East Foothills, CaliforniaEast Foothills is a Census Designated Place located in Santa Clara County, California. As of the 2000 census, the area had a total population of 8,133. The area is more commonly referred to as East San Jose, and is located about 4 miles east of downtown San Jose.
As of the census of 2000, there are 8,133 people, 2,711 households, and 2,090 families residing in the town. The population density is 1,365.3/km² (3,540.6/mi²). There are 2,749 housing units at an average density of 461.5/km² (1,196.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 67.67% White, 2.83% African American, 1.00% Native American, 10.77% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 11.25% from other races, and 6.32% from two or more races. 28.69% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 2,711 households out of which 30.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% are non-families. 15.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.97 and the average family size is 3.30.
In the town the population is spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $74,849, and the median income for a family is $86,941. Males have a median income of $60,477 versus $38,111 for females. The per capita income for the town is $35,354. 3.0% of the population and 1.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 0.7% are under the age of 18 and 5.8% are 65 or older.