San Jose, California
City in California
City of San José
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Flag of San Jose, California
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Official seal of San Jose, California
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Motto(s): The Capital of Silicon Valley
Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California
Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California
San Jose is located in California
San Jose
San Jose
Location of San Jose within the United States
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Coordinates: 37°20′N 121°54′W
Country  United States
State  California
CSA San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland
Region San Francisco Bay Area
Metro San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
County Santa Clara
Pueblo founded November 29, 1777
Founded as Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe
Incorporated March 27, 1850[1]
Named for Saint Joseph
Government
 • Type Council–manager[2]
 • Body San Jose City Council
 • Mayor Sam Liccardo[3]
 • City Manager David Sykes[4]
 • State senators[5]
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 • Assemblymembers[6]
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Area[7]
 • City 180.52 sq mi (467.55 km2)
 • Land 177.51 sq mi (459.75 km2)
 • Water 3.01 sq mi (7.80 km2)  1.91%
 • Urban 342.27 sq mi (741.03 km2)
 • Metro 2,694.61 sq mi (6,979 km2)
Elevation[8] 82 ft (25 m)
Lowest elevation[9] 0 ft (0 m)
Population (2010)[10]
 • City 945,942
 • Estimate (2016)[11] 1,015,785
 • Rank 3rd in California[12]
10th in the United States
 • Density 5,776.3/sq mi (2,230.24/km2)
 • Urban 1,894,389 (29th)
 • Metro 1,976,836 (34th)
 • CSA 8,713,914 (5th)
Demonym(s) San Josean(s)
Josefino/a(s)
ZIP codes 95002, 95008, 95101, 95103, 95106, 95108–95113, 95115–95141, 95148, 95150–95161, 95164, 95170, 95172, 95173, 95190–95194, 95196[13]
Area codes 408/669
FIPS code 06-68000
GNIS feature IDs 16549522411790
Website SanJoseCA.gov