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ZIP Code 95065

Primary City:Santa Cruz, CA (View All Cities)
County: Santa Cruz County
Timezone: Pacific (8:09pm)
Area code: 831 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:37.03, -121.98
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 95065

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 95065. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 95065. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 95065, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Santa Cruz, CA

Stats and Demographics for the 95065 ZIP Code

ZIP code 95065 is located in west California and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 95065 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 95065 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,113
Population Density 725 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,361
Median Home Value $659,500
Land Area 11.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,198
Median Household Income $85,156

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male222236245245248225210237300287328341319195129716275
Female1972452152252322312502472732993524002941901199989181
Total419481460470480456460484573586680741613385248170151256

Gender

 Male 3,975 49%
 Female 4,138 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,611 81.5%
 Black Or African American 92 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 44 0.5%
 Asian 265 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 743 9.2%
 Two Or More Races 346 4.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1010031149361033816057
Renter612032091841726273155
Total71303520677782400233212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,602 50%
 Single Guardian 413 13%
 Singles 879 27%
 Singles With Roommate 304 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,294 72%
 Households with Kids 904 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5142424848433850575548495043594951464045
Female4046483246554452483648385340544746413758
Total918890809498821021059196871038311396978777103

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 95065 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 95065 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 95065 real estate data, the median home value of $659,500 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 95065. Rentals in 95065 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 95065 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,022 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 7 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 84 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,559 46%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 520 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,119 33%
 Households Vacant 163 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 41 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 6%
 For Sale Only 29 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 18%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 28%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 9%
 1 Bedroom 274 30%
 2 Bedroom 226 25%
 3+ Bedroom 320 35%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $85,156 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 95065 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 95065 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,671 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,947 28%
 No Earnings 2,326 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,671 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,947 28%
 No Earnings 2,326 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,432 81.7%
 Public transportation 133 3.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 25 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 346 8.2%
 Worked at Home 267 6.4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 438 15%
 High School Graduate 913 31%
 Associate's degree 289 10%
 Bachelor's degree 807 28%
 Master's degree 249 8%
 Professional school degree 137 5%
 Doctorate degree 98 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,083 74.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 255 17.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 107 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 95065

ZIP Code 95065 is in the Happy Valley Elementary School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 95065.

Happy Valley Elementary
3125 Branciforte Dr
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Happy Valley Elementary School District
De Laveaga Elementary
1145 Morrissey Blvd
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Santa Cruz City Elementary School District
Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary
8005 Winkle Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Soquel Union Elementary School District
Good Shepherd Catholic School
2727 Mattison Ln
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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