About Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County is one of the original counties of California and has grown to become one of the most prestigious in the state. The county has a population of 1.8 million and is the largest and one of the most diverse in the Bay Area. It is a major employment center providing more than 25 percent of all the jobs in the Bay Area. Numerous businesses thrive in the Santa Clara County but it is known as a world leader in technology, highlighted by its Silicon Valley. Top employers are Cisco Systems, Apple Inc., Kaiser Permanente and the county is headquarters to numerous global companies like Yahoo, Google, and Hewlett Packard. Santa Clara County is home to major universities including San Jose
State University, Santa Clara
University, and Stanford University, as well as a plethora of junior college options and more than 32 school districts. In addition the county is home to many professional sports teams, including the San Jose Sharks hockey team, the San Jose Earthquakes soccer team, and the San Jose Giants minor league baseball team. To enhance your real estate search add the cities of Campbell
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