San Jose, CA Demographic Data

San Jose, CA Summary

San Jose is located in Santa Clara County in California
  • Population: 982,783
  • Area: 179.97 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 176.53 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 3.44 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 5,460.96 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 160.76 ft
  • Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (GMT -8)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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San Jose, CA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
508,602
50%
50.8
Male
518,317
51%
49.2
Total Population
1,026,920
 
321,419,000

San Jose, CA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
69,258
6.7% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
65,309
6.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
65,443
6.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
58,889
5.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
70,707
6.9% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
159,551
15.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
148,411
14.5% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
148,355
14.4% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
64,980
6.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
55,352
5.4% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
69,903
6.8% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
34,488
3.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
16,273
1.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
790,880
77.0%
77.1
Female
393,996
49.8%
51.4
Male
396,884
50.2%
48.6
21 Years and over
754,185
73.4%
72.9
62 Years and over
150,469
14.7%
18.3
65 Years and over
120,664
11.8%
14.9
Female
67,885
56.3%
55.9
Male
52,779
43.7%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

San Jose, CA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
976,267
95.1% 
96.9
White
401,920
39.1% 
73.1
Black or African American
31,414
3.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
5,454
0.5% 
0.8
Asian
358,104
34.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
67,075
6.5% 
1.2
Chinese
77,156
7.5% 
1.3
Filipino
58,068
5.7% 
0.9
Japanese
12,427
1.2% 
0.2
Korean
13,631
1.3% 
0.5
Vietnamese
107,306
10.4% 
0.5
Other Asian
22,441
2.2% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
3,153
0.3% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
436
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,484
0.1% 
0.0
Samoan
286
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
947
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
176,222
17.2% 
4.8
Two or More Races
50,652
4.9% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
331,232
32.3% 
17.6
Mexican
286,808
27.9% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
5,706
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
2,105
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
36,613
3.6% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
695,687
67.7% 
82.4

San Jose, CA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
70,391
10.1% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
45,510
6.5% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
121,953
17.5% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
122,499
17.6% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
53,037
7.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
167,117
24.0% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
116,806
16.8% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
115,901
16.6%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
581,412
83.5%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
283,923
40.8%
30.6

San Jose, CA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
286,267
34.6%
33.5%
Now Married
422,639
51.1%
47.5
Divorced
67,201
8.1%
11.0%
Separated
14,577
1.8%
2.1
Widowed
36,225
4.4
5.8%

San Jose, CA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
410,063
42.8%
78.5%
Languages other than english
547,598
57.2%
21.5%
Spanish
221,488
23.1%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
63,109
6.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
251,518
26.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
11,483
1.2%
1.0%

San Jose, CA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
13,188
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
10,624
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
20,269
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
19,802
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
27,538
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
44,515
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
37,551
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
57,285
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
39,738
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
52,623
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
91,451
 
55,775
Per capita income
38,466
 
29,979

San Jose, CA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,689
0.3%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
51,683
10.0%
9.8
Construction
32,609
6.3%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
93,174
18.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
23,052
4.5%
6.5
Information
17,412
3.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
92,486
17.9%
10.3
Other services except public administration
22,682
4.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
89,844
17.4%
11.3
Public administration
14,403
2.8%
4.6
Retail trade
49,702
9.6%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
17,248
3.3%
5.1
Wholesale trade
9,376
1.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
40,154
7.8%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
230,278
44.7%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
50,457
9.8%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
98,402
19.1%
23.6%
Service occupations
96,069
18.6%
18.0%

San Jose, CA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
494,087
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
378,252
76.6%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
55,161
11.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
20,383
4.1%
5.2
Walked
10,485
2.1%
2.8
Other means
9,429
1.9%
1.8
Worked at home
20,377
4.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
29.0
 
26.0

San Jose, CA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
17,688
5.5%
8.9
1 vehicles
84,918
26.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
127,603
39.5%
37.2
3 or more
92,924
28.8%
20.3

San Jose, CA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
323,133
96.5%
87.7
Owner Occupied
183,019
56.6%
63.0
Renter Occupied
140,114
43.4%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
11,593
3.5%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

San Jose, CA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
334,726
1 room
11,959
3.6%
2.3
2 rooms
16,769
5.0%
2.5
3 rooms
39,568
11.8%
9.0
4 rooms
60,373
18.0%
16.6
5 rooms
59,315
17.7%
20.0
6 rooms
59,681
17.8%
17.9
7 rooms
40,960
12.2%
12.1
8 rooms
25,885
7.7%
8.5
9 rooms or more
20,216
6.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

San Jose, CA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
334,726
 
 
1-unit, detached
175,729
52.5%
61.4
1-unit, attached
34,983
10.5%
5.8
2-units
6,344
1.9%
3.7
3 or 4 units
17,178
5.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
17,347
5.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
17,692
5.3%
4.6
20 or more units
53,776
16.1%
8.8
Mobile home
11,351
3.4%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
326
0.1%
0.1

San Jose, CA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
16,492
4.9%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
11,607
3.5%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
38,843
11.6%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
63,651
19.0%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
80,780
24.1%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
42,832
12.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
39,280
11.7%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
30,789
9.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
8,129
2.4%
2.5%
2014 or later
2,323
0.7%
0.5%

San Jose, CA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
198,957
61.6%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
3,713
1.1%
4.7
Electricity
114,806
35.5%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
262
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
1,089
0.3%
2.0
Solar energy
735
0.2%
0.1
Other fuel
223
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
3,348
1.0%
1.2

San Jose, CA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
133,596
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
431
0.3%
1.5%
$500 to $999
3,155
2.4%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
10,786
8.1%
29.2%
$1,500 to 1,999
17,557
13.1%
20.3%
$2,500 to $2,999
22,317
16.7%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
25,780
19.3%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
53,570
40.1%
9.9%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
46,656
35.1%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
21,514
16.2%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
17,142
12.9%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
12,898
9.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
34,674
26.1%
22.3%
Not Computed
712
NR
NR

San Jose, CA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
137,436 
 
41,410,200 
Less than $500
6,097
4.4%
11.0%
$3,000 or more
11,884
8.6%
1.5%
$500 to $999
12,881
9.4%
42.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
15,887
11.6%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
22,668
16.5%
4.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
30,346
22.1%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
37,673
27.4%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
2,678
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,757
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
13,783
10.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
16,163
12.0%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
16,681
12.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
17,076
12.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
11,443
8.5%
9.2%
35.0% or more
59,915
44.4%
41.4%
Not Computed
5,053
NR
NR

San Jose, CA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
183,019
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
2,718
1.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
4,204
2.3%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
3,068
1.7%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,437
0.8%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
3,776
2.1%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
23,125
12.6%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
105,265
57.5%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
39,426
21.5%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
717,100
 
194,500
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