San Jose, CA Facts, Population, Income, Demographics, Economy

Population (total): Population in 2017: 1,035,317 (100% urban, 0% rural). >Population change since 2000: +15.7%

Population (female): 512,718

Poverty (breakdown): (5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Black residents, 10.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for American Indian residents, 9.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.2% for other race residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)

Sex Offenders: According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 1,752 registered sex offenders living in San Jose, California as of January 18, 2021. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in San Jose is 585 to 1.>

Ancestries: Ancestries: German (1.9%), Italian (1.8%), European (1.7%), American (1.5%), Irish (1.3%), English (1.2%).

Land Area: 174.9 square miles.

Population Density:

Zip Codes: 94089, 95002, 95013, 95050, 95054, 95110, 95111, 95112, 95113, 95116, 95118, 95119, 95120, 95121, 95122, 95123, 95126, 95129, 95130, 95131, 95134, 95135, 95136, 95138, 95139, 95140, 95148

Races:
      Asian alone - 366,134 - 35.4%
      Hispanic - 332,603 - 32.1%
      White alone - 267,315 - 25.8%
      Two or more races - 32,117 - 3.1%
      Black alone - 28,126 - 2.7%
      Native Hawaiian and Other
>Pacific Islander alone - 4,232 - 0.4%
      Other race alone - 2,869 - 0.3%
      American Indian alone - 1,957 - 0.2%

Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Tamien nation of the Ohlone peoples of California. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as the Pueblo de San Jos de Guadalupe, the first city founded in the Californias. It then became a part of Mexico in 1821 after the Mexican War of Independence. Following the American Conquest of California during the MexicanAmerican War, the territory was ceded to the United States in 1848. After California achieved statehood two years later, San Jose became the state's first capital. Following World War II, San Jose experienced an economic boom, with a rapid population growth and aggressive annexation of nearby cities and communities carried out in the 1950s and 1960s. The rapid growth of the high-technology and electronics industries further accelerated the transition from an agricultural center to an urbanized metropolitan area. Results of the 1990 U.S. Census indicated that San Jose had officially surpassed San Francisco as the most populous city in Northern California. By the 1990s, San Jose and the rest of Silicon Valley had become the global center for the high tech and internet industries, making it California's fastest-growing economy.

Recognitions and Certifications

Accredited Drug Testing has been recognized as one of the "Top 10 drug testing companies" for excellent customer service and we have received TPA Accreditation from the National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association. We are active in all drug testing industry associations and our staff are trained and certified as drug and alcohol testing specialists.

Important Links

National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (https://ndasa.com/)

National Drug Free Workplace Alliance (https://www.ndwa.org/)

Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association (https://www.sapaa.com/)

Substance Abuse Mental Health Safety Administration (https://www.samhsa.gov/)

US Drug Enforcement Administration (https://www.dea.gov/)

Office of Drug alcohol Policy Control (https://www.transportation.gov/odapc)

Drug Testing San Jose, CA

If you need a Drug, Alcohol, COVID-19 or DNA test in San Jose, CA, Accredited Drug Testing has many drug testing locations in San Jose, CA and the surrounding areas. Our drug testing centers provide urine drug testing, hair drug testing, alcohol testing, DOT physicals, DOT drug testing and DNA testing. Our drug and alcohol testing services are provided for employers in need of a pre-employment drug test, random drug test and post-accident drug test. We also provide testing for individuals needing a drug or alcohol test for court ordered reasons , probation or family purposes. Same day service is available and most drug testing San Jose, CA locations are within minutes of your home or office. Drug testing methods include urine, oral/saliva, hair follicle, blood , ETG and breath alcohol testing. Negative test results are generally available in 24-48 hours.

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How to schedule a drug test in San Jose, CA

Schedule Online or By Phone-Easy As 1, 2, 3

Step 1: Select and purchase your test online or call our Local scheduling center at (800)-221-4291. One of our representatives is ready to assist you and schedule your test. Payment must be received at the time of registration as testing centers do not accept payments,Same day service is available for most types of tests.

Step 2: If you scheduled online, complete the Donor Information/Registration Section and enter where you want the confidential test results sent via email. The zip code you enter will be used to determine the closest drug/alcohol testing center to you and where you will go to take your test.

