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94304 Zip Code (Palo Alto, CA) Detailed Profile




Cities: Palo Alto, CA (91.68%), Los Altos Hills, CA (1.74%), Stanford, CA (0.00%)
County: Santa Clara County, CA
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 3,894
Zip code population in 2010: 3,627
Zip code population in 2000: 1,704

Houses and condos: 2,035
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,587
% of renters here:

85%
State:

45%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 94304: 170.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 6.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 599 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 94304
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.5% ($10,434)
California:

0.7% ($4,142)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $10,433 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $10,476 (0.5%)

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Males: 1,869  (48.0%)
Females: 2,024  (52.0%)

For population 25 years and over in 94304:

  • High school or higher: 99.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 87.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 59.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 94304:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

Zip code 94304 compared to state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Races in zip code 94304 (2019)
    • 2,25962.3%White
    • 99527.4%Asian
    • 1744.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1032.8%Two or more races
    • 651.8%Black
    • 170.5%Some other race
    • 90.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 50.1%American Indian
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Urban population: 3,110
Rural population: 783

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $2,211,495
94304:

$2,211,495
California:

$568,500



According to our research of California and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 94304 zip code as of January 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 94304 is 3,710 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is much lower than the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

39.2 years
California median age:

37.0 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 94304, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $435,287 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$435,287
State:

$72,726

Salary/wage: $191,997 (reported on 72.8% of returns)
Here:

$191,997
State:

$59,079
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 113.9% for AGIs below $25k, 84.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 25.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $16,729 (reported on 68.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$16,729
California:

$2,146
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.4% for AGIs below $25k, 1.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $55,018 (reported on 54.9% of returns)
Here:

$55,018
State:

$9,308
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 12.9% for AGIs below $25k, 6.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.6% for AGIs $100k-200k, 6.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$359,914 (reported on 50.8% of returns)
Here:

+$359,914
State:

+$30,460
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 48.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$43,682 (reported on 14.4% of returns)
Here:

+$43,682
State:

+$17,064
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 3.0% for AGIs $100k-200k, 1.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $67,495 (reported on 19.5% of returns)
94304:

$67,495
California:

$19,557
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 2.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Self-employment retirement plans: $26,433 (reported on 3.1% of returns)
94304:

$26,433
California:

$24,530
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Total itemized deductions: $152,280 (23% of AGI, reported on 61.5% of returns)
Here:

$152,280
State:

$34,004

Here:

23.1% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 63.1% for AGIs below $25k, 12.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 13.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 15.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 22.5% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $71,805 (reported on 45.1% of returns)
Here:

$71,805
State:

$4,659
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 8.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $66,856 (reported on 60.5% of returns)
94304:

$66,856
State:

$14,448
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.2% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 6.7% for AGIs $100k-200k, 9.9% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $1,200 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
Here:

$1,200
State:

$2,286
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.7% for AGIs below $25k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 61.5%
Here:

62%
State:

64%
(% for various income ranges: 45.0% for AGIs below $25k, 45.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 46.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 50.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 63.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 81.4% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 94304, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $289,686 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$289,686
State:

$58,600

Salary/wage: $106,927 (reported on 77.5% of returns)
Here:

$106,927
State:

$49,455
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 286.0% for AGIs below $10k, 81.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 76.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 78.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 23.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $16,924 (reported on 66.3% of returns)
This zip code:

$16,924
California:

$2,365
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 23.6% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $23,320 (reported on 49.2% of returns)
Here:

$23,320
State:

$4,746
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 27.6% for AGIs below $10k, 6.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 4.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 4.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$363,693 (reported on 40.4% of returns)
Here:

+$363,693
State:

+$23,418
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -20.8% for AGIs below $10k, -1.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$31,154 (reported on 14.7% of returns)
Here:

+$31,154
State:

+$16,826
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.6% for AGIs below $10k, 5.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.5% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $3,343 (reported on 2.1% of returns)
94304:

$3,343
California:

$3,192
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 10.0% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Self-employed pension: $31,545 (reported on 2.7% of returns)
Here:

$31,545
California:

