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
  • County: Santa Cruz County
  • Centroid: Latitude 37.017, Longitude -121.979
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 233
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 3,145
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 273
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,872

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

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Santa Cruz, CA 95065 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,656
Daytime Population: Workers 4,750
Daytime Population: Residents 4,218
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,968
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 8,537
Population in Familes 6,526
Population in Group Qrtrs 119
Population Density2 802
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $89,244
Average Household Income $137,331
Per Capita Income $54,614


Total Housing Units 3,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,201 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,204 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $751,988
Average Home Value $818,969


Total Households 3,405
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,168
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 0.71% 0.62%
Households 0.67% 0.62%
Families 0.67% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

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

The table below compares 95065 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 # 1039 41st
Population Density # 864 51st
Diversity Index # 1182 33rd
Median Household Income # 327 81st
Per Capita Income # 210 88th

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