Step 3: Your authorization form/donor pass will include the local testing center address and hours of operation. It will be sent to the e-mail address you provided. Take the form with you or have it available on your smart phone to provide to the testing center. No appointment necessary!

Urine or hair drug testing methods in San Jose, CA - You choose!

Accredited Drug Testing offers different testing methods depending upon our customer’s needs. With a 1 to 5-day detection period urine testing is the most common method used by employers, courts and schools. However, hair drug and alcohol testing are becoming a frequently used testing method due to a detection period of approximately 90 days.

What is the most common urine/hair drug test?

Both a 5-panel urine or 5 panel hair drug test screens for the same drugs, however, the look-back period or detection window is very different. A urine drug test provides a look back period of 1-5 days while a hair drug test provides use up to 90 days from the date the specimen was collected.

Court Ordered Drug Testing (Probation/Child Custody)

Our local drug testing San Jose, CA centers provide drug and alcohol tests that are utilized for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings, including probation and other types of government required tests. Observed tests are available and tests results can be submitted for a wide variety of court ordered proceedings including probation hearings, child custody cases, litigation and all manner of government required tests.

Court ordered drug tests should contain detailed instructions specifying the type of test to be administered and the drugs that should be screened for. If sample collection needs to be witnessed in order to prevent potential tampering or substitution, those specifications will be stated in the court order.

DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Services in San Jose, CA

We also specialize in providing testing services for all DOT Modes including Trucking Industry (FMCSA), Maritime Industry (USCG), Aviation Industry (FAA), Public Transportation (FTA), Railroad Industry (FRA) and Pipeline Industry (PHMSA) in accordance with Part 40 of the US Department of Transportation Compliance Regulations. Additional DOT Services include consortium enrollment, MVR reports, Supervisor Training and policy manual development. In addition, we offer a complete DOT Compliance Program for single operators and small trucking companies.

Additional DOT Services:

  • Consortium Enrollment
  • DOT Physicals
  • Supervisor Training
  • Employer Drug Policy Development
  • MVR Reports
  • Employee Training
  • Background Checks
  • FMCSA Clearinghouse Verification/Search

Employer/Drug Free Workplace Testing in San Jose, CA

Many companies and employers may be interested in being a drug free workplace, if so, Accredited Drug Testing specializes in providing comprehensive and cost-effective drug free workplace programs for small, medium and large companies. Organizations that utilize an employee drug testing program are commonly referred to as a Drug Free Workplace. However, many times companies do not fully qualify as a Drug Free Workplace because the drug testing program which they use does not have all of the components which make up a true Drug Free Workplace under their State specific law. Our Drug Testing San Jose, CA locations are ready to serve your needs.

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What Are the Benefits of Being a Drug Free Workplace in San Jose, CA?

  • Enhanced Employee Performance
  • Reduced Job-Related Accidents
  • Reduced Employee Absenteeism
  • Lower Workers Compensation Rates
  • Improved Employee Moral
  • Customer Satisfaction

On-site/Mobile Drug Testing in San Jose, CA

Do you have at least 10 employees needing a drug or alcohol test? If so, Accredited Drug Testing can provide on-site drug testing at your place of business. On-site drug testing services is frequently used by construction sites, manufacturing facilities, job fairs. On-site drug testing is available for pre employment and random testing. Call us today at (800)221-4291 and speak to our on-site coordinator to schedule your drug testing event in San Jose, CA.

Drug Testing Locations in San Jose, CA

Accredited Drug Testing has drug testing locations in San Jose, CA and the surrounding areas. Many of our drug testing centers open early and have evening hours to accommodate a person's work schedule. Our drug testing locations in San Jose, CA have certified and trained drug testing specialists ready to serve your testing needs in a friendly, knowledgeable and confidential manner.

Drug testing purposes for employers include pre-employment, random selection, post-accident and reasonable suspicion. Testing purposes for individuals can include court ordered, probation, child custody or for any other personal reason.

Accredited Drug Testing is a nationwide drug testing company with testing centers in San Jose, CA specializing in Drug, Alcohol, DNA testing. DOT Physicals and Background Checks.

On the road or vacation? No worries! We can schedule your test, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME!

With over 20,000 testing centers throughout the United States, Accredited Drug Testing has testing centers in all States and in most cities and towns.

Which drug testing panel is right for you?

