These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In San Jose, CA For 2018


We used science and data to determine which San Jose neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In San Jose

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that San Jose has to offer. Where houses go for over 4.09x the national median and household incomes are 2.48x the national median.

But where exactly in San Jose do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Almaden Valley where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in San Jose out of 18 for 2018:

  1. Almaden Valley (Homes)
  2. Evergreen (Homes)
  3. Santa Teresa (Homes)
  4. Cambrian Park (Homes)
  5. Berryessa (Homes)
  6. West San Jose (Homes)
  7. North San Jose (Homes)
  8. Willow Glen (Homes)
  9. Blossom Valley (Homes)
  10. Rose Garden (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,041,443. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in San Jose.

For more San Jose reading, check out the best neighborhoods in San Jose and the worst neighborhoods in San Jose.

Or, for living around San Jose, out the best San Jose suburbs and the worst San Jose suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In San Jose For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in San Jose by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Almaden Valley, was named the richest neighborhood in San Jose.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Buena Vista.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in San Jose ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In San Jose For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Almaden Valley $136,266
2 Evergreen $124,315
3 Santa Teresa $108,886
4 Cambrian Park $103,851
5 Berryessa $98,484
6 West San Jose $98,309
7 North San Jose $98,033
8 Willow Glen $96,972
9 Blossom Valley $94,602
10 Rose Garden $81,725
11 North Valley $72,975
12 Alum Rock-East Foothills $69,228
13 East San Jose $67,910
14 Edenvale-Seven Trees $67,730
15 Downtown $62,204
16 Fairgrounds $53,521
17 Burbank $53,397
18 Buena Vista $42,491

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