Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA

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2022 Population
114,919
0.231% 1-year decline
US Senator
N/AAlex Padilla
Democratic Party
US Senator
N/ALaphonza Butler
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.5
0.746% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
4.22%
3.55% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$175,442
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$1.28M
16.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA had a population of 115k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $175,442. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA declined from 115,185 to 114,919, a −0.231% decrease and its median household income grew from $159,294 to $175,442, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (29.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (8.02%), White (Hispanic) (7.36%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.67%).

42.4% of the households in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.2% of the residents in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA was $1.28M, and the homeownership rate was 71.9%.

Most people in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA is home to a population of 115k people, from which 89.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 31.1% of Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA residents were born outside of the country (35.8k people).

In 2022, there were 1.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (46.9k people) in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.21k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA are Spanish (12,419 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (8,474 households), and Vietnamese (3,872 households).

Citizenship

89.2%
2022 Citizenship
89.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.2% of Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA was 89.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    46.9k ± 2.31k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    33.9k ± 2.14k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    9.21k ± 1.29k
21.4%
Hispanic Population
24.6k people

In 2022, there were 1.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (46.9k people) in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.21k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21.4% of the people in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA are hispanic (24.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

31.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
35.8k people
31%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
35.7k people

As of 2022, 31.1% of Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA residents (35.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA was 31%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    12,419 households (11.4%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    8,474 households (7.8%)
  3. Vietnamese
    3,872 households (3.57%)

42.4% of the households in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA was Spanish. 11.4% of the households in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,199 ± 226
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    503 ± 158
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    340 ± 128

Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA employs 55.5k people. The largest industries in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA are Computer Systems Design (6,029 people), Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. (3,683 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,336 people), and the highest paying industries are Data processing, hosting & related services ($410,337), Other consumer goods rental ($317,874), and Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($281,872).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,928
Women
45.8%
29,511
Men
54.2%

The workforce of Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA in 2020 was 54,439 people, with 45.8% woman, and 54.2% men.

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Occupations

55.5k
2022 Value
1.67%
1 Year growth
± 1.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 1.67%, from 54.6k employees to 55.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA, are Software developers (3,853 people), Other managers (2,642 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (1,757 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

55.5k
2022 Value
1.67%
1 Year growth
± 1.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA grew at a rate of 1.67%, from 54.6k employees to 55.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA, are Computer Systems Design (6,029 people), Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. (3,683 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,336 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA, though some of these residents may live in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$108,496
Median earning men ± $6,858
$66,714
Median earning women ± $3,745

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($185,369), Manufacturing ($178,170), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($136,455).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($149,125), Manufacturing ($119,536), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($96,085).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Civics

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

N/AAlex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.
N/ALaphonza Butler
Senator from California1
Assumed office on October 3, 2023
Appointed to the seat following the death of Dianne Feinstein.

Alex Padilla and Laphonza Butler are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 52 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.96% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.983% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (28.2k), Graduate Degree (19.6k), and Some college (17.6k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA was $1.28M in 2022, which is 4.54 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $1.1M to $1.28M, a 16.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA is 71.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA have an average commute time of 31.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA is $175,442. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

Property

$1.28M
Median Property Value 2022
±$28,265
$27,433
Median Property Taxes
±$953

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71.9%
Homeownership
2022
71.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 71.9% of the housing units in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA was Santa Clara County (Southwest)--Cupertino, Saratoga Cities & Los Gatos Town PUMA, CA with a value of $222,873, followed by Santa Clara County (Northwest)--Palo Alto City & Los Altos Hills Town PUMA, CA and Contra Costa County (South)--San Ramon City & Danville Town PUMA, CA, with respective values of $206,924 and $199,849.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$175,442
Median Household Income
± $7,038
38.2k
Number of Households
± 1,315

In 2022, the median household income of the 38.2k households in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA grew to $175,442 from the previous year's value of $159,294.

The following chart displays the households in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) 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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Wage Distribution

0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA

In 2022, the income inequality in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.2% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (67.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (20.3%)
  3. Carpooled (7.8%)

In 2022, 67.4% of workers in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (20.3%) and those who carpooled to work (7.8%).

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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Commute Time

31.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA have a longer commute time (31.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.99% of the workforce in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.22% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA (4.84k out of 115k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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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Health

97.2% of the population of Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA has health coverage, with 68.8% on employee plans, 8.08% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 9.96% on non-group plans, and 0.358% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in California see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1254 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1132 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 244 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,240 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,240 patients per year. This represents a 1.12% decrease from the previous year (1,254 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in California in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 17.6% between 18 and 34 years, 42.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.84%
Uninsured
68.8%
Employer Coverage
8.08%
Medicaid
10%
Medicare
9.96%
Non-Group
0.358%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA declined by 6.17% from 3.02% to 2.84%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Santa Clara County (Central)--San Jose City (Southwest/Almaden Valley) PUMA, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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