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Everything You Need to Know About the City of San Jose California

In 2018, San Jose, CA had a population of 1.03M people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $113,036. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of San Jose, CA declined from 1.04M to 1.03M, a -0.506% decrease, and its median household income grew from $104,675 to $113,036, a 7.99% increase.

The population of San Jose, CA is 35.7% Asian Alone, 32.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 24.6% White Alone. 57.6% of the people in San Jose, CA speak a non-English language, and 83.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in San Jose, CA are San Jose State University (9,219 degrees awarded in 2017), San Jose City College (1,166 degrees), and Evergreen Valley College (675 degrees).

The median property value in San Jose, CA is $968,500, and the homeownership rate is 55.3%. Most people in San Jose CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.7 minutes. The average car ownership in San Jose, CA is 2 cars per household.

 

EDUCATION

In 2017, universities in San Jose, CA awarded 12,445 degrees. The student population of San Jose, CA is skewed towards women, with 27,305 male students and 30,009 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in San Jose, CA are Asian (3,433 and 31.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (3,281 and 30.5%), White (2,543 and 23.6%), and Unknown (581 and 5.39%).

The largest universities in San Jose, CA by the number of degrees awarded are San Jose State University (9,219 and 74.1%), San Jose City College (1,166 and 9.37%), and Evergreen Valley College (675 and 5.42%)

The most popular majors in San Jose, CA are General Business Administration & Management (1,870 and 15%), Computer Software Engineering (732 and 5.88%), and Library & Information Science (517 and 4.15%).

The median tuition costs in San Jose, CA are $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $5,742 and $17,622 respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

 

ECONOMY

The economy of San Jose, California employs 545k people and San Jose has an unemployment rate of 2.7%. San Jose has seen the job market increase by 2.5% in the course of the most recent year. Future job development throughout the following ten years is anticipated to be 38.9%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%. The largest industries in San Jose, CA are Manufacturing (87,162 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (71,935 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (65,612 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($120,793), Information ($115,597), and Utilities ($113,914).

Households in San Jose, CA have a median annual income of $113,036, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $104,675 in 2017, which represents a 7.99% annual growth.

 

Tax Rates for San Jose

– The Sales Tax Rate for San Jose is 9.3%. The US average is 7.3%.

– The Income Tax Rate for San Jose is 9.3%. The US average is 4.6%.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.

 

Income and Salaries for San Jose

– The average income of a San Jose inhabitant is $34,992 every year. 

– The Median household income of a San Jose inhabitant is $83,787 per year.

