San Jose, California

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Population in 2013: 998,537 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.6%
 
Males: 501,078  (50.2%)
Females: 497,459  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
California median age:  35.0 years

Zip codes: 94089, 95002, 95013, 95050, 95054, 95110, 95111, 95112, 95113, 95116, 95118, 95119, 95120, 95121, 95122, 95123, 95126, 95129, 95130, 95131, 95134, 95135, 95136, 95138, 95139, 95140, 95148.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $80,090 (it was $70,243 in 2000)
San Jose:

$80,090
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,142 (it was $26,697 in 2000)

San Jose city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $537,400 (it was $375,500 in 2000)
San Jose:

$537,400
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $583,942; Detached houses: $652,248; Townhouses or other attached units: $453,947; In 2-unit structures: $497,810; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $361,167; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $334,100; Mobile homes: $73,900; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $131,173

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,466.

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  • Hispanic - 325,828 (33.2%)
  • Asian alone - 322,049 (32.8%)
  • White alone - 270,855 (27.6%)
  • Two or more races - 28,929 (2.9%)
  • Black alone - 27,100 (2.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5,147 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,958 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 917 (0.09%)

Races in San Jose detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in San Jose: 139.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (5.3%), Irish (4.2%), English (4.0%), Italian (3.9%), United States (1.7%), Portuguese (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 87 feet

Land area: 174.9 square miles.

Population density: 5,710 people per square mile   (average).

San Jose,CA real estate house value index trend

San Jose, California map

For population 25 years and over in San Jose:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Jose city:

  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

364,903 residents are foreign born (18.6% Asia).

This city:  37.1%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 1,372 registered sex offenders living in San Jose, California as of May 23, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in San Jose to the number of sex offenders is 716 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $5,435 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,394 (0.5%)

San Jose satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (296.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Seven Trees, CA (1.5 miles ), Sunol-Midtown, CA (1.6 miles ), Buena Vista, CA (1.6 miles ), Fruitdale, CA (1.9 miles ), Cambrian Park, CA (2.1 miles ), Campbell, CA (2.2 miles ), Alum Rock, CA (2.3 miles ), East Foothills, CA (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2329 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 1998: 1963 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 1999: 1596 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2000: 1336 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2001: 540 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2002: 620 buildings, average cost: $187,000
  • 2003: 1135 buildings, average cost: $164,800
  • 2004: 946 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2005: 805 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2006: 602 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2007: 325 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2008: 214 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $240,400
  • 2010: 74 buildings, average cost: $245,300
  • 2011: 83 buildings, average cost: $241,300
  • 2012: 186 buildings, average cost: $286,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.30 N, Longitude: 121.87 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Capital of Silicon Valley

Daytime population change due to commuting: -68,772 (-7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 233,958 (51.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 408

San Jose household income distribution San Jose home values distribution

Crime rates in San Jose by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 19222629242629333128203945
per 100,000 2.12.42.83.22.62.93.23.53.32.92.14.14.6
Rapes 337329379279256263217217220258253226280
per 100,000 37.936.040.830.728.228.923.623.223.327.026.123.628.7
Robberies 6777128278157858841,0301,0681,1241,0259761,1011,208
per 100,000 76.277.989.189.686.497.1111.9114.3118.9107.4100.6115.0123.7
Assaults 3,8954,5012,9022,2552,3142,3192,2852,4412,2682,1281,9661,8402,014
per 100,000 438.3492.7312.8247.8254.6254.7248.2261.2239.9223.1202.6192.3206.3
Burglaries 2,6702,9393,0263,3143,6164,0494,4234,4493,4573,7413,9404,2235,206
per 100,000 300.5321.7326.1364.2397.9444.7480.5476.1365.7392.1406.1441.2533.2
Thefts 12,59513,56713,64213,77014,16513,37412,67813,20013,61213,63512,73012,62814,498
per 100,000 1417.31485.11470.31513.41558.81468.81377.21412.41440.11429.21312.01319.51484.8
Auto thefts 2,6153,0933,3373,6644,5175,5077,1396,4135,2295,3795,4115,1218,759
per 100,000 294.3338.6359.7402.7497.1604.8775.5686.2553.2563.8557.7535.1897.0
Arson 388497258208248388437339288243181165176
per 100,000 43.754.427.822.927.342.647.536.330.525.518.717.218.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 258.5277.6249.7236.7246.2259.3271.9269.5247.9245.6232.1237.6292.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in San Jose detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,435 (1,094 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.12
California average:

