South Santa Clara Valley, California

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South Santa Clara Valley
South Santa Clara Valley is located in the United States
South Santa Clara Valley
South Santa Clara Valley
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 37°3′17″N 121°34′40″W / 37.05472°N 121.57778°W / 37.05472; -121.57778Coordinates: 37°3′17″N 121°34′40″W / 37.05472°N 121.57778°W / 37.05472; -121.57778
Country United States
State California
CountySanta Clara
Area
 • Total117.764 sq mi (305.007 km2)
 • Land117.145 sq mi (303.404 km2)
 • Water0.619 sq mi (1.603 km2)  0.005%
Elevation236 ft (72 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total103,477
 • Density880/sq mi (340/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code(s)
95046, 95038, 95037, 95020
Area code(s)408
FIPS code06-08593175
GNIS feature ID2583195

South Santa Clara Valley is a census county division (CCD) located in south Santa Clara County, California.[3] The area covers approximately 118 square miles (310 km2), and includes the cities of Morgan Hill, San Martin, and Gilroy as well as their immediate outlying unincorporated areas. The area is bounded by Coyote to the north, Llagas-Uvas to the west, Diablo Range to the east, and San Benito County to the south.

As of the 2010 US Census, the population was 103,477 residents of whom 47.0% were Hispanic, 40.8% non-Hispanic white, 7.6% Asian, and 4.6% of other races, with a median age of 40.5 years old.[4]

Most residents and businesses in the area use postal zip codes from neighboring cities of Morgan Hill, San Martin, and Gilroy. The telephone area code is 408.

Climate[edit]

The region lies in the southern part of Santa Clara Valley, and supports a relatively mild Mediterranean climate.

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