Santa Cruz, California 

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Economy in Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz has an unemployment rate of 3.2%. The US average is 3.9%.

Santa Cruz has seen the job market increase by 1.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.8%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Santa Cruz
- The Sales Tax Rate for Santa Cruz is 9.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Santa Cruz is 9.3%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Santa Cruz
- The average income of a Santa Cruz resident is $29,177 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Santa Cruz resident is $61,533 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYSanta Cruz, CaliforniaUnited States
  4.2%3.7%
  1.8%1.6%
  33.8%33.5%
  9.3%6.2%
  8.0%4.6%
  $33,776$31,177
  $65,421$57,652
  $96,426$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.2%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  4.9%6.2%
  7.3%10.4%
  1.9%2.7%
  11.4%11.6%
  1.0%4.1%
  0.7%0.9%
  2.3%2.1%
  2.4%4.7%
  1.6%1.9%
  9.6%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  2.6%4.3%
  20.5%9.3%
  9.1%13.8%
  2.9%2.2%
  12.6%7.4%
  4.9%4.9%
  3.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for Santa Cruz    42 Reviews
    Santa Cruz is my Heart Home in so many ways - 10/3/2019
    I was born over the hill in San Jose area, and as a kid I loved coming over to the boardwalk. Santa Cruz has always been and always will be a town of diversity,... Read More

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    Stay away from Santa Cruz. - 5/29/2018
    There are so many other beautiful places in California to visit - so go to those places. As a California native I lived in many places in California. I moved into Santa... Read More

    Beware of Santa Cruz - 5/29/2018
    There are so many other beautiful places in California to visit - so go to those places. As a California native I lived in many places in California. I moved into Santa... Read More


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