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San Jose, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $999,900 (it was $375,500 in 2000)
San Jose:

$999,900
California:

$568,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $754,000 - $1,296,400

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $1,174,385
Here:

$1,174,385
State:

$765,845

Townhouses or other attached units: $834,379
Here:

$834,379
State:

$677,010

In 2-unit structures: $984,343
Here:

$984,343
State:

$1,050,336

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $598,822
Here:

$598,822
State:

$661,682

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $648,675
Here:

$648,675
State:

$672,204

Mobile homes: $210,870
Here:

$210,870
State:

$158,037

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $53,074
Here:

$53,074
State:

$99,065

San Jose,CA index of house prices

Total population: 1,015,785 (Urban population: 893,128, Rural population: 761 (82 farm, 679 nonfarm))

Houses: 343,234 (327,894 occupied: 180,993 owner occupied, 146,901 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

45%
State:

45%

Housing density: 1,963 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $842,709.

Median contract rent in 2019: over $2,000 (lower quartile is $1,476, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $2,460


Median gross rent in San Jose, CA in 2019: over $2,000

Housing units in San Jose with a mortgage: 123,109 (2,308 second mortgage, 16,964 home equity loan, 1,117 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 57,884

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $179,630

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $96,677

Median monthly housing costs: $2,327


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San Jose, California Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1973

Median year apartment built: 1978

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,021,786
  • Male householders: 189,666 (34,855 living alone), Female householders: 138,228 (33,631 living alone)
  • 175,562 spouses (173,849 opposite-sex spouses), 20,690 unmarried partners, (19,550 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 303,350 children (289,369 natural, 6,660 adopted, 7,321 stepchildren), 20,545 grandchildren, 26,584 brothers or sisters, 37,717 parents, 370 foster children, 37,629 other relatives, 57,273 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 14,172

Size of family households: 78,604 2-persons, 55,703 3-persons, 55,897 4-persons, 24,204 5-persons, 10,520 6-persons, 8,206 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 68,486 1-person, 18,391 2-persons, 4,725 3-persons, 1,390 4-persons, 1,223 5-persons, 255 6-persons, 290 7-or-more-persons.

153,381 married couples with children.
38,726 single-parent households (12,249 men, 26,477 women).

40.9% of residents of San Jose speak English at home.
22.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
7.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
27.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 419,921 (41.1%)
(57.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.7
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in San Jose, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in San Jose, California
  • 897no bedroom
  • 4,6561 bedroom
  • 27,4842 bedrooms
  • 73,5283 bedrooms
  • 60,1394 bedrooms
  • 14,2895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Jose, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Jose, California
  • 16,180no bedroom
  • 39,8721 bedroom
  • 50,8172 bedrooms
  • 27,7203 bedrooms
  • 10,2924 bedrooms
  • 2,0205+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in San Jose in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in San Jose in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 4,307no vehicle
  • 32,5321 vehicle
  • 78,7262 vehicles
  • 39,7163 vehicles
  • 17,5564 vehicles
  • 8,1565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in San Jose in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in San Jose in renter-occupied apartments
  • 16,109no vehicle
  • 55,9761 vehicle
  • 50,1722 vehicles
  • 16,4723 vehicles
  • 5,1974 vehicles
  • 2,9755+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in San Jose, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in San Jose, California
  • 8401 room
  • 2,4872 rooms
  • 6,5773 rooms
  • 20,8584 rooms
  • 35,0045 rooms
  • 43,6016 rooms
  • 34,1977 rooms
  • 21,4988 rooms
  • 15,9319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Jose, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in San Jose, California
  • 15,3571 room
  • 17,4422 rooms
  • 33,1443 rooms
  • 37,6914 rooms
  • 18,7515 rooms
  • 13,1096 rooms
  • 5,5007 rooms
  • 3,8158 rooms
  • 2,0929+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in San Jose, CA
  • San Jose, CA household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in San Jose, CA in 2019
  • 8,994Less than $10,000
  • 17,154$10,000 to $19,999
  • 14,205$20,000 to $29,999
  • 17,665$30,000 to $39,999
  • 13,701$40,000 to $49,999
  • 14,742$50,000 to $59,999
  • 23,450$60,000 to $74,999
  • 34,502$75,000 to $99,999
  • 31,137$100,000 to $124,999
  • 24,841$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42,735$150,000 to $199,999
  • 84,768$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in San Jose, CA

