Willow Glen

A uniquely charming neighborhood of San Jose, Willow Glen was annexed in 1936, and today is an area steeped in history and tradition. Its lush tree-lined streets are accentuated with distinctive Victorian and Spanish-style single-family homes built in the early 20th Century. A pedestrian-friendly downtown with sidewalk cafes, coffee shops and vintage stores, is a dog friendly environment. Willow Glen has a unique Christmas tree tradition - known as the "Charlie Brown Trees," residents of the neighborhood place small leaner trees on their front lawns adorned with multi-colored lights that create a sense of beauty and unity. This quiet, enjoyable neighborhood comes alive with festivals and events that include live music and community dance performances, making Willow Glen is a great place to call home.

Overview for Willow Glen, CA

1,927 people live in Willow Glen, where the median age is 39 and the average individual income is $70,698. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,927

Total Population

39 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$70,698

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Willow Glen, CA

Willow Glen has 714 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Willow Glen do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,927 people call Willow Glen home. The population density is 18,207.443 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,927

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39

Median Age

47.74 / 52.26%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
714

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$70,698

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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Around Willow Glen, CA

There's plenty to do around Willow Glen, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

73
Very Walkable
Walking Score
92
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
54
Good Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including O’Brien’s Ice Cream Parlor and Candy Shop, Kimoo Martial Arts, and Beast Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.03 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.57 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.09 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.97 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.82 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.6 miles 44 reviews 5/5 stars

A uniquely charming neighborhood of San Jose, Willow Glen was annexed in 1936, and today is an area steeped in history and tradition. Its lush tree-lined streets are accentuated with distinctive Victorian and Spanish-style single-family homes built in the early 20th Century. A pedestrian-friendly downtown with sidewalk cafes, coffee shops and vintage stores, is a dog friendly environment. Willow Glen has a unique Christmas tree tradition - known as the "Charlie Brown Trees," residents of the neighborhood place small leaner trees on their front lawns adorned with multi-colored lights that create a sense of beauty and unity. This quiet, enjoyable neighborhood comes alive with festivals and events that include live music and community dance performances, making Willow Glen is a great place to call home. 

 
 

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