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Demographics

Data for the year 2010

16. Manufacturing Employment

There are more than 500 manufacturing plants in Santa Clara. Leading group classes of products are electronic equipment, communication equipment and fiberglass. Manufacturing firms with more than 250 employees in the community are:

Company Product
Abbott Hematology Diagnostics (5440 Patrick Henry Dr) Surgical Instruments
Affymetrix Inc (3420 Central Expy) Laboratories-Research & Development
Agilent Technologies Inc (5301 Stevens Creek Blvd) Instruments-Measuring
Align Technology Inc (881 Martin Ave) Dental Equipment
Applied Materials Inc (3050 Bowers Ave) Semiconductor Device
Coherent Inc (5100 Patrick Henry Dr) Physicians Equipment & Supplies
Extreme Networks Inc (3585 Monroe St) Computer Peripherals
General Dynamics Advanced Info (2305 Mission College Blvd) Computers System Designers & Consultants
Intel Corp (2200 Mission College Blvd) Semiconductor Devices
Marvell Semiconductor Inc (5488 Marvell Ln) Semiconductor Devices
National Semiconductor Corp (2900 Semiconductor Dr) Semiconductor Devices
NEC Electronics America Inc (2880 Scott Blvd) Semiconductor Devices
Sun Microsystems Inc (4150 Network Cir) Computers-Electronics
TTM Technologies Inc (400 Mathew St) Printed & Etched Circuits
Vishay Siliconix (2201 Laurelwood Rd) Semiconductor Devices

Source: infoUSA®, California Employment Development Department

17. Non-Manufacturing Employment

The majority of more than 8000 businesses in Santa Clara are non-manufacturing. Leading group classes of services are electronic equipment, communications, software and education. Non-manufacturing firms with more than 250 employees in the community are:

Company Type of Business
AAA-Affordable Tutoring (1556 Halford Ave) Exam Preparation & Tutoring
Abbott Hematology Diagnostics (5440 Patrick Henry Dr)   Surgical Instruments
ADP (3300 Olcott St) Data Processing Supplies
Adult Education Career Ctr (1840 Benton St) Social Service & Welfare Organizations
Affymetrix Inc (3420 Central Expy) Laboratories-Research & Development
Agilent Technologies Inc (5301 Stevens Creek Blvd) Instruments-Measuring (Mfrs)
Align Technology Inc (881 Martin Ave) Dental Equipment
Applied Materials Inc (3050 Bowers Ave) Semiconductor Devices
Autonomy Inc (2880 San Tomas Expy # 130) Marketing Programs & Services
BAE Systems (1205 Coleman Ave) Defense Contractors
Bay Area Branch (715 Comstock St) Paving Contractors
California's Great America (4701 Great America Pkwy) Marketing Programs & Services
Citrix Systems Inc (4988 Great America Pkwy) Computer Services
Coherent Inc (5100 Patrick Henry Dr) Physicians & Surgeons Equip & Supls
E4E Inc (3979 Freedom Cir # 610) Venture Capital Companies
EMC Corp (2831 Mission College Blvd) Marketing Programs & Services
Extreme Networks Inc (3585 Monroe St) Computer Peripheral Equip Manufacturing
File Maker Inc (5201 Patrick Henry Dr) Computer & Software Stores
General Dynamics Advanced Info (2305 Mission College Blvd) Custom Computer Programming Svcs
Good Technology (4250 Burton Dr) Data Processing & Related Svcs
Harbor Electronics Inc (3021 Kenneth St) Engineering Svcs
Hitachi Data Systems Corp (750 Central Expy) General Rental Centers
Joseph J Albanese Inc (840 Parker St #70) Poured Concrete Structure Contractors
Labrent (3567 Benton St) Other Management Consulting Svcs
Los Altos Garbage Co (650 Martin Ave) Other Waste Collection
Macy's (2801 Stevens Creek Blvd) Department Stores
Marriott-Santa Clara (2700 Mission College Blvd) Hotels & Motels
Mission College (3000 Mission College Blvd) Colleges & Universities
Mitac Digital Corp (471 El Camino Real) Radio TV & Other Electronics Stores
Nortel Networks (4655 Great America Pkwy) All Other Telecommunications
Redwood City Electric Inc (2775 Northwestern Pkwy) Electrical Contractors
Santa Clara University (500 El Camino Real) Colleges & Universities
Silicon Valley Bank (3005 Tasman Dr) Commercial Banking
Westin-Santa Clara (5101 Great America Pkwy) Hotels & Motels

