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What Bert Has To Say About Santa Cruz-Watsonville Metro Area

Santa Cruz, a colorful mix of college town, beach town, and cultural center, is an attraction for hippies, yuppies and families alike. The city is famous for its boardwalk, wide sandy beaches and beach amusements. Watsonville is an agricultural center inland, and Soquel and Capitola to the south are more sedate but very attractive beach towns. The University of California at Santa Cruz brings some college life, and the population in general is highly educated. Excellent outdoor recreation is available just to the north in the coastal forests and state parks of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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Quick Facts About Capitola

    The unemployment rate in Capitola is 6.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Capitola jobs have Increased by 2.14 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Capitola's cost of living is 90.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Capitola's population is 10,189 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.18 percent.
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Capitola is $707,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 8.95 percent.
    Capitola public schools spend $8,766 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.8 students per teacher in Capitola.

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A quaint and charming village and a world class be
Considering the amount of crime throughout the world today, Capitola is exceptionally safe and livable. It is one of the few places anywhere where we feel free to allow... (read more)
Best Little Beach Town
Capitola is a wonderful little beach town close to the Santa Cruz mountains and at the edge of the Pacific Ocean. Life doesn't get much... (read more)
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