Brookdale, California

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Population in 2010: 1,991.
Males: 1,022  (51.4%)
Females: 969  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 95007.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $77,613
Brookdale:

$77,613
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $38,575

Brookdale CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $712,800
Brookdale:

$712,800
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $750,321; Detached houses: $758,323

Median gross rent in 2016: $857.

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  • Races in Brookdale, CA (2010)

    Brookdale races chart
    • 1,68084.4%White alone
    • 20210.1%Hispanic
    • 613.1%Two or more races
    • 170.9%Asian alone
    • 90.5%Black alone
    • 100.5%American Indian alone
    • 80.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.2%Other race alone

Races in Brookdale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Brookdale: 138.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (11.0%), Canadian (7.8%), Irish (7.3%), German (7.0%), Italian (7.0%), European (6.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 440 feet

Brookdale,CA real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Brookdale:

  • High school or higher: 98.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brookdale CDP:

  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

213 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 1.9% Latin America, 0.9% Oceania).

This place:

8.6%
California:

27.0%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Brookdale, California as of March 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Brookdale to the number of sex offenders is 826 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $5,656 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $4,883 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Cruz, CA (10.3 miles , pop. 54,593).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (18.7 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (296.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Ben Lomond, CA (1.4 miles ), Boulder Creek, CA (1.4 miles ), San Lorenzo Valley, CA (1.5 miles ), Lompico, CA (1.7 miles ), Zayante, CA (1.9 miles ), Mount Hermon, CA (2.2 miles ), Felton, CA (2.2 miles ), Bonny Doon, CA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.11 N, Longitude: 122.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 831

Brookdale household income distribution Brookdale home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (30%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Brookdale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Earthquake activity:

Brookdale-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 756% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 18.5 miles away from Brookdale center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 163.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 226.6 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 310.1 miles away from Brookdale center
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 117.3 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Cruz County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Fires: 7, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Brookdale:

  • HOSPICE CARING PROJECT (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SCOTTS VALLEY, CA)
  • LOS GATOS MEADOWS GERIATRIC HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LOS GATOS, CA)
  • SANTA CRUZ SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • DOMINICAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • SANTA CRUZ SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • SUTTER MATERNITY & SURGERY CENTER OF SANTA CRUZ Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)

Amtrak stations near Brookdale:

  • 11 miles: SANTA CRUZ (920 PACIFIC AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: SAN JOSE (65 CAHILL ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brookdale:

  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 8 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; Full-time enrollment: 17,751)
  • West Valley College (about 13 miles; Saratoga, CA; FT enrollment: 6,128)
  • Cabrillo College (about 13 miles; Aptos, CA; FT enrollment: 7,729)
  • De Anza College (about 16 miles; Cupertino, CA; FT enrollment: 16,729)
  • San Jose City College (about 18 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Foothill College (about 18 miles; Los Altos Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 9,635)
  • Santa Clara University (about 20 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 7,640)

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Creeks: Clear Creek (A), Marshall Creek (B), Smith Creek (C), Alba Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Brookdale Lodge (11570 Highway 9).

Santa Cruz County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.395. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.395
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.420. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.420
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00258. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00258
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.2%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
California average:

15.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brookdale CDP (based on Santa Cruz County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,50013
Evangelical Protestant13,83884
Other10,59352
Mainline Protestant5,04928
Orthodox1,1044
Black Protestant2383
None181,060-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 64
Santa Cruz County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Santa Cruz County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Santa Cruz County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
Here:

9.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

17.8%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.2%
State:

17.9%

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($318 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.89% ($70,031 average AGI)
from Monterey County, CA  0.54% ($38,507)
from Alameda County, CA  0.22% ($56,459)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
California average:

5.12%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.05%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.93% ($59,568 average AGI)
to Monterey County, CA  0.86% ($34,670)
to Alameda County, CA  0.29% ($41,232)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brookdale:

  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 10 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brookdale:

  • KTEE (93.7 FM; FELTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K216AX (91.1 FM; LAUREL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTY (95.3 FM; LOS GATOS, CA; Owner: KRTY, LTD.)
  • KZSC (88.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • K240CD (95.9 FM; SOQUEL, ETC., CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSRI (90.7 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Brookdale:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KNTV (Channel 11; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KNTV LICENSE, INC.)
  • KKPX (Channel 65; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: PAXSON SAN JOSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $738,000Total costs
  • 22,600Total average daily traffic
  • 919Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,337Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

Brookdale compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Brookdale on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #82 (95007) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lithuanian first ancestries"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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