Santa Cruz County , California

Santa Cruz County: County in Arizona, United States

About

Santa Cruz County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 262,382 and a population density of 82 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 269,925 inhabitants. Its county seat is Nogales. The county was created 122 years ago in 1898.

Santa Cruz County Quick Facts

Population : 269,925 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
Different from : Santa Cruz County
Area : 3207 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : Santa Cruz River
Altitude : 482 feet / 147 meters
Capital : Nogales
Establishment : January 01, 1899
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 02:01:02 (6th December 2021)
Density : 84 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.79% (2010-2020)
Weather : 46℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather
Santa Cruz County locator map
Location of Santa Cruz County on California map.
Santa Cruz County Courthouse image
Santa Cruz County Courthouse
Santa Cruz County Courthouse image

Geography

Santa Cruz County is located at 37°1'18"N 122°0'35"W (37.0216100, -122.0097900). It has 3 neighbors: Heroica Nogales, Cochise County and Pima County.

Santa Cruz County map

The largest city of Santa Cruz County is Santa Cruz with a population of 64,317. Other cities include, Watsonville population 51,673, Live Oak population 17,158, Scotts Valley population 11,995 and Capitola population 9,959. See all Santa Cruz County cities & populated places.

Santa Cruz County Populated Places

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

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
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

Weather

Santa Cruz County forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. more

Santa Cruz County has 3 neighbours.

  • Nogales

Demographics

The population of Santa Cruz County increased by 2.79% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 262,382 - census
2011 264,858 0.93% estimation process
2012 266,340 0.56% estimation process
2013 268,816 0.92% estimation process
2014 270,861 0.75% estimation process
2015 273,503 0.97% estimation process
2016 274,396 0.33% estimation process
2017 274,856 0.17% estimation process
2018 273,841 -0.37% estimation process
2019 273,213 -0.23% estimation process
2020 269,925 -1.22% estimation process

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Local Places in Santa Cruz County

Other places with the same name (2)

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