2.36

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San Jose tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +111,581 (+14.2%).
Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and electronic products (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Computer and electronic products (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Software developers and programmers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)
  • Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including electrical and electronic equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Construction laborers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (5%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (4%)
  • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Other business operations specialists (3%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

Work and jobs in San Jose: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in San Jose, California

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Earthquake activity:

San Jose-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 769% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 14.6 miles away from San Jose center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 171.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 226.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 307.0 miles away from San Jose center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 222.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Clara County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Fires: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
San Jose topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Meusel - Baseball player, Drew Gordon - Basketball player, Greg Legg - Baseball player, Kate Walsh (actress) - Actress, Steve Wozniak - Co-founder of Apple Inc., Jhonen Vasquez - Cartoonist and music video director, Farley Granger - Actor, Rick Warren - Christian religious leader, Ricco Rodriguez - Martial artist, William A. Spinks - Carom billiards player.

Main business address for: VeriFone Holdings, Inc. (CALCULATING & ACCOUNTING MACHINES (NO ELECTRONIC COMPUTERS)), CALPINE CORP (ELECTRIC SERVICES), CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP /DE/ (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES), BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC (COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), SELECTICA INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), BELL MICROPRODUCTS INC (WHOLESALE-ELECTRONIC PARTS & EQUIPMENT, NEC), ATMEL CORP (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES), AGILE SOFTWARE CORP (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE) and 66 other public companies.

Hospitals in San Jose:

  • ARAM HOUSE (2492 ARAM AVENUE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 2425 SAMARITAN DRIVE)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL-SAN JOSE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 250 HOSPITAL PARKWAY)
  • RCCA - CAMINO VERDE (6335 CAMINO VERDE)
  • SAN JOSE MEDICAL CENTER (675 E SANTA CLARA ST)
  • SHINRAI-CROYDON (5601 CROYDON AVENUE)
  • SHINRAI-GRIDLEY (394 GRIDLEY STREET)
  • TUPAZ HOME #11 (1850 POTRERO AVENUE)
  • TUPAZ HOME #7 (308 MARTI WAY)
  • TUPAZ HOME #9 (1602 ORCHARD VIEW DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in San Jose:

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Amtrak station:

SAN JOSE (65 CAHILL ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in San Jose:

  • San Jose State University (Full-time enrollment: 23,357; Location: 1 Washington Sq; Public; Website: www.sjsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Evergreen Valley College (FT enrollment: 5,539; Location: 3095 Yerba Buena Rd; Public; Website: www.evc.edu)
  • San Jose City College (FT enrollment: 5,526; Location: 2100 Moorpark Ave; Public; Website: www.sjcc.edu)
  • University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus (FT enrollment: 1,418; Location: 3590 N First St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Carrington College California-San Jose (FT enrollment: 799; Location: 6201 San Ignacio Ave.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.carrington.edu)
  • International Technological University (FT enrollment: 761; Location: 355 W. San Fernando St.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: itu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • The National Hispanic University (FT enrollment: 587; Location: 14271 Story Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.nhu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • CET-Sobrato (FT enrollment: 481; Location: 701 Vine St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: cetweb.org)
  • Everest College-San Jose (FT enrollment: 378; Location: 1245 South Winchester Blvd #102; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bryman.edu)
  • WestMed College (FT enrollment: 358; Location: 3031 Tisch Way, 1st Floor, Ste 3PW; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.westmedcollege.edu)
  • BioHealth College (FT enrollment: 341; Location: 2665 N First St Ste 102; Private, for-profit; Website: www.biohealthcollege.edu)
  • San Jose-Evergreen Community College District (Location: 4750 San Felipe Rd; Public; Website: www.sjeccd.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near San Jose:

  • Santa Clara University (about 5 miles; Santa Clara, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,640)
  • West Valley College (about 9 miles; Saratoga, CA; FT enrollment: 6,128)
  • Mission College (about 9 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 5,625)
  • De Anza College (about 10 miles; Cupertino, CA; FT enrollment: 16,729)
  • Wyotech-Fremont (about 12 miles; Fremont, CA; FT enrollment: 2,383)
  • Foothill College (about 15 miles; Los Altos Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 9,635)
  • Ohlone College (about 16 miles; Fremont, CA; FT enrollment: 6,153)

Biggest public high schools in San Jose:

