Los Altos Hills is a wealthy Silicon Valley residential community, not to be confused with the adjacent City of Los Altos. Picturesque country views are among the town's highlights. The Town of Los Altos Hills, incorporated in January of 1956, is located adjacent to the City of Los Altos. The primarily residential community of Los Altos Hills is 8.4 square miles in area.
The schools are excellent, at the top of the state rankings. All six elementary schools are "distinguished", meaning the state thinks they are well-run. Daycare is available at the elementary schools. The residents consistently pass taxes and bonds to pay for the schools.
Buying a home in Los Altos will put you in the company of 37,000 other people who call this small, seven square mile South Bay city, about 40 miles south of San Francisco, their home.
Los Altos homes are some of the highest-priced in the Valley. Single-family homes account for about 90% of the housing and most of them are built on larger lots. There are 10,611 residential units: 9,386 single-family homes, 346 attached townhomes and condos, and 876 multiple-family properties, multiplex units.
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