Palo Alto was once full of trees when the Native American Ohlones were settled here, it is a city whose name translated from Spanish literally means “tall tree.” In the late 1700s, Palo Alto was established by the Spanish people. It wouldn’t be until 1876 that its most famous landmark, Stanford University, would officially begin operations and become one of the most prestigious ivy league schools in the world. In the 1950s and ’60s, when the post-WWII industry boom brought thousands of workers from across the country to Palo Alto, the city population grew double in size from 25,475 to 52,287.
According to Sperling’s Best Places, an online database, Palo Alto households have a median per capita yearly income of $126,771. The U.S. Census Bureau holds true that in 2010 the population was roughly 64,000, and by 2017 that number grew to roughly 67,000. Palo Alto is one of the richest neighborhoods in the world. Many of the world’s most recognizable companies are headquartered in Palo Alto including Tesla Motors, Skype, Facebook, Logitech, Sun Microsystems, PayPal, and Pinterest. Stanford University employs about 13,000 people according to their website, while Facebook employs about 33,000 people according to their 2018 tax report. There are plenty of job opportunities here, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics gives the unemployment rate as of July 2019 as 2.8%. According to Zillow, an online real estate database, the median home value in Palo Alto is slightly above $2.8 million.
Palo Alto is friendly, inviting, and overall a great place to live. This comes naturally as it has everything you would need to lead a comfortable life.
At All in Moving Systems, we notice the trends taking place around and about our wonderful city. We believe, alongside many of our previous customers, that we are one of the best choices of Palo Alto movers. There are many cheaper movers out there, but we believe that, in terms of our quality and our exclusive services, we are one of the most affordable moving companies in the Bay Area. About 70% of businesses who call themselves Bay Area movers and claim to be legitimate, but are operating without proper credentials and in many cases operating illegally. Be careful when selecting a moving company and always ask if they are insured. All in Moving Systems is a fully licensed and insured Palo Alto moving company, with worker’s compensation, insurance, and full business certification. For the best Bay Area movers, choose All in Moving Systems. We seek to provide great service, and we care about our customers.