In 2018, Santa Cruz County, CA had a population of 274k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $86,941. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Santa Cruz County, CA declined from 275,897 to 274,255, a -0.595% decrease and its median household income grew from $79,705 to $86,941, a 9.08% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Santa Cruz County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.6%), White (Hispanic) (16.9%), Other (Hispanic) (15.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.71%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.17%). 0% of the people in Santa Cruz County, CA speak a non-English language, and 89.7% are U.S. citizens.
In 2018, the median property value in Santa Cruz County, CA was $815,100, and the homeownership rate was 60.1%. Most people in Santa Cruz County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Santa Cruz County, CA was 2 cars per household.