The unemployment rate in Santa Cruz is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Santa Cruz jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Santa Cruz's cost of living is 121.1% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Santa Cruz, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Santa Cruz county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Santa Cruz's population is 63,993 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Santa Cruz is $908,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.8%. Check out the homes in the area
Santa Cruz public schools spend $10,353 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.2 students per teacher in Santa Cruz. More Education