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What Bert Has To Say About San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara Metro Area


This large metro area covers the southern portion of the San Francisco Bay Area and is otherwise known as Santa Clara County, or more informally, as the “Silicon Valley.” Once a quiet agricultural valley of orchards and small towns and anchored by the indistinct processing and shipping point of San Jose, the area has completely transformed over a period of forty years into an economic and technology powerhouse and cultural crossroads between America and Asia.

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Large city / suburban complex - Northern California, on the south end of San Francisco Bay See Local Real Estate
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City: San Jose
Zip Codes: 95123, 95127, ... 31 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 67 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About San Jose


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in San Jose is 4.50 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Jose jobs have Increased by 3.34 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, San Jose's cost of living is 122.20% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare San Jose's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    San Jose's population is 1,026,910 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 31.28 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in San Jose is $844,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 15.82%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    San Jose public schools spend $10,142 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.4 students per teacher in San Jose. Learn more...

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San Jose Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in San Jose. Home Appreciation is up 8.9% in the last 12 months. Browse San Jose Real Estate.
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  1/9/2018
Long-term resident of San Jose

I grew up in San Jose. More specifically Cambrian Park (south-west). I graduated from Gilroy High School (moved to Gilroy in Jr Year). I lived in the greater San Jose... (Read More)

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  10/8/2017
High tech haven

I have lived in San Jose' since 1983 so it would bode well to listen to my advice if you're planning to live here. San Jose' is no different than any other major city... (Read More)

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  9/3/2017
great city for those who live fast

l currently live in san jose. own a home here in the city. and have lived in santa clara county since 2001. so i'm definitely a person to listen to if you're thinking... (Read More)

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