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San Jose city, California

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San Jose city, California
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1,021,795
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1,021,795
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 952,528
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 7.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 X
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 945,942
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 26,296
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 39.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 56.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $864,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $3,153
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $755
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $2,107
Building permits, 2020 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 325,114
Persons per household, 2015-2019 3.12
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 87.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 57.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 95.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 91.2%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 84.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 43.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 5.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 68.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 61.6%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,919,066
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,708,445
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 15,125,975
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 14,981,957
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $15,245
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 30.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $109,593
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $46,599
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2019 X
Total employment, 2019 X
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 77,832
Men-owned firms, 2012 40,604
Women-owned firms, 2012 28,981
Minority-owned firms, 2012 45,686
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 29,089
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 4,729
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 70,150
Population per square mile, 2010 5,358.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 176.53
FIPS Code 0668000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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