SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

It consists of many smaller beach towns as well as cities nestled amongst the Redwoods in the hills.

Welcome to Santa Cruz

 
Santa Cruz county consists of many smaller beach towns as well as cities nestled amongst the Redwoods in the hills. The main cities of interest are of course Santa Cruz, followed by Capitola, Aptos, Soquel, Scotts Valley, Felton, and Boulder Creek to name a few.
 
Residents of these areas love the proximity to the beach but also the convenient location for commuting to and from Silicon Valley and beyond. There’s a little bit for everyone in Santa Cruz depending on what your preferences are, and it’s a wonderful place to settle down.

Overview for SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA

85,739 people live in SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, where the median age is 34.1 and the average individual income is $30,293. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

85,739

Total Population

34.1 years

Median Age

High

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

$30,293

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY has 24,053 households, with an average household size of 3.53. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in SANTA CRUZ COUNTY do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 85,739 people call SANTA CRUZ COUNTY home. The population density is 634.64 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

85,739

Total Population

High

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

34.1

Median Age

50.34 / 49.66%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

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
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
24,053

Total Households

3.53

Average Household Size

$30,293

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby SANTA CRUZ COUNTY. 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
Monte Vista Christian School
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available
Amesti Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
Freedom Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Cesar E. Chavez Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Moreland Notre Dame School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Mount Madonna School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
St Francis High School Salesian College Prep
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Calabasas Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
H. A. Hyde Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Mintie White Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Rolling Hills Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
T. S. MacQuiddy Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Diamond Technology Institute
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Ann Soldo Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Green Valley Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
Starlight Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Watsonville Charter School of the Arts
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Renaissance High Continuation
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Salesian Elementary & Junior High School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Ceiba College Preparatory Academy
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
3/5
Echo Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Hall District Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available

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