Midtown San Jose

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Midtown San Jose
View of Del Monte Park in Midtown San Jose.jpg
The Meridian at Midtown.jpg
The Patina at Midtown 2312 (cropped).jpg
The Patina at Midtown 232132 (cropped).jpg
Location in Santa Clara County and the state of California
Location in Santa Clara County and the state of California
Coordinates: 37°19′29″N 121°54′37″W / 37.32472°N 121.91028°W / 37.32472; -121.91028Coordinates: 37°19′29″N 121°54′37″W / 37.32472°N 121.91028°W / 37.32472; -121.91028
CountryUnited States
CountySanta Clara
CitySan Jose
 • Total0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
 • Land0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
 • Total748
 • Density7,480/sq mi (3,740/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
Area codes408/669
FIPS code06-77049

Midtown San Jose is a mixed commercial and residential district of San Jose, California, to the southwest of Downtown San Jose and east of West San Carlos.[1][2][3]


Apartments on San Carlos St.

The area was a census-designated place and primarily residential area in Santa Clara County, California, United States. It has been annexed to San Jose. The population was 748 at the 2000 census.

It is designated one of San Jose's Urban Village and is part of the Envision San Jose 2040 plan the city rolled out in 2012. The focus is on building High density housing along the West San Carlos Street corridor replacing the older mixed used buildings.[4]


Sunol-Midtown is located at 37°19′29″N 121°54′37″W / 37.32472°N 121.91028°W / 37.32472; -121.91028 (37.324841, -121.910198).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.


Del Monte Park.

(These demographics are only for the unincorporated portions of the area in 2000. The parts of the neighborhood in San Jose are included in that city's article as well as 2010 data when the whole area was annexed.)

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 748 people, 243 households, and 142 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 8,762.0 people per square mile (3,208.9/km2). There were 256 housing units at an average density of 2,998.7 per square mile (1,098.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 49.73% White, 1.47% African American, 1.34% Native American, 3.34% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 38.10% from other races, and 5.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 64.30% of the population.

There were 243 households, out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.8% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.2% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.07 and the average family size was 3.76.

Mid-rises on Race Street.
The Mosaic in Midtown.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 27.0% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 36.6% from 25 to 44, 18.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $47,734, and the median income for a family was $41,071. Males had a median income of $37,143 versus $30,134 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,392. About 9.8% of families and 15.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


In the California State Legislature, Sunol-Midtown is in the 15th Senate District, represented by Democrat Dave Cortese, and in the 28th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Evan Low.[7]

In the United States House of Representatives, Sunol-Midtown is in California's 19th congressional district, represented by Democrat Zoe Lofgren.[8]


Midtown is well connected to transportation infrastructure. It is directly south of Diridon Station, which serves Caltrain and eventually Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). The area also has easy access to the Junipero Serra Freeway (CA-280).

The area is served VTA light rail at the Race Street station.

Parks and plazas[edit]


  1. ^ City of San Jose - Midtown Specific Plan
  2. ^ City of San Jose - Neighborhood Improvement Plan: Burbank/Del Monte
  3. ^ Mercury News - Breakfast Club Comes to Midtown San Jose
  4. ^ San Jose's Midtown Madness. July 5, 2014 TwoFeet.Weebly.Com Blog on walking the Rose Garden Neighborhood Area.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Archived from the original on February 1, 2015. Retrieved December 7, 2014.
  8. ^ "California's 19th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC.

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