East Palo Alto, California

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Population in 2017: 29,765 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 
Males: 15,067  (50.6%)
Females: 14,698  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

29.9 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 94303.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,895 (it was $45,006 in 2000)
East Palo Alto:

$64,895
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,912 (it was $13,774 in 2000)

East Palo Alto city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $710,992 (it was $296,700 in 2000)
East Palo Alto:

$710,992
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $946,532; in 2-unit structures: $930,101; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $748,471; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $725,975; mobile homes: $170,620; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $58,879

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,846.

March 2019 cost of living index in East Palo Alto: 169.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.7% for Black residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.4% for American Indian residents, 14.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.6% for other race residents, 24.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in East Palo Alto, CA (2017)
    • 18,61862.2%Hispanic
    • 3,10810.4%Black alone
    • 3,11710.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2,5978.7%White alone
    • 1,2334.1%Asian alone
    • 1,0013.3%Two or more races
    • 90.03%Other race alone
    • 50.02%American Indian alone

Races in East Palo Alto detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 60 registered sex offenders living in East Palo Alto, California as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in East Palo Alto is 496 to 1.


Crime rates in East Palo Alto by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
15
(46.5)
6
(18.4)
7
(21.1)
5
(14.9)
8
(23.5)
4
(11.7)
8
(28.1)
7
(24.3)
8
(27.5)
5
(17.0)
4
(13.4)
3
(10.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(10.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(65.1)
22
(67.6)
20
(60.2)
18
(53.7)
17
(50.0)
18
(52.5)
19
(66.7)
11
(38.2)
11
(37.8)
8
(27.2)
20
(67.0)
11
(36.7)
14
(46.8)
13
(43.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
108
(334.8)
121
(371.9)
66
(198.7)
106
(316.3)
157
(461.7)
103
(300.3)
107
(375.6)
85
(295.5)
80
(275.0)
55
(187.2)
81
(271.2)
55
(183.6)
60
(200.4)
55
(183.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
285
(883.6)
144
(442.6)
168
(505.9)
239
(713.2)
214
(629.3)
146
(425.7)
129
(452.9)
230
(799.6)
248
(852.6)
56
(190.6)
76
(254.5)
52
(173.6)
51
(170.4)
70
(233.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
387
(1,200)
342
(1,051)
263
(791.9)
276
(823.6)
415
(1,220)
364
(1,061)
427
(1,499)
321
(1,116)
236
(811.4)
193
(657.0)
126
(421.9)
82
(273.7)
96
(320.7)
84
(280.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
432
(1,339)
400
(1,230)
202
(608.3)
212
(632.6)
298
(876.3)
248
(723.2)
239
(839.0)
128
(445.0)
231
(794.2)
228
(776.1)
394
(1,319)
344
(1,148)
293
(978.9)
300
(1,000)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
306
(948.7)
334
(1,027)
223
(671.5)
333
(993.6)
202
(594.0)
234
(682.3)
158
(554.7)
138
(479.7)
130
(447.0)
153
(520.8)
132
(442.0)
92
(307.1)
77
(257.2)
183
(610.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
1
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(20.4)
9
(30.1)
13
(43.4)
8
(26.7)
3
(10.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)635.7496.0384.6472.8519.4398.4495.6462.1462.6268.8330.3228.9213.8264.8

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City-data.com crime index in East Palo Alto, CA

Crime rate in East Palo Alto detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
California average:

1.99
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 2.55 square miles.

Population density: 11,687 people per square mile   (high).

East Palo Alto, California map

12,894 residents are foreign born (32.9% Latin America, 5.5% Oceania).

This city:

43.0%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,082 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,593 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palo Alto, CA (2.6 miles , pop. 58,598).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fremont, CA (10.1 miles , pop. 203,413).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (315.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Menlo Park, CA (1.5 miles ),
Palo Alto, CA (1.6 miles ),
Atherton, CA (1.8 miles ),
Stanford, CA (1.8 miles ),
North Fair Oaks, CA (1.9 miles ),
West Menlo Park, CA (2.0 miles ),
Redwood City, CA (2.3 miles ),
Ladera, CA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 37.47 N, Longitude: 122.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,466 (-34.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,387 (9.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 650

Distribution of median household income in East Palo Alto, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in East Palo Alto, CA in 2017

Property values in East Palo Alto, CA

East Palo Alto satellite photo by USGS

East Palo Alto tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +5,921 (+25.1%).
Most common industries in East Palo Alto, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.9%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Private households (5.2%)
Most common occupations in East Palo Alto, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (2.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Child care workers (4.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)

Average climate in East Palo Alto, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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East Palo Alto, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 98.8. This is worse than average.

