Willow Glen

53 reviews
  1. Neighborhood in San Jose, CA
NG
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    NG
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    NG
  4. Nightlife
    NG
  5. Good for Families
    NG
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    NG
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    NG
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    NG
  12. Commute
    NG
Neighborhood in
San Jose

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$681,554
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$1,612
National
$904
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    264
  • Murder
    No Data
    5
  • Rape
    No Data
    37
  • Robbery
    No Data
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    1
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    257

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$92,907
National
$53,046
Children
Data not available
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    No Data
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    No Data
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    No Data
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    No Data
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    No Data
    14%
  • K-8 Schools
  • High Schools

Reviews

53 reviews
  • Excellent
    13
  • Very Good
    21
  • Average
    13
  • Poor
    6
  • Terrible
    0
My husband and I lived in the Willow Glen neighborhood of San Jose, CA for almost 10 years, and we loved it! The best thing about Willow Glen is it's small town feel. We had the opportunity to get to know and become good friends with many of our neighbors. During our stay in Willow Glen, many small businesses openned and thrived in the Downtown area, which was wonderful to see! My husband and I also loved the the fact that Willow Glen is a very dog-friendly neighborhood! We were able to take our dog to many stores and restaurants, and it seemed that every neighbor welcomed her with open arms! Now, the only reason why I do not give Willow Glen a "best" rating is because the crime in the area is starting to increase, which is such a shame! But, overall, I would have to say that Willow Glen is definitely a neighborhood that I am going to miss!
  • Niche User
  • 5 months ago
Overall, I am very happy that I moved here in 2004. Before I lived here, I lived in Anaheim. Therefore, I am used to the rush hours and the very busy traffic. Life is very fast-paced here, but that's the way that I like it. San Jose is in the heart of the Silicon Valley, so we have the latest technology at our fingertips. We also have very up-to-date fashion and a very lively community. The social, ethical, and economic diversity in San Jose is enormous. Even though San Jose is a pretty urban city, I think my neighborhood of Willow Glen has a nice suburban feel to it, away from the city life.
  • Niche User
  • 11 months ago
Lately, Willow Glen has been experiencing an increase in vandalism/ home theft. According to my observations, the main targets are the most expensive homes in the neighborhood as well as the elderly home owners in the area. I did not see police on a regular basis, but they did seem to be pretty responsive whenever they were needed.
  • Niche User
  • 5 months ago