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Palo Alto vs East Palo Alto


Across a single bridge are found two worlds. In East Palo Alto: 300.000 to 1 million dollar homes and on the other side of this bridge 2 to 15 million dollar homes in Palo Alto!

 Example – 890 Bell St. East Palo Alto, California:

See map in LARGE format for the 9 minute drive from Bell St, East Palo Alto to Melville Ave in  Palo Alto:

Today in East Palo Alto a huge number of poor and lower middle class people are trying to make ends meet about 9 minutes by car from the downtown section of one of the most expensive cities in the United States. – See: In heart of Silicon Valley, all but highest earners being priced out.

Essential to note:  Ended are the days of drug gang killings which plagued the 1990s and gave – in 1992 – East Palo Alto the highest murder rate in the US

See detailed demographics for EAST PALO ALTO and PALO ALTO

Note: Update to this page on 02/02/2018

  • For user ease I have removed the demographics which compared East Palo Alto to Palo Alto (which were copied and pasted, with sources) here and allow you to visit the full content for each on their respective sites.