                PALO ALTO, CA
                              • PALO ALTO NURSING CENTER
                                Nursing Home, about 2 miles away
                                PALO ALTO, CA
                                Nursing Home, about 3 miles away
                                PALO ALTO, CA
                              • SURGECENTER OF PALO ALTO
                                Hospital, about 3 miles away
                                PALO ALTO, CA

                              Amtrak Stations in East Palo Alto

                              • 10 miles: FREMONT (CENTERVILLE, FREMONT & PERALTA BLVDS.)
                                Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
                              • 13 miles: SANTA CLARA-GREAT AMERICA (SANTA CLARA, FOOT OF STARS & STRIPES DR.)
                                Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking.
                              • 13 miles: FREEMONT-MISSION SAN JOSE (FREMONT, MISSION BLVD. & I-680)
                                Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

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                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  East Palo Alto by Race (According to 2015)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)


                                        Natural Disasters in East Palo Alto


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            754% (Greater then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            14 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            11 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            2 pc.
                                            Google Map of East Palo Alto
                                            ZIP Codes for East Palo Alto: 94303
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