San Jose

Known for its tech industry and diverse population, the city is also home to a number of local highlights.

Welcome to San Jose

San Jose is the largest city in Silicon Valley and the third-largest city in California. Known for its tech industry and diverse population, the city is also home to a number of local highlights. Here are a few of the most notable:
 
  • The Tech Interactive: This hands-on science and technology museum is a must-visit for anyone interested in innovation and discovery. The museum features a variety of interactive exhibits, including a virtual reality experience and an earthquake simulator.

  • Santana Row: This outdoor shopping and dining destination is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. The complex features a mix of high-end and boutique shops, as well as a variety of restaurants and cafes.

  • Winchester Mystery House: This eccentric Victorian mansion was built by the widow of the Winchester rifle company's founder, and features a number of bizarre architectural features, such as staircases that lead to nowhere and doors that open onto walls.

  • San Jose Museum of Art: This museum features a diverse collection of modern and contemporary art, including works by local and international artists.

  • Municipal Rose Garden: This 5.5-acre garden is home to more than 3,500 rose bushes, making it a favorite spot for nature lovers and photographers.

  • SAP Center: This arena is home to the San Jose Sharks NHL team, as well as a variety of concerts and other events throughout the year.

  • Japantown: This historic neighborhood is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions, including the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and the San Jose Taiko drumming group.

  • Guadalupe River Park and Gardens: This 250-acre park features walking and biking trails, as well as a variety of gardens, including a rose garden, a community garden, and a heritage orchard.
 
These are just a few of the many local highlights of San Jose. The city has a diverse range of attractions and activities, making it a great place to explore and discover.

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 Panapolis Panadería , Healthy Habits Meal Prep, and Jesse Anderson Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.38 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.5 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.19 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.74 miles 48 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.4 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.42 miles 5 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

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

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  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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324,376

Total Households

3.08

Average Household Size

$53,574

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in San Jose, CA

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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
Evergreen Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Laurelwood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Norwood Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Tom Matsumoto Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Millbrook Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Valle Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Baldwin (Julia) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
East Valley Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 7th
No rating available
Evergreen Montessori School - Ar
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Charter School of Morgan Hill
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Cadwallader Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Cedar Grove Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Holly Oak Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
James Franklin Smith Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Los Paseos Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
August Boeger Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Ledesma (Rita) Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Silver Oak Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Carolyn A. Clark Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Evergreen Valley High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
John J. Montgomery Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Martin Murphy Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Santa Teresa Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Herbert Hoover Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Muwekma Ohlone Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Opportunity Youth Academy
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Pacific Autism Center For Education
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Abraham Lincoln High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Gardner Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
George Mayne Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 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
Walter L. Bachrodt Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Orion Montessori School LLC
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Orchard Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Merritt Trace Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Santa Clara County Special Education
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
St Leo The Great School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
San Jose Conservation Corps Charter
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
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
Castlemont Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
R. I. Meyerholz Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Joaquin Miller Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
John Muir Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
3/5
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
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Steindorf STEAM K-8 Magnet
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Blackford Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
2/5
Manuel De Vargas Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Murdock-Portal Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
George C. Payne Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Willow Glen Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Willow Glen Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Guadalupe Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Los Gatos Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Skylar Hadden School
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
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Sherman Oaks Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Nelson S. Dilworth Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Presentation High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
St Christopher School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Stratford Middle School
PRIVATE
6th - 8th
No rating available
Early Discoveries Cdc
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
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
Rachel Carson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Empire Gardens Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Terrell Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
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
Silicon Valley Career Technical Education
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
No rating available
Downtown College Preparatory
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
KIPP Heartwood Academy
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
4/5
Rocketship Discovery Prep
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Rocketship Alma Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Rocketship Mateo Sheedy Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Rocketship Academy Brilliant Minds
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
ACE Esperanza Middle
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
1/5
Voices College-Bound Language Academy
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Voices College-Bound Language Academy at Mt. Pleasant
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Rocketship Spark Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
2/5
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
1/5
University Preparatory Academy Charter
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
5/5
Aptitud Community Academy at Goss
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Learning in an Urban Community with High Achievement (L.U.C.H.A.)
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5