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2013 At a Glance


Silicon Valley continues to attract foreign and domestic talent, while educational attainment differs by racial and ethnic group.

Population Change
Percent Change Between
2011 and 2012
Silicon Valley+1.2%
Net Migration Flows
Absolute Change Between
2011 and 2012
Net Foreign Immigration+3,579
Net Domestic Migration-1,519
Educational Attainment
Percentage of Adults with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher, by Ethnicity


Regional employment has posted solid gains and innovative measures vary.

Change in Jobs Relative to December 2011
Per Capita Income by Race & Ethnicity
Venture Capital Investment
Silicon Valley - Billions of Dollars Invested


Student preparedness is in question and some health outcomes remain a concern.

High School Graduation
Adult Obesity
Infant Mortality Rate
Number of Deaths per 1,000 Live Births


Progress on environmental sustainability is mixed as electricity consumption falls but vehicle miles traveled grows. Homeowners are feeling relief as residential foreclosures drop substantially.

Electricity Productivity and Consuption per Capita
Vehicle Miles of Travel per Capita and Gas Prices
Number of Residential Forclosures
20082011% Change
Silicon Valley8,8315,879-33%


City revenue increased slightly in 2011 for the first time since the recession.

Changes in City Revenue
Fiscal Year 09/10 - 10/11
Property Tax-5%
Sales Tax+3%
Other Taxes+10%