San Jose, CA 

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+13.2% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

231 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

9.8 / 7.5

summer / winter

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San Jose, CA

San Jose, California is a vibrant city filled with attractions, activities and events for all ages. From world-class museums like the Tech Museum of Innovation, to family-friendly destinations like the Children’s Discovery Museum - there's something for everyone in this city. The colorful downtown district boasts an array of shops, restaurants and entertainment to satisfy any traveler, while outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy exploring its nearby parks and trails. With its temperate climate, San Jose offers endless opportunities for year-round fun in the sun - making it an ideal destination for any adventure seeker! Large city / suburban complex - Northern California, on the south end of San Francisco Bay.
Zip Codes: 95123, 95127, 95111, 95112, 95122, 95116, 95125, 95124, 95148, 95136, 31 total
Cost of Living: 131.0% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 67 ft above sea level
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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.


The unemployment rate in San Jose is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Jose jobs have increased by 2.5%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, San Jose's cost of living is 131.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare San Jose's Cost of Living

August, July and June are the most pleasant months in San Jose, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Santa Clara county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 72.6% to 25.2%. More Voting Stats

San Jose's population is 1,013,337 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 10.6%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 29.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in San Jose is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.3%.

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. More Education

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Housing Market in San Jose

It's a good time to buy in San Jose. Home Appreciation is up 13.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in San Jose is .

Reviews for San Jose   90 Reviews
West San Jose is a Desirable Area in San Jose - 4/16/2023
I've lived in west San Jose/Cambrian, between Los Gatos and Almaden SJ since 1997. This side of town somehow avoided the erosion of the American dream. Houses are... Read More

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Declining quality of life… - 10/14/2022
I lived in San Jose for 40 years. That’s during the most exciting time when the Silicon Valley was booming with real technology and San Jose was ranked as the safest big... Read More

HORRIBLE place to live - 10/11/2021
I've lived in San Jose, CA for 25 years. This city is being over run with crime and gangs. The cost of living is very high. Granted, you are so close to mountains,... Read More

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95123, 95127, 95111, 95112, 95122, 95116, 95125, 95124, 95148, 95136, 31 total


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