Palo Alto is #1 Palo Alto Issues, posted by Larry, a resident of the Old Palo Alto neighborhood, on Nov 5, 2009 at 4:12 pm
Everyone loves living in college towns. According to Coldwell-Banker, Palo Alto is the most expensive college town in the US with an average 4 bedroom home costing almost $1.5 million.
The cheapest college town in the US is Akron, Ohio with the average 4 bedroom house costing less than a 10% down payment on a Palo Alto house. There are 36 US college towns with the average 4 bedroom house costing less than $200K (almost all in the midwestern US).