Santa Cruz, CA 95060 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 95060: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Acceptable Alternative
Bonny Doon, CA 95060
Scotts Valley, CA 95060

Not Acceptable, USPS
Paradise Park, CA 95060

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,097
  • Single Family Addresses: 16,315
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,033
  • County: Santa Cruz County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.989, Longitude -122.058
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 49,749
Daytime Population: Workers 29,526
Daytime Population: Residents 22,454
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51,980
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 47,354
Population in Familes 27,119
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,395
Population Density2 650
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $65,385
Average Household Income $104,008
Per Capita Income $42,455


Total Housing Units 21,135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,818 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,739 (50.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,578 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $813,328
Average Home Value $835,371


Total Households 19,557
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 9,323
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.89% 0.69%
Households 0.8% 0.72%
Families 0.78% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Santa Cruz, CA 95060 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95060 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 231 87th
Population Density # 896 49th
Diversity Index # 1040 41st
Median Household Income # 713 60th
Per Capita Income # 433 75th

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