San Jose

San Jose

San Jose is a very large city located in the state of California and the third-largest community.

Welcome to San Jose, CA

San Jose is the third-largest community in California
 
San Jose is a very large city located in the state of California. With a population of 1,030,119 people and 202 constituent neighborhoods, San Jose is the third-largest community in California. San Jose is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 management occupations (11.73%), office and administrative support (10.56%), and sales jobs (9.69%). One of the benefits of being a big city like San Jose is having a public transportation system, but in San Jose, the transit system is the mode of choice for lots of people getting to and from work every day. You will find many people using the bus for their daily commute, even though other transportation options exist.
 
If you ask these commuters, many will tell you that not having to drive in the snarl of big city traffic is one of the main reasons for leaving the car at home, or even not owning a car at all. With so many people taking the bus San Jose benefits from a reduction in air pollution and traffic. The per capita income in San Jose in 2010 was $40,275, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $161,100 for a family of four. However, San Jose contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Overview for San Jose, CA

1,013,340 people live in San Jose, where the median age is 37.5 and the average individual income is $53,574. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,013,340

Total Population

37.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$53,574

Average individual Income

Around San Jose, CA

There's plenty to do around San Jose, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

62
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
56
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Aqua Bonsai, Ape-Iron Strength, and Body Temple Yoga School.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 2.37 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.89 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.63 miles 27 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.71 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.51 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.75 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for San Jose, CA

San Jose has 324,376 households, with an average household size of 3.08. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in San Jose do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,013,340 people call San Jose home. The population density is 5,683 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,013,340

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.5

Median Age

50.88 / 49.12%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
324,376

Total Households

3.08

Average Household Size

$53,574

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in San Jose, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby San Jose. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Laurelwood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
East Valley Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 7th
No rating available
Evergreen Montessori School - Ar
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Evergreen Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Tom Matsumoto Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Norwood Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Millbrook Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Valle Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Baldwin (Julia) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Charter School of Morgan Hill
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Cedar Grove Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
James Franklin Smith Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
August Boeger Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Ledesma (Rita) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Cadwallader Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Holly Oak Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Los Paseos Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Silver Oak Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Carolyn A. Clark Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
John J. Montgomery Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Evergreen Valley High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Martin Murphy Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Santa Teresa Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Pacific Autism Center For Education
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
St Martin Of Tours School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Headsup! Child Development Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Orion Montessori School LLC
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Santa Clara County Special Education
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Herbert Hoover Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Muwekma Ohlone Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Kathleen MacDonald High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Opportunity Youth Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Gardner Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
George Mayne Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Dolores Huerta Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Abraham Lincoln High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Orchard Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Walter L. Bachrodt Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
San Jose Conservation Corps Charter
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
Abram Agnew Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Merritt Trace Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Primary Plus Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
As-Safa Institute/As-Safa Academy
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Saniku Gakuin Santa Clara Japanese School
PRIVATE
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Carden Academy Of Almaden
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Archbishop Mitty High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
R. I. Meyerholz Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
St Timothy's Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
West Valley Middle School
PRIVATE
5th - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Appleseed Almaden Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Basis Independent Silicon Valley
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Jia-Ray Learning Center Inc.
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
Los Gatos Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Grace Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 5th
No rating available
Basis Independent Silicon Valley
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Learning Pathways Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
One World Montessori School Inc. Leigh
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Trust Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Presentation High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Christopher School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Early Discoveries Cdc
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
John Muir Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Castlemont Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Joaquin Miller Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Manuel De Vargas Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Steindorf STEAM K-8 Magnet
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Blackford Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Murdock-Portal Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
George C. Payne Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Willow Glen Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Willow Glen Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Sherman Oaks Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Guadalupe Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Country Lane Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Easterbrook Discovery
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Gussie M. Baker Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Leroy Anderson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
The Creekside School
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
My School-Cathedral Of Faith Learning Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Spectrum Center Schools-Randol Campus
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Achiever Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Notre Dame High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available