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San Jose Population

San Jose city is the center of innovation and large city surrounded by rolling hills in Silicon Valley, extremely high living cost, a major technology hub in California's Bay Area. It is tenth most populous city in United States and third populous city after Los Angeles and San Diego in the California state. San Jose population in 2021 is estimated to be 1 million and City area is 181.36 sq miles (469.72 sq.km). San Jose has the third highest GDP per capita in the world and one of the wealthiest city in the United States and the world. By the year 1990s, San Jose and the rest of Silicon Valley had become the hot spot for the technologies and high tech internet industries, thus making it California's fastest growing economy.

Below is the San Jose, California population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010954,492
2011969,9481.62
2012983,3221.38
20131,001,2531.82
20141,014,4181.31
20151,026,0991.15
20161,030,3590.42
20171,032,1360.17
20181,030,119-0.20
20191,021,795-0.81
20201,013,240-0.84
2021 *1,010,249-0.29
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

San Jose city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearSan Jose Population
1950181,960
1955297,394
1960549,574
1965748,947
1970966,869
19751,083,553
19801,184,335
19851,270,671
19901,358,765
19951,440,649
20001,525,166
20051,590,721
20101,654,672
20111,667,771
20151,721,213
2020*1,783,312
2025*1,833,522
2035*1,996,425
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 San Jose city Population(UA)


San Jose Population Ranking & Density

According to US Population Census, April 1, 2020, San Jose population in 2020 is estimated to be 1,013,240, Its tenth largest city in the US by rank, San Jose Median age of population is 37 years, Sex ratio is 100.3 (males per 100 females), 50.1% are Male and 49.9% are Female. 6% are under 5 years, 22.1% are under 18 years, 77.9% are 18 years and over, 13% are 65 years and over and 1.6% are 85 years and over. Total housing units are 341,806

515,713 people are Male and 514,406 are Female population, 227,788 are under 18 years, 802,331 are 18 years and over, 134,053 are 65 years and over.

San Jose Voting age population
637,552 are San Jose Citizen, 18 and over population out of these 314,541 are Male and 323,011 are Female, percentage wise 49.3% are Male Voters and 50.7% are Female Voters.


San Jose Language demographics

San Jose population by Language spoken at home are 410,063 speak only English, 224,144 speak Spanish, 3,324 French (incl. Cajun), 8 Haitian, 1,550 Greek, 4,172 Portuguese, 1,696 German, 1,258 Italian, 721 Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or other West Germanic languages, 5,555 Russian, 583 Polish, 1,843 Serbo-Croatian, 1,144 Ukrainian or other Slavic languages, 947 Armenian, 9,912 Persian (incl. Farsi, Dari).

People from Asian Indian languages are 18,547 speak Hindi, 4,557 Gujarati, 3,298 Urdu, 6,345 Punjabi, 1,539 Bengali, 7,918 Telugu, 8,633 Tamil, 5,040 Nepali, Marathi, or other Indic languages, 3,463 Malayalam, Kannada, or other Dravidian languages and 1,140 Other Indo-European languages.

People from East Asia languages include 68,810 speak Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), 6,085 Japanese, 9,833 Korean, 451 Hmong, 1,637 Khmer, 32,319 Tagalog (incl. Filipino), 98,189 Vietnamese, 1,031 Thai, Lao, or other Tai-Kadai languages and 1,429 speak other languages of Asia.

5,155 speak Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or other Austronesian languages, 6,053 Arabic, 389 Hebrew, 6,645 Amharic, Somali, or other Afro-Asiatic languages, 213 Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or other languages of Western Africa, 314 speak other Native languages of North America and 1,902 speak other and unspecified languages.


San Jose Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of San Jose by age is 1,021,786, out of these 516,559 are male, 505,227 are female, The sex ratio of San Jose is 102. The median age of the San Jose population is 37.4, San Jose population by age are, under 18 years is 224,486, 16 years and over is 821,088, 18 years and over is 797,300, 21 years and over is 764,356, 65 years and over is 170303. 50.6% are male, 49.4% are female, 22.0% are under 18 years old, 80.4% are 16 years and over, 78.0% are 18 years and over, 74.8% are 21 years and over, 13.6% are 65 years and over. There are total 343,234 housing units, The voting population of San Jose are 632,302, out of these 316,609 are male voters, 315,693 are female voters, 50.1% are male,49.9% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -556,8495.6%
5 - 957,9885.7%
10 - 1470,2526.9%
15 - 1961,8736.1%
20 - 2463,7846.2%
25 - 34163,37116.0%
35 - 44148,81414.6%
45 - 54138,96513.6%
55 - 5964,9746.4%
60 - 6456,4195.5%
65 - 7479,8917.8%
75 - 8441,8774.1%
85 and over16,7291.6%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


San Jose Population by Race

According to 2019 population of San Jose by race are:

White Population

White population in San Jose, California are 434,112, percentage wise 42.5 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in San Jose, California are 30,288, percentage wise 3.0 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in San Jose, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in San Jose are 385,177, percentage wise 37.7 percent are asians, out of these 72,656 are Asian Indians, 92,254 are Chinese, 57,277 are Filipinos, 8,248 are Japanese, 14,038 are Korean, 114,284 are Vietnamese and 26,420 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in San Jose, California are 312,762. Percentage wise 30.6 percent are hispanics, out of these 265,464 are Mexican people, 3,794 are Puerto Ricans, 1,612 are Cubans, and 41,892 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race1,021,786Percent
White434,11242.5%
Black or African American30,2883.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,4590.5%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population385,17737.7%
Asian Indian72,6567.1%
Chinese92,2549.0%
Filipino57,2775.6%
Japanese8,2480.8%
Korean14,0381.4%
Vietnamese114,28411.2%
Other Asian Population26,420
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4,0250.4%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino312,76230.6%
Mexican265,46426.0%
Puerto Rican3,7940.4%
Cuban1,6120.2%
Other Hispanic or Latino41,892
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

Total San Jose native population is 601,865, out of these 468,121 born in the California state and 115,599 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 419,921, out of these 242,415 are Naturalised US citizen, 14,659 are in Europe, 182,454 in Asia, 5,017 in Africa, 37,758 in Latin America and 1,557 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in San Jose are 177,506, out of these 9,216 are from Europe, 96,515 are from Asia, 2,070 from Africa, 66,666 are from Latin America and 1,502 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native601,865
Born in state of residence468,121
Born in other state in the United States115,599
Northeast29,378
Midwest0
South29,139
West26,757
Born outside the United States18,145
Puerto Rico239
U.S. Island Areas561
Born abroad of American parent(s)17,345
Foreign born
Born outside of United States419,921
Naturalized U.S. citizen242,415
Europe14,659
Asia182,454
Africa5,017
Oceania970
Latin America37,758
Northern America1,557
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen177,506
Europe9,216
Asia96,515
Africa2,070
Oceania1,537
Latin America66,666
Northern America1,502
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


San Jose Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in San Jose, California are 343,234, Occupied housing units are 327,894, Rental vacancy rate is 4. Percentage of occupancy is 96, 52.73% of houses are owner occupied and 42.80% of houses are renter occupied in San Jose. There are 50.23 percent of one-unit detached, 11.04 percent of one-units attached, 1.66 percent of two-unit houses, 4.43 percent of three or four unit homes. 3.67 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 25.79 percent are available with one vehicle, 37.55 percent are available with two vehicles, 26.24 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 5.95 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units343,234
Occupied housing units327,894
Occupied housing units percent96
Rental vacancy rate4
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached172,412
1-unit attached37,887
2 units5,708
3 or 4 units15,206
Mobile home12,594
Boat, RV, van, etc.330
Owner-occupied180,993
Renter-occupied146,901
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

San Jose Housing Market

The median value of housing in San Jose, California is $999,900, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.73 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.47 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.48 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.44 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 1.49 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 2.15 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 20.62 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 26.36 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,509
$50,000 to $99,9991,603
$100,000 to $149,9991,637
$150,000 to $199,9991,513
$200,000 to $299,9995,103
$300,000 to $499,9997,365
$500,000 to $999,99970,777
$1,000,000 or more90,486
Median (dollars)999,900
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

San Jose Housing Mortgage

The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $3,350, 0.12 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 0.46 percent pay between $500 to $999, 1.42 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 3.23 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 4.14 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 5.23 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 21.18 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $790, 1.01 percent of homes pay less than $250, 1.08 percent pays between $250 to $399, 2.88 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.66 percent pays between $600 to $799, 2.42 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 5.81 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500415
$500 to $9991,569
$1,000 to $1,4994,868
$1,500 to $1,99911,083
$2,000 to $2,49914,213
$2,500 to $2,99917,945
$3,000 or more72,685
Median (dollars)3,350
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2503,463
$250 to $3993,703
$400 to $5999,901
$600 to $79912,566
$800 to $9998,309
$1,000 or more19,942
Median (dollars)790
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

San Jose Rental

Total number of San Jose rental homes or apartments are 146,901, occupied by Renter, The median value of San Jose average rental rate is $ 2,223. 5.18 percent of homes are under $500, 6.58 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 28.96 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 37.36 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 20.13 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5007,616
$500 to $9999,664
$1,000 to $1,49915,995
$1,500 to $1,99926,542
$2,000 to $2,49927,673
$2,500 to $2,99927,211
$3,000 or more29,573
Median (dollars)2,223
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates


San Jose History

Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose area was inhabited by the Tamien nation of the Ohlone peoples of California. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777. In 1835, San Jose's population of approximately 700 people included 40 foreigners, primarily Native Americans and Englishmen. By 1845, the population of the pueblo had increased to 900 due to American immigration. On December 15, 1849, San Jose became the capital of the un-organized territory of California. After the American occupation of California in 1846, San Jose became the new state's first capital. By 1900 the population reached 21,500.

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