The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In San Jose, CA For 2024

The richest San Jose neighborhoods are Almaden Valley and Evergreen for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In San Jose
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they 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 6.51x the national median and household incomes are 3.3x 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 $181,680.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in San Jose out of 18 for 2024.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in San Jose for 2024? According to the most recent census data, Almaden Valley looks to be the richest San Jose neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,420,907. 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.

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.

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Richst Neighborhoods In San Jose For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Almaden Valley $181,680
2 Evergreen $159,304
3 Cambrian Park $145,893
4 North San Jose $144,769
5 West San Jose $143,421
6 Santa Teresa $141,919
7 Berryessa $135,823
8 Willow Glen $130,927
9 Rose Garden $118,739
10 Blossom Valley $118,432
11 North Valley $105,663
12 East San Jose $96,615
13 Downtown $95,888
14 Alum Rock-East Foothills $94,629
15 Edenvale-Seven Trees $73,072
16 Fairgrounds $72,752
17 Burbank $57,932
18 Buena Vista $44,822

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In San Jose For 2024

Every city has its 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 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?

Using Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in San Jose.

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 wealthiest neighborhood in San Jose.

The richest neighborhoods in San Jose are Almaden Valley, Evergreen, Cambrian Park, North San Jose, West San Jose, Santa Teresa, Berryessa, Willow Glen, Rose Garden, and Blossom Valley.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Buena Vista.

The poorest neighborhoods in San Jose are Buena Vista, Burbank, Fairgrounds, Edenvale-Seven Trees, and Alum Rock-East Foothills.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in San Jose.

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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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