Best neighborhoods in San Jose

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Willow Glen

Ranked 1st best neighborhood in San Jose

"Green, Clean and Beautiful Area with a wonderful Neighborly..."

- sd5
Everything here is a positive except for the cost of renting/buying a home. One of the priciest neighborhood in San Jose. That is the only con. Other than that you'll love everything about Willow Glen...
37.2960364566032 -121.90718291177
Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in San Jose

"Beautful Blossom Valley"

- BethB3
Blossom Valley has the best of both worlds - tree lined streets, shopping, outdoor dining, close to everything, but without the traffic nightmares, small roads, and lack of parking seen in Los Gatos,...
37.252474407964 -121.848518877938

Rose Garden

Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in San Jose

"Rose Garden is super quaint and well-kept!"

- rebeccal20
The Rose Garden is definitely going to be an up-and-coming neighborhood in years to come. The houses directly circling the actual Rose Garden itself are extremely charming and give off a well-kept vi...
37.3333425562912 -121.939989438379
Ranked 4th best neighborhood in San Jose

"Nice neighborhood for families"

- SuS1
Housing is definitely cheaper here, fresh air, nature, beautiful mountain views , far away from pollution path. The schools are average and above and some 8 out of ten schools. Since housing is a lot...
37.3762688395578 -121.873338468421


Ranked 5th best neighborhood in San Jose

"Excellent place to grow up"

- all1
A very nice area. It's hard to know what to write because the other two reviewers covered it so well. Lived here from 1981 - 2011. I still visit once a month to see my parents. However there is a s...
37.2591734057249 -121.922384226
Ranked 6th best neighborhood in San Jose

"Picture perfect"

- bayareabound
Silver Creek Valley is a small, but affluent, country club-type neighborhood that stretches along US Route 101. In fact, it is fairly new and is considered one of the nicest areas in San Jose. As a...
37.2852449024725 -121.774891153388


Ranked 7th best neighborhood in San Jose

"Rapidly gentrifying, cute houses, strong neighborhood spirit"

- cr3
This place offers huge upside. Sure the houses are old and some areas are blighted. But when tear-downs are going for over half a million, you know people are on to something. Several renovat...
37.322601756924 -121.92290320011
Ranked 8th best neighborhood in San Jose

"Nice place to live"

- all1
Been here since 2011. Public transit isn't great, but if you live within the El Paseo De Saratoga Shopping Center area, public transit is a little better than average. WSC has 4 crisscrossing bus lin...
37.2985422285044 -121.986487489901


Ranked 9th best neighborhood in San Jose

"vibrant downdown area, but still small town feel"

- Shinebox
I took my family to the tech museum of innovation in downtown san jose last winter to see a special exhibit of machines built after Da Vinci's designs. The exhibit was absolutely fascinating. The re...
37.336029083315 -121.897566280755


Ranked 10th best neighborhood in San Jose

"A gem that could stand a bit more polishing"

- davidb65
I have been a resident of San Jose's Evergreen neighborhood for more than 20 years. I have witnessed its greatest growth period, late '90s through early 2000s. Firstly, it's important to note that mos...
37.3124066995925 -121.786885023561
Ranked 11th best neighborhood in San Jose

"Best Bay Area Airport"

- StephSF
While the surrounding neighborhood is subject to noise and is fairly residential by comparison to the rest of the city, I stand by the fact, time and time again, that San Jose Airport is the best in S...
37.3922488919316 -121.937697720201

Alum Rock

Ranked 12th best neighborhood in San Jose

"Foreclosures and modest San Jose living"

- bayareabound
Nestled at the base of the Diablo Range foothills, Alum Rock is a modest, but comfortable residential San Jose neighborhood. It spans about 1.2 square miles of flat, middle to upper middle-class terr...
37.3744205066842 -121.828442632305


Ranked 13th best neighborhood in San Jose

"A Mix of Good and Not So Good Neighborhoods"

- DirtyHarry
The southeast neighborhood of Edenvale—just a hop, skip and jump from Morgan Hill—is actually better thought of as a grouping of about a dozen suburban residential neighborhoods: Century-Pebbletree, C...
37.2747805038473 -121.814451236503
Ranked 14th best neighborhood in San Jose

"The slums of San Jose"

- bayareabound
Known as the East Valley or the East Side for its location, East San Jose is a diverse, intensely urbanized San Jose neighborhood. The area hosts a variety of lower-class living terrain, but is mostl...
37.3401266812435 -121.815973768718
Ranked 15th best neighborhood in San Jose

"Emphasis on lower-class"

- bayareabound
Bounded by US Route 87, US Route 101 and Highway 280 and West Capitol Expressway, Fairgrounds is both a major retain haven and an extremely underwhelming residential space. As a whole, there is nothi...
37.3028563777545 -121.857193279707


Ranked 16th best neighborhood in San Jose

"Nice Hilly Homes"

- DirtyHarry
The Berryessa area of San Jose is located in the far northeastern corner of the city, nestled up against the Contra Costa hills. This is a fairly middle class to upper middle class neighborhood, not...
37.4055229766732 -121.836482708239
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