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
504,641
49%
50.8
Male
520,732
51%
49.2
Total Population
1,025,370
 
323,128,000

San Jose, CA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
64,238
6.3% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
66,046
6.4% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
65,526
6.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
62,172
6.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
69,750
6.8% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
165,408
16.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
148,167
14.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
144,401
14.1% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
64,445
6.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
56,839
5.5% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
70,764
6.9% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
33,372
3.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
14,245
1.4% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
789,038
77.0%
77.2
Female
392,439
49.7%
51.3
Male
396,599
50.3%
48.7
21 Years and over
753,719
73.5%
73.1
62 Years and over
149,747
14.6%
18.8
65 Years and over
118,381
11.5%
15.2
Female
65,482
55.3%
55.8
Male
52,899
44.7%
44.2
Median Age (years)
36
0.0%
0.0

San Jose, CA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
970,690
94.7% 
96.8
White
400,984
39.1% 
72.6
Black or African American
30,624
3.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
4,424
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
357,891
34.9% 
5.4
Asian Indian
67,688
6.6% 
1.2
Chinese
81,183
7.9% 
1.3
Filipino
56,155
5.5% 
0.9
Japanese
11,907
1.2% 
0.2
Korean
12,665
1.2% 
0.4
Vietnamese
107,062
10.4% 
0.6
Other Asian
21,231
2.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
6,628
0.6% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
924
0.1% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
243
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
3,486
0.3% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,975
0.2% 
0.1
Some Other Race
170,139
16.6% 
5.1
Two or More Races
54,683
5.3% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
328,979
32.1% 
17.8
Mexican
288,697
28.2% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
5,352
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
1,086
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
33,844
3.3% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
696,394
67.9% 
82.2

San Jose, CA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
72,434
10.4% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
45,227
6.5% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
120,501
17.3% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
115,511
16.6% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
47,041
6.7% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
183,329
26.3% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
113,598
16.3% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
117,661
16.9%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
579,980
83.2%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
296,927
42.6%
31.2

San Jose, CA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
292,820
35.3%
33.7%
Now Married
424,309
51.1%
47.5
Divorced
65,327
7.9%
11.0%
Separated
13,941
1.7%
2.0
Widowed
33,166
4.0
5.8%

San Jose, CA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
414,430
43.1%
78.4%
Languages other than english
546,705
56.9%
21.6%
Spanish
220,646
23.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
66,879
7.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
246,699
25.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
12,481
1.3%
1.1%

San Jose, CA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
10,545
3.3%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
12,606
3.9%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
17,496
5.5%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
14,618
4.6%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
25,446
7.9%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
40,069
12.5%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
35,007
10.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
61,530
19.2%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
40,929
12.8%
5.8
$200,000 or more
62,201
19.4%
6.4
Median household income
101,940
 
57,617
Per capita income
42,122
 
31,128

San Jose, CA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,986
0.4%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
50,696
9.6%
9.8
Construction
31,769
6.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
98,676
18.7%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
27,270
5.2%
6.6
Information
18,972
3.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
84,422
16.0%
10.1
Other services except public administration
25,069
4.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
98,050
18.6%
11.4
Public administration
14,243
2.7%
4.6
Retail trade
49,425
9.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
17,980
3.4%
5.2
Wholesale trade
9,486
1.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
37,052
7.0%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
235,582
44.6%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
48,972
9.3%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
110,031
20.8%
23.3%
Service occupations
96,407
18.3%
18.1%

San Jose, CA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
511,766
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
386,702
75.6%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
59,594
11.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
23,949
4.7%
5.1
Walked
8,739
1.7%
2.7
Other means
10,063
2.0%
1.8
Worked at home
22,719
4.4%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
30.7
 
26.6

San Jose, CA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
16,238
5.1%
8.7
1 vehicles
84,048
26.2%
33.2
2 vehicles
122,847
38.3%
37.1
3 or more
97,314
30.4%
21.0

San Jose, CA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
320,447
96.1%
87.6
Owner Occupied
182,315
56.9%
63.1
Renter Occupied
138,132
43.1%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
12,908
3.9%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.2
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.1
0.0%
2.5

San Jose, CA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
333,355
1 room
12,997
3.9%
2.4
2 rooms
16,656
5.0%
2.7
3 rooms
38,504
11.6%
9.1
4 rooms
60,015
18.0%
16.5
5 rooms
56,887
17.1%
19.8
6 rooms
62,719
18.8%
17.8
7 rooms
40,036
12.0%
12.0
8 rooms
27,613
8.3%
8.6
9 rooms or more
17,928
5.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

San Jose, CA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
333,355
 
 
1-unit, detached
174,752
52.4%
61.5
1-unit, attached
36,691
11.0%
5.9
2-units
4,969
1.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
17,276
5.2%
4.4
5 to 9 units
16,650
5.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
15,249
4.6%
4.4
20 or more units
55,952
16.8%
9.0
Mobile home
11,772
3.5%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
44
0.0%
0.1

San Jose, CA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
17,272
5.2%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
9,318
2.8%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
38,921
11.7%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
66,047
19.8%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
77,975
23.4%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
40,146
12.0%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
36,127
10.8%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
33,540
10.1%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
7,259
2.2%
2.8%
2014 or later
6,750
2.0%
1.4%

San Jose, CA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
206,448
64.4%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
3,923
1.2%
4.7
Electricity
104,060
32.5%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
42
0.0%
4.8
Coal or coke
147
0.0%
0.1
Wood
684
0.2%
1.9
Solar energy
1,945
0.6%
0.1
Other fuel
37
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
3,161
1.0%
1.1

San Jose, CA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
132,873
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
276
0.2%
1.6%
$500 to $999
3,042
2.3%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
7,253
5.5%
28.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
14,097
10.6%
20.1%
$2,000 to $2,499
22,785
17.1%
11.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
23,350
17.6%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
62,070
46.7%
10.3%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
46,822
35.3%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
22,552
17.0%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
16,534
12.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
12,746
9.6%
7.0%
35.0% or more
33,853
25.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
366
0.0%
0.0%

San Jose, CA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
135,186 
 
41,631,300 
Less than $500
7,197
5.3%
10.7%
$500 to $999
12,020
8.9%
41.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
17,351
12.8%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
18,517
13.7%
1.8%
$1,000 to $1,499
21,200
15.7%
28.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
26,441
19.6%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
32,460
24.0%
11.9%
No Cash Rent
2,946
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,919
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
13,897
10.4%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
17,079
12.8%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
17,069
12.8%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
16,709
12.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
15,834
11.8%
9.0%
35.0% or more
53,184
39.8%
40.7%
Not Computed
4,360
0.0%
0.0%

San Jose, CA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
182,315
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
2,333
1.3%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,965
1.6%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
2,871
1.6%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,779
1.0%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
3,849
2.1%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
13,741
7.5%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
103,885
57.0%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
50,892
27.9%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
802,000
 
205,000
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