Santa Clara, California 

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+10.8% since 2020

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9.9 / 7.6

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Best Places to Live in Santa Clara, California

Santa Clara, California is an idyllic city located in Santa Clara County. With its stunning parks and trails, great shopping and dining opportunities, and plenty of local attractions, Santa Clara has something for everyone. Outdoor enthusiasts will be ecstatic when they explore all that the city has to offer while business owners can take advantage of the many resources available. Education is also top-notch in Santa Clara with numerous schools, universities, and medical centers close at hand. Whether you’re looking for a new home or simply wanting to have some fun, Santa Clara is sure to provide the perfect experience! Large city / suburban complex - Northern California, on the south end of San Francisco Bay.
Zip Codes: 95051 95050 95054 95053
Cost of Living: 135.1% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 67 ft above sea level

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Santa Clara, Ca Housing Market
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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 Santa Clara is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Santa Clara jobs have increased by 2.5%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Santa Clara's cost of living is 135.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Santa Clara's Cost of Living

August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Santa Clara, 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

Santa Clara's population is 127,922 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 10.8%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 23.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Santa Clara is Real Estate: $1,438,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.6%.

Santa Clara public schools spend $15,355 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.3 students per teacher in Santa Clara. More Education

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Housing Market in Santa Clara

It's a good time to buy in Santa Clara. Home Appreciation is up 7.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Santa Clara is $1,438,500.
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Reviews for Santa Clara   14 Reviews
Santa Clara CA is a wonderful place. - 9/20/2021
Santa Clara, CA and the city government are great. The city has been for the most part very good to me. I grew up in Santa Clara and now that I have been away for two... Read More
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A fair and balanced review of Santa Clara - 9/3/2017
I have lived in Santa Clara California most of my life so I consider myself to be an expert. The climate is wonderful. The price of housing is way above the national... Read More

Best of Santa Clara - 5/11/2015
Good Central Park and activities; City-owned power company provides lower cost power; home to many high-tech companies; city is... Read More

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