Santa Cruz, California 

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Housing in Santa Cruz, California

The median home cost in Santa Cruz is $1,227,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 111.2%. Home Appreciation in Santa Cruz is up 25.7%.

Average Age of Homes
- The median age of Santa Cruz real estate is 51 years old
The Rental Market in Santa Cruz
- Renters make up 51.1% of the Santa Cruz population
- 0.9% of houses and apartments in Santa Cruz, are available to rent

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MEDIAN MONTHLY RENT BY NUMBER OF BEDROOMS

HOUSING BY YEAR BUILT

  HOUSINGSanta Cruz, CaliforniaUnited States
  24,563137,428,986
  5041
  $1,227,100$291,700
  25.7%15.0%
  44.2%42.4%
  111.2%77.0%
  $5.75$11.36
  $5,211$2,724
  43.2%56.2%
  8.1%12.1%
  48.7%31.6%
  VACANT HOUSING
  0.9%2.0%
  0.9%0.4%
  0.5%0.9%
  0.3%0.5%
  2.3%4.0%
  3.3%4.3%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  0.8%2.7%
  0.3%2.7%
  0.3%3.4%
  0.5%4.7%
  0.3%5.5%
  0.6%13.3%
  1.0%14.0%
  1.3%19.6%
  2.6%12.2%
  4.0%7.1%
  22.7%8.2%
  37.9%3.2%
  20.4%1.8%
  4.6%0.7%
  2.9%0.9%
  HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
  1.1%2.5%
  1.3%2.7%
  7.1%14.0%
  9.7%13.9%
  9.8%13.4%
  19.8%15.2%
  9.7%13.9%
  12.7%10.3%
  9.4%4.9%
  18.1%12.6%
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    Reviews for Santa Cruz    45 Reviews
    The politics run the city down and it shows - 8/31/2021
    I went to college at UCSC. I will never go back.Initially, like any other, I was captivated, and damn near hypnotized by the beautiful redwoods, the fun culture, the... Read More

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    Some love it, others not so much - 11/20/2020
    I lived in the Santa Cruz area for 20 years. UCSC alum. Our kids were born there. There are wonderful things about Santa Cruz, but also many serious problems that we... Read More

    Small Town, Big City - 7/24/2020
    I have been here for four generations! My kids are the fifth. I guess that should tell you how wonderful it is here, at least for us. It's so cool to have world class... Read More


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