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ZIP Code 95117

Primary City:San Jose, CA (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West San Jose
County: Santa Clara County
Timezone: Pacific (2:15am)
Area code: 408 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.31, -121.97
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 95117

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 95117. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 95117. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 95117, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
San Jose, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 95117 ZIP Code

ZIP code 95117 is located in west California and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 95117 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly less than average. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 95117 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,067
Population Density 11,693 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,263
Median Home Value $623,800
Land Area 2.57 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,863
Median Household Income $63,465

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2641,0648429261,1371,5771,3891,3521,1831,112958705511348246221173197
Female1,1709947967841,0791,3981,3181,3051,0331,087926756581396336266270367
Total2,4342,0581,6381,7102,2162,9752,7072,6572,2162,1991,8841,4611,092744582487443564

Gender

 Male 15,205 51%
 Female 14,862 49%
Gender

Race

 White 14,978 49.8%
 Black Or African American 1,605 5.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 284 0.9%
 Asian 6,146 20.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 204 0.7%
 Other Race 5,219 17.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,631 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner15341830953734410349240
Renter5241,9951,7321,354748328195115
Total5392,3362,5622,3071,482738544355

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,863 45%
 Single Guardian 2,225 20%
 Singles 2,637 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1,138 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,959 64%
 Households with Kids 3,904 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male274247261226240205214202203170160184156172184174179187202209
Female219244240218209206192188199172177152148147152161139166166187
Total493491501444449411406390402342337336304319336335318353368396

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 95117 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 95117 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 95117 real estate data, the median home value of $623,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 95117 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 95117 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 95117 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,864 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 184 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 19 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,924 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 948 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,991 62%
 Households Vacant 400 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 268 67%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 38 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 215 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,028 28%
 2 Bedroom 3,567 50%
 3+ Bedroom 1,361 19%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $63,465 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 95117 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 95117 can expect to fall in that range. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,723 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,552 27%
 No Earnings 7,247 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,723 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,552 27%
 No Earnings 7,247 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,474 86.7%
 Public transportation 349 2.2%
 Taxicab 6 0.0%
 Motorcycle 92 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 896 5.8%
 Worked at Home 730 4.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,477 14%
 High School Graduate 4,427 42%
 Associate's degree 558 5%
 Bachelor's degree 2,784 27%
 Master's degree 875 8%
 Professional school degree 101 1%
 Doctorate degree 244 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,401 83.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 680 10.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 385 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 95117

ZIP Code 95117 is in the Santa Clara County Office of Education School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 95117.

Discovery Charter II
4021 Teale Ave
San Jose, CA 95117
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Santa Clara County Office of Education School District
Lynhaven Elementary
881 South Cypress Ave
San Jose, CA 95117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Campbell Union School District
Leroy Anderson Elementary
4000 Rhoda Dr
San Jose, CA 95117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moreland Elementary School District
Discovery Charter
4021 Teale Ave
San Jose, CA 95117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Santa Clara County Office of Education School District
Boynton High School
901 Boynton Ave
San Jose, CA 95117
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Campbell Union High School District
Primary Plus Amber Drive Elementary School
3500 Amber Dr
San Jose, CA 95117
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
West Valley Middle School
801 Hibiscus Ln
San Jose, CA 95117
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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