Homes for Sale in Milpitas
The South Bay city of Milpitas has a population of about 68,000 people. Buying a home in Milpitas will put you in a suburb of San Jose, in the South Bay, and very near the technology and life science hub of Silicon Valley.
Milpitas is often called the “Crossroads of Silicon Valley” with most of its 14.5 square miles of land situated between two major freeways (I-880 and I-680), State Route 237, and a county expressway. The light rail line opened for service in 2004 and an extension of BART, with a major multi-modal station, is under construction.
If you are buying a home in Milpitas, it is good to note the high quality of the schools, and specifically, the high schools. On average, 90% of seniors graduate, and approximately 78% of those graduates go on to pursue higher education options. The excellent schools do not only attract families, but many people looking for a town with a strong commitment to community and education as well.
This charming suburb has tree-lined streets, hill/mountain views, and an impressive amount of restaurants to visit. There are store options, from chains like Starbucks and Safeway to independent shops, grocery stores, and services. The city is home to the Great Mall of the Bay Area. It is the largest factory outlet center in the San Francisco and San Jose region. In addition, this city is near by a number of state parks lakes, the bay, and the town itself has a large municipal park system that can be used year round due to the good weather.