San Jose, CA Livability Score

San Jose, CA is Extremely Livable
  • • San Jose is ranked #204 in California
  • • San Jose is ranked #2618 in the USA
  • Stable Housing Market
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • High Income per Capita
  • Sunny Weather
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The Locals

StatisticSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Population (2013)945,94238,332,521316,128,839
Population (2000)893,88933,871,648281,421,906
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%58%58%
Have children (under 18yrs)53%52%48%
Caucasian47%69%83%
African American3%4%8%
Asian27%6%2%
Speak English49%69%88%
Speak Spanish23%22%7%
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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

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Fairgrounds, San Jose0.9Cambrian Park, San Jose3.9
Willow Glen, San Jose2.2Blossom Valley, San Jose4
Downtown, San Jose2.6North Valley, San Jose5
Buena Vista, San Jose2.7Evergreen, San Jose5.4
Edenvale-Seven Trees, San Jose3.3Almaden Valley, San Jose5.6
Rose Garden, San Jose3.3West San Jose, San Jose6
Burbank, San Jose3.4North San Jose, San Jose6.5
East San Jose, San Jose3.8Berryessa, San Jose6.8
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Cities near San Jose, CA

CityMilesCityMiles
San Jose, CA0Santa Clara, CA6.3
Seven Trees, CA2.2Los Gatos, CA6.8
Buena Vista, CA2.7Monte Sereno, CA7.9
Burbank (Santa Clara), CA3.4Saratoga, CA8.4
Cambrian Park, CA4.6Milpitas, CA9.1
Campbell, CA4.7Cupertino, CA9.3
Alum Rock, CA5.1Sunnyvale, CA9.6
East Foothills, CA6.2Lexington Hills, CA11.8
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