$17,688

Total itemized deductions: $80,880 (16% of AGI, reported on 52.8% of returns)
Here:

$80,880
State:

$28,113

Here:

16.2% of AGI
State:

25.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 32.8% for AGIs below $10k, 13.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 8.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $51,823 (8% of AGI, reported on 37.8% of returns)
Here:

$51,823
State:

$3,923

Here:

8.2% of AGI
State:

3.3% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.7% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $53,425 (reported on 90.0% of returns)
94304:

$53,425
State:

$10,761
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 6.0% for AGIs below $10k, 6.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 9.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $708 (reported on 1.5% of returns)
Here:

$708
State:

$1,763

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 53.4%
Here:

53%
State:

66%
(% for various income ranges: 48.7% for AGIs below $10k, 38.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 36.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 45.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 51.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 69.8% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$136,172
California:

$80,440
Palo Alto, CA (94304) map Nearest zip codes: 94028, 94022, 94305, 94306, 94301, 94027.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

34.2%
California:

48.7%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

2.4%
California:

49.3%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,884


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 38 (39 now married, 0 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 915 (498 now married, 413 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 94304 with a mortgage: 105 (9 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 182

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $4,036
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $959

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.1%
Whole state:

11.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

0.8%
Whole state:

6.5%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.0
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.6
State:

3.9
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 94304: Shotgun Bend (A), Foothills Park Nature Interpretive Center (B), Stanford Industrial Park (C), Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club (D), Palo Alto Fire Department Ambulance Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Reservoir: Borondo Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Creek: Deer Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

    Parks in zip code 94304 include: Foothills Park (1), Arastradero Preserve (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 602014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 8212000 to 2009
  • 2521990 to 1999
  • 1591980 to 1989
  • 1921970 to 1979
  • 4031960 to 1969
  • 921950 to 1959
  • 231940 to 1949
  • 01939 or earlier

Zip code 94304 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Palo Alto, CA (94304)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Palo Alto, CA (94304)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 601 bedroom
  • 1072 bedrooms
  • 343 bedrooms
  • 304 bedrooms
  • 545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palo Alto, CA (94304)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palo Alto, CA (94304)
  • 147no bedroom
  • 6461 bedroom
  • 7272 bedrooms
  • 693 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Palo Alto, CA (94304) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Palo Alto, CA (94304) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 16no vehicle
  • 1381 vehicle
  • 432 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Palo Alto, CA (94304) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Palo Alto, CA (94304) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 242no vehicle
  • 9151 vehicle
  • 4002 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 94304 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 94304 household income distribution in 2019
  • 101Less than $10,000
  • 23$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 23$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12$40,000 to $44,999
  • 17$45,000 to $49,999
  • 54$50,000 to $59,999
  • 227$60,000 to $74,999
  • 296$75,000 to $99,999
  • 124$100,000 to $124,999
  • 146$125,000 to $149,999
  • 316$150,000 to $199,999
  • 574$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 94304

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 94304
  • 11$200,000 to $249,999
  • 10$750,000 to $999,999
  • 58$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 62$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 185$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 94304

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 94304
  • 96$1,000 to $1,249
  • 94$1,250 to $1,499
  • 81$1,500 to $1,999
  • 160$2,000 to $2,499
  • 581$2,500 to $2,999
  • 248$3,000 to $3,499
  • 522$3,500 or more
  • 20No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $3,070.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $6,324,982.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $2,211,495
  • Asian householders: $2,211,495

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $2,211,495
94304:

$2,211,495
California:

$568,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $1,687,199 - $2,135,042

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $5,126,779
Here:

$5,126,779
State:

$765,845

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,707,932
Here:

$1,707,932
State:

$672,204
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 94304
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 138
  • One, attached: 42
  • 3 or 4: 81
  • 5 to 9: 116
  • 10 to 19: 325
  • 20 to 49: 441
  • 50 or more: 969

Unemployment: 0.7%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 94304

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 94304
  • 42.7%747Drove a car alone
  • 1.0%17Carpooled
  • 6.7%117Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.9%15Streetcar or trolley car
  • 1.1%20Subway or elevated
  • 21.1%369Bicycle
  • 19.6%343Walked
  • 0.4%7Other means
  • 4.6%81Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 94304

