Cambrian

A hidden gem of the Santa Clara Valley with its lush rolling hills and quiet, tree-lined residential streets.

Cambrian

Endlessly charming town nestled in the heart of the Santa Clara Valley
 

Welcome to Cambrian

With its small-town vibes and strong community spirit, Cambrian is a delightful village in the Santa Clara Valley. Located close to the San Jose metropolitan area, Cambrian maintains a hospitable atmosphere while giving residents easy access to all the amenities of a nearby city center. 
 
Cambrian began as a center for ranching and agriculture due to its rolling hills and fertile land. The Cambrian region was organized as a municipality in the middle of the 20th century in the postwar population boom in the Santa Clara Valley. 
 
With its tree-lined streets and tranquil neighborhoods, Cambrian has a quiet, friendly atmosphere. Many of the homes in this town are built in a mid-century ranch style and have undergone modern renovations. These dreamy homes are perfect for families and young professionals alike, who will love the character and repose of Cambrian. 
 

What to Love

  • Tranquil, idyllic community spirit
  • Top-rated schools and sports programs
  • Great local parks and walking trails
  • Ideally located near San Jose
 

Local Lifestyle

Cambrian is a hidden gem of the Santa Clara Valley with its lush rolling hills and quiet, tree-lined residential streets, And with San Jose just a short drive away, Cambrian residents can quickly get to a variety of upscale entertainment, shopping, and dining spots. 
 
Outdoor adventurers will love the plentiful hiking and biking trails that wind through the Cambrian area. There are also nearby creeks and lakes for water sports like paddleboarding, fishing, and boating. Cambrian is home to a number of community parks, each featuring athletic fields, playgrounds, and walking trails. 
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

There are plenty of upscale shopping and dining spots in the greater San Jose area, giving Cambrian foodies easy access to some of the finest shops and restaurants in the South Bay area. Located in Willow Glen, Black Sheep Brasserie is an award-winning French-inspired eatery with an elevated menu. Signature favorites include classic beef tartare, steamed mussels, and braised short ribs.
 
ADEGA, a Portuguese eatery with an esteemed Michelin star, serves elevated fare and over 200 vintage wines. The menu at ADEGA has a heavy seafood focus, with both locally sourced and imported ingredients.
 
Located west of Cambrian, Plumed Horse in Saratoga is well worth the drive. This romantic, elegant eatery has been awarded a Michelin star for its inventive, quality cuisine. The signature chef’s tasting menu at Plumed Horse includes signature dishes like black pepper parmesan souffle and coconut sorbet.
 
In nearby West San Jose, Santana Row is an upscale open-air market with boutiques, restaurants, live music, and outdoor seating. Fine shops at this outdoor complex include Lululemon, Sephora, and Kendra Scott.
 

Things to Do

Belgatos Park is nestled in the southern end of Cambrian. This expansive 17-acre park has over two miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Belgatos Park also has a large playground and plenty of open green space.
 
The Cambrian Park Little League has been organizing youth baseball in the town since 1956. The league features multiple levels of play and instruction for children from preschool through high school.
 
The Cambrian Park Farmers’ Market is open year-round, where residents can find the freshest produce, flowers, and goods from local growers. The market features certified locally-grown produce, artisan goods, and bakery items each week at the Cambrian Park Plaza.
 
The Cambrian Branch Library is a center for community events and classes throughout the year. The library hosts storytimes for infants through preschool-aged children and summer reading programs. And the winding staircase at this branch features the Cambrian BeeLine,  a gorgeous piece of public art.
 

Schools

The Cambrian School District serves the community of Cambrian. Excellent schools of note in the area include:

Overview for Cambrian, CA

5,495 people live in Cambrian, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $68,210. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,495

Total Population

40 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$68,210

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Cambrian, CA

Cambrian has 1,894 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cambrian do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,495 people call Cambrian home. The population density is 9,896.55 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,495

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40

Median Age

50.25 / 49.75%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,894

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$68,210

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Cambrian, CA

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

66
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
62
Bikeable
Bike Score
38
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Village Harvest, Aqua Bonsai, and TotalFit Solutions.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.55 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.37 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.66 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.59 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.4 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.5 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Cambrian, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Cambrian. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Jia-Ray Learning Center Inc.
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
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