San Jose, CA 95126 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95126: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
San Jose, CA 95126

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Santa Clara County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.32, Longitude -121.918
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,394
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 15,973
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,430
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,543

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Database updated: April 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. California Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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San Jose, CA 95126 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

San Jose, CA 95126 Housing Affordability Index is 56
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

San Jose, CA 95126 Wealth Index is 120
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 35,989 (100%)
Population in Households 35,329 (98.2%)
Population in Families 24,396 (67.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 660 ( 1.8%)
Population Density 10,885
Diversity Index2 84
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $96,016
Average Household Income $128,774
Per Capita Income $53,012
Wealth Index4 120

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 16,044 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,954 (30.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,854 (61.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,236 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $882,957
Housing Affordability Index3 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,808
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 7,846
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.66% 1.74%
Households 1.51% 1.75%
Families 1.58% 1.73%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

San Jose, CA 95126 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95126 to the other 1,777 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 478 73rd
Population Density # 145 92nd
Diversity Index # 291 84th
Median Household Income # 381 79th
Per Capita Income # 303 83rd

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