Drug test screening groups are commonly referred to as a drug testing panel. The most common panels used are a 5 panel, 10 panel and 12 panel drug tests, (panels specify how many drugs will be screened) however customized screeningings are available as well.

What is a Drug Test?

A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen, for example urine, hair, blood, breath, sweat, and/or oral fluid/saliva-to determine the presence or absence of specified parent drugs or their metabolites. Major applications of drug testing include detection of the presence of performance enhancing steroids in sport, employers and parole/probation officers screening for drugs prohibited by law and police officers testing for the presence and concentration of alcohol (ethanol) in the blood commonly referred to as BAC (blood alcohol content). BAC tests are typically administered via a breathalyzer while urinalysis is used for the vast majority of drug testing in sports and the workplace. Numerous other methods with varying degrees of accuracy, sensitivity (detection threshold/cutoff), and detection periods exist. A drug test may also refer to a test that provides quantitative chemical analysis of an illegal drug, typically intended to help with responsible drug use.

Does passive smoke inhalation cause a false positive for marijuana?

“Passive” smoke inhalation from being in a room with people smoking marijuana is not considered valid, as the cut-off concentrations for lab analysis are set well above that which might occur for passive inhalation.

Other abnormalities in the urine screen may indicate that results may be a false negative or that there was deliberate adulteration of the sample. For example:

  • a low creatinine lab value can indicate that a urine sample was tampered with; either the subject diluted their urine by consuming excessive water just prior to testing, or water was added to the urine sample.
  • creatinine levels are often used in conjunction with specific gravity to determine if samples have been diluted. To help avoid this problem, the testing lab may color the water in their toilet blue to prevent the sample being diluted with water from the toilet.
  • subjects may also attempt to add certain enzymes to the urine sample to affect stability, but this often changes the pH, which is also tested.

How long do drugs stay in your system?

The window of detection or often times referred to as look back period of a drug test depend on several factors. Some of the factors impacting how long a drug will stay in your system are:

  • The amount of the drug taken
  • The frequency of the drug taken
  • The type of drug taken
  • An individual’s body metabolic rate and general health
  • The amount of fluids consumed since ingesting the drug
  • The amount of exercise since ingesting the drug
  • Other genetic variations that would impact an individual’s response to a specific drug

Why choose Accredited Drug Testing in San Jose, CA?

Our staff is prepared to assist you with any questions you may have in a friendly and confidential manner and providing exceptional customer service and being available when you need us for drug testing in San Jose, CA is our #1 Priority and we look forward to serving the needs of employers and individuals who need any type of test.

15 TILLMAN AVE 1.3 miles

15 TILLMAN AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95126
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1400 COLEMAN AVE STE F13 STE F-13 1.4 miles

1400 COLEMAN AVE STE F13 STE F-13
SANTA CLARA, CA 95050
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242 MERIDIAN AVE STE C 1.4 miles

242 MERIDIAN AVE STE C
SAN JOSE, CA 95126
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2105 FOREST AVE 2.5 miles

2105 FOREST AVE
SAN JOSE, CA 95128
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123 Di Salvo Ave, Suite G 2.5 miles

123 Di Salvo Ave, Suite G
San Jose, CA 95128
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1893 MONTEREY HWY STE 200 2.8 miles

1893 MONTEREY HWY STE 200
SAN JOSE, CA 95112
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1901 MONTEREY HWY STE 10
SAN JOSE, CA 95112
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266 N JACKSON AVE STE 4 3.1 miles

266 N JACKSON AVE STE 4
SAN JOSE, CA 95116
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2375 Montpelier Dr, Ste 20 3.2 miles

2375 Montpelier Dr, Ste 20
San Jose, CA 95116
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1825 CIVIC CENTER DR STE 7 3.6 miles

1825 CIVIC CENTER DR STE 7
SANTA CLARA, CA 95050
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2435 S KING RD STE 60 4.0 miles

2435 S KING RD STE 60
SAN JOSE, CA 95122
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988 WALSH AVE 4.0 miles

988 WALSH AVE
SANTA CLARA, CA 95050
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1580 WINCHESTER BLVD STE 202 4.3 miles

1580 WINCHESTER BLVD STE 202
CAMPBELL, CA 95008
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1910 N Capitol Ave 4.5 miles

1910 N Capitol Ave
San Jose, CA 95132
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3162 NEWBERRY DR ste G 4.6 miles

