Santa Cruz, CA 95065 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 95065: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Cruz, CA 95065

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 235
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,869
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 274
  • County: Santa Cruz County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.017, Longitude -121.979
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Santa Cruz, CA 95065 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,307
Population in Households 8,193
Population in Familes 6,292
Population in Group Qrtrs 114
Population Density1 819
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 3,142
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 2,027
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,050 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,092 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $718,444
Average Home Value $776,085


Median Household Income $84,639
Average Household Income $128,194
Per Capita Income $49,078
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.92%
Households 0.49% 0.89%
Families 0.51% 0.92%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Santa Cruz, CA 95065 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 95065 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1043 41st
Population Density1 # 861 51st
Diversity Index2 # 1159 34th
Median Household Income # 335 81st
Per Capita Income # 248 86th

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