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The 2016 Santa Cruz, California, population is 64,220. There are 5,041 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Santa Cruz, California

The median age is 28.8. The US median is 37.4. 29.87% of people in Santa Cruz, California, are married. 10.09% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.55 people. 32.75% of people are married, with children. 16.61% have children, but are single.

Race in Santa Cruz, California

64.62% of people are white, 1.72% are black, 7.58% are asian, 0.36% are native american, and 0.12% claim 'Other'.

20.93% of the people in Santa Cruz, California, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 79.07% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLESanta Cruz, CaliforniaUnited States
  Population  64,220321,418,820
  Population - 2010  58,269308,745,538
  Population - 2000  54,593285,036,114
  Population - 1990  49,040251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  30.95%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  17.63%12.76%
  Pop. Density  5,04191
  Land Area  133,531,905
  Water Area  3264,837
  Median Age  28.837.4
  Female Population  50.71%50.81%
  Male Population  49.29%49.19%
  White  64.62%62.77%
  Black  1.72%12.24%
  Asian  7.58%4.95%
  Native American  0.36%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.18%0.16%
  Other  0.12%0.20%
  Two or More Races  4.48%2.13%
  Hispanic  20.93%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  79.07%83.10%
  Households  21,015116,211,000
  Family Households  9,99276,958,100
  Non Family Households  11,02339,253,000
  Household Size  2.552.63
  Married Population  29.87%50.58%
  Single Population  70.13%49.42%
  Now Married  28.43%48.41%
  Married but Separated  1.44%2.17%
  Never Married  57.17%32.55%
  Widowed  2.87%5.95%
  Divorced  10.09%10.92%
  Married, w/children  32.75%31.68%
  Married, no children  38.72%41.44%
  Single, w/children  16.61%16.94%
  Single, no children  11.92%9.95%

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