Most Expensive San Jose Neighborhoods
San Jose is a very large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 1,026,908 people and 202 constituent neighborhoods, San Jose is the third largest community in California.
San Jose home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but San Jose real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, San Jose is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, San Jose is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in San Jose who work in office and administrative support (11.29%), management occupations (10.97%) and sales jobs (10.59%).
Also of interest is that San Jose has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
San Jose is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of San Jose. This makes San Jose a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, San Jose presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
San Jose is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Of the large cities in America, San Jose is one of the most car-oriented. This is reflected in the urban landscape, which features highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers of all sizes. It is also reflected in the statistics: 80.79% of people in San Jose drive to work in their own car everyday, most often alone. So, if you're going to live in San Jose, you'll need to learn to love driving. Alternative forms of transportation aren't very widely used or supported.
The population of San Jose is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.18% of adults in San Jose have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in San Jose in 2010 was $34,992, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,968 for a family of four. However, San Jose contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
San Jose is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call San Jose home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of San Jose residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. San Jose also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 33.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in San Jose include German, Irish, Italian and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of San Jose's cultural character, accounting for 38.73% of the city’s population.
The languages spoken by people in San Jose are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in San Jose is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and Tagalog.
|SAN JOSE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||310,584|
|SAN JOSE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||56.60%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||43.40%|
|TYPE OF SAN JOSE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||54.23%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||10.91%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.21%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||24.26%|
|SIZE OF SAN JOSE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.09%|
|AGE OF SAN JOSE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.84%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||49.09%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||34.65%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.43%|
|SAN JOSE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$827,565|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,717|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $74,000||2.90%|
|$74,001 - $148,000||2.93%|
|$148,001 - $295,000||3.12%|
|$295,001 - $443,000||5.69%|
|$443,001 - $591,000||10.63%|
|$591,001 - $738,000||13.61%|
|$738,001 - $1,108,000||35.03%|
|$1,108,001 - $1,477,000||16.79%|
|PEOPLE OF SAN JOSE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.81%|
|5 TO 17||17.17%|
|18 TO 24||9.35%|
|25 TO 34||15.19%|
|35 TO 54||29.87%|
|55 TO 64||10.70%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.91%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||82.52%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$83,787|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$34,992|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||11.76%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (18.40%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.94%)
Information Technology (3.18%)
Public Service (2.49%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||3.16%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.63%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.35%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||12.53%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.79%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||33.08%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (5.99%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (43.81%)
Other Asian languages (1.78%)
Indic languages (1.22%)
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