San Jose (California)

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Coordinates 37°20′10″N 121°53′26″W
Country United States
State California
County Santa Clara
Region San Francisco Bay Area
Metro San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
CSA San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland
Pueblo founded November 29, 1777
Founded as Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe
Incorporated March 27, 1850
Named for Saint Joseph
Elevation 82 ft (25 m)
Lowest elevation 0 ft (0 m)
Demonym(s) San Josean(s) San Joséan(s) Josefino/a(s)
Time zone UTC−08:00 (PST)
ZIP codes List 95002 95008 95101 95103 95106 95108–95113 95115–95141 95148 95150–95161 95164, 95170 95172 95173 95190–95194 95196
Area code(s) 408/669
FIPS code 06-68000
GNIS feature IDs 1654952, 2411790
Airport Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
Government (Type) Council–manager
Government (Body) San Jose City Council
Government (Mayor) Sam Liccardo (D)
Government (City Manager) Jennifer Maguire
Government (Assemblymembers) List Alex Lee (D)Ash Kalra (D)Evan Low (D)Mark Stone (D)
Government (City) 181.36 sq mi (469.72 km2)
Government (Land) 178.24 sq mi (461.63 km2)
Government (Water) 3.12 sq mi (8.09 km2) 1.91%
Government (Urban) 342.27 sq mi (741.03 km2)
Government (Metro) 2,694.61 sq mi (6,979 km2)
Area (City) 181.36 sq mi (469.72 km2)
Area (Land) 178.24 sq mi (461.63 km2)
Area (Water) 3.12 sq mi (8.09 km2) 1.91%
Area (Urban) 342.27 sq mi (741.03 km2)
Area (Metro) 2,694.61 sq mi (6,979 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 1,013,240
Population (2020) (Rank) 10th in the United States 3rd in California
Population (2020) (Density) 5,684.69/sq mi (2,194.92/km2)
Population (2020) (Metro) 2,000,468 (35th)

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San Jose,[A] officially San José (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ, -ˈseɪ/; Spanish: [saŋ xoˈse]; Spanish for 'Saint Joseph'), [B] is a major city in the U.S. state of California that is the cultural, financial, and political center of Silicon Valley and largest city in Northern California by both population and area. With a 2020 population of 1,013,240, it is the most populous city in both the San Francisco Bay Area and the San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland Combined Statistical Area, which contain 7.7 million and 9.7 million people respectively, the third-most populous city in California (after Los Angeles and San Diego and ahead of San Francisco), and the tenth-most populous in the United States. Located in the center of the Santa Clara Valley on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay, San Jose covers an area of 179.97 sq mi (466.1 km2). San Jose is the county seat of Santa Clara County and the main component of the San Jose–Sunnyvale–Santa Clara Metropolitan Statistical Area, with an estimated population of around two million residents in 2018.

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