City:

98.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.413. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.413
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.209. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.209
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00611. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00611
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

East Palo Alto-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 754% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 32.0 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 187.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 244.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 289.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 224.8 miles away from East Palo Alto center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Mateo County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Palo Alto topographic map

Main business address for: GREATER BAY BANCORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers near 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)
  • CASA OLGA INTERMEDIATE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PALO ALTO, CA)
  • SURGECENTER OF PALO ALTO (Hospital, about 3 miles away; PALO ALTO, CA)

Amtrak stations near 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Palo Alto:

  • 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)

Public high school in East Palo Alto:

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

Private high school in East Palo Alto:

  • EASTSIDE COLLEGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 301, Location: 1041 MYRTLE ST, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in East Palo Alto:

  • 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)
See full list of schools located in East Palo Alto

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in East Palo Alto: East Palo Alto City Hall (A), East Palo Alto Branch San Mateo County Library (B), Menlo Park Fire Protection District Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Ravenswood Shopping Center (1), University Village Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in East Palo Alto: GREATER BAY BANCORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in East Palo Alto include: Saint Mark's Missionary Baptist Church (A), Saint John Baptist Church (B), Saint Francis of Assisi Church (C), Community Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in East Palo Alto: Jack Farrell Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley at East Palo Alto (2050 University Ave).

Birthplace of: Eugene Jackson (fighter) - Martial artist, Devin Wyman - Football defensive tackle, Calvin Brown - College basketball player (Utah State Aggies).

San Mateo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in East Palo Alto and their reported violations in the past:

COVERED BRIDGE MHP (Serves OR, Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

4.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

76.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in East Palo Alto in 2010:

  • 60 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in East Palo Alto in 2000:

  • 64 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 41 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in East Palo Alto (2011 data):

  • California Bank & Trust: East Palo Alto Branch at 1735 East Bayshore Road, branch established on 2002/02/25. Info updated 2009/07/20: Bank assets: $10,894.1 mil, Deposits: $9,193.9 mil, headquarters in San Diego, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Bank Leumi USA: East Palo Alto Branch at 2000 University Avenue, Suite 605, branch established on 2003/09/02. Info updated 2010/11/03: Bank assets: $5,680.4 mil, Deposits: $4,855.4 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Leumi Le-Israel B.M.

For population 15 years and over in East Palo Alto:

Marital status in East Palo Alto, CA
  • Never married: 45.9%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

For population 25 years and over in East Palo Alto:

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

21.4
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - East Palo Alto
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for East Palo Alto, CA (based on San Mateo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic243,63422
Other31,69778
Evangelical Protestant24,771166
Mainline Protestant23,84074
Orthodox5,3505
Black Protestant2,04612
None387,113-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 171
San Mateo County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
San Mateo County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Here:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 114
San Mateo County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 703
San Mateo County:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
San Mateo County:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
San Mateo County:

18.0%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.7%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
East Palo Alto:

28.2
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Palo Alto:

20.1%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
East Palo Alto:

31.6%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.3%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
East Palo Alto:

83.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Palo Alto, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 36$519,842$173,2810$0
Other Government Administration 15$139,896$111,9177$7,762
Streets and Highways 14$108,364$92,8831$5,901
Housing and Community Development (Local) 9$89,414$119,2191$2,062
Police - Other 8$61,482$92,2234$16,142
Financial Administration 4$48,164$144,4921$4,369
Judicial and Legal 3$25,828$103,3120$0
Welfare 0$0 3$7,480
Totals for Government 89$992,990$133,88617$43,716

East Palo Alto government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,978,000 ($66.45)
    Police Protection: $124,000 ($4.17)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,029,000 ($336.94)
    Central Staff Services: $5,278,000 ($177.32)
    Regular Highways: $3,462,000 ($116.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,174,000 ($73.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $705,000 ($23.69)
    Financial Administration: $667,000 ($22.41)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $648,000 ($21.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $605,000 ($20.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $539,000 ($18.11)
    Water Utilities: $146,000 ($4.91)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,044,000 ($68.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $809,000 ($27.18)
    Other - Health - Other: $363,000 ($12.20)
    Other - Financial Administration: $252,000 ($8.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($0.77)

East Palo Alto government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,466,000 ($82.85)
    Other: $1,865,000 ($62.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,065,000 ($35.78)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($0.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($0.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $302,000 ($10.15)
    Other: $161,000 ($5.41)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($3.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $785,000 ($26.37)
    Interest Earnings: $503,000 ($16.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $226,000 ($7.59)
    General Revenue - Other: $99,000 ($3.33)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $259,000 ($8.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,690,000 ($56.78)
    Highways: $808,000 ($27.15)
    General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($1.41)
    Transit Utilities: $33,000 ($1.11)
  • Tax - Property: $15,234,000 ($511.81)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,466,000 ($116.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,310,000 ($77.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,128,000 ($71.49)
    Other: $2,005,000 ($67.36)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $531,000 ($17.84)
    Other License: $230,000 ($7.73)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $38,000 ($1.28)

