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This diverse, working class area is increasingly attracting tech workers thanks to the large homes and affordability.
Studio / 1 BR
40% Complete
1,595
2 Bedrooms
58% Complete
2,350
3 Bedrooms
82% Complete
3,295
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
4,022

Good For
  • Couples without kids
  • Families
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Students

 

What's around
  • 47 Schools
  • 409 Shops
  • 59 Fitness options
  • 327 Restaurants
  • 31 Grocery stores/markets
  • 18 Banks
  • 15 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITAverage

WALKABILITYPoor
Safety

East San Jose has a below average violent crime rate and an above average property crime rate compared to other cities in the United States.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN East San Jose LIKE?

East San Jose is home to a diverse population. There are large Latino and Vietnamese communities in the area, so finding delicious and authentic ethnic food in the area is easy to do. Working class families and students make up the majority of people living in the area, although there has been an influx of single tech professionals and couples drawn to the area by lower housing prices.

The area is well equipped with amenities. There are many grocery stores ranging from supermarkets to small ethnic grocersn. Eastridge Mall is a large indoor shopping mall that houses many big name brands and a sizable food court for all of your shopping needs.

There’s a great mixture of housing options in East San Jose. Lower income affordable housing, apartments, condos, classic ranch-style homes, and more expensive modern homes in the hills. This is one of the most affordable areas of Silicon Valley.

Among residents of greater San Jose, East San Jose has a reputation for higher crime rates and some gang violence. East San Jose is generally considered safe by residents who don’t go looking for trouble, but common sense should be utilized when walking around at night.

East San Jose is bordered on the north by Milpitas, on the east by the Diablo Mountain Range, on the south by South San Jose, and on the west by Downtown San Jose.

East San Jose Silicon Valley City Image

 

Local Flavor   East San Jose LOCAL schools

K-8 GRADES
Adelante Dual Language Academy
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.35 mi
K-5 GRADES
William R. Rogers Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.40 mi
6-8 GRADES
Ocala Middle School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.41 mi
9-12 GRADES
Mt. Pleasant High School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.54 mi
9-12 GRADES
Summit Public School: Rainier
Parent Rating:
Type:Charter
Distance:0.54 mi

 

Local Flavor   East San Jose Local Flavor

Eastridge Shopping Mall
Eastridge Shopping Mall 2200 EASTRIDGE LOOP, SAN JOSE, CA 95122 MAP
http://www.eastridgecenter.com

This large indoor shopping mall will satisfy all of your brand name shopping needs. It's a good place to come and spend some time during the hot summers, and it has a huge indoor food court with a wide range of options.

Raging Waters
Raging Waters 2333 S WHITE RD, SAN JOSE, CA 95148 MAP
http://www.rwsplash.com

This 23-acre water park is a great place to go with family and friends for a fun day of aquatic adventure.

Tacos Al Pastor
Tacos Al Pastor 428 TOYON AVE, SAN JOSE, CA 95127 MAP
http://www.tacosalpastorsj.com

Fresh, authentic Mexican food made with high quality ingredients. A local favorite despite heavy competition from other Mexican restaurants, this place may not look like much but the food will knock your socks off.

Vung Tau Restaurant
Vung Tau Restaurant 535 E SANTA CLARA ST, SAN JOSE, CA 95112 MAP
https://www.vungtaurestaurant.com

Feeling the craving for some authentic pho or other Vietnamese dish? This casual dining spot is highly recommended and offers up some of the best Vietnamese food in the San Jose.

Chinese Cultural Garden
Chinese Cultural Garden 2145 MCKEE RD, SAN JOSE, CA 95116 MAP
http://www.chineseculturalgarden.org

The sounds of San Jose's busy lifestyle fade away as you stroll by the quiet ponds and stately pavilions of this 33-acre park on land gifted by a successful Chinese immigrant in 1959.

East Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant
East Lake Chinese Seafood Restaurant 2819 S WHITE RD, SAN JOSE, CA 95148 MAP
https://eastlakechineseseafood.com

The local San Jose Chinese food restaurant of choice. This is an authentic Chinese style restaurant – not Americanized to suit the local palate.

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