San Jose Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

San Jose Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
1,021,795

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.1%
5 - 17:
16.3%
18 - 24:
8.9%
25 - 34:
16.0%
35 - 54:
28.3%
55 - 64:
11.9%
Over 65 Years:
12.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
6.8%
6.8%
High School Graduates
84.6%
84.6%
College Graduated
43.7%
43.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

San Jose
$46,599
$46,599
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

San Jose
$109,593
$109,593
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
8.7%

Employment Industries in San Jose

 
Manufacturing
16.5%
16.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
13.5%
13.5%
Healthcare
11.6%
11.6%
Retail
9.1%
9.1%
Education
7.6%
7.6%
Accommodation
7.5%
7.5%
Construction
6.1%
6.1%
Administration
4.9%
4.9%
Other
4.4%
4.4%
Information Technology
3.6%
3.6%
Transportation
3.0%
3.0%
Finance
2.8%
2.8%
Public Service
2.7%
2.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
25.7%
25.7%
Black Or African American
2.8%
2.8%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
35.7%
35.7%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.4%
0.4%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.6%
3.6%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
31.6%
31.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
5.0%
5.0%
Irish
4.0%
4.0%
English
3.5%
3.5%
Italian
3.3%
3.3%
European
1.7%
1.7%
French
1.2%
1.2%
Portuguese
1.1%
1.1%
Polish
0.9%
0.9%
Scottish
0.8%
0.8%
Russian
0.8%
0.8%
Iranian
0.8%
0.8%
Swedish
0.7%
0.7%
Norwegian
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.5%
0.5%
British
0.5%
0.5%
Ethiopian
0.4%
0.4%
Scots-Irish
0.3%
0.3%
Greek
0.3%
0.3%
Welsh
0.3%
0.3%
Danish
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
42.8%
42.8%
Spanish
22.5%
22.5%
Vietnamese
10.1%
10.1%
Chinese
7.6%
7.6%
Langs. of India
4.1%
4.1%
Tagalog
3.5%
3.5%
Other Asian languages
1.9%
1.9%
Korean
1.0%
1.0%
Japanese
0.8%
0.8%
Persian
0.7%
0.7%
Pacific Island languages
0.6%
0.6%
African languages
0.6%
0.6%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Native American languages
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Portuguese
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.3%
0.3%
Urdu
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born San Jose Residents:
39.7%