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As rated by our clients (from 1139 testimonials)
5.0
Cody griffin was an outstanding mediator, from beginning to end. He was extremely professional, going out of his way to answer all my questions and making sure I was satisfied every step along the way. I would highly recommend him and his company if you need your car transported .
Riccardo Keel
5.0
Bob Moran helped me out through the whole process. He made sure that I got all the information regarding the driver and date of arrival. Would highly recommend to save you the hassle when shipping your vehicle from coast to coast. Thanks Bob!
Francis Q
5.0
we had to move from Beverly Hills to Aventura Florida. I was really worried as to I was going to my 2 cars down there. Shop a car really made the who move simple. My 2 cars were picked up and 10 days later they were in Fl. All in all they were great and I would use them again.
Priscilla S. Avenyura, FL
5.0
Can explain how greatful I am for this company. The experience was amazing through them since I had such a bad experience with another company. They picked up when they said and arrived when they said. I would refer anyone to them!
Jessica R.
5.0
Peter Minko provided excellent service, I had talked to peter months before regarding another move that I no longer needed, I had misplaced Ship a Car's info and I was trying to get my sister car shipped from California to North Carolina, everybody's quotes where all over the place and all the other companies stated that nobody was moving that direction or to that state. I had finally accepted a offer from another company that ended up giving me the run around and after awhile would not return my messages. Then out of the blue Peter Minko called with Ship a Car and I accepted his offer, Basically everything came to a HAPPY ENDING and I would use Ship a Car again and nobody else for future car shipping needs. Craig in California
Craig
5.0
Willie Dublin assisted me on a short notice request to have my two vehicles, a Honda Odyssey and a Hyundai Elantra shipped from Santee, CA to Round Rock, Tx. I initially had set-up a request with another company a month prior , told them my situation and the day I needed it due to my wife's and my job that would require transportation. They told me they can deliver on the requested date. The day prior of the initial pick-up, I received an email that changed the pick-up to 3 days later and a possible whole week before the car would make it. They told me that I never specified the need and that they told me that they said the pick-up could be 3 days prior. They had a whole month to find a transport company to fit that transport request. I cancelled with them, called Willie D. at ship a car inc and he had me set-up with a pick-up day the same day. He was fast, efficient and had great communication the whole way. I would recommend Ship a car inc and Willie D. if you can request him for anyone moving out of state. I also would like to thank Carlos at Carlos Transport who Willie D. found as he was very professional, on time and delivered on the day needed. Very grateful to both of them. Relieved a lot of stress on our out of state move.
Jed Napoles
5.0
From the initial pricing request to the driver dispatched and vehicle arrival, Justen and his team at Ship A Car, Inc. do everything you’d expect from a professional hauling company. We've hired multiple drivers with Justen through Ship A Car, Inc. for the transportation of our fifth-wheel and they were nothing but accommodating, professional, knowledgeable, and available to you throughout the entire shipping process. I can honestly say that this was the fastest most efficient and fairly priced company I’ve ever worked with. The drivers arrive promptly and are able to quickly load your vehicle in the correct manner with respect to your personal property and the safety of your vehicle. Justen helped me feel safe and confident in relying on Ship A Car, Inc. to move our fifth-wheel, it gave me such peace of mind. I constantly receive superior service and have been a repeat customer and have recommended Justen at Ship A Car, Inc. to our co-workers and colleagues. Looking forward to continuing to use Ship A Car, Inc. for all of my transportation needs.
Libby Stobie Behrens
5.0
I’m not a big social media person, but the golf cart got delivered that same day. Guess my cart was too tall to fit the trailer, so the repair shop took the top off and shipped it strapped down to the cart. My son and I were able to reinstall the top and all is well. Thanks Tim Lehman
Tim Lehman L. Laguna Hills , CA
5.0
Awesome experience. We shipped my sons very large F-350 from Oregon to N. Carolina and it went very smoothly. Working with Lawrence was a great experience. He listened to all the details of our shipment and got us a tremendous carrier to handle our large and very special load. I give Ship-A-Car and Lawrence my highest recommendation and would definitely use them again.
Kevin M.
5.0
Gabriel was amazing. A total angel to deal with. But the driver you hired Ray sucked. My truck was 3 days late was never offered a discount. I will refer the company but will tell people if a guy names Ray is doing the driving he had one excuse after another for my truck being 3 days late. But Gabriel and this company did great. GET INFO ONYOUR DRIVER..
Jackie Costa
5.0
