Los Gatos

Los Gatos, was originally named La Rinconada de Los Gatos.

One of Santa Clara County’s oldest communities, Los Gatos, was originally named La Rinconada de Los Gatos.
 
The Town was incorporated in 1887, and by 1890 it’s population had grown to 1,652.
 
Today, the Town population is estimated to be 30,391 in a 14 square mile area.
 
Los Gatos’ economics changed over the years from the wheat farming, milling, logging, orchard and cannery businesses in the 19th and early 20th centuries to the suburban, high tech, visitor destination businesses of today. The railroad also played a major role in the growth and development of the Town.
 
Los Gatos prides itself as a self contained community. Over 3,000 businesses serve the residents and act as a destination point for visitors who are attracted to its restaurants, hotels and variety of shops within a pedestrian oriented downtown setting. The Town is also an inclusive community with the full mix of ages, family sizes and incomes. Los Gatos has many parks and greenbelt areas, as well as a vibrant downtown area. Downtown Los Gatos is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the model of what communities strive to achieve in a downtown.
 
 
 

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Overview for Los Gatos, CA

1,742 people live in Los Gatos, where the median age is 47.5 and the average individual income is $88,565. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,742

Total Population

47.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$88,565

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Gatos, CA

Los Gatos has 732 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Los Gatos do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,742 people call Los Gatos home. The population density is 4,706.33 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,742

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

47.5

Median Age

52.99 / 47.01%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
732

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$88,565

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Los Gatos, CA

There's plenty to do around Los Gatos, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

58
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
64
Bikeable
Bike Score
32
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Smith + Palestro, West Valley Dance Company - Ballroom, and Holy Cross Lutheran Children's Center.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 4.87 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.94 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.56 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.23 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.61 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 4.3 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

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