Best Home Security Companies in San Jose
San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777 as San Jose de Guadalupe. It was the first Spanish colony in northern California. It was a thriving farming community established as a military support for both Monterey and San Francisco installations. Strangely enough, Up until the mid 1900's San Jose had some of the most undeveloped land near San Francisco. California's high-tech boom starting in the 90's led to extreme growth in San Jose and was dubbed "the capital of Silicon Valley".
San Jose is now considered a global city as a result of the Silicon Valley boom and has higher than average cost of living. It is the third-most populous city in California, the largest city in the bay area and the tenth-largest city in the United States. A 2014 census bureau estimate shows that the population of San Jose is home to 1,015,785 residents. The population density is over 5,000 per square mile.
In 2014 San Jose Crimes rates were among the highest in the nation. For every 100,000 residents in the area during that year 321 were victims of violent crime, 3 were murdered, 30 raped, 106 robbed, 181 assaulted, 2,434 were victims of property crime, 511 were burglarized and 1,173 were victims of property crime.
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