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Santa Clara County
  • County in California

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Housing
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A+
  5. Diversity
    grade A
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade A+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade D minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  11. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Santa Clara County is located in California with a population of 1,916,831. Santa Clara County is one of the best places to live in California. In Santa Clara County, most residents own their homes. In Santa Clara County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Santa Clara County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Santa Clara County are highly rated.

About

Population
1,916,831

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,316,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,719
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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Santa Clara County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    153.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    40
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    97.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    354.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,427.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    537.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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Santa Clara County Reviews

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