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San Jose, California
City
City of San José
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Top to bottom, left to right: Downtown San Jose skyline, Hotel De Anza, Bank of Italy Building, San José City Hall, Hotel Valencia at Santana Row; Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton
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San Jose is located in California
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San Jose is located in the United States
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Coordinates: 37°20′N 121°54′W / 37.333°N 121.900°W / 37.333; -121.900Coordinates: 37°20′N 121°54′W / 37.333°N 121.900°W / 37.333; -121.900
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[1]
Named for Saint Joseph
Government
 • Type Council–manager[2]
 • Body San Jose City Council
 • Mayor Sam Liccardo[3] (D)
 • Assemblymembers[4]
List
  • Kansen Chu (D)
  • Ash Kalra (D)
  • Evan Low (D)
  • Mark Stone (D)
Area
[5]
 • 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
[6]
82 ft (25 m)
Lowest elevation
[7]
0 ft (0 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City 945,942
 • Estimate 
(2018)[8]
1,030,119
 • Rank 3rd in California[9]
10th in the United States
 • Density 5,776.3/sq mi (2,230.24/km2)
 • Urban
1,894,389 (29th)
 • Metro
1,998,463 (34th)
 • CSA
8,837,789 (5th)
Demonym(s) San Josean(s)
Josefino/a(s)
Time zone UTC−8 (Pacific Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
ZIP codes
List
  • 95002
  • 95008
  • 95101
  • 95103
  • 95106
  • 95108–95113
  • 95115–95141
  • 95148
  • 95150–95161
  • 95164, 95170
  • 95172
  • 95173
  • 95190–9519
  • 95196[10]
Area code(s) 408/669
FIPS code 06-68000
GNIS feature IDs 1654952, 2411790
Website www.sanjoseca.gov