Santa Cruz Information

Santa Cruz Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Santa Cruz, CA

General Santa Cruz Information

State: California

County: Santa Cruz County

Close cities: Brookdale, CA, Mount-Hermon, CA, Scotts Valley, CA, Live Oak, CA, Aptos, CA, Soquel, CA, Felton, CA, Rio del Mar, CA, Day Valley, CA, Ben Lomond, CA, Capitola, CA, Highland, CA, Opal Cliffs, CA, Twin Lakes, CA

Santa Cruz Population (census data)
Total 55,322 (+0.6% since 2000)
Male 27,542 (49.8%)
Female 27,780 (50.2%)

Population Density: 4,414 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 195.7 (US Avg is 100)

Santa Cruz Elevation: 20 feet above sea level

Land Area: 12.5 square miles

Median Household Income: $59,770

Zip Codes: 95061, 95065, 95062, 95060, 95064, 95063, 95067, and 95066.

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Santa Cruz Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (72.0%)
  • Hispanic (17.4%)
  • Other race (9.1%)
  • Two or more races (4.5%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Black (1.7%)
  • Chinese (1.6%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Japanese (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (14.1%)
  • Irish (12.9%)
  • English (11.8%)
  • Italian (8.7%)
  • Scottish (3.6%)
  • French (3.6%)
Foriegn Born: 8,225 people (14.9%)
  • Latin America (54.9%)
  • Asia (22.5%)
  • Europe (22.5%)

Local Santa Cruz Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics
NBA Basketball: Golden State Warriors
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks

Santa Cruz School Information

High Schools
Costanoa Continuation High (840 North Branciforte Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Santa Cruz City High District)
Cypress Charter High (2039 Merrill Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Live Oak Elementary District)
Harbor High (300 Lafonda Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Santa Cruz City High District)
Santa Cruz High (415 Walnut Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 - Santa Cruz City High District)
Middle Schools
Branciforte Middle (315 Poplar Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Santa Cruz City High District)
Mission Hill Middle (425 King Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 - Santa Cruz City High District)
Shoreline Middle (855 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Live Oak Elementary District)
Elementary Schools
Bay View Elementary (1231 Bay Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 - Santa Cruz City Elementary District)
Bonny Doon Elementary (1492 Pine Flat Road, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 - Bonny Doon Union Elementary District)
Brook Knoll Elementary (151 Brook Knoll Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 - Scotts Valley Unified District)
De Laveaga Elementary (1145 Morrissey Boulevard, Santa Cruz, CA, 95065 - Santa Cruz City Elementary District)
Del Mar Elementary (1959 Merrill Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Live Oak Elementary District)
Gault Elementary (1320 Seabright Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Santa Cruz City Elementary District)
Green Acres Elementary (966 Bostwick Lane, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Live Oak Elementary District)
Happy Valley Elementary (3125 Branciforte Drive, Santa Cruz, CA, 95065 - Happy Valley Elementary District)
Live Oak Elementary (1916 Capitola Road, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Live Oak Elementary District)
Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education (840 North Branciforte Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Santa Cruz City Elementary District)
Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary (8005 Winkle Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95065 - Soquel Union Elementary District)
Westlake Elementary (1000 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 - Santa Cruz City Elementary District)
Other/Private Schools
Alternative Family Education (840 North Branciforte Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Santa Cruz City High District)
Ark Independent Studies (840 North Branciforte Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Santa Cruz City High District)
Delta Charter (343 Soquel Avenue, North 44, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Santa Cruz City High District)
Ocean Alternative Education Center (984-6 Bostwick Lane, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Live Oak Elementary District)
Pacific Collegiate Charter (255 Swift Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 - Santa Cruz County Office Of Education District)
Santa Cruz County Community (3650 Graham Hill Road, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 - Santa Cruz County Office Of Education District)
Tierra Pacifica Charter (2008 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA, 95062 - Live Oak Elementary District)

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