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San Jose, CA

  • Population: 899,000
  • Median Household Income: $76,354.00
  • Median Age: 35.4
  • County: Santa Clara
  • Patchwork Nation Classification: Immigration Nation

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City Facts

Data Type Number Source Data Details Compare
Demographics     Details Compare
Families 72.0% American Community Survey
Married Couples 54.0% American Community Survey
Foreign-Born 39.0% American Community Survey
California-Born 46.0% American Community Survey
Language other than English spoken in the home 55.0% American Community Survey
College Educated 35.0% American Community Survey
Median Household Income $76,354.00 American Community Survey
Poverty Rate 10.0% American Community Survey
Population 899,000 American Community Survey
Median Age 35.4 American Community Survey
Senior Citizens 10.0% American Community Survey
White 51.0% American Community Survey
African-American 3.0% American Community Survey
Asian 32.0% American Community Survey
Hispanic 31.0% American Community Survey
Non-citizens 19.3% Association of Bay Area Governments
Local Government     Details Compare
Total Revenues 2006-07 $1,531,764,691.00 California State Controller's Office
Street lighting and landscaping 2006-07 $1,277,064.00 California State Controller's Office
Golf course expenditures 2006-07 $102,397.00 California State Controller's Office
Museum Expenditures 2006-07 $2,495,445.00 California State Controller's Office
Tax-Exempt Organizations 1,918 Internal Revenue Service
Library Expenditures 2006-07 $70,706,935.00 California State Controller's Office
Local Sales & Use Tax 9.25% California State Board of Equalization
Police Expenditures 2006-07 $242,224,499.00 California State Controller's Office
Government Management and Support Expenditures 2006-07 $115,535,760.00 California State Controller's Office
Fire Expenditures 2006-07 $138,361,042.00 California State Controller's Office
Legislative Expenditures 2006-07 $9,332,241.00 California State Controller's Office
Cemetery Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Politics & Elections     Details Compare
Registered Voters 394,990 California Secretary of State
Democrats 47.58% California Secretary of State
Republicans 22.76% California Secretary of State
Green Party 0.54% California Secretary of State
Libertarians 0.5% California Secretary of State
Decline to state 26.04% California Secretary of State
Transportation & Energy     Details Compare
Power Plants 6 California Energy Commission
Average Commute (minutes) 25.5 American Community Survey
No household vehicle 6.0% American Community Survey
2 household vehicles 40.0% American Community Survey
3 or more household vehicles 26.0% American Community Survey
Crime     Details Compare
Violent Crime 3,759 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Car Theft 6,413 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Labor     Details Compare
Unemployment as of April '09 12.0% California Employment Development Department
Garment Manufacturers and Contractors 2 California Department of Industrial Relations
Self-Employed 7.1% Association of Bay Area Governments
Lifestyle     Details Compare
Veterinarians 131 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Sports Arenas & Stadiums 2006-07 $1,004,201.00 California State Controller's Office
Car Wash/Detailing Businesses 3 California Department of Industrial Relations
Talent Agents 4 California Department of Industrial Relations
Gun Ranges 2 National Rifle Association
Landscape Architects 37 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Retail & Grocery     Details Compare
Safeway 13 Safeway
Trader Joe's 4 Trader Joe's
Liquor Licenses 522 California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Target 9 Target
Wal-Mart 2 Wal-Mart
Education     Details Compare
Montessori Schools 4 American Montessori Society
Libraries with free Wi-Fi 18 California State Library
Charter Schools 23 California Department of Education
Private Schools 60 California Department of Education
Public Schools 141 California Department of Education
Community Colleges 2 California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
Health & Medicine     Details Compare
Federally-funded health centers 22 United States Department of Health and Human Services
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries 1 National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws California Chapter
Funeral Establishments 15 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Licensed Midwives 2 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Planned Parenthood Locations 4 Planned Parenthood
Housing     Details Compare
Housing Units 287,000 American Community Survey
Vacant Units 4.0% American Community Survey
Multi-Unit Structures 31.0% American Community Survey
Mobile Homes 4.0% American Community Survey
Units built after 1990 19.0% American Community Survey
Renter-Occupied Units 38.0% American Community Survey
Median mortgage cost $2,710.00 American Community Survey
Median rental cost $1,227.00 American Community Survey
Median Home Price (April 2009) $350,000.00 California Association of Realtors
Change in home price April 2008 - April 2009 -38.1% California Association of Realtors
Median Home Price (May 2009) $377,250.00 California Association of Realtors
Recreation     Details Compare
YMCA Centers 4 YMCA Centers
Media     Details Compare
Local Newspapers 6 Nu-Designs Web Marketing

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