San Jose, California

Population 982,783

San Jose is located in Santa Clara County, CA. The population is 982,783, making San Jose the largest city in Santa Clara County and the 3rd largest city in the state of California.

There are 276 public schools in San Jose with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for San Jose is moderate , and there are 2,235 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in San Jose is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date San Jose property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near San Jose include Alum Rock, East Foothills and Burbank.

San Jose Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 16.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 40.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 42.6%

Crime Rate

2.89% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 778
  • Violent Crimes: 404
  • Robbery: 133
  • Burglary: 378
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

16.18% Higher than national avg.
  • 2,235 offenders in San Jose
  • 22.74 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,653 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 13
  • Registered Polluters: 164
  • Superfunds: 77
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,399


Low 2.2%
  • California unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

276 Public Schools view public schools

There are 276 K-12 public schools in San Jose, CA and 82 private schools. Homefacts rates San Jose's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

2,235 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$936,500 compared to January 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

4,445 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of San Jose, CA issued 4,445 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 4,445 permits, 384 were issued for single family homes and 4,061 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of San Jose, CA issued 3,703 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3,703 permits, 274 were issued for single family homes and 3,429 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Environmental Hazards

1653 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (2514/2629)
    San Jose, CA has 95.63% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    San Jose, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.82 Average
    San Jose, CA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 50.3°
  • February 52.15°
  • March 55.3°
  • April 58.42°
  • May 62.5°
  • June 66.96°
  • July 68.68°
  • August 69.16°
  • September 69.03°
  • October 63.43°
  • November 56.27°
  • December 50.84°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for San Jose, CA

San Jose, CA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
San Jose, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
San Jose, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
San Jose, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in San Jose, CA: $101,940


Unemployment in San Jose is 2.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.5% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.55%
White Collar - 65.45%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

City Representatives

  • Mike Honda
  • Anna G. Eshoo
  • Zoe Lofgren

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

111 FCC Towers view all