What you need to know about San Jose, CA

San Jose is located in Santa Clara County, California. The population is 35% White, 2% Black, 26% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 10% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 26% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $83,787 and the median home value is $579,500. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in San Jose, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. San Jose has a Walk Score ® of 48.
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Homes Owned 57.42%
57.42% Complete
Homes Rented 42.58%
42.58% Complete

Real Estate

In San Jose, California

Ready to move to San Jose? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in San Jose.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average
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In San Jose, California

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how San Jose rates.

Median Household Income

Higher than the national average


In San Jose, California

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in San Jose.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


In San Jose, California

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Bachelor’s Degree 38%
38% Complete
Graduated High School 83%
83% Complete

San Jose, CA's Livability Rankings

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