3162 NEWBERRY DR ste G
SAN JOSE, CA 95118
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1717 S MAIN ST 4.6 miles

1717 S MAIN ST
MILPITAS, CA 95035
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2737 WALSH AVE 5.1 miles

2737 WALSH AVE
SANTA CLARA, CA 95051
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2724 Aborn Road 5.8 miles

2724 Aborn Road
San Jose, CA 95121
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315 S ABBOTT AVE 6.0 miles

315 S ABBOTT AVE
MILPITAS, CA 95035
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3880 S BASCOM AVE ste 109 6.2 miles

3880 S BASCOM AVE ste 109
SAN JOSE, CA 95124
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3880 S BASCOM AVE STE 112 6.2 miles

3880 S BASCOM AVE STE 112
SAN JOSE, CA 95124
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1195 E ARQUES AVE BLDG 1 6.3 miles

1195 E ARQUES AVE BLDG 1
SUNNYVALE, CA 94085
Categories: SUNNYVALE CA

700 E CALAVERAS BLVD 6.5 miles

700 E CALAVERAS BLVD
MILPITAS, CA 95035
Categories: MILPITAS CA

2581 Samaritan Drive, Suite 108 6.7 miles

2581 Samaritan Drive, Suite 108
San Jose, CA 95124
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554 BLOSSOM HILL RD 6.8 miles

554 BLOSSOM HILL RD
SAN JOSE, CA 95123
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901 W EL CAMINO REAL 8.5 miles

901 W EL CAMINO REAL
SUNNYVALE, CA 94087
Categories: SUNNYVALE CA

877 W Fremont Avenue, Ste H-2 8.5 miles

877 W Fremont Avenue, Ste H-2
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Categories: Sunnyvale CA

275 HOSPITAL PKWY FL 5 8.6 miles

275 HOSPITAL PKWY FL 5
SAN JOSE, CA 95119
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10050 BUBB RD STE 3 8.7 miles

10050 BUBB RD STE 3
CUPERTINO, CA 95014
Categories: CUPERTINO CA

25, Via Luigi Pirandello 9.4 miles

25, Via Luigi Pirandello
Pedara, Catania, KS 95030
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573 W EL CAMINO REAL 9.8 miles

573 W EL CAMINO REAL
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94040
Categories: MOUNTAIN VIEW CA

2500 GRANT RD 10.2 miles

2500 GRANT RD
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94040
Categories: MOUNTAIN VIEW CA

10050 N WOLFE RD Ste SW1-190 10.4 miles

10050 N WOLFE RD Ste SW1-190
CUPERTINO, CA 95014
Categories: CUPERTINO CA

46752 MISSION BLVD STE A 10.6 miles

46752 MISSION BLVD STE A
FREMONT, CA 94539
Categories: FREMONT CA

46690 MOHAVE DR 10.7 miles

46690 MOHAVE DR
FREMONT, CA 94539
Categories: FREMONT CA

46305 WARM SPRINGS BLVD 10.7 miles

46305 WARM SPRINGS BLVD
FREMONT, CA 94539
Categories: FREMONT CA

39400 Padeo Padre Pkwy Mission Bldg 11.7 miles

39400 Padeo Padre Pkwy Mission Bldg
Fremont, CA 94538
Categories: Fremont CA

2290 W EL CAMINO REAL STE 4 12.3 miles

2290 W EL CAMINO REAL STE 4
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA 94040
Categories: MOUNTAIN VIEW CA

3225 SELDON CT 12.7 miles

3225 SELDON CT
FREMONT, CA 94539
Categories: FREMONT CA

42650 CHRISTY ST 12.9 miles

42650 CHRISTY ST
FREMONT, CA 94538
Categories: FREMONT CA

5763 STEVENSON BLVD 13.6 miles

5763 STEVENSON BLVD
NEWARK, CA 94560
Categories: NEWARK CA

39180 FARWELL DR STE 231 14.4 miles

39180 FARWELL DR STE 231
FREMONT, CA 94538
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3161 WALNUT AVE 15.3 miles

3161 WALNUT AVE
FREMONT, CA 94538
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2147 MOWRY AVE STE C1 15.8 miles

2147 MOWRY AVE STE C1
FREMONT, CA 94538
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2000 MOWRY AVE 15.9 miles

2000 MOWRY AVE
FREMONT, CA 94538
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556 Mowry Avenue, Suite 103 16.3 miles

