Los Gatos

Los Gatos

Overview for Los Gatos, CA

48,541 people live in Los Gatos, where the median age is 47.1 and the average individual income is $93,025.37. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,541

Total Population

47.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$93,025.37

Average individual Income

Welcome to Los Gatos

Perched in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Los Gatos is an alluring town in Santa Clara County, California. Imbued with Spanish charm that reflects in its name –– 'The Cats', Los Gatos elegantly balances its heritage with a modern Silicon Valley spirit. Dotted with several high-tech companies, this town enjoys the distinction of being home to the globally renowned streaming service and content creator, Netflix.

Los Gatos exudes an inviting allure, with its desirable walkability, characteristic architectural grace, and strategic location just southwest of San Jose. Nestled snugly in the San Francisco Bay Area, this town presents the quintessential Californian charm –– a splendid mix of an intriguing past and an exciting present.

What to Love

  • Strong community spirit and camaraderie
  • Vibrant downtown –– a hub of eateries and weekend farmer's market
  • Highly coveted, character-filled residences

Local Lifestyle

A suburb of San Jose, Los Gatos celebrates the charm of suburban living while remaining close to a bustling metropolis. Offering residents a dense suburban feel, it's a place where home ownership is a source of pride, and community spirit thrives.

Los Gatos is teeming with an array of delightful dining spots, coffee houses, and verdant parks that boost its charm. With public schools that enjoy an excellent reputation, Los Gatos confidently claims its spot as one of the best places to live in California.

Dining and Entertainment

Hidden away in Los Gatos is the Lexington House, a culinary delight with its ambient rustic decor and innovative cocktail menu. Its locally sourced ingredients and creative dishes make it an ideal romantic evening or social gathering destination.

For a more refined dining experience, Dio Deka stands out as a haven of Greek culinary brilliance. With an elegant ambiance, diverse menu, and knowledgeable staff, Dio Deka promises an unforgettable gourmet adventure.

Enriching the dining scene is Shepard and Sims, a popular spot featuring an expansive menu. Offering weekend brunch and lunch through dinner, this restaurant is open seven days a week and offers unique staples like Parisian gnocchi and smoked Spanish octopus. 

An ode to Los Gatos' charm, the Old Town Los Gatos Shopping area is packed with upscale boutiques, perfect for leisurely browsing or seeking out unique treasures. Complete with dining options and a serene setting, this is the epitome of a luxury shopping experience.

Things to Do

Celebrate Los Gatos' vibrant cultural scene at Music in the Park, a lively outdoor concert series that brings the community together under the California sky. This annual tradition turns the lovely summer evenings into a rhythmic celebration.

Embrace nature in Los Gatos, with Sunday's Farmer's Market providing a fresh taste of Californian produce, while Vasona Park, with its expansive greenery, offers tranquility amidst the urban hum. The town's extensive network of hiking and biking trails cater to all levels of outdoor enthusiasts, making it a paradise for adventure seekers.

Schools

  • Los Gatos Schools: Renowned for high educational standards

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Gatos, CA

Los Gatos has 18,139 households, with an average household size of 3. 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. 48,541 people call Los Gatos home. The population density is 2,315.33 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,541

Total Population

High

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

47.1

Median Age

50.13 / 49.87%

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
18,139

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$93,025.37

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

Schools in Los Gatos, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Los Gatos. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St Mary's Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Fusion Academy - Los Gatos
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Raymond J. Fisher Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Fusion Academy Los Gatos
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Louise Van Meter Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
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