Santa Cruz County, CA

Population 266,776

Santa Cruz County, CA Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 46.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 40.6%

Registered Offenders

17.56% Lower than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

526 Found nearby

Unemployment

Very High 11.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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83 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 83 K-12 public schools in Santa Cruz County, CA and 29 private schools. Homefacts rates Santa Cruz County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

395 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$969,000 compared to August 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8.9%
  • Rented
    37.9%
  • Owned
    53.2%

291 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Santa Cruz County, CA issued 291 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 291 permits, 172 were issued for single family homes and 119 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Santa Cruz County, CA issued 210 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 210 permits, 129 were issued for single family homes and 81 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,253
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,477
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,965
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,615
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,961

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Environmental Hazards

526 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Santa Cruz County, CA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Santa Cruz County, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.66 Average
    Santa Cruz County, CA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 50.97°
  • February 51.27°
  • March 52.72°
  • April 55.42°
  • May 62.5°
  • June 61.9°
  • July 61.93°
  • August 62.62°
  • September 63.42°
  • October 61.05°
  • November 55.12°
  • December 49.4°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Santa Cruz County, CA

Earthquakes
Santa Cruz County, CA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Santa Cruz County, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Santa Cruz County, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Santa Cruz County, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Santa Cruz County, CA: $77,613

Unemployment

Unemployment in Santa Cruz County is 11.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 11.6% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.55%
White Collar - 61.45%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

21 FCC Towers view all