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Santa Cruz County, CA

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Santa Cruz County, CA
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatSanta Cruz, CA
  • Population262,382
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 445.1700
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 589.3999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010262,382252 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010589.40244 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20181.4%1918 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)201834.1%199 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201322 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.7%714 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016634.902934 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201611.4%3136 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20165.202809 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201863.5%368 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)201610165 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)20156.1%2912 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201813.7%2295 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$565,526,000.00239 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20172908 of 1287
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201185.142814 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201996.3%136 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20100.70184 of 195
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)201811227 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)20117.683096 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2017$3,533,544.3723 of 435
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$6,133,076,000.00229 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20104.2%199 of 2773
Attendance to Arts and Culture Events (County)2005537,67735 of 59
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201237.5%510 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201869153 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2015-201631353 of 484
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20101,819566 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20193,535.222810 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$461,000,000.00273 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$6,682,000,000.00257 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$464,000,000.00241 of 2178
Population (County)2050320,000298 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$289,303.00150 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050230,000259 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205044,000190 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)205043965 of 2780
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