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Santa Clara is a city in Santa Clara County, in the San Jose-Sunnyvale metro area.
The community was named for Mission Santa Clara de Asis
The latitude of Santa Clara is 37.354N. The longitude is -121.954W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 75 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 102,095.
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9% of Santa Clara residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Santa Clara ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Santa Clara was $31,755, compared with $21,587 nationally.
42% of Santa Clara residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Santa Clara, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,173. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,801.
Libraries in Santa Clara include Mission Library Family Reading Center, Santa Clara City Library - Central Library ... View libraries
Santa Clara County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Santa Clara political report.
Santa Clara restaurants taking online reservations include Birk's, Parcel 104 ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Santa Clara workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 23 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Santa Clara between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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