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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    grade B

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San Jose is a city in California with a population of 1,027,690. San Jose is in Santa Clara County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in San Jose offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In San Jose there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in San Jose and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in San Jose are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$864,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,107
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    242
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    64.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    128.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    395.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,435
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    589
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
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
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

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