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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Palo Alto City, California need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In California

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
  Total Electric Industry 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
  Total Electric Industry 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
  Total Electric Industry 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 4.10 3.65 3.00 3.28 0.00 3.28
  Full-Service Providers 10.71 10.05 7.16 4.16 0.00 9.34
  Total Electric Industry 10.64 9.44 6.27 4.15 0.00 8.75
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 13.64 7.82 6.78 9.36 0.00 7.63
  Full-Service Providers 10.85 10.55 7.22 4.79 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.89 10.25 7.14 4.87 0.00 9.47
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.48 1.35 2.08 2.09 0.00 1.67
  Energy-Only Providers 13.21 8.02 7.49 10.78 0.00 8.21
  Full-Service Providers 12.08 12.41 9.54 8.47 0.00 11.41
  Total Electric Industry 12.09 12.15 9.23 8.48 0.00 11.22
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.80 3.57 2.17 5.73 0.00 2.95
  Energy-Only Providers 8.12 6.00 6.18 17.16 0.00 6.14
  Full-Service Providers 12.63 13.84 10.23 6.53 0.00 12.52
  Total Electric Industry 12.64 13.36 9.81 6.60 0.00 12.19
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.43 3.90 2.72 0.00 0.47 3.33
  Energy-Only Providers 7.41 5.76 6.18 0.00 3.47 5.94
  Full-Service Providers 12.23 12.83 9.79 0.00 7.38 12.05
  Total Electric Industry 12.23 12.48 9.59 0.00 5.80 11.78
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.66 4.31 3.14 0.00 0.50 3.72
  Energy-Only Providers 6.88 5.90 5.95 0.00 3.59 5.90
  Full-Service Providers 12.20 11.81 9.33 0.00 8.03 11.53
  Total Electric Industry 12.20 11.64 9.27 0.00 6.42 11.35
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.42 4.62 3.48 0.00 0.50 4.07
  Energy-Only Providers 9.52 6.83 6.68 0.00 3.95 6.75
  Full-Service Providers 12.49 11.97 9.39 0.00 8.11 11.71
  Total Electric Industry 12.51 11.92 9.55 0.00 6.55 11.63
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.79 4.92 3.54 0.00 0.55 4.27
  Energy-Only Providers 10.57 7.66 7.17 0.00 3.82 7.41
  Full-Service Providers 14.32 12.93 9.95 0.00 7.66 12.92
  Total Electric Industry 14.33 12.90 10.09 0.00 6.29 12.82

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Palo Alto City, California

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 259   (0.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 108   (0.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 269   (0.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 979   (3.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 997   (3.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 3,122   (10.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 5,523   (19.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 6,219   (21.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 4,028   (13.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 4,248   (14.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 1,128   (3.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 423   (1.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 974   (3.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 639   (2.2%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Palo Alto City, California)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,407

1 vehicle available : 5,450

2 vehicles available : 597

3 vehicles available : 109

4 or more vehicles available : 56

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 262

1 vehicle available : 2,435

2 vehicles available : 4,490

3 vehicles available : 873

4 or more vehicles available : 234

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 59

1 vehicle available : 960

2 vehicles available : 2,279

3 vehicles available : 843

4 or more vehicles available : 471

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 63

1 vehicle available : 467

2 vehicles available : 3,348

3 vehicles available : 1,350

4 or more vehicles available : 629


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Palo Alto City, California)

1-person household:

No workers : 4,063

1 worker : 3,556

2-person household:

No workers : 2,524

1 worker : 2,920

2 workers : 2,850

3-person household:

No workers : 306

1 worker : 2,056

2 workers : 1,935

3 workers : 315

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 241

1 worker : 2,229

2 workers : 2,407

3 or more workers : 980


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Palo Alto City, California)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 19,663

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 1,740

In 3-person carpool : 122

In 4-person carpool : 12

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 35

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 7

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 598

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 16

Subway or elevated : 131

Railroad : 1,094

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 89

Bicycle : 2,776

Walked : 1,547

Other means : 60

Worked at home : 2,455


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Palo Alto City, California)

Less than 5 minutes : 668

5 to 9 minutes : 2,406

10 to 14 minutes : 4,937

15 to 19 minutes : 5,625

20 to 24 minutes : 5,085

25 to 29 minutes : 2,081

30 to 34 minutes : 2,968

35 to 39 minutes : 648

40 to 44 minutes : 674

45 to 59 minutes : 1,121

60 to 89 minutes : 1,342

90 or more minutes : 335


(updated 2013)



