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Santa Clara, California

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An Overview of Santa Clara, California

Santa Clara is a family oriented and business friendly city, with an award-winning ethics program and a commitment to fostering public trust. In the heart of Silicon Valley, the City is located in Santa Clara County at the southern tip of San Francisco Bay, about 45 miles south of San Francisco, and in a strategic regional location convenient to freeways, airports, railroads, expressways, light rail and other public transportation allowing residents of “The Mission City,” as Santa Clara is known, to enjoy a true sense of connectivity.

Since 1852, explorers, entrepreneurs and adventure seekers have made their way to Santa Clara to find their mission and make their dreams possible. So much of the City of Santa Clara’s rich history can still be seen by strolling down its streets, from the beautiful buildings at Mission Santa Clara, to the variety of architectural history among its charming neighborhoods. Today, Santa Clara is home to over 116,000 residents, and with 19.3 square miles of tree-lined neighborhoods, thriving commercial and industrial centers, and 300 days of sunshine each year, it is an ideal location for individuals, families, and businesses; a place where many of Silicon Valley’s engineers, scientists, athletes, and high-tech executives call home. And with such a central location in the Silicon Valley it’s no wonder that so many major technology companies such as Agilent, Applied Materials, Avaya, Intel, Nvidia, Palo Alto Networks, WebEx, WhatsApp, and many more are also found in Santa Clara. The Mission City also boasts excellent educational facilities including several award winning public schools as well as Santa Clara University, California’s oldest operating institution of higher education. Some of the community’s hot spots include California’s Great America Theme Park, home to 40 thrilling roller coasters and other rides on over 100-acres of park. In 2014, Levi’s Stadium, located adjacent to Great America, become the new home of the San Francisco 49ers and is also host to an array of additional sporting and musical events.

Santa Clara - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Santa Clara: $1,327,400 / County Avg $2,202,800

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Avg Sq. Ft. in Santa Clara: 1,395 / County Avg 2,054

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Avg Price per/sqft in Santa Clara:$951 / County Avg $1072

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Avg Walkscore in Santa Clara: 81 / County Avg 37

218%

Avg Year Built in Santa Clara: 1973 / County Avg 1978

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Avg Days on Website in Santa Clara: 31 / County Avg 36

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