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0.15% decline
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11.5% growth
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2.46% growth
Median Property Value
11.8% growth

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The economy of San Jose, CA employs 528,044 people. The economy of San Jose, CA is specialized in Manufacturing; Professional, Scientific, Tech Services; and Information, which employ respectively 1.95; 1.65; and 1.44 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in San Jose, CA are Manufacturing (84,422), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (71,337), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (64,656), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($84,008), Utilities ($76,151), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($64,875).

Median household income in San Jose, CA is $101,940. Males in San Jose, CA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,697. The income inequality of San Jose, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.507 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for San Jose, CA. In Santa Clara County, CA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 25-34 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 103 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,796. Monterey County, CA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in California.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of San Jose, CA is from the county of Santa Clara County, CA.

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San Jose, CA is home to a population of 1.03M people, from which 82.3% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of San Jose, CA is composed of 355,456 Asian residents (34.7%), 328,979 Hispanic residents (32.1%), 269,983 White residents (26.3%), 31,387 Two+ residents (3.06%), and 28,963 Black residents (2.82%). The most common foreign languages in San Jose, CA are Spanish (220,040 speakers), Vietnamese (96,213 speakers), and Chinese (61,222 speakers), but compared to other places, San Jose, CA has a relative high number of Vietnamese (96,213 speakers), Other (3,272 speakers), and Tagalog (35,820 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in San Jose, CA awarded 11,247 degrees. The student population of San Jose, CA is skewed towards females, with 4,692 male students and 6,555 female students. Most students in San Jose, CA are Asian (3,023 and 26.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2,842 and 25.3%), White (2,592 and 23%), and Unknown (560 and 4.98%). The largest universities in San Jose, CA by number of graduates are San Jose State University (7,995 and 71.1%), San Jose City College (997 and 8.86%), and Evergreen Valley College (584 and 5.19%). The most popular majors in San Jose, CA are General Business Administration & Management (1,210 and 10.8%), General Psychology (318 and 2.83%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (212 and 1.88%). The median tuition costs in San Jose, CA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,472 and $16,632 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Jose, CA is $802,000, which is 3.91 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $717,100 to $802,000, a 11.8% increase. The homeownership rate of San Jose, CA is 56.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in San Jose, CA have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in San Jose, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area
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