San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA

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Population

147,382

3.31% growth

Median Household Income

$114,203

7.61% growth

Number of Employees

78,915

5.95% growth

Median Property Value

$794,100

13.2% growth

About

In 2017, San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA had a population of 147k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $114,203. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA grew from 142,656 to 147,382, a 3.31% increase and its median household income grew from $106,129 to $114,203, a 7.61% increase.

The population of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA is 40.5% Asian Alone, 33.5% White Alone, and 18% Hispanic or Latino. 52% of the people in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA speak a non-English language, and 74.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA are Santa Clara University (2,766 degrees awarded in 2017), Mission College (541 degrees), and International Technological University (362 degrees).

The median property value in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA is $794,100, and the homeownership rate is 40%. Most people in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA employs 78.9k people. The largest industries in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA are Computer Systems Design (11,736 people), Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. (7,016 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,750 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($187,608), Other information services, except libraries & archives, & internet publishing & broadcasting & web search portals ($151,774), and Electric lighting & electrical equipment manufacturing, & other electrical component manufacturing, n.e.c. ($147,945).

Median household income in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA is $114,203. Males in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $75,641. The income inequality in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.437, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$114,203

2017 value

± $2,985

7.61%

1 Year Growth

± 3.84%

Households in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA have a median annual income of $114,203, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $106,129 in 2016, which represents a 7.61% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$103,135

Average Male Salary

± $9,209

$75,641

Average Female Salary

± $8,654

In 2017, full-time male employees in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA made 1.36 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $91,101 ± $9,067

  2. White

    $79,323 ± $10,321

  3. Two or More Races

    $62,460 ± $24,214

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.437

2017 Wage GINI

0.438

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was 0.437 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.194% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $181,965, followed by San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA and Inner Mission & Castro PUMA, CA, with respective values of $179,435 and $164,252.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    5,566 ± 759

  2. Asian

    3,041 ± 531

  3. Hispanic

    2,929 ± 517

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

78.9k

2017 Value

5.95%

1 Year growth

± 5.95%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 5.95%, from 74.5k employees to 78.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA, are Software developers, applications & systems software (10,821 people), Miscellaneous managers (3,545 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (2,582 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Software developers, applications & systems software (10,821 people), Miscellaneous managers (3,545 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (2,582 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer hardware engineers (33.3 times higher than expected), Software developers, applications & systems software (16.7 times), and Computer & information research scientists (12.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA, by average salary, are Architectural & engineering managers ($239,524), Chief executives & legislators ($233,626), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($166,317).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

78.9k

2017 Value

5.95%

1 Year growth

± 5.95%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 5.95%, from 74.5k employees to 78.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA, are Computer Systems Design (11,736 people), Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. (7,016 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,750 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA, by number of employees, are Computer Systems Design (11,736 people), Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. (7,016 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,750 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA has an unusually high number of Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals (31.2 times higher than expected), Computer & peripheral equipment manufacturing (23.5 times), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. (21.5 times) industries.

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $232B

  2. $172B

  3. $136B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $232B, followed by Mixed freight ($172B) and Gasoline ($136B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.7T

2020 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

46.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $1.7T. This is expected to increase 46.3% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $71.8B

  2. $46.9B

  3. $34B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $71.8B, followed by Arizona with $46.9B and Washington and $34B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

93.4% of the population of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 66.4% on employee plans, 9.33% on Medicaid, 6.61% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 0.309% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for California.

1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

6.6%

Uninsured

66.4%

Employer Coverage

9.33%

Medicaid

6.61%

Medicare

10.7%

Non-Group

0.309%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 6.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA is home to a population of 147k people, from which 74.9% are citizens. As of 2016, 42.1% of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (60.1k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA is composed of 59.8k Asian Alone residents (40.5%), 49.3k White Alone residents (33.5%), 26.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (18%), 5.8k Two or More Races residents (3.93%), 5.11k Black or African American Alone residents (3.47%), 431 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.292%), 299 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.203%), and 150 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.102%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA are Spanish (15,971 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (9,628 speakers), and Hindi (7,757 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

27

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.7

In N/A, the median age of all people in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 27, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

42.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

60.1k people

41.4%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

57.4k people

As of 2016, 42.1% of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA residents (60.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was 41.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    20,606 ± 3,268 people

  2. Mexico

    5,483 ± 1,784 people

  3. China

    5,128 ± 1,727 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was India, the natal country of 20,606 San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA residents, followed by Mexico with 5,483 and China with 5,128.

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Citizenship

74.9%

2017 Citizenship

75.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 74.9% of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was 75.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Asian Alone

    59.8k ± 1.87k

  2. White Alone

    49.3k ± 1.71k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    26.5k ± 2.34k

In 2017, there were 1.21 times more Asian Alone residents (59.8k people) in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 49.3k White Alone and 26.5k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    15,971 speakers (11.7%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    9,628 speakers (7.03%)

  3. Hindi

    7,757 speakers (5.66%)

52% of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was Spanish. 11.7% of the overall population of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA are native Spanish speakers. 7.03% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 5.66% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,412 ± 256

  2. Korea

    468 ± 134

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    456 ± 124

San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA awarded 4,043 degrees. The student population of San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA is skewed towards women, with 8,684 male students and 9,389 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA are White (1,235 and 38.4%), followed by Asian (770 and 24%), Hispanic or Latino (693 and 21.6%), and Unknown (237 and 7.38%).

The largest universities in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA by number of degrees awarded are Santa Clara University (2,766 and 68.4%), Mission College (541 and 13.4%), and International Technological University (362 and 8.95%).

The most popular majors in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA are General Business Administration & Management (281 and 6.95%), General Computer Engineering (238 and 5.89%), and Computer Software Engineering (168 and 4.16%).

The median tuition costs in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA are $49,233 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 131 degrees awarded

  2. 123 degrees awarded

  3. 154 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 131 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,766 degrees awarded

  2. 541 degrees awarded

  3. 362 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$49,233

Median Private

In 2017, the San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Santa Clara University with 2,766 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,901

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,142

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,901 men were awarded degrees from institutions in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA, which is 0.887 times less than the 2,142 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,235 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    770 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    693 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA were to White students. These 1,235 degrees mean that there were 1.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 770 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was $794,100 in 2017, which is 3.46 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $701,800 to $794,100, a 13.2% increase. The homeownership rate in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA is 40%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 22.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$794,100

2017 Median

± $14,433

$701,800

2016 Median

± $14,324

In 2017, the median property value in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA grew to to $794,100 from the previous year's value of $701,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $750k - $1000k range.

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Household Income

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$114,203

Median Household Income

± $2,985

53.4k

Number of Households

± 1,583

In 2017, the median household income of the 53.4k households in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA grew to $114,203 from the previous year's value of $106,129.

The following chart displays the households in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

40%

2017 Homeownership

40.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 40% of the housing units in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 40.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA have a shorter commute time (22.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.96% of the workforce in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.4%

  2. Carpooled

    8.51%

  3. Public Transit

    4.59%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA was Drove Alone (75.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.51%) and those who Public Transit (4.59%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in San Jose (Northwest) & Santa Clara Cities PUMA, CA have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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