Santa Clara County, CA

Current Temperature ° Population 1,837,504

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 12.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 37.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 49.5%

Registered Offenders

17.98% Lower than national avg.
  • 2,372 offenders in Santa Clara County
  • 12.91 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $872,475
  • Median Sales Price: $830,000
  • Foreclosures: 791
  • Homes For Sale: 473
  • Homes For Rent: 49

Environmental Hazards

3,937 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 16
  • Registered Polluters: 289
  • Superfunds: 322
  • Tanks & Spills: 3,310

Unemployment

Moderate 3.3%
  • California unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

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424 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 424 K-12 public schools in Santa Clara County, CA and 181 private schools. Homefacts rates Santa Clara County's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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Crime view details

2,372 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$872,475 compared to September 2016
Median Sales Price
$830,000 compared to September 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    4.1%
  • Rented
    42.1%
  • Owned
    53.9%

473 Homes For Sale View All

$313,900
1085 Tasman Dr
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$1,950,000
4201 Juniper Lane
Palo Alto, CA 94306
3 Beds | 4 Baths
$499,800
4681 Albany Cir
San Jose, CA 95129
1 Beds | 1 Baths
$998,800
1582 Willowmont Ave
San Jose, CA 95118
4 Beds | 2 Baths

791 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$787,500  
$764,000
Marten
San Jose, CA 95148
5 Beds | 3 Baths
$1,404,000
Pierce
Saratoga, CA 95070
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$560,000
Azalia Dr
Palo Alto, CA 94303
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$681,000
La Jolla
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
5 Beds | 4 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

9,932 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Santa Clara County, CA issued 9,932 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 9,932 permits, 1756 were issued for single family homes and 8,176 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Santa Clara County, CA issued 7,621 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 7,621 permits, 1729 were issued for single family homes and 5,892 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

49 Rental Properties View All

$2,200
338 San Petra Ct
Milpitas, CA 95035
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$4,450
3622 Randolph Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$3,895
2363 Arlene Drive
Santa Clara, CA 95050
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$2,570
745 S Bernardo Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
1 Beds | 1 Baths

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Environmental Hazards

3937 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Santa Clara County, CA
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Santa Clara County, CA
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  • Superfunds
    in Santa Clara County, CA
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Santa Clara County, CA
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Santa Clara County, CA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Santa Clara County, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.27 Average
    Santa Clara County, 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 49.4°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Santa Clara County, CA

Earthquakes
Santa Clara County, CA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Santa Clara County, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Santa Clara County, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Santa Clara County, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Santa Clara County, CA: $102,340

Unemployment

Unemployment in Santa Clara County is 3.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 30.01%
White Collar - 69.99%

Politics

State Representatives

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

Neighborhood Info

227 FCC Towers view all

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