East Palo Alto government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,315,000 ($1354.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,515,000 ($1293.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,285,000 ($244.75)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,103,000 ($238.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,800,000 ($60.47)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $182,000 ($6.11)

East Palo Alto government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,458,000 ($48.98)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,606,000 ($860.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,771,000 ($865.82)

6.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($153,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
California average:

5.03%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,088 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.07%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Francisco County, CA  1.54% ($139,745 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.32% ($219,350)
from Alameda County, CA  0.61% ($99,304)


7.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($143,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
California average:

5.21%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,865 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.12%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Francisco County, CA  1.20% ($169,587 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  1.10% ($154,202)
to Alameda County, CA  1.04% ($98,442)
Businesses in East Palo Alto, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Nike1
AutoZone1Nordstrom1
Baskin-Robbins1Office Depot1
Home Depot1UPS1
IKEA1YMCA1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in East Palo Alto:

  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFB (1220 AM; 5 kW; PALO ALTO, CA; Owner: SCA-PALO ALTO, LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 10 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Palo Alto:

  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSAN (107.7 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around East Palo Alto:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KDTV (Channel 14; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KDTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of East Palo Alto fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.9mTotal length
  • 880,210Total average daily traffic
  • 37,950Total average daily truck traffic
  • 374,842Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Kyle B Entz, 140 Demeter St. (Lat: 37.473944 Lon: -122.133972), Type: 18.6, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Regulatory.Department@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2000
  • Kyle B Entz, 140 Demeter St. (Lat: 37.473944 Lon: -122.133972), Type: 18.6, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Regulatory.Department@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2000
  • Kyle B Entz, 140 Demeter St. (Lat: 37.473944 Lon: -122.133972), Type: 18.6, Structure height: 06081 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Regulatory.Department@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2000
  • Kyle B Entz, 140 Demeter St. (Lat: 37.473944 Lon: -122.133972), Type: 18.6, Structure height: 06081 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Regulatory.Department@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2000
  • Kyle B Entz, 140 Demeter St. (Lat: 37.473944 Lon: -122.133972), Type: 18.6, Structure height: 06081 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Don.Snyder@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2470

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in East Palo Alto, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Corner Of Bay And University Avenue (Lat: 37.471583 Lon: -122.144389), Structure height: 13.4 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WNET954,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18925.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2017, Expiration Date: 12/17/2027, Registrant: San Mateo County, 455 County Center, Redwood City, CA 94063, Phone: (650) 599-1030, Email:
  • East Palo Alto, 2415 University Avenue (Lat: 37.472417 Lon: -122.138556), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 15.5 m, Call Sign: WPTL684,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2011, Expiration Date: 10/26/2021, Certifier: Steven H Green, Registrant: Local Radio Networks, 206 Lakeview Way, Redwood City, CA 94062, Phone: (650) 368-3800, Fax: (650) 368-3803, Email:
  • CLIENT, 1950 University Ave (Lat: 37.459306 Lon: -122.141806), Type: Building, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQTY679,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2014, Expiration Date: 05/07/2024, Certifier: William A Hagen, Registrant: Etheric Networks Inc, 899 Arguello Street, Redwood City, CA 94063, Phone: (650) 399-4201, Fax: (650) 472-9225, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in East Palo Alto)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DAVIS JOHN R VANS RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUPERIOR XP-360 (170 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 114NH , Serial Number: 82137, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony Sagneri, 1765 E Bayshore Rd Unit 204, East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED44$283,46187$247,501154$332,8017$167,86651$220,3160$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$306,99317$217,77137$333,8951$180,00010$224,6450$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$285,98521$300,010100$360,0754$113,65819$215,2931$84,070
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$269,3627$258,24140$290,8531$148,35011$230,7740$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$257,3945$236,53816$345,1190$01$185,9300$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6119.00 , 6120.00, 6121.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$266,4502$411,9200$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$271,7571$400,5501$378,790
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$228,0003$417,8600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6119.00 , 6120.00, 6121.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Palo Alto, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in East Palo Alto, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 58. The highest number of fires - 119 took place in 2008, and the least - 6 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in East Palo Alto, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (35.7%), and Structure Fires (33.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in East Palo Alto, CA
    • 29235.7%Outside Fires
    • 27433.5%Structure Fires
    • 21526.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 374.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for East Palo Alto, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in East Palo Alto, CA
  • 75.1%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Electricity
  • 4.1%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Solar energy
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in East Palo Alto, CA
  • 53.9%Utility gas
  • 38.6%Electricity
  • 6.9%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


East Palo Alto compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

East Palo Alto on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 200 householders"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
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