Los Altos Hills

A community with a rural feel in the heart of Silicon Valley, with sprawling estates.

Welcome to Los Altos Hills

A peaceful neighborhood with gorgeous valley views.
Los Altos Hills is a community with a rural feel in the heart of Silicon Valley, with sprawling estates and some of the Bay Area's largest and most luxurious real estate. The minimum lot size of one acre makes for a private and luxurious community.
Los Altos Hills is an incredible rustic enclave that exudes a majestic rural ambiance, sitting on over 3,000 acres of open space a short distance from the heart of Silicon Valley. Although Los Altos Hills lacks sidewalks and street lamps, it offers an abundance of walking and hiking trails that lead to the community's panoramic views of San Francisco Bay.
In addition, the neighborhood is conveniently located, allowing residents to take full advantage of chic restaurants, upscale shops, and boutiques of nearby downtown Los Altos. Residents also enjoy the rustic setting that feels a world away from the bustle of Silicon Valley's high-pressure tech scene. Living in Los Altos Hills also offers accessibility to top-rated schools and memorable outdoor amenities, ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.

What to Love

  • Several miles of pathways and trails
  • Ample open space and outdoor recreation
  • A perfect mix of modern mansions and country homes
  • Proximity to downtown Los Altos

Local Lifestyle

Los Altos Hills offers residents a rural feel and a secluded escape from the Silicon Valley headquarters of tech giants like Google and Facebook. Its remote character and numerous open nature preserves make Los Altos Hills appealing to entrepreneurs and investors linked to Silicon Valley tech firms. Los Altos Hills' expansive open space provides immaculately maintained space for residents to enjoy riding adventures in the community.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

The Los Altos Hills community offers easy access to downtown Los Altos, packed with many upscale dining areas, unique shopping destinations, and fantastic nightlife. ASA Restaurant along State Street in Los Altos is an excellent place to enjoy elevated American fares and drinks nearby in Los Altos. The eatery offers various delectable dishes and tasty drinks in a chic, contemporary setting with a patio.
Seafood lovers can check out Rustic House Oyster Bar & Grill, known for its modern-rustic bar and patio serving delightful raw oysters and casual seafood dishes in a classic, convivial spot. Head to Cafe La Scala Italian Restaurant Bar & Cafe and enjoy traditional pasta and entrees in this elaborate Tuscan farmhouse decor Italian restaurant.
Downtown Los Altos also offers excellent shopping destinations to Los Altos Hills residents. Andronico's Community Markets along Fremont Avenue is one place to visit and shop for a selection of groceries. The store is an upscale specialty market also offering organic foods and local products.

Things to Do

Outdoor enthusiasts will find Los Altos Hills adorable with its many adventures and attractions. Westwind Community Barn is a perfect spot to explore, offering a year-round riding program. It sits on a 15-acre land adjacent to the Byrne Preserve, filled with activities.
The nearby Byrne Preserve can also be ideal for exciting outdoor activities, from boarding horses to hiking along this magnificent 55-acre nature preserve. Discover Los Altos Hills Pathway for an extensive and enjoyable hiking adventure. The system links several adjacent neighborhoods, featuring convenient nonvehicular travel throughout the community. In addition, the path connects local surrounding open space areas.


Los Altos Hills is served by the Los Altos School District (in addition, the Palo Alto Unified School District serves the northern part of Los Altos Hills). Students may attend:

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Overview for Los Altos Hills, CA

8,520 people live in Los Altos Hills, where the median age is 53.2 and the average individual income is $154,813. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

53.2 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Los Altos Hills, CA

Los Altos Hills has 3,125 households, with an average household size of 2.7. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Los Altos Hills do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,520 people call Los Altos Hills home. The population density is 939.68 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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46.19 / 53.81%

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Schools in Los Altos Hills, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Los Altos Hills. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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St Nicholas Elementary School
K - 8th
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Gardner Bullis Elementary
K - 6th

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