Los Gatos

It is known for its charming downtown area, picturesque scenery, and affluent community.

Welcome to Los Gatos

Los Gatos is a small town in Santa Clara County, California, located in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. It is known for its charming downtown area, picturesque scenery, and affluent community. The local highlights of Los Gatos include:
 
  • Downtown Los Gatos: This charming downtown area is filled with unique shops, galleries, restaurants, and cafes. You can stroll down the streets, explore the boutiques, and grab a bite to eat at one of the many outdoor patios.

  • Vasona Lake County Park: This park is a great place to enjoy the outdoors, with boating, fishing, hiking, and picnicking opportunities. The park also hosts special events throughout the year, including concerts and festivals.

  • Los Gatos Creek Trail: This 9.7-mile trail runs from Lexington Reservoir to San Jose and is a popular spot for hiking, biking, and jogging. The trail offers scenic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

  • Forbes Mill Museum: This museum features exhibits on local history and the California Gold Rush, as well as artifacts from the Forbes Flour Mill which was built in 1854.

  • Santa Cruz Mountains Wineries: Los Gatos is located near the Santa Cruz Mountains wine region, which is home to several wineries and vineyards. Many offer wine tasting and tours, making for a great day trip.

  • The Cats Estate: This historic estate features unique architecture and stunning gardens, and is open to the public for tours and events.

  • Los Gatos Theatre: This historic movie theater has been in operation since 1915 and offers a unique movie-going experience with its classic decor and vintage feel.
 
Outdoor enthusiasts can also enjoy hiking and biking in the nearby Santa Cruz Mountains, which offer stunning views of the surrounding area. The nearby Lexington Reservoir is also a popular spot for boating and fishing.
 
Overall, Los Gatos is a charming town with plenty of local highlights to explore, from its quaint downtown area to its natural beauty and cultural attractions.

Overview for Los Gatos, CA

33,309 people live in Los Gatos, where the median age is 46.7 and the average individual income is $104,035. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

33,309

Total Population

46.7 years

Median Age

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

$104,035

Average individual Income

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.

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
54
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Iyengar Yoga South Bay, Almaden Taekwondo, and Gali Yoga.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.98 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.85 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.74 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.15 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.67 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.87 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Los Gatos, CA

Los Gatos has 13,036 households, with an average household size of 2.53. 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. 33,309 people call Los Gatos home. The population density is 2,883.8 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

33,309

Total Population

High

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

46.7

Median Age

49.11 / 50.89%

Men vs Women

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  • High School Degree
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13,036

Total Households

2.53

Average Household Size

$104,035

Average individual Income

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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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