San Jose, CA Livability Score

San Jose, CA is Extremely Livable
  • • San Jose is ranked #284 in California
  • • San Jose is ranked #3451 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Income per Capita
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The Locals

StatisticSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Population (2013)954,37938,332,521317,297,938
Median Age35.235.237.2
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%53%56%
Have children (under 18yrs)50%48%45%
Caucasian47%62%74%
African American3%6%13%
Asian33%13%5%
Speak English45%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%
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  • AreaVibes Contributor reviewed San Jose
  • November 23, 2011
San Jose is Not a City of BoredomI lived in San Jose, California for 3 years. San Jose is a large city. There are only 2 cities in California that are bigger. I loved San Jose for the variety of activities that are available. You never get bored. San Jose has greatRead full review
  • AreaVibes Contributor reviewed San Jose
  • April 29, 2010
Our Day in San Jose, CAWhenever we fly to northern California, we always use the San Jose airport rather than San Francisco's torturous, congested terminals 45 miles to the north - it's smaller and more efficient. So on our last trip, we decided to spend a dayRead full review

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  • September 19, 2012
Relocating to San JoseWhat neighbor hoods in or around San Jose are best for familySee full question
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  • gamma6tired posted a question in San Jose
  • June 26, 2012
San Jose Public TransportationIs there public Transportation available to get from the airport to the AmtrakSee full question
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Neighborhoods in & around San Jose, CA

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Charleston Meadow, Palo Alto9013.4
Fair Meadow, Palo Alto8913.6
Charleston Gardens, Palo Alto8912.8
Duveneck-Saint Francis, Palo Alto8915
Midtown, Palo Alto8714.3
Triple El, Palo Alto8714.8
Green Acres, Palo Alto8713.7
East Industrial, Fremont8610.4
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Cameron Hills, Fremont8613
Almaden Valley, San Jose858.2
Willow Glen, San Jose853
West San Jose, San Jose855.8
Cambrian Park, San Jose855.5
Rose Garden, San Jose842.2
Warm Springs, Fremont849.7
Blacow, Fremont8413.1
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Cities near San Jose, CA

CityScoreMiles
Monte Sereno, CA888.9
Sereno del Mar, CA889.2
Camino Tassajara, CA8831.8
Los Altos, CA8712.4
Belmont, CA8724.3
Cupertino, CA877.6
San Ramon, CA8730.8
Pleasanton, CA8722.3
CityScoreMiles
San Carlos, CA8723.2
Ladera, CA8717.1
Foster City, CA8725.6
Palo Alto, CA8615.3
Atherton, CA8618.6
Rossmoor, CA8638.1
Saratoga, CA868.8
Piedmont, CA8638.2
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