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Demographics
Incorporation
Incorporated July 1, 1983, East Palo Alto is a general law council / manager city governed by a five-member City Council with a council elected mayor.

Demographics
Land Area: 2.5 square miles

Populationii
Year Count
1990 23,570
2000 29,506
2005 33,000
2009 33,575
2010 28,155

Population by Gender2
Gender Population Percentage
Female 49%
Male 51%

Population by Age Group3
Age Range Population Percentage
Under 5 years 8.1%
5 to 9 years 7.8%
10 to 14 years 8.4%
15 to 19 years 10.4%
20 to 24 years 9.6%
25 to 34 years 16.3%
35 to 44 years 15.1%
45 to 54 years 11.3%
55 to 59 years 4.0%
60 to 64 years 2.1%
65 to 74 years 3.4%
75 to 84 years 2.7%
85 years and over 0.5%

Median Age: 28.8

Racial Composition3
Race Population Percentage
American Indian & Alaska 0.2%
Asian 7.2%
Black / African American 15.6%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 61.1%
Islander 10.9%
White 7.2%
Other 7.1%

Education
Level of Educational Attainment of people 25 years and older.
Degree Population Percentage
Graduate / Professional Degree 7.0%
Bachelor’s Degree 11.3%
Associate Degree 4.0%
Some College (no degree) 17.1%
High School Graduate 26.8%
Grades 9-12 (no diploma) 14.3%
Less than 9th Grade 19.5%

Median Household Income
Year Annual Income
20103 $48,734

Median Sales Price for Single Family Residences
Year Sales Price
2011 $255,000

Notes


Main Contact

2415 University Ave.
East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Ph: 650-853-3100
Fx: 650-853-3115

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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