Biggest private high schools in San Jose:

  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN HIGH (Students: 2,200; Location: 100 SKYWAY DR STE 100; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ARCHBISHOP MITTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,657; Location: 5000 MITTY WAY; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BELLARMINE COLLEGE PREP SCHOOL (Students: 1,575; Location: 960 W HEDDING ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • PRESENTATION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 819; Location: 2281 PLUMMER AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • THE HARKER SCHOOL (Students: 666; Location: 500 SARATOGA AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 634; Location: 596 S 2ND ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • LIBERTY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: 2790 S KIND RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ST THOMAS MORE SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 1565 S WHITE RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • WILLOW VALE CHRISTIAN CHILDREN'S CENTER (Students: 130; Location: 1730 CURTNER AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PINE HILL SCHOOL (Students: 64; Location: 1325 BOURET DR; Grades: 2 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in San Jose:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in San Jose:

  • CHALLENGER SCHOOL - STRAWBERRY PARK (Students: 628; Location: 730 CAMINA ESCUELA; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST FRANCES CABRINI SCHOOL (Students: 625; Location: 15325 WOODARD RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST CHRISTOPHER SCHOOL (Students: 620; Location: 2278 BOOKSIN AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST JOHN VIANNEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 601; Location: 4601 HYLAND AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THE HARKER SCHOOL LOWER DIVISION (Students: 576; Location: 4300 BUCKNALL RD; Grades: KG - 5)
  • HOLY SPIRIT SCHOOL (Students: 561; Location: 1198 REDMOND AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 557; Location: 100 SKYWAY DR STE 130; Grades: 6 - 8)
  • MILPITAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL INC (Students: 536; Location: 3435 BIRCHWOOD LN; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY SCHOOL (Students: 492; Location: 4850 PEARL AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HARKER SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 3800 BLACKFORD AVE; Grades: 6 - 8)
See full list of schools located in San Jose, map of school districts

Library in San Jose:

  • SAN JOSE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $39,018,217; Location: 150 E SAN FERNANDO STREET; 1,721,640 books; 2,152 e-books; 150,844 audio materials; 286,381 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 29 other licensed databases; 2,205 print serial subscriptions; 36 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Calvary Chapel CSN International Radio is at 88.1MHz for San Jose and the South Bay Area.
  • zip code 95130 is also part of San Jose .... Thanks .. added by Swaraj

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Notable locations in San Jose: Almaden Country Club (A), Washington Square (B), Stile Ranch (C), Capitol Drive-In (D), Zanker Road Landfill (E), Milpitas Landfill (F), Riverside Golf Course (G), San Jose Municipal Golf Course (H), Richmond Ranch (I), Evergreen Ranch (J), Berryessa Siding (K), San Jose Speedway (L), San Jose-Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant (M), Pleasant Hills Golf Course (N), Rosicrucian Museum and Planetarium (O), Washington Square Hall (P), Washburn Hall (Q), Wahlquist Library (R), Wahlquist Hall (S), Tower Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Sunrise Plaza Shopping Center (1), Santa Teresa Village Shopping Center (2), Santa Teresa Square Shopping Center (3), Princeton Plaza Mall Shopping Center (4), Plaza de Santa Teresa Shopping Center (5), Pioneers Shopping Center (6), Hillview Plaza Shopping Center (7), Avanti Shopping Center (8), Almaden Via Valiente Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in San Jose include: VeriFone Holdings, Inc. (A), CALPINE CORP (B), CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP /DE/ (C), BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS INC (D), SELECTICA INC (E), BELL MICROPRODUCTS INC (F), ATMEL CORP (G), AGILE SOFTWARE CORP (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in San Jose include: Star of the Sea Church (A), Divine Love Christian Fellowship Church (B), North Valley Christian Church (C), Berryessa Baptist Fellowship Church (D), Berryessa Evangelical Free Church (E), Christ the Life Lutheran Church (F), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), Korean Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Memorial Park (1), Calvary Cemetery (2), Los Gatos Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lone Lake (A), Turnbull Learning Academy (B), Tule Lake (C), Cherry Flat Reservoir (D), Calero Reservoir (E), Los Alamitos Percolation Ponds (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Calabazas Creek (A), Crosley Creek (B), Dry Creek (C), Flint Creek (D), Fowler Creek (E), Hoover Creek (F), Las Animas Creek (G), Los Gatos Creek (H), Miguelita Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in San Jose include: Alum Rock Park (1), Mission Santa Clara De Asis Historical Monument (2), Backesto Park (3), Santana Park (4), Mise Park (5), Gullo Park (6), Municipal Rose Garden (7), Murdock Park (8), Saratoga Creek Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 180 Woz Way) (1), A-1 Amusement Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 210 San Jose Avenue Suite 27) (2), Bill Morgan Amusement CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 50 South Montgomery Street) (3), Acme Vending Inc & Central Music (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1777 Smith Avenue) (4), Butler Amusements (1519 Padres Court) (5), Capitol Flea Market (3630 Hillcap Avenue) (6), BigPromotions.Com (Arcades & Amusements; 693 E. Brokaw Road) (7), Bayareamallonline (Arcades & Amusements; 1800 Brokaw) (8), Affairs N Elegance Limousines And Sedanes (Tours & Charters; 920 Park Ave) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Atrium Gardens (1536 Kerley Drive) (1), Best Western Airport Plaza (2118 The Alameda) (2), Best Western Inn Airport Plaza (2118 The Alameda) (3), Arena Hotel (817 The Alameda) (4), Adlon Hotel (1275 North 4th Street) (5), Aconda Hotel (141 West Santa Clara Street) (6), Best Western San Jose Lodge (1440 North First Street) (7), Best Western Lanai Garden Inn (1575 Tully Road) (8), Hilton San Jose & Towers (300 Almaden Blvd) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Santa Clara County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.374. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.374
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.45. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.45
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.82
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00223. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00223
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in San Jose and their reported violations in the past:

CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE-S SAN FRANCISCO (Population served: 56,110, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-20-2013)
CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE CO.-LANCASTER (Population served: 1,878, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-24-2014)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-24-2014)
CEDAR GROVE MOBILE HOME PARK (Serves TX, Population served: 531, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2010), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-05-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-05-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-03-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-21-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (APR-05-2011), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-03-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-29-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-09-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAR-09-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
SAN JOSE FAMILY CAMP (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2005), St Other (NOV-22-2005), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-28-2005)
CARIBOU MOBILE PARK PWS (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2006)
KING SHELL (Serves TX, Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-17-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUN-12-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-19-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
HIDDEN FALLS GIRL SCOUT CAMP (Population served: 150, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2007)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
SKYLARK RANCH GIRL SCOUT CAMP (Population served: 99, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in San Jose that have no violations reported:

  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE - STOCKTON (Population served: 185,346, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE CO. - ELA F (Population served: 149,882, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE CO. - DOMINGUEZ (Population served: 144,052, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE CO. - HERM/REDO (Population served: 95,338, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE - SAN MATEO (Population served: 93,373, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE CO. - PALOS VER (Population served: 69,762, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE - BEAR GULCH (Population served: 66,470, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE - SAN CARLOS (Population served: 29,720, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE CO - WESTLAKE (Population served: 19,436, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE CO. - DIXON (Population served: 9,278, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.0%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.7% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.0% for other race residents, 8.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.8%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in San Jose in 2010:

  • 3,369 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,190 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,694 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,450 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,430 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 1,356 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 1,051 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 622 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 120 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 21 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 10 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in San Jose in 2000:

  • 2,294 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,242 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2,106 people in nursing homes
  • 1,106 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 681 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 479 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 384 people in other group homes
  • 331 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 326 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 314 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 175 people in religious group quarters
  • 117 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 78 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 70 people in halfway houses
  • 48 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 44 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 39 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 39 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 19 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

San Jose, California environmental map by EPA

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San Jose compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • HP Pavilion. San Jose Sharks (NHL), San Jose Sabercats (AFL), San Jose Stealth (NLL).
  • The Event Center Arena. San Josť State University.

Banks with most branches in San Jose (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 26 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 26 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: 25 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Bank of the West: 12 branches. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • U.S. Bank National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Citibank, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Union Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Comerica Bank: Winchester Branch, San Jose Airport Regional Branch, San Jose Main, Silver Creek Branch, Willow Glen Branch, Almaden Valley Branch. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • East West Bank: San Jose Lundy Branch, San Jose Branch, San Jose Tully Road Branch, San Jose Story Branch. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $21,962.4 mil, Deposits: $17,501.8 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: East West Bancorp, Inc.
  • 16 other banks with 19 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in San Jose, California:

