The City of Milpitas is located near the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay between Fremont and San Jose, the City of Milpitas is forty-five miles south of San Francisco. With a population of approximately 75,521. Milpitas is a progressive community that is an integral part of the high tech Silicon Valley. Milpitas features quality schools, conveniently located neighborhood parks and shopping centers, and a population rich in diversity.
Incorporated in 1954, Milpitas is a general law city operating under the City Council/City Manager form of government with 339.25 budgeted full-time employees and approximately 250 part-time/seasonal employees. The City is financially secure with an annual budget in excess of $195 million.