Soquel is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Soquel Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Santa Cruz County at latitude 36.988 and longitude -121.9566. Santa Cruz County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 33 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Soquel Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Soquel: El Rosario, Saquel, Sauguel, Sauquil, Shoquel, Soque.Photos of the local Soquel, CA area
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|Population in Households||9,813|
|Population in Familes||7,346|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||57|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,160 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,723 (65.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,280 (30.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||157 ( 3.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$497,710|
|Average Home Value||$571,841|
|Median Household Income||$68,658|
|Average Household Income||$96,329|
|Per Capita Income||$39,322|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||4.0%|
|Per Capita Income||3.61%|
The table below compares Soquel to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 491||68th|
|Population Density1||# 584||62nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 915||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 403||74th|
|Per Capita Income||# 280||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.