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Santa Cruz County, CA
The county was named for the Santa Cruz Mission

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Santa Cruz County is one of 58 counties in California.

The county is in the Santa Cruz-Watsonville metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 250,633. This was a decrease of  -1.94% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$53,998
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Santa Cruz County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Santa Cruz County was $38,323. This was an increase of 29.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 124% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Santa Cruz
Of nation's counties, ranks No. 4 in production of strawberries; 8 in production of lettuce
(1997 Census of Agriculture)

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Santa Cruz County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Santa Cruz County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Santa Cruz County include Boulder Creek IOOF Cemetery, Calvary Cemetery, Day Valley Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Felton Cemetery, Holy Cross Cemetery, Home Of Peace Cemetery, Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery, Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery, Oak Wood Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Santa Cruz County include Aptos, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek, Brookdale, Capitola, Corralitos, Davenport, Felton, Freedom, Rio Del Mar ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Santa Cruz County include Bethany College, Cabrillo College, Five Branches Institute, University of California - Santa Cruz ... View colleges

School districts in Santa Cruz County include Bonny Doon Union Elementary, Happy Valley Elementary, Live Oak Elementary, Mountain Elementary, Pacific Elementary, Pajaro Valley Unified Schools, San Lorenzo Valley Unified, Santa Cruz City Elementary, Santa Cruz City High, Scotts Valley Unified ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

Environment
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Libraries

Libraries in Santa Cruz County include Aptos Branch Library, Boulder Creek Branch Library, Branciforte Branch Library, Capitola Branch Library, Central Branch Library, Felton Branch Library, Freedom Branch Library, Garfield Park Branch Library, La Selva Beach Branch Library, Live Oak Branch Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Santa Cruz County include Santa Cruz Good Times, Santa Cruz Sentinel ... View newspapers

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Politics

Santa Cruz County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Santa Cruz County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Santa Cruz County include Aquarium Suite, Babbling Brook Inn, Bay Front Inn, Bayview Hotel, Beachview Inn, Best Value Inn Santa Cruz, Best Value Inn Watsonville, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western ... More hotels

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