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 94304
  • 32Less than 5 minutes
  • 2445 to 9 minutes
  • 37310 to 14 minutes
  • 36115 to 19 minutes
  • 30220 to 24 minutes
  • 9025 to 29 minutes
  • 17030 to 34 minutes
  • 940 to 44 minutes
  • 3545 to 59 minutes
  • 2960 to 89 minutes
  • 1590 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 94304:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 82.0%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,894
  • Male householders: 962 (383 living alone), Female householders: 915 (422 living alone)
  • 760 spouses (743 opposite-sex spouses), 50 unmarried partners, (50 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 754 children (753 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 foster children, 0 other relatives, 220 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 207 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 482 2-persons, 260 3-persons, 129 4-persons, 26 5-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 805 1-person, 131 2-persons, 50 3-persons

555 married couples with children.
153 single-parent households (52 men, 101 women).

63.3% of residents of 94304 zip code speak English at home.
6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% very well, 12% well, 1% not well).
16.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% very well, 5% well, 3% not well).
14.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% very well, 33% well, 4% not well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% very well).

Foreign born population: 1,604 (41.2%)
(27.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

41.2%
Whole state:

26.7%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 8%France
  • 8%Japan
  • 6%Honduras
  • 5%India
  • 3%Ireland
  • 3%Netherlands
  • 3%Malaysia
Most common first ancestries reported in 94304
  • 9%European
  • 8%German
  • 4%Iranian
  • 4%Russian
  • 4%English
  • 3%Afghan
  • 2%American
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,2272010 or later
  • 2402000 to 2009
  • 1861990 to 1999
  • 250Before 1990
There are 212 Pediatrics 150 Internal Medicine Specialists 124 Psychologists 102 Nurse Practitioners 94 Psychiatry & Neurology Specialists 77 Pharmacists 732 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 94304.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • LOCKHEED MARTIN MISSILES & SPACE (3251 HANOVER ST. in PALO ALTO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TSD (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: GUIDED MISSILES AND SPACE VEHICLES
    Business NAICS classification: GUIDED MISSILE AND SPACE VEHICLE MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: LOCKHEED MARTIN SPACE SYSTEMS (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , STANFORD MANAGEMENT COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: LOCKHEED MARTIN SPACE SYSTEMS, LOCKHEED MISSILES & SPACE COMPANY INC
  • AFFYMAX RESEARCH INSTITUTE PALO ALTO (4001 MIRANDA AVE in PALO ALTO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: SEMICONDUCTORS AND RELATED DEVICES
    Organizations: AFFYMAX, INC. (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , EQUITY OFFICE PROPERTIES (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AFFYMAX INC, NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR
  • GENENCOR INTERNATIONAL (925 PAGE MILL ROAD in PALO ALTO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH
  • HEWLETT PACKARD (1601 CALIFORNIA AVENUE in PALO ALTO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Business SIC classification: INSTRUMENTS FOR MEASURING AND TESTING OF ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRICAL SIGNALS
    Organizations: AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES INC, AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES CALIFORNIA AVE SITE
  • INTEVAC (601 CALIFORNIA AVENUE in PALO ALTO, CA)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER ELECTRONIC COMPONENT MANUFACTURING.
    Organizations: VARIAN ASSOCIATES, INC. (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , OCULEX PHARMACEUTICALS INC (CONTACT/OWNER) , VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: LITTON ELECTRON DEVICES, OCULEX PHARMACEUTICALS INC, V M S 601 C A G W T S
  • LOCKHEED MISSLES & SPACE CO (3170 PORTER DR in PALO ALTO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business SIC classification: GUIDED MISSILES AND SPACE VEHICLES
    Alternative names: LOCKHEED MARTIN SPACE SYSTEMS
  • NANOSYS INC (2625 HANOVER ST in PALO ALTO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Organizations: ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • LOCKHEED MISSILES A SPACE CO (3176 PORTER DR B252 in PALO ALTO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: LOCKHEED MARTIN SPACE SYSTEMS
  • CHEMOCENTRYX (2631 HANOVER ST in PALO ALTO, CA)
    STATE MASTER (California - Hazardous Waste Tracking) - HAZARDOU WASTE PROGRAM
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    Organizations: ALEXANDRIA REAL EQUITIES INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • HEWLETT-PACKARD (3000 HANOVER STREET in PALO ALTO, CA)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-HQ-1996-0066, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    ENFORCEMENT/COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Integrated Compliance Information System)
    Business SIC classification: ELECTRONIC COMPUTERS; COMPUTER PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT; PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE
  • HEWLETT PACKARD MFG PRINTED CIRCUITS (3215 PORTER DRIVE in PALO ALTO, CA)
    SUPERFUND (Superfund database)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Business NAICS classification: OTHER ELECTRONIC COMPONENT MANUFACTURING.; INSTRUMENT MANUFACTURING FOR MEASURING AND TESTING ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRICAL SIGNALS.
    Organizations: HEWLETT-PACKARD MANUFACTURING DIVISION (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , HEWLETT PACKARD COMPANY (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: HEWLETT-PACKARD
  • HEWLETT-PACKARD (620-640 PAGE MILL ROAD) (640 PAGE MILL ROAD in PALO ALTO, CA)
    SUPERFUND NPL (Superfund database)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Alternative names: HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, HEWLETT PACKARD/640, HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY#, HEWLETT PACKARD I PALO ALTO, HP 640 PAGE MILL ROAD

