In 2020, Santa Cruz County, CA had a population of 273k people with a median age of 38.2 and a median household income of $89,986. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Santa Cruz County, CA declined from 273,962 to 273,170, a −0.289% decrease and its median household income grew from $82,234 to $89,986, a 9.43% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Santa Cruz County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.9%), White (Hispanic) (14.8%), Other (Hispanic) (14%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.74%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.77%).
None of the households in Santa Cruz County, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
89.9% of the residents in Santa Cruz County, CA are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Santa Cruz County, CA was $787,000, and the homeownership rate was 60.3%. Most people in Santa Cruz County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Santa Cruz County, CA was 2 cars per household.