StatisticSan JoseCaliforniaNational
Population1,009,36339,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5,68625691
Median age36.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%46%43%
Speak English43%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in San Jose is 2121% higher than California
  • The median age in San Jose is equal to California
  • In San Jose 42.19% of the population is White
  • In San Jose 3.08% of the population is Black
  • In San Jose 34.10% of the population is Asian

Compare San Jose, CA Demographics

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      San Jose population breakdown by race

      RaceSan JoseCaliforniaNational
      White42.19%61.26%73.35%
      Black3.08%5.85%12.63%
      Asian34.10%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.52%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.44%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race4.97%4.62%3.06%
      Other race14.69%13.28%4.75%
      In San Jose, 32.6% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      San Jose age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The San Jose, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).