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ZIP Code 95062

Primary City:Santa Cruz, CA (View All Cities)
County: Santa Cruz County
Timezone: Pacific (9:32am)
Area code: 831 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.97, -121.99
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 95062

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 95062. 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 95062. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 95062, 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 95062 ZIP Code

ZIP code 95062 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 95062 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 95062 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,079
Population Density 7,148 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,919
Median Home Value $561,400
Land Area 5.05 sq mi
Water Area 1.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,155
Median Household Income $60,035

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 40


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59829041,886
5-99458091,754
10-149508001,750
15-191,0639562,019
20-241,5961,5173,113
25-291,4981,4792,977
30-341,3611,3572,718
35-391,3751,2652,640
40-441,3021,3042,606
45-491,2661,3262,592
50-541,3991,3692,768
55-591,3661,5082,874
60-641,1171,0892,206
65-695586811,239
70-74368487855
75-79240390630
80-84197404601
85 Plus233618851

Gender

 Male 17,816 49%
 Female 18,263 51%
Gender

Race

 White 28,277 78.4%
 Black Or African American 461 1.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 340 0.9%
 Asian 1,349 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 62 0.2%
 Other Race 3,830 10.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,760 4.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2437778815
25-343971,9972,394
35-441,1171,6752,792
45-541,7551,4313,186
55-642,1191,0753,194
65-749843931,377
75-84564290854
85 Plus299244543

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,385 36%
 Single Guardian 2,356 16%
 Singles 4,927 33%
 Singles With Roommate 2,487 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,267 74%
 Households with Kids 3,888 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1193181374
2221195416
3202179381
4182164346
5184184368
6191161352
7182151333
8185165350
9203148351
10181152333
11173170343
12195151346
13185149334
14216178394
15220188408
16185199384
17182164346
18208162370
19268243511
20346315661

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 95062 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 95062 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 95062 real estate data, the median home value of $561,400 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 95062 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 95062 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 95062 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,464 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 344 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 271 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,190 31%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,082 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,883 47%
 Households Vacant 1,764 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 249 14%
 Rented & Unoccupied 33 2%
 For Sale Only 146 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,019 58%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 293 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 435 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,076 30%
 2 Bedroom 3,070 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,389 20%
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 $60,035 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 95062 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 95062 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 10,585 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,747 36%
 No Earnings 8,718 29%
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 10,585 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,747 36%
 No Earnings 8,718 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15,186 81.8%
 Public transportation 508 2.7%
 Taxicab 11 0.1%
 Motorcycle 101 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,657 8.9%
 Worked at Home 1,101 5.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 1,326 11%
 High School Graduate 4,923 40%
 Associate's degree 1,211 10%
 Bachelor's degree 3,143 26%
 Master's degree 1,030 8%
 Professional school degree 361 3%
 Doctorate degree 241 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,065 78.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 755 14.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 385 7.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 95062

ZIP Code 95062 is in the Live Oak Elementary School District. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 95062.

Special Education Preschool
984 Bostwick Ln
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Live Oak Elementary School District
Alternative Family Education
840 North Branciforte Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Santa Cruz City High School District
Green Acres Elementary
966 Bostwick Ln
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Live Oak Elementary School District
Live Oak Elementary
1916 Capitola Rd
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Live Oak Elementary School District
Shoreline Middle School
855 17th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Live Oak Elementary School District
Del Mar Elementary
1959 Merrill St
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Live Oak Elementary School District
Tierra Pacifica Charter
986 Bostwick Ln
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Live Oak Elementary School District
Gault Elementary
1320 Seabright Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Santa Cruz City Elementary School District
Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-M
840 North Branciforte Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Santa Cruz City Elementary School District
Branciforte Middle School
315 Poplar St
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Santa Cruz City High School District
Cypress Charter High School
2039 Merrill St
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Live Oak Elementary School District
Harbor High School
300 La Fonda Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Santa Cruz City High School District
Costanoa Continuation High School
840 North Branciforte Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Santa Cruz City High School District
Ark Independent Studies
840 North Branciforte Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Santa Cruz City High School District
Sequoia Academy
319 La Fonda Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Santa Cruz City High School District
Vhm Christian School
427 Capitola Road Ext
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
The Bay School
5400 Soquel Ave Ste F
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Midtown Montessori
818 N Branciforte Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Santa Cruz Childrens School
366 Gault St
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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