In 2021, Santa Cruz, CA had a population of 62.7k people with a median age of 29 and a median household income of $96,217. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Santa Cruz, CA declined from 65,011 to 62,714, a −3.53% decrease and its median household income grew from $86,618 to $96,217, a 11.1% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Santa Cruz, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (10.6%), White (Hispanic) (8.4%), Other (Hispanic) (6.48%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.12%).
None of the households in Santa Cruz, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
92.2% of the residents in Santa Cruz, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Santa Cruz, CA are University of California-Santa Cruz (6,014 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Santa Cruz, CA was $933,000, and the homeownership rate was 45.9%.
Most people in Santa Cruz, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Santa Cruz, CA was 2 cars per household.