Santa Clara County

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Santa Clara County, California

70 W Hedding St 11th Fl East Wing
San Jose, CA 95110
Phone: (408) 299-5105
Fax: (408) 293-5649

In W central CA, north of Monterey; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the river named for Saint Clare of Assisi

Area (sq mi):: 1304.01 (land 1290.69; water 13.32) Population per square mile: 1316.40
Population 2005: 1,699,052 State rank: 6 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 12.40% Population 2000: 1,682,585 (White 44.20%; Black or African American 2.80%; Hispanic or Latino 24.00%; Asian 25.60%; Other 17.80%). Foreign born: 34.10%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $32,795; median household $74,335; Population below poverty level: 7.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $54,195-$46,640
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • San Jose County seat (904,522)
  • Sunnyvale (128,012)
  • Santa Clara (104,001)
  • Mountain View (69,011)
  • Milpitas (62,698)
  • Palo Alto (56,862)
  • Cupertino (51,405)
  • Gilroy (44,356)
  • Campbell (37,013)
  • Morgan Hill (34,885)
  • East Palo Alto (32,042)
  • Saratoga (29,633)
  • Los Gatos (27,930)
  • Los Altos (26,992)

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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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