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Santa Clara County
  • County in California

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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

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Santa Clara County is located in California with a population of 1,927,470. In Santa Clara County, most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Santa Clara County and residents tend to be liberal.

About

Population
1,927,470

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$984,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,268
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    44%
  • Own
    56%
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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 unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    28%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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