Downtown San Jose

Overview for Downtown San Jose, CA

20,673 people live in Downtown San Jose, where the median age is 33.4 and the average individual income is $73,099.17. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

33.4 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Downtown San Jose, CA

Downtown San Jose has 9,301 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Downtown San Jose do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 20,673 people call Downtown San Jose home. The population density is 8,109.91 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

57.1 / 42.9%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

Total Households


Average Household Size


Average individual Income

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Downtown San Jose, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Downtown San Jose. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Notre Dame High School
9th - 12th
No rating available

Around Downtown San Jose, CA

There's plenty to do around Downtown San Jose, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Very Walkable
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Very Bikeable
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Excellent Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Antojitos Michoacanos, Charlotte Truffles, and Smith + Palestro.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.1 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.47 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.2 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.61 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.81 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.83 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
The urban heart of the Silicon Valley, San Jose is a city that fosters innovation and is home to some of the biggest names in tech today. Housing ranges from high-rise apartment living to traditional Victorian, Craftsman, and California Bungalows in the surrounding streets. The result of recent efforts to revitalize the downtown community, a variety of stellar dining and entertainment venues have emerged–including the popular San Pedro Square Market. There’s always plenty to eat, see, and hear downtown, with the San Jose Museum of Art, the Tech Museum, the Center for Performing Arts, Children’s Discovery Museum, and Plaza de César Chávez all within close proximity. A dynamic nightlife scene makes Downtown a hit for urban professionals, foodies, and sports fans alike. Downtown boasts the SAP Center, home of the San Jose Sharks ice hockey team–better get familiar with black and teal, you’ll be seeing a lot of it!

Neighborhood at a Glance

Downtown San Jose IS:
  • Full of things to do!
  • Home to a dynamic nightlife
  • A diverse, high-tech mecca
Downtown San Jose ISN’T:
  • A quiet, family-friendly residential neighborhood
  • An unsafe, industrial center
Real Estate Stats:
  • Older vintage single-family homes and high-rise apartments are available
  • An evolving market with big developments coming soon

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