Zip code 94304 marital status for males
Zip code 94304 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.8%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 74.9%Electricity
  • 23.0%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Solar energy

Population in 1990: 1,835.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,053
  • Northeast: 407
  • Midwest: 296
  • South: 245
  • West: 178

44% of the 94304 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in California.

69% of the 94304 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 14% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Palo Alto, CA (94304)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 64
Here:

22.1%
California:

8.3%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 9
Here:

10.9%
California:

8.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 77
Here:

90.8%
California:

14.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 161,884Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 131,949Sales and related occupations
  • 124,518Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 116,364Management occupations
  • 89,332Business and financial operations occupations
  • 84,374Computer and mathematical occupations

Companies with biggest federal contracts located in this zip code (PALO ALTO, CA):

  • COMMUNICATIONS & POWER INDUSTR (811 HANSEN WAY) : $56,907,300 in 177 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware, Other Management Support Services, Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Miscellaneous Communication Equipment, and more by Navy, Defense Logistics Agency, Air Force, Broadcasting Board of Governors, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $9,161,222; 2001: $6,969,919; 2002: $10,009,497; 2003: $9,262,179; 2004: $10,357,473; 2005: $6,180,593; 2006: $4,063,138.

    Biggest contracts:
    $4,480,224 with Navy for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware. Taking place in MA. Signed on 2003-03-04. Completion date: 2004-11-04.
    $3,657,600 with Navy for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware. Signed on 2000-02-14. Completion date: 2001-08-31.
    $3,317,131 with Navy for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware. Taking place in MA. Signed on 2004-04-27. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
    $2,665,800 with Navy for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware. Signed on 2001-03-14. Completion date: 2002-08-30.
  • COMMUNICATIONS & POWER INDUSTR (607 HANSEN WAY; small business) : $34,376,309 in 373 contracts from 1999 to 2006
    Contracts for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware, Radio and Television Communication Equipment, Except Airborne, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Miscellaneous, Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components, and more by Navy, Defense Logistics Agency, Broadcasting Board of Governors, Air Force, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $7,086,647; 2001: $4,521,713; 2002: $4,807,196; 2003: $2,610,804; 2004: $6,901,784; 2005: $3,901,587; 2006: $3,603,256.

