San Jose demographics profile

StatisticSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,58623991
Median age35.935.637.4
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%53%55%
Speak English44%56%79%
Speak Spanish24%29%13%
San Jose, CA has a population of 986,320 and is the 10th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,586 per sq mi which is 2236% higher than the California average and 6066% higher than the national average. The median age in San Jose is 36 which is approximately 1% higher than the California average of 36. In San Jose, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 44% speak English and 24% speak Spanish. 48% of San Jose residents were born in California, 12% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 39% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in San Jose is 2236% higher than California.
  • The median age in San Jose is 1% higher than California.
  • In San Jose 45.31% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In San Jose 3.16% of the population is African American.
  • In San Jose 33.24% of the population is Asian.

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San Jose population breakdown by race

RaceSan JoseCaliforniaNational
African American3.16%5.94%12.60%
American Indian0.63%0.75%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.35%0.39%0.17%
Mixed race4.79%4.46%2.91%
Other race12.53%12.85%4.70%
In San Jose, 33.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The San Jose, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.