Great service and fast delivery, Plus the police were very reasonable. The motorcycle they transported four me was picked up in Kansas City on a Saturday and delivered to me in Albuquerque on the next day (Sunday). Very prompt!!
Corey Knapp
5.0
It Was An Almost Auto Quint Essential Experience And I Recommend That Khaii Receives An Retro Active Raise Of At least 20% Paid In American Money. His Sparkling Personality And Very Positive Perseverance Helped Me To Complete The Entire Transaction In Less Than 48 Hours. Congratulations On Hiring Such A Spectacular Human Being.
Bob D. Bellmore , NY
5.0
Thank you Danny for a fabulous job well done in helping to get my daughter's car cross country safely. Your professionalism was stellar and your care and kindness was greatly appreciated. I will be sure to always recommend your company when transport opportunities arise. THANK YOU!
Lyn S.
5.0
I had my car shipped from De to FL with no problem. The driver was really nice, friendly and arrived on time. As soon as I landed my car was ready for me to pick up. Anytime I had a question it was easy to get in contact with them. I would definitely recommend them to anyone.
Tykeah
5.0
I would allow this company to transport my car again I first spoke with Bob, who is a very pleasant, easy to talk to, caring fellow. He goes beyond most companies in trying to find a car transporter for the date needed. He returns calls quickly and stays in touch with updates. I really enjoyed working with him as he's just so pleasant and on top of things.
Carolyn Sekela
5.0
All people involved were very professional and did a great job all done within just a few hours delivered in KY in 3 days in perfect conditionThank you for great service.
Dorothy S. Oakley, CA
5.0
I've been working with bob for a while and I have to say his service is amazing. I recommend ship a car to all of my customers. Great service and Great prices.
Giovany Ballarales
5.0
Ms Dana was the best! She was very accommodating and helpful! Even in the delay, the company was very Creative in meeting our needs! The car arrived safe and in the 24 hours as promised!
Kim T.
5.0
From first phone call to set up transport to delivery, everyone was so accommodating. Our driver kept me informed and was very friendly and professional. Our car arrived when expected and in excellent condition. I would recommend this company to anyone who needed to transport a car.
Bev Clark
5.0
Ship A Car, Inc. is very reliable. They gave me excellent customer service from beginning to end. They were really flexible when I needed to cancel the shipment and reschedule it for later. They worked with me through that whole process and were very helpful. The shipment went very smoothly and the driver was friendly and professional. Their prices are very reasonable and I'm glad to have hired them.
Natalie L. Pittsburgh, PA
5.0
Bob did a wonderful job of making my transport work for ME. Moving across the US from one coast to another is really stressful. Bob coordinated my auto pick-up so we could use the car to take our luggage to the hotel at the airport where we were flying out the next morning. The driver that came to pick up / load the vehicle was incredibly kind and flexible as our "last day at the old house" got a little crazy. Then the car arrived even earlier than expected on the other coast! I would recommend Ship A Car inc to anyone needing auto transport. Their communication is awesome, they work with you to get you the best price and they follow through every step of the way.
Harmony Coburn
5.0
Very professional shipping dispatch service. Darius answered all my questions, and found an amazing and professional vehicle transport driver. Pricing was reasonable. My car arrived on the day I requested.
Maryjane Palmer
5.0
I just had my car shipped from NY to AZ. It arrived ahead of time. Bob Moran was very professional, curteous, knowledge and went the extra mile to help me.
Linda
4.0
This was my first time using Ship A Car INC., I had my vehicle shipped from Florida to California. I was satisfied and pleased that my car arrived to its destination in on piece on time. However, I had to do a lot of following up with them regarding the status of my car; I recommend that they develop an efficient system for customers to track their vehicles while its in route. Their cost were affordable.
Amaya D. San Jose, CA
5.0
We recently had to get our car back to NH from PA when our son was in an accident had had to be transferred by ambulance. It was an extremely stressful time for us and Ship a Car was very helpful in making the arrangements. In fact, one of our son's friends helped make it happen, and with his help and the help of Bob Moran -- everything went off without a hitch. I recommend them highly.
Imogen Smith
5.0
I would use Ship a Car again in a heartbeat everyone was very professional and courteous.. They kept me up to date on every part of the shipment.. The truck and the people who delivered the car were great.
Sid R.
5.0
Meredith was fantastic and always just a phone call away. Everything went perfectly and could not be happier.
M Neders
5.0
I recently had a car delivered through Ship A Car and was very happy with the experience. They kept me in the loop the whole time about when and where my vehicle was going to arrive. They delivered my car without any problems at all. I would recommend them for their quickness and efficiency.
Dirk C. Mount Airy, NC