  • Distribution of house value in San Jose, CA in 2019
  • 1,265Less than $10,000
  • 377$10,000 to $14,999
  • 104$15,000 to $19,999
  • 130$20,000 to $24,999
  • 175$25,000 to $29,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 433$40,000 to $49,999
  • 373$50,000 to $59,999
  • 237$60,000 to $69,999
  • 232$70,000 to $79,999
  • 556$80,000 to $89,999
  • 205$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,366$100,000 to $124,999
  • 271$125,000 to $149,999
  • 963$150,000 to $174,999
  • 550$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,697$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,406$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3,164$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4,201$400,000 to $499,999
  • 24,788$500,000 to $749,999
  • 45,989$750,000 to $999,999
  • 58,890$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 21,195$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 10,401$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in San Jose, CA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in San Jose, CA in 2019
  • 580Less than $100
  • 273$100 to $149
  • 447$150 to $199
  • 949$200 to $249
  • 2,197$250 to $299
  • 1,898$300 to $349
  • 909$350 to $399
  • 1,186$400 to $449
  • 778$450 to $499
  • 1,116$500 to $549
  • 117$550 to $599
  • 835$600 to $649
  • 1,021$650 to $699
  • 526$700 to $749
  • 1,227$750 to $799
  • 2,013$800 to $899
  • 2,915$900 to $999
  • 8,770$1,000 to $1,249
  • 9,189$1,250 to $1,499
  • 27,415$1,500 to $1,999
  • 29,676$2,000 to $2,499
  • 26,110$2,500 to $2,999
  • 14,829$3,000 to $3,499
  • 9,298$3,500 or more
  • 2,627No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 88.1%
Number of people working at home: 21,896 (4.2% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 5,784
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 20,099
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 41,219
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 71,028
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 80,827
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 33,624
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 88,506
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 15,501
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 29,045
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 54,310
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 43,003
  • 90 or more minutes: 21,136
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - San Jose

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 341,524 (76.5%)
  • Carpooled: 45,358 (10.2%)
  • Bus: 8,586 (1.9%)
  • Subway or elevated rail: 1,231 (0.3%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 3,168 (0.7%)
  • Light rail, streetcar or trolley: 3,244 (0.7%)
  • Taxi: 7,298 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 3,002 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 11,220 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 21,896 (4.9%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 1.3%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 8.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 4.9%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in San Jose, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in San Jose, California
  • 98,1012010 or later
  • 96,7142000 to 2009
  • 98,2151990 to 1999
  • 107,8781980 to 1989
  • 51,3631970 to 1979
  • 25,178Before 1970
Ancestries in San Jose, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • European: 13,388 (1.9%)
  • American: 11,072 (1.6%)
  • Italian: 10,628 (1.5%)
  • German: 9,764 (1.4%)
  • Iranian: 8,788 (1.3%)
  • Irish: 6,996 (1.0%)
  • English: 6,431 (0.9%)
  • Portuguese: 4,882 (0.7%)
  • Russian: 4,106 (0.6%)
  • Ethiopian: 3,671 (0.5%)
  • Polish: 2,913 (0.4%)
  • African: 2,433 (0.3%)
  • British: 2,079 (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2,000 (0.3%)
  • Scottish: 1,509 (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 1,483 (0.2%)
  • Assyrian: 1,411 (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 1,347 (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 1,311 (0.2%)
  • Turkish: 1,221 (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 1,212 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 1,179 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 1,008 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 998 (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 973 (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 967 (0.1%)
  • Dutch: 959 (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 935 (0.1%)
  • Egyptian: 902 (0.1%)
  • French: 896 (0.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 817 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 746 (0.1%)
  • Israeli: 734 (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 692 (0.10%)
  • Somali: 607 (0.09%)
  • Jordanian: 602 (0.09%)
  • Swiss: 588 (0.08%)
  • French Canadian: 587 (0.08%)
  • Danish: 525 (0.08%)
  • Croatian: 458 (0.07%)
  • Palestinian: 405 (0.06%)
  • Iraqi: 383 (0.05%)
  • Lithuanian: 312 (0.04%)
  • Serbian: 308 (0.04%)
  • Bulgarian: 236 (0.03%)
  • Afghan: 230 (0.03%)
  • Australian: 215 (0.03%)
  • Czech: 211 (0.03%)
  • Welsh: 181 (0.03%)
  • Arab: 178 (0.03%)
  • Austrian: 166 (0.02%)
  • Zimbabwean: 158 (0.02%)
  • Estonian: 157 (0.02%)
  • Scandinavian: 149 (0.02%)
  • Ghanaian: 138 (0.02%)
  • Nigerian: 134 (0.02%)
  • Macedonian: 128 (0.02%)
  • Slovak: 126 (0.02%)
  • Finnish: 112 (0.02%)
  • Guyanese: 98 (0.01%)
  • Icelander: 95 (0.01%)
  • Senegalese: 94 (0.01%)
  • Belgian: 93 (0.01%)
  • South African: 90 (0.01%)
  • Albanian: 75 (0.01%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 72 (0.01%)
  • West Indian: 67 (0.01%)
  • Maltese: 65 (0.01%)
  • Haitian: 64 (0.01%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 60 (0.01%)
  • Basque: 58 (0.01%)
  • Syrian: 47 (0.01%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 44 (0.01%)
  • Jamaican: 44 (0.01%)
  • Kenyan: 42 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
San Jose:

