Los Altos Tourism, California

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Los Altos /lɔːs ˈæltoʊs/ is a city at the southern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, in the San Francisco Bay Area. The city is in Santa Clara County, California, United States. 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 bedroom community. 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 2009–2013 was $157,907. The average listing price in 2014 was $1.96 million. In 2015, Forbes put Los Altos (ZIP codes 94022 and 94024) as the 11th and 57th most expensive ZIP codes in the United States. Los Altos means "the heights" in Spanish.

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Explore popular vacation packages for Los Altos, United States and kick-start your vacation planning for free. The nearest major city to Los Altos is Sacramento. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Sacramento for its bountiful attractions like Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Bridge on your trip to Los Altos. Also, to reach Los Altos, you'll have to take a flight to Sacramento; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Los Altos*

  • Pollution Statistics in Los Altos

    Know the pollution level of Los Altos before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 42.97 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 61.11 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 53.7 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.48 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 40.74 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 40 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.22 (Moderate)
  • Los Altos: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Los Altos for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Los Altos.

    • Burglary and Theft 50.61 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 42.07 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.25 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.49 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 42.31 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.13 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 38.41 (Low)
    • Drug offense 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 77.44 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.34 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.9 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.27 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60 (High)
  • Living in Los Altos - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Los Altos is 180.91 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 52.75 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 95.02 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 50.33 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.52 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.1 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.5 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 146.83 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Los Altos

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Los Altos

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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