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Aptos is in Santa Cruz County, in the Santa Cruz-Watsonville metro area.

The community name derives from Indian phrase for "meeting of the streams"

The latitude of Aptos is 36.977N. The longitude is -121.898W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 108 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 9,396.


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Median household income
Local
$61,843
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Aptos demographic reports
Aptos is on Monterey Bay
Developed first as a cattle ranch, then as a lumber town. Now a tourist region
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Forest of Nisene Marks State Park, Seacliff State Beach
Historic sites and museums: Aptos Museum
Colleges and universities: Cabrillo College

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15% of Aptos residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aptos ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Aptos was $33,210, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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41% of Aptos residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Aptos, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $994.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,942.


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Libraries in Aptos include Aptos Branch Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Aptos workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Aptos include Bayview Hotel, Best Western Seacliff Inn, Seascape Resort.

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