  • Parkview Motel, 1140 S Second St, San Jose, CA 95112 , Phone: (408) 297-8455
  • Clarion President Inn, 3200 Monterey Rd, San Jose, CA 95111 , Phone: (408) 972-2200, Fax: (408) 972-2632
  • The Hensley House Bed And Breakfast Inn, 456 N Third St, San Jose, CA 95112 , Phone: (408) 298-3537
  • Fairmont Hotel, 170 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113 , Phone: (408) 998-1900, Fax: (408) 280-0394
  • The Domain Hotel, 1085 E El Camino Real, San Jose, CA 94087 , Phone: (408) 247-0800, Fax: (408) 984-7120
  • Courtyard By Marriott San Jose Airport, 1727 Technology Dr, San Jose, CA 95110 , Phone: (408) 441-6111, Fax: (408) 441-8039
  • Travelodge San Jose Sports Arena, 1041 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126 , Phone: (408) 295-0159, Fax: (408) 998-5509
  • Executive Inn Downtown, 1215 S First St, San Jose, CA 95110 , Phone: (408) 280-5300, Fax: (408) 280-0569
  • 57 other hotels and motels
All 65 fire-safe hotels and motels in San Jose, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

San Jose travel time to work - commute San Jose mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Neighborhoods in San Jose:

(San Jose, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for San Jose city (based on Santa Clara County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.25%
Here: 43.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchMuslim EstimateSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents66.4%7.4%2.8%2.6%2.3%
Congregations8.0%2.5%8.0%1.5%7.9%
NameUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.8%1.7%1.4%11.6%
Congregations4.4%0.7%7.9%3.9%55.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 345
Santa Clara County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 117
Santa Clara County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 239
Santa Clara County:

1.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,488
Here:

8.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Clara County:

19.0%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 181$1,161,602$77,01214$18,210
Other Government Administration 231$1,568,504$81,48126$71,320
Judicial and Legal 69$663,201$115,3395$18,680
Police Protection - Officers 1,100$11,681,440$127,4340$0
Police - Other 297$1,771,793$71,588178$142,923
Firefighters 666$6,353,348$114,4751$2,389
Fire - Other 94$828,304$105,7413$13,751
Streets and Highways 275$1,767,071$77,10932$62,032
Airports 168$1,125,467$80,3913$7,094
Solid Waste Management 75$532,921$85,2673$7,906
Sewerage 99$563,521$68,3060$0
Parks and Recreation 321$1,822,576$68,134544$707,512
Housing and Community Development(Local) 149$965,627$77,7697$14,400
Water Supply 399$2,787,001$83,82027$55,965
Local Libraries 163$901,871$66,395387$458,471
Other and Unallocable 388$2,558,321$79,123108$103,290
Totals for Government 4,675$37,052,568$95,1081,338$1,683,943

San Jose government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $104,701,000 ($104.85)
    Air Transportation: $59,753,000 ($59.84)
    Sewerage: $57,499,000 ($57.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,615,000 ($52.69)
    Regular Highways: $49,969,000 ($50.04)
    Libraries: $34,695,000 ($34.75)
    General - Other: $29,853,000 ($29.90)
    Water Utilities: $17,323,000 ($17.35)
    Parking Facilities: $366,000 ($0.37)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $215,391,000 ($215.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $109,835,000 ($110.00)
    Air Transportation: $103,113,000 ($103.26)
    Financial Administration: $98,123,000 ($98.27)
    Sewerage: $86,058,000 ($86.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,102,000 ($85.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $79,203,000 ($79.32)
    Regular Highways: $45,152,000 ($45.22)
    Central Staff Services: $38,951,000 ($39.01)
    General - Other: $38,130,000 ($38.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $33,939,000 ($33.99)
    Libraries: $24,263,000 ($24.30)
    Water Utilities: $17,512,000 ($17.54)
    Health - Other: $14,663,000 ($14.68)
    Parking Facilities: $8,210,000 ($8.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,552,000 ($6.56)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $1,531,824,000 ($1534.07)
    Corporate Bonds: $686,062,000 ($687.07)
    Benefit Payments: $154,151,000 ($154.38)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $97,919,000 ($98.06)
    Other Investments - Other: $62,004,000 ($62.09)
    Withdrawals: $1,390,000 ($1.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $204,429,000 ($204.73)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing and Community Development: $28,184,000 ($28.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $54,926,000 ($55.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $19,503,000 ($19.53)
    Police Protection: $11,598,000 ($11.61)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,298,000 ($6.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,407,000 ($1.41)
    Health - Other: $413,000 ($0.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $515,214,000 ($515.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $970,000 ($0.97)