556 Mowry Avenue, Suite 103
Fremont, CA 94536
Categories: Fremont CA

795 EL CAMINO REAL 16.3 miles

795 EL CAMINO REAL
PALO ALTO, CA 94301
Categories: PALO ALTO CA

35500 DUMBARTON CT 16.8 miles

35500 DUMBARTON CT
NEWARK, CA 94560
Categories: NEWARK CA

300 PASTEUR DR 16.9 miles

300 PASTEUR DR
PALO ALTO, CA 94304
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33560 ALVARADO NILES RD 19.0 miles

33560 ALVARADO NILES RD
UNION CITY, CA 94587
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33077 ALVARADO NILES RD 19.3 miles

33077 ALVARADO NILES RD
UNION CITY, CA 94587
Categories: UNION CITY CA

50 East Main Avenue, Suite B 19.6 miles

50 East Main Avenue, Suite B
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Categories: Morgan Hill CA

1400 VETERANS BLVD FL 1 20.6 miles

1400 VETERANS BLVD FL 1
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063
Categories: REDWOOD CITY CA

3555 WHIPPLE RD 21.1 miles

3555 WHIPPLE RD
UNION CITY, CA 94587
Categories: UNION CITY CA

29000 HESPERIAN BLVD 21.8 miles

29000 HESPERIAN BLVD
HAYWARD, CA 94545
Categories: HAYWARD CA

170 ALAMEDA DE LAS PULGAS 22.0 miles

170 ALAMEDA DE LAS PULGAS
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94062
Categories: REDWOOD CITY CA

1100 Laurel Street, Suite F 22.6 miles

1100 Laurel Street, Suite F
San Carlos, CA 94070
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27200 CALAROGA AVE 22.9 miles

27200 CALAROGA AVE
HAYWARD, CA 94545
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3200 BUSCH RD 23.3 miles

3200 BUSCH RD
PLEASANTON, CA 94566
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26250 INDUSTRIAL BLVD STE 32 23.5 miles

26250 INDUSTRIAL BLVD STE 32
HAYWARD, CA 94545
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2324 SANTA RITA RD STE 4 23.7 miles

2324 SANTA RITA RD STE 4
PLEASANTON, CA 94566
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125 SHOREWAY RD STE A 23.7 miles

125 SHOREWAY RD STE A
SAN CARLOS, CA 94070
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2224 DELUCCHI DR 23.9 miles

2224 DELUCCHI DR
PLEASANTON, CA 94588
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5635 W LAS POSITAS BLVD
PLEASANTON, CA 94588
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1133 E STANLEY BLVD Ste 151
LIVERMORE, CA 94550
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1111 E STANLEY BLVD
LIVERMORE, CA 94550
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3128 SANTA RITA RD
PLEASANTON, CA 94566
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7601 STONERIDGE DR FL 1
PLEASANTON, CA 94588
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4847 HOPYARD RD STE 4-424
PLEASANTON, CA 94588
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6800 Soquel Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
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5720 Stoneridge Mall Road, Suite 110 24.4 miles

5720 Stoneridge Mall Road, Suite 110
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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24326 MISSION BLVD STE 3 24.6 miles

24326 MISSION BLVD STE 3
HAYWARD, CA 94544
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1595 Soquel Drive, Suite 100 24.7 miles

1595 Soquel Drive, Suite 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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1505 SOQUEL DR STE 3 24.7 miles

1505 SOQUEL DR STE 3
SANTA CRUZ, CA 95065
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1098 FOSTER CITY BLVD, STE 102 24.8 miles

1098 FOSTER CITY BLVD, STE 102
FOSTER CITY, CA 94404
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5570 STOCKTON LOOP 24.8 miles

5570 STOCKTON LOOP
LIVERMORE, CA 94550
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Local Area Info: San Jose, California

San Jose[A] (/?sn ho??ze?, -?se?/; Spanish for 'Saint Joseph'; Spanish:[sa? xo?se]), officially the City of San Jos,[B] is an economic, cultural and political center of Silicon Valley, and the largest city in Northern California (both in population and area). With an estimated 2017 population of 1,035,317, it is the third-most populous city in California (after Los Angeles and San Diego) and the tenth-most populous in United States. Located in the center of the Santa Clara Valley, on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay, San Jose covers an area of 179.97 square miles (466.1km2). San Jose is the county seat of Santa Clara County, the most affluent county in California and one of the most affluent counties in the United States. San Jose is the most populous city in both the San Francisco Bay Area and the San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland Combined Statistical Area, which contain 7.7 million and 8.7 million people respectively.

