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: Live Oak, CA, Twin Lakes, CA, Opal Cliffs, CA, Scotts Valley, CA, Felton, CA, Ben Lomond, CA, Rio del Mar, CA, Brookdale, CA, Mount-Hermon, CA, Day Valley, CA, Highland, CA, Aptos, CA, Capitola, CA, Soquel, 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: 95063, 95060, 95065, 95062, 95061, 95064, 95066, and 95067.

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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%)
  • French (3.6%)
  • Scottish (3.6%)
Foriegn Born: 8,225 people (14.9%)
  • Latin America (54.9%)
  • Europe (22.5%)
  • Asia (22.5%)

Local Santa Cruz Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants
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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