Welcome to West San Jose
West San Jose is the westernmost neighborhood in San Jose, California. The area of West San Jose is bounded on the north by the city of Santa Clara, on the east by San Tomas Expressway, on the south by Prospect Road, on the west by De Anza Boulevard, and the east by Highway 17.
Most of the housing was built in the 1950s as moderately priced housing. In the past few decades, the neighborhoods in West San Jose have become upscale and highly desirable as the median housing value rose to over one million dollars, especially in the western portion of West San Jose bordering Cupertino and Saratoga.
Residents of West San Jose enjoy a close knit upper-middle class community, close proximity to Santana Row, Valley Fair, Main St. in Cupertino, Downtown Campbell, Downtown Los Gatos, Downtown Saratoga and wineries in Santa Cruz Mountains. Santa Cruz beaches are also a quick drive along Highway 17.
Attractions in West San Jose include the historic Winchester Mystery House, a California historic landmark, as well as over 20 movie theaters, such as AMC Saratoga 14, and Santana Row's Ciné Arts.
Statistics for 95128:
Estimated Population (2013): 35,898
Median Household Income: $572,200/yr
Median Age: 36
Median Household: 2.5