San Jose's 2021 population is now estimated at 1,420,533. In 1950, the population of San Jose was 147,731. San Jose has grown by 20,904 since 2015, which represents a 1.49% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of San Jose, which typically includes San Jose's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.