Rose Garden

The Rose Garden neighborhood of San Jose is known for its charming, historic homes, tree-lined streets, and peaceful atmosphere. The neighborhood gets its name from the San Jose Municipal Rose Garden, a gorgeous public garden that is home to over 4,000 rose bushes, 189 species of roses as well as a park, fountain and picnic area. 

The Rose Garden neighborhood is also bordered by Shasta Hanchett Park which is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and other amenities along The Alameda. Even though this area is convenient location near downtown San Jose and major freeways, the area retains a quaint, suburban feel that is appealing to families and professional residents. In addition, the neighborhood is known for its strong sense of community, with numerous neighborhood events and volunteer opportunities including the Rose, White and Blue Parade, Viva Calle Bike Parade and Rose Pruning at the Historic Rose Garden. 

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Demographics and Employment Data for Rose Garden, CA

Rose Garden has 15,021 households, with an average household size of 2.41. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Rose Garden do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 36,457 people call Rose Garden home. The population density is 10,989.2 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Median Age

51.54 / 48.46%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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Schools in Rose Garden, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Rose Garden. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Basis Independent Silicon Valley
5th - 12th
No rating available
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Basis Independent Silicon Valley
5th - 12th
No rating available
Herbert Hoover Middle
6th - 8th
Merritt Trace Elementary
K - 5th
St Leo The Great School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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Around Rose Garden, CA

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

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Yummi Chia, Loopkicks Tricking, and Conor McClure- Dance and Fitness Instructor.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.9 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.74 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.87 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.65 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.01 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 0.09 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars

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