San Jose, CA Population

By | June 5, 2019

Population: 894,943. Estimated population in July 2020: 912,332 (+1.9% change)
Males: 454,798 (50.8%), Females: 440,145 (49.2%)

Santa Clara County

Zip codes: 95110, 95111, 95112, 95113, 95116, 95117, 95118, 95119, 95120, 95121, 95122, 95123, 95124, 95125, 95126, 95127, 95128, 95129, 95130, 95131, 95132, 95133, 95134, 95135, 95136, 95138, 95139, 95148.

Median resident age: 32.6 years
Median household income: $70,243
Median house value: $394,000

Races in San Jose:

  • White Non-Hispanic (36.0%)
  • Hispanic (30.2%)
  • Other race (15.9%)
  • Vietnamese (8.8%)
  • Chinese (5.7%)
  • Filipino (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (5.0%)
  • Black (3.5%)
  • Asian Indian (3.0%)
  • Other Asian (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Japanese (1.3%)
  • Korean (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (7.6%), Irish (6.1%), English (5.6%), Italian (4.8%), United States (1.9%), French (1.8%).

Elevation: 87 feet

Land area: 174.9 square miles

Map of San Jose, CA

Population

For population 25 years and over in San Jose

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 31.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Jose city

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

36.8% Foreign born (20.4% Asia, 12.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +111,581 (+14.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in San Jose:

  • AGNEWS STATE HOSPITAL (3500 ZANKER ROAD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL (2425 SAMARITAN DRIVE)
  • O’CONNOR HOSPITAL (2105 FOREST AVE)
  • REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER OF SAN JOSE (225 N JACKSON AVE)
  • SAN JOSE MEDICAL CENTER (675 E SANTA CLARA ST)
  • SANTA CLARA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (751 S BASCOM AVE)
  • SANTA TERESA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (250 HOSPITAL PARKWAY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to San Jose:

  • NORMAN Y. MINETA SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL (about 5 miles; SAN JOSE, CA; Abbreviation: SJC)
  • METROPOLITAN OAKLAND INTL (about 38 miles; OAKLAND, CA; Abbreviation: OAK)
  • SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL (about 41 miles; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Abbreviation: SFO)

Other public-use airports nearest to San Jose:

  • REID-HILLVIEW OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY (about 4 miles; SAN JOSE, CA; Abbreviation: RHV)
  • PALO ALTO ARPT OF SANTA CLARA CO (about 19 miles; PALO ALTO, CA; Abbreviation: PAO)
  • SOUTH COUNTY ARPT OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY (about 26 miles; SAN MARTIN, CA; Abbreviation: Q99)
Amtrak station:
SAN JOSE (65 CAHILL ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in San Jose:

  • SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 20,861; Location: 1 WASHINGTON SQ; Public; Website: www.sjsu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • EVERGREEN VALLEY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 6,118; Location: 3095 YERBA BUENA RD; Public; Website: www.evc.edu)
  • SAN JOSE CITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,713; Location: 2100 MOORPARK AVE; Public; Website: www.sjcc.edu)
  • BRYMAN COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 1,144; Location: 1245 S WINCHESTER BL; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cci.edu)
  • MASTERS INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 1,131; Location: 50 AIRPORT PKY STE 8; Private, for-profit)
  • PALMER COLLEGE OF CHIROPRACTIC-WEST (Full-time enrollment: 562; Location: 90 E TASMAN DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.palmer.edu)
  • CENTER FOR EMPLOYMENT TRAINING-SAN JOSE-VINE (Full-time enrollment: 503; Location: 701 VINE ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • COMPUTER TRAINING ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 375; Location: 235 CHARCOT AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • SAN JOSE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 328; Location: 790 S 12TH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.SJCHRISTIAN.EDU)
  • THE NATIONAL HISPANIC UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 284; Location: 14271 STORY RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • BRYMAN COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 198; Location: 4030 MOORPARK AVENUE SUITE 110; Private, for-profit; Website: CCI.EDU)
  • LINCOLN LAW SCHOOL OF SAN JOSE (Location: ONE NORTH FIRST STREET; Private, not-for-profit)
  • EVERGREEN BEAUTY COLLEGE (Location: 2938 ABORN SQ RD; Private, for-profit)
  • CENTER FOR TRAINING AND CAREERS (Location: 1600 LAS PLUMAS AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY-SAN JOSE (Location: 2880 ZANKER RD STE 101; Private, not-for-profit; Website: WWW.GGU.EDU; Offers Master’s degree)
  • ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES INC (Location: 1445 OAKLAND RD; Private, not-for-profit)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CAMPUS (Location: 3590 N FIRST ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu/northcal; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • SAN JOSE-EVERGREEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (Location: 4750 SAN FELIPE RD; Public)
  • GANAYE ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY INC (Location: 4112F MONTEREY RD; Private, for-profit)
  • MONTEREY ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN (Location: 345 E SANTA CLARA ST; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near San Jose:

  • MISSION COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SANTA CLARA, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,565)
  • WEST VALLEY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SARATOGA, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,880)
  • DE ANZA COLLEGE (about 13 miles; CUPERTINO, CA; Full-time enrollment: 13,197)
  • SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; SANTA CLARA, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,229)
  • OHLONE COLLEGE (about 16 miles; FREMONT, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,870)
  • FOOTHILL COLLEGE (about 19 miles; LOS ALTOS HILLS, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,415)
  • STANFORD UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; STANFORD, CA; Full-time enrollment: 14,955)

Biggest public high schools in San Jose:

  • INDEPENDENCE HIGH (Students: 4,053; Location: 1776 EDUCATIONAL PARK DR.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • OAK GROVE HIGH (Students: 2,604; Location: 285 BLOSSOM HILL ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SILVER CREEK HIGH (Students: 2,386; Location: 3434 SILVER CREEK ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SANTA TERESA HIGH (Students: 2,151; Location: 6150 SNELL ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PIEDMONT HILLS HIGH (Students: 2,037; Location: 1377 PIEDMONT ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MT. PLEASANT HIGH (Students: 1,990; Location: 1750 S. WHITE ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HILL (ANDREW P.) HIGH (Students: 1,986; Location: 3200 SENTER ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LELAND HIGH (Students: 1,788; Location: 6677 CAMDEN AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LINCOLN (ABRAHAM) HIGH (Students: 1,768; Location: 555 DANA AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • LYNBROOK HIGH (Students: 1,702; Location: 1280 JOHNSON AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in San Jose:

  • BELLARMINE COLLEGE PREP SCHOOL (Students: 1,390; Location: 850 ELM STREET; Grades: 9 – 12; Boys only)
  • PRESENTATION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 714; Location: 2281 PLUMMER AVENUE; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 539; Location: 596 SOUTH SECOND ST; Grades: 9 – 12; Girls only)
  • LIBERTY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 531; Location: 2790 SOUTH KING ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • ALMADEN VALLEY CHRISTIAN (Students: 92; Location: 6291 VEGAS DR.; Grades: KG – 12)
  • WHITE ROAD BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 67; Location: 480 S WHITE RD; Grades: PK – 12)
  • BEACON SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 5670 CAMDEN AVE; Grades: 5 – 12)
  • SAN JOSE COMM CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 39; Location: 480 S. MCCREERY AVE.; Grades: KG – 12)
  • GATEWAY ACADEMY (Students: 14; Location: 3001 ROSS AVE NO NINE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • OUR SHEPHERD’S ACADEMY (Students: 11; Location: 1480 LUNING DR.; Grades: 2 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in San Jose:

  • SPECIAL EDUCATION (Students: 1,437; Location: 1290 RIDDER PARK DR.; Grades: KG – 12)
  • HARTE (BRET) MIDDLE (Students: 1,306; Location: 7050 BRET HARTE DR.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MILLER (JOAQUIN) MIDDLE (Students: 1,227; Location: 6151 RAINBOW DR.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CASTILLERO MIDDLE (Students: 1,164; Location: 6384 LEYLAND PARK DR.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • QUIMBY OAK INTERMEDIATE (Students: 1,152; Location: 3190 QUIMBY ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HOOVER (HERBERT) MIDDLE (Students: 1,139; Location: 1635 PARK AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CHABOYA MIDDLE (Students: 1,137; Location: 3276 FOWLER ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WILLOW GLEN MIDDLE (Students: 1,077; Location: 2105 COTTLE AVE.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PIEDMONT MIDDLE (Students: 1,042; Location: 955 PIEDMONT ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SIERRAMONT MIDDLE (Students: 1,014; Location: 3155 KIMLEE DR.; Grades: 06 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in San Jose:

  • THE HARKER SCHOOL (Students: 1,273; Location: 500 SARATOGA AVENUE; Grades: PK – 10)
  • MILPITAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL INC (Students: 861; Location: 3435 BIRCHWOOD LANE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST FRANCES CABRINI SCHOOL (Students: 686; Location: 15325 WOODARD RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY FAMILY EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Students: 655; Location: 4850 PEARL AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOHN VIANNEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 624; Location: 4601 HYLAND AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SAINT CHRISTOPHER SCHOOL (Students: 619; Location: 2278 BOOKSIN AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ACHIEVER CHRISTAIN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 542; Location: 820 IRONWOOD DR; Grades: PK – 6)
  • ALMADEN COUNTRY SCHOOL (Students: 421; Location: 6835 TRINIDAD DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • PRIMARY PLUS SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 3500 AMBER DRIVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARTIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 354; Location: 300 O’CONNOR DRIVE; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Libraries in San Jose:

  • SAN JOSE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,228,719; Location: 180 W. SAN CARLOS ST.; 1,743,382 books; 77,956 audio materials; 67,119 video materials; 3,673 serial subscriptions)
  • SANTA CLARA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $23,996,547; Location: 1095 N. SEVENTH ST.; 1,281,068 books; 100,729 audio materials; 114,195 video materials; 3,159 serial subscriptions)