AM Radio Stations Near Palo Alto City, California

  • KIQI (1010 AM; 10.0 kW; Oakland, CA; Owner: Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35.0 kW; Oakland, CA; Owner: Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50.0 kW; San Lorenzo, CA; Owner: Susquehanna Radio Corp.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50.0 kW; Hayward, CA; Owner: New Inspiration Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50.0 kW; San Jose, CA; Owner: Univision Radio License Corporation)
  • KNTS (1220 AM; 5.0 kW; East Palo Alto, CA; Owner: Sca-palo Alto, Llc)
  • KNTS (1220 AM; 50.0 kW; Hayward, CA; Owner: Sca-palo Alto, Llc)
  • KSFB (1260 AM; 5.0 kW; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Ihr Educational Broadcasting)
  • KMKY (1310 AM; 5.0 kW; Oakland, CA; Owner: Rd San Francisco Assets, Llc)
  • KZSF (1370 AM; 5.0 kW; San Jose, CA; Owner: Carlos A. Duharte)
  • KVTO (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Emeryville, CA; Owner: Urban Radio Iii, L.l.c.)
  • KVVN (1430 AM; 2.5 kW; San Jose, CA; Owner: Urban Radio Iii, L.l.c.)
  • KEST (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 5.0 kW; San Jose, CA; Owner: Multicultural Radio Broadcasting Licensee, Llc)
  • KPIG (1510 AM; 8.0 kW; Oakland, CA; Owner: Mapleton License Of San Francisco, Llc)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 10.0 kW; Belmont, CA; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • KLIV (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; San Jose, CA; Owner: Empire Broadcasting)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5.0 kW; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Radio License Holding Viii, Llc)
  • KEAR (610 AM; 5.0 kW; Emeryville, CA; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50.0 kW; Redwood City, CA; Owner: Knbr Lico, Inc.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50.0 kW; Fremont, CA; Owner: Radio License Holding Viii, Llc)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50.0 kW; Pleasanton, CA; Owner: Pappas Radio Of California, A California L. P.)
  • KKGN (960 AM; 5.0 kW; Oakland, CA; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Palo Alto City, California

  • KIOI (101.3 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • KKIQ (101.7 FM; Livermore, CA; Owner: Kkiq, Inc.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Urban Radio Iii, L.l.c.)
  • KSCU (103.3 FM; Santa Clara, CA; Owner: Santa Clara University)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Kffg Lico, Inc.)
  • KCNL (104.9 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • KCNL (104.9 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • KITS (105.3 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Cbs Radio East Inc.)
  • KVVF (105.7 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Univision Radio License Corporation)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • KEZR (106.5 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Nm Licensing Llc)
  • KSAN (107.7 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Susquehanna Radio Corp.)
  • KSFH (87.9 FM; Mountain View, CA; Owner: St. Francis High School Of Mountain View)
  • KQED-FM (88.5 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Northern California Public Broadcasting Inc)
  • KCEA (89.1 FM; San Carlos, CA; Owner: Sequoia Union High School District)
  • KLSI (89.3 FM; Montara, CA; Owner: Educational Public Radio, Inc.)
  • KMTG (89.3 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: San Jose Unified School District)
  • KOHL (89.3 FM; Fremont, CA; Owner: Fremont-newark Community College District)
  • KPOO (89.5 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Poor People's Radio, Inc.)
  • KSMC (89.5 FM; Moraga, CA; Owner: Associated Students Of St. Mary's College)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; Los Altos, CA; Owner: Foothill-de Anza Community College District)
  • KCRH (89.9 FM; Hayward, CA; Owner: South County Community College District)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Livermore, CA; Owner: Centro Palebra De Fe Church)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Livermore, CA; Owner: Les Seraphim)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Livermore, CA; Owner: Los Positas College)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Livermore, CA; Owner: Old Time Gospel Ministries)
  • NEW (89.9 FM; Livermore, CA; Owner: Regents Of The University Of California)
  • KZSU (90.1 FM; Palo Alto, CA; Owner: The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior Univ.)
  • KUSF (90.3 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: University Of San Francisco)
  • KSJS (90.5 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: San Jose State University)
  • KYKL (90.7 FM; Livermore, CA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KCSM (91.1 FM; San Mateo, CA; Owner: San Mateo County Community College District)
  • KALW (91.7 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: San Francisco Unified School Dist.)
  • KSJO (92.3 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • KNGY (92.7 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Flying Bear Licensing Llc)
  • KNGY (92.7 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Flying Bear Licensing Llc)
  • KRZZ (93.3 FM; San Leandro, CA; Owner: Krzz Licensing, Llc)
  • KBAY (94.5 FM; San Jose, CA; Owner: Nm Licensing Llc)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Amfm Broadcasting Licenses, Llc)
  • KRTY (95.3 FM; Los Gatos, CA; Owner: Krty, Ltd.)
  • KBWF (95.7 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Entercom San Francisco License, Llc)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Entercom San Francisco License, Llc)
  • KFFG (97.7 FM; Cupertino, CA; Owner: Kffg Lico, Inc.)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; Los Gatos, CA; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Tms License California, Inc)
  • KMVQ-FM (99.7 FM; Colma, CA; Owner: Cbs Radio Kmvq-fm Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Palo Alto City, California

