These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In San Jose


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 4.06x the national median and household incomes are 2.68x 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:

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

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,002,021. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in San Jose.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In San Jose

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 criteria:

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

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Almaden Valley $134,062
2 Evergreen $121,053
3 Santa Teresa $108,042
4 Cambrian Park $95,846
5 Berryessa $94,438
6 Willow Glen $92,615
7 West San Jose $92,233
8 North San Jose $90,954
9 Blossom Valley $88,656
10 Rose Garden $84,122
11 North Valley $72,885
12 Edenvale-Seven Trees $67,929
13 East San Jose $67,723
14 Alum Rock-East Foothills $67,108
15 Downtown $58,460
16 Burbank $56,268
17 Fairgrounds $51,721
18 Buena Vista $37,813

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