San Jose is a global city, notable as a center of innovation, for its affluence, Mediterranean climate, and extremely high cost of living. San Jose's location within the booming high tech industry, as a cultural, political, and economic center has earned the city the nickname "Capital of Silicon Valley". San Jose is one of the wealthiest major cities in the United States and the world, and has the third highest GDP per capita in the world (after Zrich, Switzerland and Oslo, Norway), according to the Brookings Institution. The San Jose Metropolitan Area has the most millionaires and the most billionaires in the United States per capita. With a median home price of $1,085,000, San Jose has the most expensive housing market in the country and the fifth most expensive housing market in the world, according to the 2017 Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey. Major global tech companies including Cisco Systems, eBay, Adobe Systems, PayPal, Brocade, Samsung, Acer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Western Digital maintain their headquarters in San Jose, in the center of Silicon Valley.

Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Tamien nation of the Ohlone peoples of California. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as the Pueblo de San Jos de Guadalupe, the first city founded in the Californias. It then became a part of Mexico in 1821 after the Mexican War of Independence. Following the American Conquest of California during the MexicanAmerican War, the territory was ceded to the United States in 1848. After California achieved statehood two years later, San Jose became the state's first capital. Following World War II, San Jose experienced an economic boom, with a rapid population growth and aggressive annexation of nearby cities and communities carried out in the 1950s and 1960s. The rapid growth of the high-technology and electronics industries further accelerated the transition from an agricultural center to an urbanized metropolitan area. Results of the 1990 U.S. Census indicated that San Jose had officially surpassed San Francisco as the most populous city in Northern California. By the 1990s, San Jose and the rest of Silicon Valley had become the global center for the high tech and internet industries, making it California's fastest-growing economy.

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Population (total): Population in 2017: 1,035,317 (100% urban, 0% rural). >Population change since 2000: +15.7%

Population (female): 512,718

Poverty (breakdown): (5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Black residents, 10.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for American Indian residents, 9.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.2% for other race residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)

Sex Offenders: According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 1,752 registered sex offenders living in San Jose, California as of January 18, 2021. The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in San Jose is 585 to 1.>

Ancestries: Ancestries: German (1.9%), Italian (1.8%), European (1.7%), American (1.5%), Irish (1.3%), English (1.2%).

Land Area: 174.9 square miles.

Population Density:

Zip Codes: 94089, 95002, 95013, 95050, 95054, 95110, 95111, 95112, 95113, 95116, 95118, 95119, 95120, 95121, 95122, 95123, 95126, 95129, 95130, 95131, 95134, 95135, 95136, 95138, 95139, 95140, 95148

Races:
      Asian alone - 366,134 - 35.4%
      Hispanic - 332,603 - 32.1%
      White alone - 267,315 - 25.8%
      Two or more races - 32,117 - 3.1%
      Black alone - 28,126 - 2.7%
      Native Hawaiian and Other
>Pacific Islander alone - 4,232 - 0.4%
      Other race alone - 2,869 - 0.3%
      American Indian alone - 1,957 - 0.2%

Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Tamien nation of the Ohlone peoples of California. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as the Pueblo de San Jos de Guadalupe, the first city founded in the Californias. It then became a part of Mexico in 1821 after the Mexican War of Independence. Following the American Conquest of California during the MexicanAmerican War, the territory was ceded to the United States in 1848. After California achieved statehood two years later, San Jose became the state's first capital. Following World War II, San Jose experienced an economic boom, with a rapid population growth and aggressive annexation of nearby cities and communities carried out in the 1950s and 1960s. The rapid growth of the high-technology and electronics industries further accelerated the transition from an agricultural center to an urbanized metropolitan area. Results of the 1990 U.S. Census indicated that San Jose had officially surpassed San Francisco as the most populous city in Northern California. By the 1990s, San Jose and the rest of Silicon Valley had become the global center for the high tech and internet industries, making it California's fastest-growing economy.