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Stanford
  • Suburb of San Jose, CA

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

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Stanford is a suburb of San Jose with a population of 16,326. Stanford is in Santa Clara County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Stanford offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Stanford there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in Stanford and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Stanford are highly rated.

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About Stanford...
Population
16,326

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,617
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    74%
  • Own
    26%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    4%
  • 10-17 years
    3%
  • 18-24 years
    58%
  • 25-34 years
    23%
  • 35-44 years
    4%
  • 45-54 years
    2%
  • 55-64 years
    3%
  • 65+ years
    4%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    58%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    4%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    2%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  12%

Working in Stanford

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,906
National
$62,843

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