  • KNTV (Channel 11; Colma, CA; Owner: Nbc Telemundo License Co.)
  • KDTV (Channel 14; Fremont, CA; Owner: Kdtv License Partnership, G.p.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Ktvu Partnership)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Kbwb License, Inc.)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; Colma, CA; Owner: Lincoln Broadcasting Company,)
  • 931101KG (Channel 32; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Bay Area Multicultural Tele. Assoc.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Minority Television Project)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; Milpitas, CA; Owner: Ktvu Partnership)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Mtb San Francisco Licensee Llc)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Young Broadcasting Of San Francisco, Inc.)
  • KBCW (Channel 44; San Francisco, CA; Owner: San Francisco Television Station Kbcw Inc)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; Fremont, CA; Owner: Nbc Telemundo License Co.)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; Fremont, CA; Owner: Nbc Telemundo License Co.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Cbs Broadcasting Inc.)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; Milpitas, CA; Owner: Northern California Public Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; Colma, CA; Owner: San Mateo County Community College District)
  • KFSF-TV (Channel 66; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Telefutura San Francisco Llc)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Kgo Television, Inc.)
  • KQED (Channel 9; San Francisco, CA; Owner: Northern California)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Palo Alto City, California

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 13,349  (78.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 654  (3.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,995  (11.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 553  (3.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 10,490  (73.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 839  (5.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 2,643  (18.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (0.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 71  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Palo Alto City, California

Bus Station(s)


    Alma Avenue, just West of Lytton Street
    Palo Alto, California 94301

(updated 2008)



There are 24 Farms In Palo Alto City, California


(updated 2008)



Banks In Palo Alto City, California

Bank Of America, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.8b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.7b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $8b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Union Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $216.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 415

Citibank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.7b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 958

Bank Of The West - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $69.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 603

Comerica Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $65.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 483

City National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $30.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 78

Bank Leumi Usa - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 6

Liberty Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $225.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 92

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Palo Alto City, California

  • Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County


    (about 2.6 miles in East Palo Alto, California; Airport Code: PAO)

  • Moffett Federal Airfield


    (about 5.0 miles in Moffett Field, California; Airport Code: NUQ)

  • Moffett Field NAS


    (about 5.1 miles in Moffett Field, California; Airport Code: NUQ)

  • San Carlos Airport


    (about 8.4 miles in Redwood City, California; Airport Code: SQL)

  • San Jose International


    (about 11.8 miles in Santa Clara, California; Airport Code: SJC)

  • Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International


    (about 11.8 miles in Santa Clara, California; Airport Code: SJC)

  • Hayward Executive


    (about 15.9 miles in Hayward, California; Airport Code: HWD)

  • Hayward Air Terminal


    (about 15.9 miles in San Lorenzo, California; Airport Code: HWD)

  • San Francisco International


    (about 18.4 miles in San Francisco, California; Airport Code: SFO)

  • Half Moon Bay Airport


    (about 20.5 miles in El Granada, California; Airport Code: HAF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Palo Alto City, California

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.55%

Carpooled

6.09%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.34%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.07%

Subway Or Elevated

0.12%

Railroad

1.85%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.05%

Motorcycle

0.25%

Bicycle

5.63%

Walked

3.22%

Other Means

0.25%

Worked At Home

6.57%



(updated 2010)





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