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: 232
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 3,151
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 274
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,877

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

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Santa Cruz, CA 95065 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,789
Population in Households 8,668
Population in Familes 6,709
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density2 777
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $100,135
Average Household Income $147,203
Per Capita Income $57,840


Total Housing Units 3,591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,237 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,181 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 173 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $870,670
Average Home Value $984,198


Total Households 3,418
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 2,187
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 0.63% 0.59%
Households 0.49% 0.51%
Families 0.5% 0.51%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

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

The table below compares 95065 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 # 1042 41st
Population Density # 864 51st
Diversity Index # 1177 33rd
Median Household Income # 280 84th
Per Capita Income # 204 88th

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