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.
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.
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.
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