Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County, California

Santa Cruz: City in and county seat of Santa Cruz County, California, United States

About

Santa Cruz is a city located in the county of Santa Cruz in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 59,946. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 64,317 inhabitants.

The city was created 230 years ago in 1791.

Santa Cruz Quick Facts

Population : 64,317 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Santa Cruz County
Postal code : 95060–95067
Phone Area Codes : 831
Water as percent of area : 19.51%
Land as percent of area : 80.49%
Named for : True Cross
Altitude : 118 feet / 36 meters
Capital city : Santa Cruz is capital of Santa Cruz County
Establishment : September 09, 1791 (230 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−08:00
Local time : 07:13:09 (25th May 2022)
Population growth : 6.8% (2010-2020)
Santa Cruz locator map
Location of Santa Cruz on California map.
Santa Cruz  California - Boardwalk image
Santa Cruz California - Boardwalk
Santa Cruz  California - Boardwalk image

Geography

Santa Cruz is located at 36°58'27"N 122°1'51"W (36.9741200, -122.0308000).

Santa Cruz map

Demographics

The population of Santa Cruz increased by 6.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 59,946 - census
2011 61,434 2.42% estimation process
2012 61,954 0.84% estimation process
2013 62,731 1.24% estimation process
2014 63,172 0.7% estimation process
2015 64,082 1.42% estimation process
2016 64,396 0.49% estimation process
2017 64,815 0.65% estimation process
2018 64,643 -0.27% estimation process
2019 64,608 -0.05% estimation process
2020 64,317 -0.45% estimation process

Santa Cruz zip code is 95060. County name: Santa Cruz, County fips: 06087

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Where ot Eat in Santa Cruz

1 Chaminade Resort & Spa

Rating: 4.2 (1313)

1 Chaminade Ln, Santa Cruz, CA 95065, United States ➦ Show Map

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Chaminade Resort & Spa

2 Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area

Rating: 3.8 (367)

314 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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Comfort Inn Beach/Boardwalk Area

Where to Stay in Santa Cruz

1 Dream Inn Santa Cruz

Rating: 4.5 (1317)

175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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Dream Inn Santa Cruz

2 Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley

Rating: 4.2 (1052)

6001 La Madrona Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley

3 Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

Rating: 4.3 (999)

611 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hotel Paradox, Autograph Collection

4 Hotel Solares

Rating: 3.3 (832)

600 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hotel Solares

5 Best Western Plus All Suites Inn

Rating: 3.9 (813)

500 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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Best Western Plus All Suites Inn

Other Places in Santa Cruz

1 Santa Cruz Parking Office

Rating: 2.1 (26)

124 Locust St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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Santa Cruz Parking Office

2 Santa Cruz City Mayor

Rating: 2.6 (10)

809 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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Santa Cruz City Mayor

3 Santa Cruz Wastewater Treatment Facility

Rating: 3 (2)

110 California St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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Santa Cruz Wastewater Treatment Facility

4 City of Santa Cruz Water Department

Rating: 5 (1)

212 Locust St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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5 Santa Cruz Street Maintenance

Rating: 5 (1)

1125 River St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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6 Santa Cruz Water Quality Lab

Rating: 1 (1)

715 Graham Hill Rd, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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7 Santa Cruz Sewer Maintenance

Rating: 1 (1)

110 California Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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Santa Cruz Sewer Maintenance

8 Santa Cruz City Clerk

809 Center St # 9, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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9 Santa Cruz City Attorney's Office

333 Church St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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10 City of Santa Cruz Human Resources

809 Center St # 6, Santa Cruz, CA 95060, United States ➦ Show Map

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People born in Santa Cruz (124)

People born in Santa Cruz, including movie actress Angie Savage, football player, sports broadcaster Trent Dilfer, actor Adam Scott, .

List

  • Marisa Miller (American model) she was born in 06/08/1978
  • Jonna Mendes (American alpine skier) she was born in 31/03/1979
  • Ted Templeman (American record producer) he was born in 24/10/1944
  • Donny McCaslin (American musician) he was born in 11/08/1966
  • Scott Weiland (American musician) he was born in 27/10/1967
  • Beverly Garland (actress (1926-2008)) she was born in 17/10/1926
  • Luscious Lopez (American movie actress) she was born in 11/09/1981
  • Jeff Ballard (American drummer) he was born in 17/09/1963
  • Chris Sharma (American rock climber) he was born in 23/04/1981
  • Luke Rockhold (American mixed martial artist) he was born in 17/10/1984
  • Casey McGehee (American baseball player) he was born in 12/10/1982
  • Robert Bartlett Haas (American specialist in literature, university teacher and writer (1916-2010)) he was born in 20/01/1916
  • Jaime Garza (American boxer) he was born in 10/09/1959
  • Lu Watters (American mineral collector, jazz trumpeter, bandleader) he was born in 19/12/1911
  • Manu Intiraymi (American actor) he was born in 22/04/1978
  • Wick Haxton (Theoretical nuclear physicist and astrophysicist) he was born in 21/09/1949
  • John McFee (American musician) he was born in 09/09/1950
  • Miguel Migs (American DJ and record producer) he was born in 06/12/1972

Schools in Santa Cruz

College & universities near Santa Cruz, CA

Code Name City ZIP
481395 Cosmo Factory Cosmetology Academy Santa Cruz (CA) 95060-4401

Stations (41)

Amtrak & bus stations near Santa Cruz, CA

Code Name Address Type
SCZ Santa Cruz (Metro Center), California 920 Pacific Ave BUS
SVY Scotts Valley, California 246 Kings Village Rd. BUS
PDL Prunedale, California Highway 156 and Highway 101 BUS
MHC Morgan Hill, California 17300 Depot Street RAIL
SJC San Jose Diridon station 65 Cahill Street RAIL

Post offices near Santa Cruz

Post Office Name City ZIP
Santa Cruz Post Office Santa Cruz (CA) 95060

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Santa Cruz County

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

City Name Population Title
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
Capitola 9,959 City in California
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

Santa Cruz distances to largest California cities