Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz County, California

Scotts Valley: City in Santa Cruz County, California, United States

About

Scotts Valley is a city located in the county of Santa Cruz in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,580. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 11,995 inhabitants.

The city was created 56 years ago in 1966.

Quick Facts about Scotts Valley

Population : 11,995 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Santa Cruz County
Different from : Scott Valley
Phone Area Codes : 831
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 1,841 feet / 561 meters
Establishment : August 08, 1966 (56 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 05:57:19 (30th November 2022)
Postal code : 95066
Population growth : 3.46% (2010-2020)
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Location of Scotts Valley on California map.
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Scotts Valley CA city hall
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Geography

Scotts Valley is located at 37°3'4"N 122°0'53"W (37.0510600, -122.0146800).

Scotts Valley map

Demographics

The population of Scotts Valley increased by 3.46% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,580 - census
2011 11,621 0.35% estimation process
2012 11,653 0.27% estimation process
2013 11,743 0.77% estimation process
2014 11,828 0.72% estimation process
2015 11,907 0.66% estimation process
2016 11,910 0.03% estimation process
2017 11,891 -0.16% estimation process
2018 11,817 -0.63% estimation process
2019 11,757 -0.51% estimation process
2020 11,995 1.98% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,146
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,789
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 17.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,357
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,720
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.4%
People over 65 (%) : 11.8%
Female persons, % : 51.3%
White only, percent : 91.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 414
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.8%

Scotts Valley zip code is 95066. County name: Santa Cruz, County fips: 06087

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $225,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,430
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $397
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,075
2015-2019 Households : 2,962
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.96
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.2%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,342
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 113,071
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,146
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 37.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $69,300
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,304
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 832
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 474
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 275
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 31
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 784
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 229
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 586
2010 population per square mile : 457.2
2010 land area in square miles : 16.89

People born in Scotts Valley (2)

People born in Scotts Valley, including athlete and musician David Campbell, stock car racing driver Bryce Napier, .

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Schools in Scotts Valley

College & universities near Scotts Valley, CA

Code Name City ZIP
110714 University of California-Santa Cruz Santa Cruz (CA) 95064-1011

Stations (42)

Amtrak & bus stations near Scotts Valley, CA

Code Name Address Type
SVY Scotts Valley, California 246 Kings Village Rd. BUS
SCZ Santa Cruz (Metro Center), California 920 Pacific Ave BUS
MHC Morgan Hill, California 17300 Depot Street RAIL
SJC San Jose Diridon station 65 Cahill Street RAIL
SCC Santa Clara station 1001 Railroad Ave. BUS

Post offices near Scotts Valley

Post Office Name City ZIP
Scotts Valley Post Office Scotts Valley (CA) 95066

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
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

Scotts Valley distances to largest California cities