Capitola, California 

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Population

10,041

+0.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

8.1%

Cost of Living

186.6 / 100

Median Home Price

$1,195,600

Median Income

$83,726

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.5 / 7.5

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Capitola, California

Capitola California sits along Monterey Bay among some of the nation's most coveted real estate Its name alone invokes images associated with Mediterranean beach resorts Yet beneath all that beauty lies a vibrant culture full of fine dining spas boutique stores wineries galleries restaurants and other exciting activities perfect for any tourist or resident Beach town complex / Small town - Northern California on Pacific coast, 60 miles south of San Francisco.
State: California
County: Santa Cruz County
Metro Area: Santa Cruz-Watsonville Metro Area
City: Capitola
Zip Codes: 95010
Cost of Living: 86.6% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 100 ft above sea level


Capitola, Ca Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Outdoor recreation
Year-round climate
Educational attainment
Cons
Tourist impact
Healthcare
Cost of living

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Capitola is 8.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Capitola jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Capitola's cost of living is 86.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Capitola's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Santa Cruz county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 78.4% to 18.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Capitola's population is 10,041 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Capitola is $1,195,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.6%.

SCHOOLS
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. More Education



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Housing Market in Capitola

It's a good time to buy in Capitola. Home Appreciation is up 7.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Capitola is $1,195,600.
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Reviews for Capitola   5 Reviews
Capitola is safe, tranquil and expensive - 5/29/2021
Capitola is awesome, if you can afford it. Bring your wallet and lots of money in the... Read More

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A great place to live! - 3/6/2011
While expensive, Capitola offers great quality of life. Temperate climate, beautiful beaches and forests, a small town... Read More

A quaint and charming village and a world class be - 4/18/2008
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


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