Almaden, also referred to as New Almaden or Almaden Valley is located just south of Downtown San Jose. It is considered an upper middle class neighborhood around 39,000 residents and part of the San Jose area. As with similar neighborhoods nearby, Almaden Valley focuses mainly on the technology research and development industry and is home to IBM Almaden Research Center. It's a little more affordable than many of the northern San Jose neighborhoods with home starting around $800,000.
Almaden offers residents nine elementary schools, four middle schools and two high schools. These are among some of the top in the country. The area also is a great location for recreation as there are numerous parks, recreational sites and athletic clubs throughout the area. Residents enjoy a community center, local library, County parks and reservoirs, the Almaden Lake Park, country club, athletic club, swim and racquet club. Transportation is easy along the Almaden light rail station.
The majority of homes in this area are single-family homes, duplexes and townhouses with a median list price of $1.2 million. On average there are around 30 to 40 homes and property sold each month. In the condominium townhouse range there are usually less than 10. These are priced from $700,000 to $1.1 million on average.
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