Santa Cruz, California 

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Economy in Santa Cruz, California

Santa Cruz has an unemployment rate of 5.6%. The US average is 5.2%.

Santa Cruz has seen the job market increase by 2.1% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.7%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Santa Cruz
- The Sales Tax Rate for Santa Cruz is 8.8%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Santa Cruz is 8.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

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

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  ECONOMYSanta Cruz, CaliforniaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate5.6%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth2.1%1.6%
  Future Job Growth38.7%38.0%
  Sales Taxes8.8%6.0%
  Income Taxes8.0%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$29,177$28,555
  Household Income$61,533$53,482
  Family Median Income$79,431$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1.2%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction4.9%6.2%
  Manufacturing7.3%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.9%2.7%
  Retail trade11.4%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing1.0%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.3%2.1%
  Finance and insurance2.4%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.6%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services9.6%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs2.6%4.3%
  Educational services20.5%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance9.1%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.9%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services12.6%7.4%
  Other services4.9%4.9%
  Public administration3.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for Santa Cruz    41 Reviews
    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

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    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

    Santa Cruz- paradise on earth - 1/7/2016
    I have spent my entire life working toward living in Santa Cruz County and in 2005 finally made it. While there are people living here and all of the commensurate social... Read More


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