No. 4: Los Altos Hills, Calif.

No. 4: Los Altos Hills, Calif.

San Jose MSA: Santa Clara County
Median home sale price: $2,602,450
Price change YOY: +4.5%
Population: 7,981
Median household income: $173,570

Located between San Francisco and San Jose and just five miles south of Stanford University, Los Altos Hills is home to many executives in Silicon Valley. It has 65 miles of off-road paths and trails—or pathways, as locals call them—that allow residents to enjoy the outdoors.