    Biggest contracts:
    $837,431 with Navy for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware. Signed on 2004-03-01. Completion date: 2004-05-28.
    $711,380, same as above. Signed on 2004-12-16. Completion date: 2005-03-31.
    $709,520, same as above. Signed on 2006-02-23. Completion date: 2006-07-28.
    $603,460 with Defense Logistics Agency for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware. Signed on 2002-09-20. Completion date: 2002-10-18.
  • COMMUNICATIONS & POWER INDUSTR (811 HANSEN WAY) : $22,153,851 in 36 contracts from 2000 to 2006
    Contracts for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware, Communications Security Equipment and Components, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Electrical and Electronic Equipment Components, Maintenance, Repair and Rebuilding of Equipment -- Communication, Detection, and Coherent Radiation Equipment, and more by Navy, Army, Air Force, Defense Logistics Agency, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $3,610,880; 2001: $7,371,884; 2002: $3,354,264; 2003: $2,328,387; 2004: $1,882,512; 2005: $3,551,022; 2006: $54,902.

    Biggest contracts:
    $3,610,880 with Navy for Electron Tubes and Associated Hardware. Signed on 2000-09-05. Completion date: 2001-09-30.
    $3,527,580, same as above. Signed on 2001-12-17. Completion date: 2005-12-31.
    $3,391,904, same as above. Signed on 2001-03-15. Completion date: 2004-12-31.
    $1,834,336 with Navy for Communications Security Equipment and Components. Signed on 2002-06-04. Completion date: 2002-02-01.
  • LOCKHEED MISSILES & SPACE CO (3460 HILLVIEW) : $14,963,420 in 2 contracts in 2003
    $14,893,420 with NASA for Space Science and Applications -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
    $70,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-10-01. Completion date: 2004-09-30.
  • VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC (3050 HANSEN WAY) : $10,285,231 in 20 contracts from 2000 to 2003
    Contracts for X-Ray Equipment and Supplies: Medical, Dental, Veterinary by Defense Logistics Agency
    Signed by year: 2000: $561,570; 2001: $6,221,980; 2002: $3,304,621; 2003: $197,060; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $2,261,538 with Defense Logistics Agency for X-Ray Equipment and Supplies: Medical, Dental, Veterinary. Signed on 2002-06-22. Completion date: 2002-09-19.
    $1,698,748, same as above. Signed on 2001-08-23. Completion date: 2001-11-20.
    $1,649,849, same as above. Signed on 2001-09-26. Completion date: 2001-12-24.
    $647,326 with Defense Logistics Agency for X-Ray Equipment and Supplies: Medical, Dental, Veterinary. Taking place in WI. Signed on 2001-05-10. Completion date: 2001-07-30.
  • NANOSYS INC (2625 HANOVER ST; small business) : $5,060,802 in 9 contracts from 2004 to 2006
    Contracts for Textiles, Clothing and Equipage -- Basic Research (R&D), Other Defense -- Basic Research (R&D), Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Aeronautics and Space Technology -- Basic Research (R&D) by Army, Air Force, Navy, NASA, and others
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $0; 2004: $1,809,058; 2005: $3,001,744; 2006: $250,000.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,137,698 with Army for Textiles, Clothing and Equipage -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2005-07-20. Completion date: 2006-07-19.
    $1,114,108 with Air Force for Other Defense -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2004-06-30. Completion date: 2005-06-30.
    $1,114,107, same as above. Signed on 2005-01-07. Completion date: 2005-06-30.
    $749,939 with Army for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2005-08-04. Completion date: 2007-03-30.
  • PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCO (3333 COYOTE HILL RD) : $3,811,572 in 14 contracts from 2002 to 2006
    Contracts for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Advanced Development (R&D), Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D), Space Science and Applications -- Basic Research (R&D) by Navy, Army, NASA
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $550,000; 2003: $830,595; 2004: $648,437; 2005: $783,285; 2006: $999,255.

