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
CSASan Jose-San Francisco-Oakland
RegionSan Francisco Bay Area
MetroSan Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
CountySanta Clara
Pueblo foundedNovember 29, 1777
Founded asPueblo de San José de Guadalupe
IncorporatedMarch 27, 1850[1]
Named forSaint Joseph
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager[2]
 • BodySan Jose City Council
 • MayorSam Liccardo[3]
 • City ManagerDavid Sykes[4]
 • State senators[5]
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Area[7]
 • City180.52 sq mi (467.55 km2)
 • Land177.51 sq mi (459.75 km2)
 • Water3.01 sq mi (7.80 km2)  1.91%
 • Urban342.27 sq mi (741.03 km2)
 • Metro2,694.61 sq mi (6,979 km2)
Elevation[8]82 ft (25 m)
Lowest elevation[9]0 ft (0 m)
Population (2010)[10]
 • City945,942
 • Estimate (2016)[11]1,015,785
 • Rank3rd in California[12]
10th in the United States
 • Density5,776.3/sq mi (2,230.24/km2)
 • Urban1,894,389 (29th)
 • Metro1,976,836 (34th)
 • CSA8,713,914 (5th)
Demonym(s)San Josean(s)
Josefino/a(s)
ZIP codes95002, 95008, 95101, 95103, 95106, 95108–95113, 95115–95141, 95148, 95150–95161, 95164, 95170, 95172, 95173, 95190–95194, 95196[13]
Area codes408/669
FIPS code06-68000
GNIS feature IDs16549522411790
WebsiteSanJoseCA.gov