Source: infoUSA®, California Employment Development Department

18. Community Facilities

Health:
Santa Clara has one general hospital with 327 total bed capacity and 270 affiliated physicians/surgeons. The City also has numerous dentists, optometrist and other medical specialists. Santa Clara has a fire department paramedic program and an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) program.
Education:
14 elementary schools, 2 junior high schools, 2 high schools, 4 parochial schools, 1 university, 1 community college, and 1 adult education center.
Cultural:
32 churches; 2 libraries; 2 newspapers; 1 cable TV system; 39 banks; 1 radio station; 1 movie multiplex with 20 screens; 2 performing arts theaters; and 33 parks and playgrounds (covering 247 acres) including city-owned, non-sectarian Mission City Memorial Park, one of the oldest cemeteries in the state. Other recreational facilities include: Olympic-size George F. Haines International Swim Center and three community swimming pools; a 27,000 square-foot Community Recreation Center; 45,000 square-foot Senior Center; 7,000 square-foot Teen Center; Youth Activity Center; Santa Clara Youth Soccer Park, 27 public tennis courts; 7 softball fields; one lawn bowling green; one municipally owned 18-hole golf course and tennis center; and one 9-hole privately owned golf course; art galleries and museums, concerts and plays at community colleges and universities; annual Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival; July 4th All-City Picnic & fireworks spectacular; and International Swim Meet. The 262,000 square-foot Santa Clara Convention Center hosts major conventions, trade shows and corporate functions. Santa Clara is home to California’s Great America, one of the largest family entertainment centers in Northern California, and is also home of the 49ers NFL Pro Football Headquarters and Training Center.
Projects under construction:
Santa Clara Convention Center Ballroom Expansion; San Tomas Aquino/Saratoga Creek Trail-Reach 3; San Tomas Aquino/Saratoga Creek Trail-Reach 4; San Tomas Aquino/Saratoga Creek Trail-Monroe St.; Emergency Dispatch Relocation; removal of barriers to the physically disabled FY 2009-10; Homestead Road Bicycle Project; and Bracher Park Restroom.
Recently completed projects:
Central Park Sanitary Sewer Improvements; Traffic Signal Modifications at Washington Street & Newhall Street and at Agnew Road Crossing; Tasman Drive and Homestead Road Surface Reseal; Homestead Road Bicycle Lanes Extension; Traffic Calming Project 2008; Fire Station 4 Replacement Project; San Tomas Aquino/Saratoga Creek Trail-Monroe Staging Area; Santa Clara Convention Center Ballroom Expansion; Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority Animal Care Center Tenant Improvements; Removal of Barriers to the Physically Challenged FY 2007-08; Traffic Signal Installation at Lafayette Street and Santa Clara Street; Lick Mill Boulevard Street Resurfacing; and Central Park Pedestrian Bridges.

19. Housing Availability, Prices and Rentals
Average range for monthly rents of one- and two-bedroom apartments within the County are from $1,300 to $2,002 per month. Rents for three-bedroom houses in the City start at $1,800 per month. Within the City and its immediate vicinity, the median single family home price is $569,000. The median price of condominium units is $370,000. The City has an active affordable housing agenda with both a First Time Homebuyers Program and a Below Market Rate Purchase (BMP) Program which are subsidized with Redevelopment Agency Affordable Housing Funds.

Source: NAI BT Commercial, 2010; Santa Clara County Real Estate Trends, February 2010; and craigslist.com, February 2010.

Besides having outstanding industrial parks (most within a few miles of the Civic Center and adjacent to freeways), Santa Clara is in the forefront of the national movement to protect the environment from industrial and other types of pollution. Electronic, aerospace, research and many types of light manufacturing firms will find Santa Clara ideal for employees and their families.

Last updated: 1/13/2012 3:55:15 PM