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San Jose, California, 95134
1 Bedroom$2,250 - $2,275
2 Bedrooms$2,900 - $3,350
3 Bedrooms$3,325 - $3,350
San Jose, California, 95126
1 Bedroom$1,815 - $1,910
San Jose, California, 95136
1 Bedroom$1,745 - $1,780
2 Bedrooms$2,125 - $2,260
San Jose, California, 95126
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San Jose apartments are currently available in a number of many parts of town; whether you are searching in the summer or any other time of the year. You can easily find family friendly apartments in San Jose using MyNewPlace and searching for apartment amenities like a gated entrance.
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 4.8% 8.4% -3.6% $10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 5.6% -2.6% $15,000 to $19,999 3.0% 5.6% -2.6% $20,000 to $24,999 3.4% 5.8% -2.4% $25,000 to $29,999 3.4% 5.7% -2.3% $30,000 to $34,999 3.9% 5.7% -1.8% $35,000 to $39,999 3.9% 5.4% -1.5% $40,000 to $44,999 4.1% 5.2% -1.1% $45,000 to $49,999 4.0% 4.6% -0.6% $50,000 to $59,999 8.1% 8.6% -0.5% $60,000 to $74,999 11.9% 10.6% +1.3% $75,000 to $99,999 15.7% 11.5% +4.2% $100,000 to $124,999 11.6% 6.8% +4.8% $125,000 to $149,999 7.0% 3.6% +3.4% $150,000 to $199,999 7.2% 3.3% +3.9% $200,000 or more 5.0% 3.6% +1.4%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 4.6% 4.8% -0.2% 10.0% to 14.9% 9.8% 9.8% +0.0% 15.0% to 19.9% 14.4% 13.6% +0.8% 20.0% to 24.9% 14.2% 13.1% +1.1% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.7% 11.0% +0.7% 30.0% to 34.9% 9.3% 8.2% +1.1% 35.0% to 39.9% 6.0% 5.9% +0.1% 40.0% to 49.9% 7.5% 8.0% -0.5% 50.0% or more 18.8% 20.2% -1.4% Not computed 3.8% 5.4% -1.6%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 8.1% 9.6% -1.5% 25 to 34 years 32.5% 29.3% +3.2% 35 to 44 years 26.7% 25.8% +0.9% 45 to 54 years 16.1% 16.5% -0.4% 55 to 64 years 7.7% 8.0% -0.3% 65 to 74 years 4.6% 5.3% -0.7% 75 to 84 years 3.2% 4.0% -0.8% 85 years and over 1.2% 1.6% -0.4%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 32.3% 30.9% +1.4% 30 to 44 minutes 30.7% 24.5% +6.2% 45 to 59 minutes 15.5% 13.8% +1.7% 60 or more minutes 21.4% 30.8% -9.4%
Source: 2000 Census
Moving to San JoseLocated near the southern tip of San Francisco Bay, the “Capital of Silicon Valley” is a sunny city surrounded by mountains. Known for its tech and engineering based economy, it is no coincidence that San Jose is surrounded by such technology forward institutions as UC Berkeley, Stanford University, and the local San Jose State University. Home to numerous museums, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, and the Mexican Heritage Plaza, San Jose celebrates and honors its cultural diversity and history. Plus, with thousands of acres of parks and gardens, it’s easy to enjoy the outdoors from your new apartment.
For expert advice on making the move to San Jose, the [LocalTalkLink] section is the place to go. Get information on the area neighborhoods, local sporting events, and what it’s like to walk and bike around town and to work. For tips on how to save dough, decorate your apartment in a pinch, find roomies, and move with pets and kids, just head on over to our [AptGuideLink] and soak in all the great moving advice!