San Jose government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $112,738,000 ($112.90)
    Sewerage: $109,552,000 ($109.71)
    All Other: $86,767,000 ($86.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $75,060,000 ($75.17)
    Regular Highways: $22,150,000 ($22.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,354,000 ($15.38)
    Parking Facilities: $9,750,000 ($9.76)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,123,000 ($9.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $377,244,000 ($377.80)
    From Parent Local Government: $84,740,000 ($84.86)
    Local Employee Contribution: $28,827,000 ($28.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $19,725,000 ($19.75)
    All Other: $17,968,000 ($17.99)
    Air Transportation: $10,720,000 ($10.74)
    Highways: $1,344,000 ($1.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $26,620,000 ($26.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $100,442,000 ($100.59)
    General Revenue, NEC: $31,043,000 ($31.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,497,000 ($14.52)
    Rents: $11,712,000 ($11.73)
    Sale of Property: $11,601,000 ($11.62)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,543,000 ($11.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $20,259,000 ($20.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $97,441,000 ($97.58)
    All Other: $24,160,000 ($24.20)
    Highways: $17,600,000 ($17.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,410,000 ($1.41)
  • Tax - Property: $285,008,000 ($285.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $112,248,000 ($112.41)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $106,302,000 ($106.46)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $39,044,000 ($39.10)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $37,726,000 ($37.78)
    NEC: $35,290,000 ($35.34)
    Other License: $24,774,000 ($24.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,214,000 ($19.24)

San Jose government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,823,838,000 ($3829.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,723,636,000 ($3729.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $581,139,000 ($581.99)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $543,912,000 ($544.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $432,240,000 ($432.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $332,038,000 ($332.52)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,227,000 ($37.28)

San Jose government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $337,123,000 ($337.62)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $937,736,000 ($939.11)
    Total Federal Securities: $295,916,000 ($296.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,682,827,000 ($1685.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $682,983,000 ($683.98)

4.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($72,046 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
California average:

5.03%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,211 average AGI)
Santa Clara County:

0.07%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alameda County, CA  0.54% ($76,962 average AGI)
from San Mateo County, CA  0.46% ($95,955)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.28% ($60,609)


5.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($76,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
California average:

5.12%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,460 average AGI)
Santa Clara County:

0.16%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Alameda County, CA  0.68% ($78,628 average AGI)
to San Mateo County, CA  0.50% ($92,061)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.39% ($83,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in San Jose:

  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLIV (1590 AM; 5 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: EMPIRE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVVN (1430 AM; 3 kW; SANTA CLARA, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 10 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • KZSF (1370 AM; 5 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CARLOS A. DUHARTE)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)

Strongest FM radio stations in San Jose:

  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTY (95.3 FM; LOS GATOS, CA; Owner: KRTY, LTD.)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KEMR (105.7 FM; SANTA CLARA, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSJS (90.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KEZR (106.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF SAN JOSE, INC.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTEE (93.7 FM; FELTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KCNL (104.9 FM; SUNNYVALE, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KSJO (92.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around San Jose:

  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KAXT-CA (Channel 22; SANTA CLARA-SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: LINDA K. TRUMBLY)
  • KDTV (Channel 14; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KDTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNTV (Channel 11; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KNTV LICENSE, INC.)
  • KKPX (Channel 65; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: PAXSON SAN JOSE LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of San Jose fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 676
Total length: 13,473 meters (44,203ft)
Total costs: $221,565,000
Total average daily traffic: 33,356,384
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,672,743

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 2
  • 1910-1919: 3
  • 1920-1929: 8
  • 1930-1939: 15
  • 1940-1949: 9
  • 1950-1959: 24
  • 1960-1969: 92
  • 1970-1979: 219
  • 1980-1989: 66
  • 1990-1999: 191
  • 2000-2009: 47
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for San Jose, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in San Jose)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 709 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in San Jose, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 225 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 578 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 4408 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in San Jose)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in San Jose)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 674 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 148 full and 42 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,855$387,5756,515$350,51323,708$356,539778$275,22944$4,282,4791,771$269,436112$78,813
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED194$373,2221,040$342,1563,551$379,40798$211,6634$9,412,500265$275,15042$86,118
APPLICATIONS DENIED439$333,8261,631$299,0986,178$397,476337$161,94013$1,705,312767$268,783268$74,477
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN321$354,407999$339,2743,616$378,759174$202,7567$708,864368$263,38512$103,229
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS76$332,990239$317,6131,274$387,89560$226,2820$097$280,08120$91,600

