San Jose, CA Real Estate

San Jose (/ˌsæn hˈz/; Spanish: St. Joseph) is the third-largest city in California, the tenth-largest in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within Silicon Valley, which is a major component of the greater San Francisco Bay Area. It is the largest city in Northern California.

San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as El Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Nueva California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose served as its first capital.

After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of the last undeveloped land near San Francisco Bay. It then began to experience rapid population growth, much of it coming from veterans returning from World War II. San Jose then continued its aggressive expansion during the 1950s and 1960s by annexing more land area. The rapid growth of the high-technology and electronics industries further accelerated the transition from an agricultural center, to an urbanized metropolitan area.

By the 1990s, San Jose's location within the booming local technology industry earned the city the nickname "Capital of Silicon Valley". San Jose is now considered by some to be a global city. The U.S. Census Bureau reported the population of the city to be 945,942 in 2010.

San Jose, along with the Santa Clara Valley, has experienced decades of suburban sprawl, with characteristics of intense urbanization similar to the Los Angeles area of Southern California.

Most Recent Homes for Sale in San Jose, CA

1853 Booksin Avenue
$2,900,000 
1853 Booksin Avenue
San Jose, CA

5 Beds, 3/1 Baths
4633 sq. ft.
Listed 12/13/2014
Courtesy of Louise Gliozzo, Intero Real Estate Services
356 Santana Row 315
$1,750,000 
356 Santana Row 315
San Jose, CA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2161 sq. ft.
Listed 12/15/2014
Courtesy of Gerald Askew, Intero Real Estate Services
3086 Summerhill Court
$1,025,000 
3086 Summerhill Court
San Jose, CA

4 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2224 sq. ft.
Listed 12/18/2014
Courtesy of Gabe Reyes, Intero Real Estate Services
1075 Appian Lane
$895,000 
1075 Appian Lane
San Jose, CA

3328 sq. ft.
Listed 12/15/2014
Courtesy of Steve Nevarez, Intero Real Estate Services
1221 Sierra Mar Drive
$799,999 
1221 Sierra Mar Drive
San Jose, CA

5 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2479 sq. ft.
Listed 12/10/2014
Courtesy of Erik Mitlo, Intero San Jose, Willow Glen Lincoln Ave
1204 GRAND Boulevard
$799,999 
1204 GRAND Boulevard
San Jose, CA

4 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2435 sq. ft.
Listed 12/8/2014
Courtesy of James S. Shin, Intero Real Estate Services
4435 Alex Drive
$799,000 
4435 Alex Drive
San Jose, CA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1087 sq. ft.
Listed 12/11/2014
Courtesy of Jinny Ahn, Intero Real Estate Services
3548 Quarry Park Drive
$779,000 
3548 Quarry Park Drive
San Jose, CA

4 Beds, 3/0 Baths
2323 sq. ft.
Listed 12/18/2014
Courtesy of Rick Weiss, Intero San Jose, Willow Glen Lincoln Ave
1707 Fruitdale Avenue
$759,900 
1707 Fruitdale Avenue
San Jose, CA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1068 sq. ft.
Listed 12/9/2014
Courtesy of Erika Carrasco, Intero Real Estate Services
738 N 2ND Street
$720,000 
738 N 2ND Street
San Jose, CA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1312 sq. ft.
Listed 12/15/2014
Courtesy of Ryan Henry, Intero Real Estate Services
7249 Via Mimosa Dr.
$698,000 
7249 Via Mimosa Dr.
San Jose, CA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1837 sq. ft.
Listed 12/26/2014
Courtesy of Ray & Christine Leisy, Saratoga
1011 S 9th Street
$675,000 
1011 S 9th Street
San Jose, CA

5 Beds, 3/0 Baths
1220 sq. ft.
Listed 12/22/2014
Courtesy of Nicole Escobedo, Intero Real Estate Services
3035 Patt Avenue
$670,000 
3035 Patt Avenue
San Jose, CA

5 Beds, 1/1 Baths
1707 sq. ft.
Listed 12/17/2014
Courtesy of Lisa Morris, Intero Real Estate Services
334 Santana Row 249
$529,000 
334 Santana Row 249
San Jose, CA

1 Bed, 1/0 Bath
736 sq. ft.
Listed 12/19/2014
Courtesy of Jurgen & Susie, Intero Real Estate Services : 6 - NTERO
2638 Yerba Vista Court
$500,000  (Contingent)
2638 Yerba Vista Court
San Jose, CA

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1050 sq. ft.
Listed 12/9/2014
Courtesy of Margaret Wang, Intero Real Estate Services
1357 Phelps Avenue 8
$429,000 
1357 Phelps Avenue 8
San Jose, CA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1107 sq. ft.
Listed 12/15/2014
Courtesy of Olga Mintz, Intero Real Estate Services
4160 San Bernardino Way
$425,888 
4160 San Bernardino Way
San Jose, CA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1110 sq. ft.
Listed 12/12/2014
Courtesy of Al Moridi, Intero Real Estate Services
1357 Phelps Avenue 1
$395,000 
1357 Phelps Avenue 1
San Jose, CA

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1107 sq. ft.
Listed 12/15/2014
Courtesy of Ardeshir Vosooghi, Intero Real Estate Services
12 scharff
$219,900 
12 scharff
San Jose, CA

Listed 12/15/2014
Courtesy of Luciano Pinheiro, Intero Real Estate Services
3637 Snell Ave. 71
$149,900 
3637 Snell Ave. 71
San Jose, CA

4 Beds, 3/0 Baths
1440 sq. ft.
Listed 12/18/2014
Courtesy of Shirley M. Ledeit, Intero San Jose, Willow Glen Lincoln Ave

San Jose, CA Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
OCT-DEC 2014 291 $685,600 $656,129

San Jose, CA School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
ALUM ROCK UNION ELEMENTARY K-6, K-8 95127 5
BERRYESSA UNION ELEMENTARY K-6, K-8 95132 7
CAMBRIAN ELEMENTARY K-6, K-8 95124 8
CAMPBELL UNION K-6, K-8 95008 7
CAMPBELL UNION HIGH 7-12, 9-12 95124 6
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San Jose, CA School Rankings (FAQ)

GreatSchools Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 1-10.

SAN JOSE 5 out of 10
CALIFORNIA 5 out of 10

San Jose, CA School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

GreatSchools Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

SAN JOSE
CALIFORNIA
Ratings provided by GreatSchools.net

San Jose, CA Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 975,606
Households: 306,198
Median Age: 35

San Jose, CA Average Weather (degrees F)

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San Jose, CA Neighborhoods & Zip Codes


Intero Real Estate Services Offices

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Interonha - San Jose Evergreen
2726 Aborn Rd
San Jose, CA 95148
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(408) 386-8602
San Jose - Almaden
5580 Almaden Expressway
San Jose, CA 95118
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(408) 754-9500
San Jose - Alum Rock
2254 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA 95116
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(408) 258-1111
San Jose - East Valley
2110 Story Road #100
San Jose, CA 95122
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(408) 937-2300
San Jose - Evergreen
2230 Quimby Rd
San Jose, CA 95122
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(408) 528-7800
San Jose - Silver Creek
5609 Silver Creek Valley Road
San Jose, CA 95138
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(408) 574-5000
San Jose - Willow Glen
1567 Meridian Avenue
San Jose, CA 95125
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(408) 979-5900
San Jose - Willow Glen Lincoln Ave
2061 Lincoln Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
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(408) 445-3600
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