Santa Clara County vs. Santa Cruz County

Santa Clara County (CA)Santa Cruz County (CA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)1,937,570274,255
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)8.8%4.5%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)1,781,672262,356
Population, Census, April 1, 20101,781,642262,382
Persons under 5 years, percent5.9%5.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent21.9%19.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent13.5%16.5%
Female persons, percent49.4%50.5%
White alone, percent53.1%87.1%
Black or African American alone, percent2.8%1.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.2%1.9%
Asian alone, percent38.3%5.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.5%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent4.1%4.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent25.3%34.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent31.0%56.9%
Veterans, 2014-201853,11910,595
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201838.7%17.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)678,496106,728
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201856.7%59.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$913,000$711,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$3,229$2,745
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$755$635
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$2,126$1,647
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201333.0%20.4%
Building permits, 20188,191426
Households, 2014-2018635,52595,756
Persons per household, 2014-20182.972.73
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.5%85.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201852.6%32.0%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201895.3%91.6%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201890.7%86.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201888.1%86.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201851.3%40.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20184.5%8.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent5.1%7.4%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201867.4%63.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.0%58.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)4,809,201586,009
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)17,020,9911,689,915
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)41,450,6091,213,401
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)91,858,9735,898,193
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)40,336,7414,367,955
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$21,952$16,373
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201828.727.0
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$116,178$78,041
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$52,451$39,001
Persons in poverty, percent7.3%12.2%
Total employer establishments, 201748,7117,061
Total employment, 20171,055,73979,038
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)126,890,1193,756,429
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20173.3%1.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017146,54725,175
All firms, 2012163,13029,325
Men-owned firms, 201284,50114,998
Women-owned firms, 201258,58910,986
Minority-owned firms, 201282,9316,086
Nonminority-owned firms, 201272,81822,079
Veteran-owned firms, 20129,4002,135
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012146,38425,951
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20071.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 200728.5%4.8%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.4%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200710.8%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200729.7%34.2%
Population per square mile, 20101,381.0589.4
Land area in square miles, 20101,290.10445.17

Source: United States Census Bureau

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