Downtown San Jose

Downtown San Jose is known for its vibrant arts and culture scene.

Welcome to Downtown San Jose

A bustling urban center with a population of 20,673 residents


Downtown San Jose is where youthful energy meets professional ambition, making it the ideal location for those looking to make their mark. With a median age of 33.4, it's evident that the neighborhood attracts a high-caliber crowd. The job market here is competitive but rewarding, with many residents working in Silicon Valley's tech and finance sectors. In addition to its business opportunities, Downtown San Jose is also a lively place for culture and dining. With such a diverse array of attractions and amenities, it’s a place where you can thrive personally and professionally.


  • A competitive job market, perfect for those in tech and finance.
  • A rich cultural landscape featuring the San Jose Museum of Art and the Children's Discovery Museum.
  • A varied real estate market, offering everything from charming Victorian homes to ultramodern condos.


With a variety of global flavors at your fingertips, your culinary options are endless. Whether it's restaurants, cafes, or bars, you're sure to find something to satisfy your cravings. For those who enjoy retail therapy, Downtown San Jose offers unique shopping experiences.

From fresh produce at the San Pedro Square Market to boutique finds on South First Street, there's something for everyone. Of course, if shopping is your cardio, you can't miss Westfield Oakridge and Santana Row among other popular shopping destinations like Bass Pro Shops and Almaden Plaza.


There's never a dull moment in Downtown San Jose. For those who appreciate culture, the San Jose Museum of Art and the Children's Discovery Museum are must-visits. The California Theatre offers a touch of history and elegance, while the San Jose Civic hosts today’s top performers. 

Don't forget the games and concerts at the nearby SAP Center. Nature lovers can find solace in the Japanese Friendship Garden and Guadalupe Oak Grove Park. For family fun, there's the Happy Hollow Park & Zoo.


Downtown San Jose is more than just a place—it's a community where professional and personal lives harmoniously intertwine. Whether you’re into culture, a young professional, or someone who appreciates the finer things, this neighborhood offers a lifestyle that suits a variety of tastes and interests. So, why just visit when you can make it your home?

Overview for Downtown San Jose, CA

10,376 people live in Downtown San Jose, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $74,427. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

40 years

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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.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including O’Brien’s Ice Cream Parlor and Candy Shop, The Lunchies, and Extra Hour Hockey Training Facility.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.26 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.18 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.63 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.51 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Downtown San Jose, CA

Downtown San Jose has 5,430 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. 10,376 people call Downtown San Jose home. The population density is 15,292.744 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

52.39 / 47.6%

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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
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