Downtown Santa Cruz

Overview for Downtown Santa Cruz, CA

10,337 people live in Downtown Santa Cruz, where the median age is 30.2 and the average individual income is $33,871.04. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,337

Total Population

30.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$33,871.04

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Downtown Santa Cruz, CA

Downtown Santa Cruz has 4,712 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Downtown Santa Cruz do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,337 people call Downtown Santa Cruz home. The population density is 8,730.11 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,337

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

30.2

Median Age

47.3 / 52.7%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,712

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$33,871.04

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Downtown Santa Cruz, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Downtown Santa Cruz. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5

Sold Listings in this Community

8216 Ridgeview Dr

8216 Ridgeview Dr

300 Webster Dr

300 Webster Dr

135 Sunnycroft Rd

135 Sunnycroft Rd

8141 Hermosa Ave

8141 Hermosa Ave

9815 Brookside Avenue

9815 Brookside Avenue

313 Cumora Lane

313 Cumora Lane

8680 Highway 9

8680 Highway 9

161 Pine Street

161 Pine Street

174 Woodland Drive

174 Woodland Drive

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Around Downtown Santa Cruz, CA

There's plenty to do around Downtown Santa Cruz, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

98
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
99
Biker's Paradise
Bike Score
45
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Daily Grind Coffee & Bottle Shop, Balefire Brewing Company, and Agile Monkey Pilates Studio.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.24 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.19 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.22 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.52 miles 38 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.78 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.12 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Downtown Santa Cruz offers a vibrant scene full of boutiques, restaurants and bars, museums, and art galleries. In addition, the city often has events in the downtown area that include a weekly farmers market (Wednesdays from 1-6 pm), cultural fairs like the greek festival, makers markets, and First Friday. According to Realtor.com, the median home price in downtown Santa Cruz is $639k. There is a wide variety of different types of architecture in this neighborhood, including several blocks of historical homes.
 
Downtown Santa Cruz offers easy access to highway 17 and highway 1, the two main thoroughfares in and out of Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is a walking distance from downtown. There are a plethora of activities to do in this area, including a bowling alley and arcade. The Santa Cruz Wharf is a home to 9 restaurants, shops, and even a bocce ball court! The wharf is also home to several events, including wharf to wharf, a 6-mile race, and Woodies on the Wharf, a car show featuring automobiles built pre 1952 that have wooden bodies.
 
 

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