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Refresh and Rejuvenate To recharge after a big move to your new apartment, you’re going to need to fill that fridge. So head on over to your local Farmers’ Market and get all the goodies that you need to make you feel on top again. Then sit back and enjoy one of the shows at Broadway San Jose and take in a musical, a concert, or a specialty performance like the Blue Man Group. If some deep breaths and tension-relieving stretches are in order, there are tons of yoga and pilates studios to choose from, including the kid friendly NuLife Yoga that caters to all different levels of experience. If swinging a golf club, taking a bike ride, kicking around a soccer ball, or simply having a relaxing drink is what takes away your tension, check out all the area Meetups and make yourself at home and be social at the same time.
Must-See Museums The Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose is a must for kids of all ages. The under four crowd can add their own creative works to the paint wall, create cornstarch bead sculptures, and participate in numerous other hands-on activities that encourage children to learn and develop through exploring. If mummies, pharaohs, and the Egyptian afterlife are intriguing to you, check out the extensive collection of artifacts at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. Or spend the day viewing modern and contemporary artworks at the San Jose Museum of Art and join the discussion at one their lunchtime lectures or gallery talk events. There’s no better home for The Tech Museum of Innovation than San Jose. Experiment with the hands-on displays to see how magnets, batteries, and pulleys work in “The Tech Challenge” and grow your understanding of the fundamentals of science. At the end of the day, you can really take it all in at the IMAX Theater and watch and learn in a whole new way.
Parks and Gardens As amazing as your new apartment is, it’s still worth it to explore the plentiful parks and gardens in your new neighborhood and city. In the center of San Jose you will find Kelley Park, a 156 acre recreational treat complete with a zoo, the famous Japanese Friendship Garden, and the History Park Museum that features everything from local art works to events like Archaeology Day. Take a dip in the pools and swim centers, hit the skate parks, let the pup run free at one of the dog parks, and enjoy such amenities as bocce ball courts, BMX bike tracks, and volleyball courts. The San Jose Department of Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services offers community gardens, gorgeous places to have a BBQ, and of course, miles of trails to explore.
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San Jose Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in San Jose have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom San Jose apartment cost $1,832. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom San Jose apartment was $2,256 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $3,405. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the San Jose rentals listed below.
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What the most fun neighborhoods in San Jose?
Downtown San Jose is a thriving, sophisticated neighborhood filled with luxury hotels, art galleries, museums, theaters, urban coffeehouses, chic bars and upscale restaurants. A cultural and entertainment magnet, there are a plethora of world-class entertainment venues located here including the Tech Museum of Innovation, the Children's Discovery Museum, the San Jose Center for Performing Arts, and the San Jose Repertory Theater. Several parks are situated here as well, including the Plaza de Cesar Chavez Park with its many outdoor music festivals and community events, and the spacious and attractive Guadalupe River Park and Gardens.
Where in San Jose should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
San Jose's downtown vicinity is the most walkable neighborhood in the city. This safe urban community boasts an assortment of homes, restaurants, cinemas, grocery stores and other businesses, all within walking distance. Also of note, downtown San Jose is fairly quiet at night during the week. Another popular pedestrian-friendly neighborhood in San Jose is the quaint, family-oriented Rose Garden.
Are there big sporting events that people in San Jose enjoy attending?
Hockey is your best bet for big sporting events in San Jose, since the only professional sports team to play in San Jose are the ever popular San Jose Sharks. Although the team has never won the Stanley Cup, they manage to sell out almost all of their home games. However, the Sharks have won the Pacific Division 5 times. The Sharks play at the HP Pavilion at San Jose.
How much are utilities in San Jose?
Utilities in San Jose will vary drastically by season. Since temperatures in the summer can soar into the 90s and above, the use of the air conditioning will drive up the electric bill. It doesn't get very cold in the winter in San Jose, but it's likely that you will still need to use the heat at times. This means that a family of three will probably pay an average of $250 a month for gas and electric combined.
what grocery stores are near San Jose City College/
There are a number of grocery stores close to San Jose City College. Foodmaxx (1539 Parkmoor), Safeway (1300 West San Carlos), Cash & Carry (1731 West San Carlos) and Zanotto's Family Market (1970 Naglee Ave.) are all less than a mile away. There is also a variety of independent and specialty grocery stores in the area.