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Palo Alto Building Inspector 285 Hamilton Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94301 650-329-2496 Directions

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Palo Alto Planning Department 250 Hamilton Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94301 650-329-2441 Directions

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Palo Alto Home & Property Tax Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Palo Alto Home Values
Median Home Value$1,989,300
Median Rental Cost (per month)$2,379
Palo Alto Property Tax Payments (Annual)
Median Property Taxes$9,422
Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)$10,000+
Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$5,088
Palo Alto Property Tax Collections (Total)
Property Taxes$145,932,400
Property Taxes (Mortgage)$105,892,900
Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$40,039,500
Palo Alto Housing Characteristics
Total Housing Units27,577
Occupied Housing Units26,238 (95.1%)
Vacant Housing Units1,339 (4.9%)
Owner Occupied Housing Units14,409 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units11,829 (45.1%)
Housing Units (Mortgage)61.3%
Housing Units (No Mortgage)38.7%
Palo Alto Mortgage Characteristics
Mortgage, Contract to Purchase, or Similar Debt8,838
Second Mortage or HELOC2,148
Second Mortgage (No HELOC)211
HELOC (No Second Mortgage)1,937
Second Mortgage & HELOC131
No Mortgage5,571
Palo Alto Occupied Residential Buildings
Single-Family Detached Homes15,012 (57.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,411 (5.4%)
2 Apartments410 (1.6%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,208 (4.6%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,444 (5.5%)
10 or More Apartments6,532 (24.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing221 (0.8%)
Palo Alto Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
2014 or Later210 (0.8%)
2010 to 2013521 (2.0%)
2000 to 20092,448 (9.3%)
1980 to 19993,776 (14.4%)
1960 to 19796,702 (25.5%)
1940 to 19599,282 (35.4%)
1939 or Earlier3,299 (12.6%)
Palo Alto Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
1 Room974 (3.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms4,492 (17.1%)
4 or 5 Rooms9,019 (34.4%)
6 or 7 Rooms6,890 (26.3%)
8 or More Rooms4,863 (18.5%)
Palo Alto Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
No Bedroom1,151 (4.4%)
1 Bedroom3,978 (15.2%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms13,782 (52.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms7,327 (27.9%)
Palo Alto Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
With Complete Plumbing Facilities26,194 (99.8%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities25,668 (97.8%)