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Wealthy enclave of the Silicon Valley
Los Gatos is a town in Santa Clara County, in the San Jose-Sunnyvale metro area.
The community name derives from Spanish for "cat"
The latitude of Los Gatos is 37.226N. The longitude is -121.973W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 344 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,976.
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15% of Los Gatos residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Los Gatos ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Los Gatos was $56,094, compared with $21,587 nationally.
59% of Los Gatos residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Los Gatos include Los Gatos Historic Commercial District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Los Gatos, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,785.
Libraries in Los Gatos include Los Gatos Public Library ... View libraries
Santa Clara County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Los Gatos political report.
Los Gatos restaurants taking online reservations include California Cafe - Los Gatos, Crimson, Forbes Mill Steakhouse, Los Gatos Brewing Company, Manresa - Los Gatos, Three Degrees - Los Gatos, Viva! Neighborhood Eatery of Los Gatos ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Los Gatos workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Los Gatos between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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