    Biggest contracts:
    $849,570 with Navy for Defense Electronics and Communication Equipment -- Advanced Development (R&D). Signed on 2003-03-06. Completion date: 2005-10-29.
    $799,201 with Army for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2006-03-31. Completion date: 2006-04-30.
    $489,735, same as above. Signed on 2005-04-18. Completion date: 2005-11-30.
    $353,917, same as above. Signed on 2004-07-01. Completion date: 2005-05-31.
  • GENENCOR INTERNATIONAL INC (925 PAGE MILL RD) : $3,273,826 in 6 contracts from 2003 to 2005
    Contracts for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D), Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D) by Army, Department of Defense
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $280,000; 2004: $252,131; 2005: $2,741,695; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,832,056 with Army for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2005-09-19. Completion date: 2009-11-02.
    $769,639 with Army for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2005-08-15. Completion date: 2006-02-14.
    $280,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-09-05. Completion date: 2004-09-07.
    $150,000 with Department of Defense for Other Defense -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-10-26. Completion date: 2006-04-30.
  • INCYTE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (3170 PORTER DRIVE) : $3,115,773 in 6 contracts from 2001 to 2004
    Contracts for Biomedical -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D) by National Institutes of Health
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $1,037,000; 2002: $1,273,000; 2003: $805,773; 2004: $0; 2005: $0; 2006: $0.

    Biggest contracts:
    $1,273,000 with National Institutes of Health for Biomedical -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Taking place in DC. Signed on 2002-05-15. Completion date: 2005-09-15.
    $1,037,000, same as above. Signed on 2001-08-15. Completion date: 2005-09-15.
    $805,773, same as above. Signed on 2003-04-15. Completion date: 2005-09-15.
    $0 with National Institutes of Health for Biomedical -- Applied Research and Exploratory Development (R&D). Signed on 2004-08-24. Completion date: 2004-09-14.
  • RINAT NEUROSCIENCE CORP (3155 PORTER DR; small business) : $782,179 in 3 contracts in 2003
    $600,000 with Army for Other Research and Development -- Basic Research (R&D). Signed on 2003-02-20. Completion date: 2004-01-09.
    $130,000, same as above. Signed on 2003-01-13. Completion date: 2004-01-09.
    $52,179, same as above. Signed on 2003-08-14. Completion date: 2004-01-09.

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (500-999: 1, 250-499: 3, 100-249: 2, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 10, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 7, 1-4: 4)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Custom Computer Programming Services (over 1000: 1, 500-999: 1, 50-99: 3, 20-49: 4, 10-19: 2, 5-9: 4, 1-4: 4)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Offices of Lawyers (over 1000: 1, 100-249: 2, 50-99: 6, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 1-4: 3)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (500-999: 1, 250-499: 1, 100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 3, 10-19: 1)
  • Information: Software Publishers (500-999: 1, 250-499: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1)
  • Wholesale Trade: Computer and Computer Peripheral Equipment and Software Merchant Wholesalers (500-999: 1, 100-249: 1, 20-49: 3, 1-4: 2)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 101 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 17 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$1,080,009120$658,6783$521,2103$561,347
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$1,215,99516$842,7981$107,3300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$1,400,18333$1,207,4912$507,6301$952,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$1,513,66020$719,3030$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$770,7506$710,2101$268,3200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5116.04 , 5117.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$163,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5117.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 94304
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 94304 - Value

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 16 took place in 2018, and the least - 3 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 94304 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (36.4%), and Structure Fires (28.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 94304
    • 3936.4%Outside Fires
    • 3028.0%Structure Fires
    • 2321.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1514.0%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 94304, California

Most common first names in zip code 94304 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3266.3 years
William3070.1 years
Robert3062.0 years
John2270.1 years
Joseph1774.9 years
David1764.5 years
Mary1480.5 years
George1475.3 years
Frank1268.9 years
Helen1284.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 94304 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith879.5 years
White673.5 years
Jones573.2 years
Powers473.0 years
Wood454.0 years
Wilson486.2 years
Griffin462.0 years
Lee472.5 years
Miller477.0 years
Thompson480.2 years
Businesses in zip code 94304
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Jones New York2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Macy's1
Ann Taylor2McDonald's1
Apple Store1Motherhood Maternity1
Banana Republic1New Balance1
Brooks Brothers1Nike2
Brookstone1Nordstrom1
Cache1Pac Sun1
Coldwater Creek1Pottery Barn1
Crate & Barrel1Pottery Barn Kids1
Express1Sephora1
FedEx1Starbucks2
Gap2Talbots1
Gymboree1Urban Outfitters1
Haagen-Dazs1Vans2
J. Jill1Victoria's Secret1
J.Crew1YMCA1
Jamba Juice1
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