Capitola, Santa Cruz County, California

Capitola: City in California


Capitola is a city located in the county of Santa Cruz in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,918. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,959 inhabitants.

The city was created 74 years ago in 1949.

Quick Facts about Capitola

Population : 9,959 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Santa Cruz County
Postal code : 95010, 95062
Phone Area Codes : 831
Water as percent of area : 4.92%
Land as percent of area : 95.08%
Altitude : 43 feet / 13 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1949 (74 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 16:50:55 (7th February 2023)
Population growth : 0.41% (2010-2020)
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Capitola is located at 36°58'31"N 121°57'12"W (36.9752300, -121.9532900).

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The population of Capitola increased by 0.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,918 - census
2011 9,968 0.5% estimation process
2012 10,010 0.42% estimation process
2013 10,066 0.56% estimation process
2014 10,114 0.47% estimation process
2015 10,166 0.51% estimation process
2016 10,178 0.12% estimation process
2017 10,152 -0.26% estimation process
2018 10,073 -0.78% estimation process
2019 10,010 -0.63% estimation process
2020 9,959 -0.51% estimation process

Capitola zip code is 95010. County name: Santa Cruz, County fips: 06087

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People born in Capitola (3)

People born in Capitola, including vocalist Alex Lagemann, historian Earl S. Pomeroy, artist A.K. Burns, .


Schools in Capitola

College & universities near Capitola, CA

Code Name City ZIP
110334 Cabrillo College Aptos (CA) 95003

Stations (42)

Amtrak & bus stations near Capitola, CA

Code Name Address Type
SCZ Santa Cruz (Metro Center), California 920 Pacific Ave BUS
SVY Scotts Valley, California 246 Kings Village Rd. BUS
MHC Morgan Hill, California 17300 Depot Street RAIL
PDL Prunedale, California Highway 156 and Highway 101 BUS
GLY Gilroy, California 7250 Monterey Street BUS

Post offices near Capitola

Post Office Name City ZIP
Capitola Post Office Capitola (CA) 95010

Other cities in Santa Cruz County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Santa Cruz County , CA.

City Name Population Title
Santa Cruz 64,317 City in and county seat of Santa Cruz County, California, United States
Watsonville 51,673 City in California
Live Oak 17,158 County seat of Suwannee County, Florida, United States
Scotts Valley 11,995 City in Santa Cruz County, California, United States
Soquel 9,644 Census-designated place in Santa Cruz County, California
Rio Del Mar 9,216 Census-designated place in Santa Cruz County, California
Ben Lomond 6,234 City in United States of America
Aptos 6,220 Town in California
Interlaken 5,606 Resort town in the Swiss canton of Bern
Boulder Creek 4,923 Census-designated place in Santa Cruz County, California
Felton 4,057 Town of the United States
Amesti 3,478 Census-designated place in Santa Cruz County, California
Day Valley 3,409 Census-designated place in Santa Cruz County, California
Corralitos 2,326 Census-designated place in Santa Cruz County, California

Distance to Other Cities

Capitola distances to largest California cities