Aptos, California 

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Population

5,775

-7.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$78,929

Median Home Price

$917,500

Best Places to Live in Aptos, California

Beach town complex / Small town - Northern California on Pacific coast, 60 miles south of San Francisco. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Aptos, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Outdoor recreation
-Year-round climate
-Educational attainment
Cons
-Tourist impact
-Healthcare
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Aptos
 $1,194,750 
402 Bernal St
Bed 2 | Bath 3 | 1465 SqFt
 $969,000 
325 Rio Del Mar Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1758 SqFt
 $1,299,000 
612 Valencia Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2123 SqFt

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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City: Aptos
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 100 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Aptos is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Aptos jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Aptos's cost of living is 97.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Aptos's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Aptos, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Santa Cruz county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Aptos's population is 5,775 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 7.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Aptos is $917,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Aptos public schools spend $10,353 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.8 students per teacher in Aptos. More Education


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Housing Market in Aptos

It's a good time to buy in Aptos. Home Appreciation is up 2.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Aptos Real Estate

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Reviews for Aptos   4 Reviews
Best place to live - 5/6/2016
I have owned a home in Aptos for 10 years and cannot thing of anywhere else I would rather live. I have lived in San Diego, Orange County, Half Moon Bay, and other... Read More

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Heaven on Earth - 4/1/2015
Well, Aptos is in Santa Cruz County, California. I love the entire county of Santa Cruz. The weather is fantastic. We have both the beautiful Monterey Bay with lots... Read More

Beautiful Place To Live - 2/28/2011
We've lived in Aptos/Rio Del Mar for many years and it's a very lovely, peaceful village far from the rat race . The views of the ocean are stunning and the shopping in... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN APTOS
$1,194,750
402 Bernal St
Bed 2 | Bath 3

$969,000
325 Rio Del Mar Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,299,000
612 Valencia Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,290,000
104 Zanzibar Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$1,198,888
1701 Calypso Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$1,199,000
320 Rio Del Mar Blvd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$3,998,000
102 Long Leaf Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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