Los Altos

Los Altos means "the heights" in Spanish.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.Los Altos features a quaint downtown that serves as the gathering spot for all the local residents. During the summer months, the city sponsors movie nights downtown and each year there are multiple art, wine, and beer festivals.The elementary and middle schools in Los Altos are consistently ranked as some of the top in the State, with all of the elementary schools achieving a Great Schools ranking of 10.Homes and other real estate are costly in Los Altos boasting high end housing with the median home listing price in 2016 of $3.6 million.Forbes put Los Altos (ZIP codes 94022 and 94024) as the 8th and 46th most expensive ZIP codes in the United States.

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Updated: 18th June, 2019 3:00 AM.