5.0
Superb customer experience. Belinda / Janet made it simple, clear terms with great communications. These folks really stood out from the  haphazard world of transport, as a real professional organization with high customer service standards. Will not consider anyone else but them.
Max D. Tate Jr.
5.0
Excellent service. Cody and team was prompt to my needs and lessened a stressful transportation process. Recommend him or his team anytime. Will definitely utilize them again in the future.
Josh S
5.0
Excellent customer service from Dana Briones from inquiry until the successful drop off of my new car from Pennsylvania to Los Angeles, CA. She was professional, knowledgeable, friendly, reassuring and made herself available when I called to check on the location of my car after 4 days. I was also provided with the driver's full name and cell phone number. I most appreciate that Dana was honest about the estimated transport pick up and delivery time frame. The driver Alex was the absolute best. He called me and the car dealership the morning he picked up my new car. We spoke about 4 days later and he told me his expected delivery day. On that day, he texted me to let me know the time based on his GPS. He arrived earlier than expected. This was my first time purchasing a car from the internet, from another state and using an auto transportation company. I did have anxiety in the beginning. However, EVERYTHING went smooth and I have nothing but great things to say about Dana and Ship a Car Inc.
M. A
4.0
Company was very professional and got our car to its destination in a very timely manner. Communication could be a little tighter but overall a good company to work with.
Kellee G.
5.0
With ship a cars awesome rates and speedy shipping, I wouldn't recommend any other company! Customer service was their first priority and helped me ship my car from California to Michigan without any hassle! I would like to mention that Danny K. was exceptionally helpful, always calling me back and checking to make sure everything is running smoothly and to answer any questions of mine! Overall, EXCELLENT service!
John O. Grand Rapids, MI
5.0
Used Ship a Car Inc. to bring a vehicle from Pennsylvania to Indiana. Raymond the driver was awesome, very professional and kept in communication with me throughout the transport to let me know time of arrival. I was grateful that the shipper car representative kept in touch with me as well, I would definitely recommend them and use them in the future!
Cara H
5.0
I worked with Paul Sinclair. He provided exceptional customer service and valuable knowledge for shipping my Toyota Corolla. The transporter who picked up my vehicle was courteous throughout the process as well. I would recommend asking for Paul S. as he was spot on with the communication , quote and customer expectations. Thank you, Glenn W.
Glen Sinclair
5.0
Justin in customer service was awesome. Very quick turn around time with giving me a quote and assisting me. Always on top of thing with questions I had. Also the emails sent on how to prepare the car for shipment, etc. were most helpful.
Ron Vanden Hoogen
5.0
From the first call to final delivery, it was a first class experience. Yvonne on the phone handling my request to the driver who showed great care with my car. Chicago Burbs to Seattle.....a job very well done. Everything as promised.
Dave F. St Charles, IL
5.0
We worked with Bob M. and he is AMAZING. We purchased a Ram Rumble Bee and we needed it shipped quickly for a surprise for my daughter. He was great at making that happen for us on schedule and in time!!!
Corrie H
5.0
Great company to work with.Janet Rinella was excellent and provided timely followup explaing how the pickup and delivery would be scheduled. Chris the driver and his copilot Jen did a geat job and provided schedule updates on both pick up and detination arrival. The car transport went well and without a hitch. I definetely will use them again.
Robert Chappel
5.0
Had a wonderful, smooth, successful transaction with these guys. They did everything as promised, including delivering the car across the country a day early!  Couldn't have been easier.
Kate D.
5.0
I recently moved my Ford Fusion from Kansas to New York and was pleasantly surprised how easy it was. Car arrived on time in perfect condition as promised. Will definitely recommend Tom at Ship A Car, Inc to all my co-workers and friends.
Steve B. Kansas, KS
4.0
I had a good/positive experience with Ship-A-Car, and Howard Heller (my Ship-A-Car coordinator). I shipped my car from Charleston SC to Phila PA. The car arrived without issue, and actually earlier than expected. Just be aware that you may not get confirmation of final pickup and delivery until 1-3 days before pickup. That caused me a little apprehension as we got closer to the pickup date, but all worked out well. I would use this service again if needed.
Harold Schaefer
5.0
I received my car way sooner than expected, I called Nearly 5 other companies, their prices were much higher with no expected date of delivery. Thank God I ran across Ship a Car inc., best decision I made. Smith Sabin was so helpful, courteous, and nice. The driver too Was so nice and friendly. I will definitely be doing more business with this company and I refer anyone who need they services.... Smith you are awesome!!!
Dominique P.
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