Santa Cruz, CA 95060 ZIP Code Profile


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
  • County: Santa Cruz County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.989, Longitude -122.058
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,172
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 18,399
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,057
    • Single Family Addresses: 16,342

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 95060 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 95060 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 49,812
Population in Households 47,442
Population in Familes 27,720
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,370
Population Density2 675
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $72,094
Average Household Income $110,662
Per Capita Income $44,635


Total Housing Units 20,819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,937 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,447 (50.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,435 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $899,839
Average Home Value $994,822


Total Households 19,384
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 9,282
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.75% 0.63%
Households 0.56% 0.59%
Families 0.55% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

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

The table below compares 95060 to the other 1,763 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 234 87th
Population Density # 889 50th
Diversity Index # 1044 41st
Median Household Income # 661 63rd
Per Capita Income # 434 75th

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