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Where is Santa Cruz County, California?

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Santa Cruz County is a county equivalent area found in California, USA. The county government of Santa Cruz is found in the county seat of Santa Cruz.

With a total 1,572.54 sq. km of land and water area, Santa Cruz County, California is the 1717th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 271,804 people, Santa Cruz County has a total 104698 households earning 66519 on average per year.

Santa Cruz County, California - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 6087
Area Codes 831,408
Time Zone PST
Major Cities Santa Cruz (population: 99,537), Watsonville (population: 84,013), Aptos (population: 24,375), Scotts Valley (population: 14,995), Soquel (population: 10,324), Los Gatos (population: 9,588), Capitola (population: 9,290), Boulder Creek (population: 9,129), Felton (population: 7,908), Freedom (population: 7,856)
Land Area 104,944 sq miles
Water Area 445 sq miles
Household Income $66,519
Housing Units 104,698
Median Home Value $557,500
High School Grads 85% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 37% of population
Retail Spending $14,894 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $513,826 per capita
Universities and Colleges Cabrillo College, Five Branches University

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.