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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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Quick Facts About San Jose

    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.
    Compared to the rest of the country, San Jose's cost of living is 122.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, San Jose's population is 1,026,910 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 31.28 percent.
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in San Jose is $844,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 15.82 percent.
    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.

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Very diverse in culture and lots to do, and top to it off, the awesome weather especially in the Spring. The only negative, very high cost of living.... (Read More)



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I have lived many places - Germany, Washington DC, Hawaii, Japan and now San Jose for the last 15 years. We are looking to move next year. Although the climate is... (Read More)



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