Detailed mortgage data for all 187 tracts in San Jose, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 141 full and 32 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED585$352,482110$398,8401$165,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED313$364,16088$438,8971$392,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED126$357,32366$457,8940$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN55$361,65329$383,7900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS31$430,0723$273,3770$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 22
  • Hazardous Condition: 12
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - San Jose

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for San Jose, CA
Most common first names in San Jose, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2,83579.7 years
John2,74673.0 years
William2,00173.6 years
Robert1,85968.2 years
James1,60969.9 years
Joseph1,58775.8 years
Frank1,40675.4 years
George1,34175.3 years
Charles1,23474.1 years
Helen1,11180.1 years
Most common last names in San Jose, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nguyen79774.0 years
Smith77874.0 years
Johnson60674.8 years
Garcia50271.0 years
Brown46174.7 years
Williams43373.7 years
Martinez42571.3 years
Miller41775.0 years
Jones39871.8 years
Anderson38775.2 years
Businesses in San Jose, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness7Johnny Rockets3
7-Eleven48Jones New York8
99 Cents Only Stores1Journeys2
ALDO1Just Tires1
AT&T15Justice4
Ace Hardware3KFC15
Aeropostale2Kohl's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Kroger7
Ann Taylor2La Quinta1
Apple Store1La-Z-Boy1
Applebee's2Lane Bryant1
Arby's3Lane Furniture3
Audi1LensCrafters3
AutoZone5Little Caesars Pizza10
Avenue1Long John Silver's1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill3Lowe's3
Bakers2Macy's2
Bally Total Fitness3Marriott4
Barnes & Noble3Marshalls1
Baskin-Robbins16MasterBrand Cabinets11
Bath & Body Works3Mazda2
Bed Bath & Beyond2McDonald's32
Ben & Jerry's1Men's Wearhouse5
Best Western2Motel 64
Big O Tires1Motherhood Maternity5
Blockbuster10New Balance10
Brooks Brothers1New York & Co2
Brookstone1Nike37
Budget Car Rental2Nissan1
Burger King17Nordstrom3
Burlington Coat Factory1Office Depot4
Buybuy BABY1OfficeMax3
CVS19Old Navy3
Carl\s Jr.15Olive Garden1
Casual Male XL2Outback1
Charlotte Russe2Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet2Pac Sun2
Chico's1Panda Express11
Chipotle5Panera Bread3
Chuck E. Cheese's2Papa John's Pizza3
Cinnabon 2Payless14
Clarion2Penske3
Cold Stone Creamery3PetSmart2
Comfort Inn1Pier 1 Imports2
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut10
Costco3Plato's Closet1
Crate & Barrel1Popeyes5
Curves9Quality1
DHL13Quiznos11
Dairy Queen2RadioShack13
Days Inn2Ramada1
Decora Cabinetry2Red Lobster2
Dennys8Red Robin2
Discount Tire1Rite Aid9
Domino's Pizza8SAS Shoes5
El Pollo Loco7Safeway14
Ethan Allen1Sears10
Express1Sephora2
Extended Stay America2Sprint Nextel5
Extended Stay Deluxe2Staples1
Famous Footwear2Starbucks67
FedEx117Subaru2
Finish Line2Subway59
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 81
Foot Locker1T-Mobile28
Ford2T.J.Maxx2
Forever 212Taco Bell16
Fredericks Of Hollywood2Target10
GNC13The Cheesecake Factory1
GameStop13The Room Place3
Gap1Torrid1
Goodwill1Toyota2
Gymboree1Toys"R"Us5
H&M2Trader Joe's4
H&R Block23U-Haul12
Haagen-Dazs1UPS88
Hilton5Urban Outfitters1
Holiday Inn5Vans19
Hollister Co.2Verizon Wireless7
Home Depot6Victoria's Secret2
HomeTown Buffet3Volkswagen2
Homestead Studio Suites1Vons13
Honda2Walgreens18
Hot Topic2Walmart2
Hyatt2Wendy's6
IHOP1Whole Foods Market1
JCPenney1YMCA4
Jamba Juice20Z Gallerie1
JoS. A. Bank1

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