20.4% (85,718)
California:

38.6% (4,076,121)

Vietnam
San Jose:

19.9% (83,837)
California:

4.9% (519,024)

India
San Jose:

11.7% (49,077)
California:

4.8% (505,205)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
San Jose:

10.0% (42,017)
California:

6.3% (663,383)

Philippines
San Jose:

9.1% (38,445)
California:

8.0% (844,794)

Taiwan
San Jose:

3.5% (14,918)
California:

1.7% (180,595)

Iran
San Jose:

2.5% (10,388)
California:

2.0% (206,245)

Korea
San Jose:

2.2% (9,189)
California:

3.0% (317,966)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 468,121
  • Other state: 115,599
  • Northeast: 29,378
  • Midwest: 30,325
  • South: 29,139
  • West: 26,757

87.1% of San Jose residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41.6% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63.7% lived in California.


San Jose:

87.1%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8,987
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3,931
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9,946
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,307
  • 9th grade: 3,622
  • 10th grade: 3,009
  • 11th grade: 3,807
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 11,270
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 60,544
  • Less than 1 year of college: 14,178
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 44,890
  • Associate degree: 23,668
  • Bachelor's degree: 92,078
  • Master's degree: 53,093
  • Professional school degree: 6,183
  • Doctorate degree: 15,435
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13,046
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5,721
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10,553
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5,667
  • 9th grade: 3,555
  • 10th grade: 4,094
  • 11th grade: 2,661
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 9,406
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 56,875
  • Less than 1 year of college: 17,065
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 41,356
  • Associate degree: 29,113
  • Bachelor's degree: 91,176
  • Master's degree: 46,557
  • Professional school degree: 8,797
  • Doctorate degree: 6,450
Educational Attainment for Females
San Jose marital status for males
San Jose marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 172,412
  • One, attached: 37,887
  • Two: 5,708
  • 3 or 4: 15,206
  • 5 to 9: 15,952
  • 10 to 19: 18,603
  • 20 to 49: 18,203
  • 50 or more: 46,339
  • Mobile homes: 12,594
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 330

Median worth of mobile homes: $219,300

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in San Jose
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in San Jose, CA
  • 75.9%Utility gas
  • 20.6%Electricity
  • 1.4%Solar energy
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in San Jose, CA
  • 55.2%Electricity
  • 42.2%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13,928
Here:

13.7%
California:

8.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6,954
Here:

13.1%
California:

8.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,264
Here:

6.3%
California:

14.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability