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Santa Cruz County

Population in 2012: 10,012 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 

Males: 4,765  (47.6%)
Females: 5,247  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  41.9 years
California median age:  45.6 years

Zip codes: 95010, 95062, 95073.

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Estimated median household income in 2011: $47,996 (it was $46,048 in 2000)
Capitola:

$47,996
California:

$57,287
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $31,240

Capitola city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $428,015 (it was $330,000 in 2000)
Capitola:

$428,015
California:

$355,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $530,144; Detached houses: $703,405; Townhouses or other attached units: $383,041; In 2-unit structures: $800,000; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $353,664; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $369,884; Mobile homes: $265,370

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,426.

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  • White alone - 6,980 (70.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2,199 (22.3%)
  • Two or more races - 245 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 222 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 110 (1.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 58 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 50 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Capitola: 152.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (14.1%), English (11.0%), Irish (8.9%), Italian (6.0%), French (4.0%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 6207 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Capitola:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Capitola city:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

1,264 residents are foreign born (8.5% Latin America, 3.5% Asia, 2.0% Europe).

This city:  12.8%
California:  26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Capitola, California as of April 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Capitola to the number of sex offenders is 889 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 2011: $4,029 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,860 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Cruz, CA (4.0 miles , pop. 54,593).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (23.1 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (283.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Soquel, CA (0.9 miles ), Opal Cliffs, CA (1.2 miles ), Live Oak, CA (1.2 miles ), Twin Lakes, CA (1.5 miles ), Aptos, CA (1.6 miles ), Rio del Mar, CA (2.0 miles ), Santa Cruz, CA (2.0 miles ), Day Valley, CA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $205,400
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $409,100
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $414,800
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $288,400
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $274,500
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $358,100
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $392,300
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $401,400
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $401,400
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $329,500
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $272,000

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Latitude: 36.98 N, Longitude: 121.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,238 (+12.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,014 (20.7%)

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Crime rates in Capitola by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0001000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.09.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.010.00.0
Rapes 24122773954322
per 100,000 18.539.1115.419.970.672.131.195.452.941.830.819.919.8
Robberies 1110171617991318411815
per 100,000 102.097.9163.4159.2171.592.793.4137.8190.341.8112.979.7148.7
Assaults 49523855465449637699991730
per 100,000 454.3508.9365.3547.1463.9556.5508.4667.9803.61035.01015.7169.4297.5
Burglaries 751051021271301101221047071786547
per 100,000 695.31027.5980.61263.31311.11133.61265.71102.6740.2742.3800.2647.7466.0
Thefts 519684787926823835770680525534608518474
per 100,000 4811.36693.47565.99211.28300.68604.77988.47209.55551.45582.96237.85161.94700.0
Auto thefts 17332824344242271418221520
per 100,000 157.6322.9269.2238.7342.9432.8435.7286.3148.0188.2225.7149.5198.3
Arson 3010000527312
per 100,000 27.80.09.60.00.00.00.053.021.173.230.810.019.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 364.9494.0568.1625.9610.0612.9559.1598.6510.7508.4547.6334.5333.5

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Crime rate in Capitola detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
California average:

2.36

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-0.2%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3%)

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Earthquake activity:

Capitola-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 2047% 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 91.1 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 13.8 miles away from Capitola center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 26.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 20.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 52.5 miles away from Capitola center
On 6/27/1988 at 18:43:22, a magnitude 5.7 (4.8 MB, 4.1 MS, 5.7 ML) earthquake occurred 11.4 miles away from the city center
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 (12).
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, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Michael White - College basketball player (Pacific Tigers).


Hospitals/medical centers near Capitola:

  • DOMINICAN HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • SUTTER MATERNITY & SURGERY CENTER OF SANTA CRUZ (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 3 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • WATSONVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 12 miles away; WATSONVILLE, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Capitola, CA

Amtrak stations near Capitola:

  • 4 miles: SANTA CRUZ (920 PACIFIC AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: WATSONVILLE (W. LAKE AVE. & RODRIGUEZ ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.capitola.ca.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Capitola:

  • Cabrillo College (about 2 miles; Aptos, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,785)
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 6 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; FT enrollment: 16,254)
  • West Valley College (about 21 miles; Saratoga, CA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Gavilan College (about 22 miles; Gilroy, CA; FT enrollment: 2,093)
  • San Jose City College (about 24 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 2,992)
  • De Anza College (about 25 miles; Cupertino, CA; FT enrollment: 11,139)
  • California State University-Monterey Bay (about 25 miles; Seaside, CA; FT enrollment: 4,115)

Public high school in Capitola:

Public elementary/middle school in Capitola:

See full list of schools located in Capitola, map of school districts: SOQUEL ELEMENTARY, SANTA CRUZ CITY HIGH


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Notable locations in Capitola: New Brighton State Beach Park Headquarters (A), Camp San Jose (B), Capitola Fishing Wharf (C), Capitola City Hall (D), Central Fire Protection District of Santa Cruz County Station 4 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Upper Village Shopping Center (1), La Capitola Plaza Shopping Center (2), Kings Plaza Shopping Center (3), Capitola Mall Shopping Center (4), Brown Bulb Ranch Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Capitola include: Community Church of God (A), First Baptist Church of Capitola (B), Faith Chapel (C), Grace Community Church of Capitola (D), Saint John the Baptist Episcopal Church (E), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Soquel Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Capitola include: Jade Street Park (1), Old Riverview Historic District (2), Perry Park (3), Six Sisters-Lawn Way Historic District (4), New Brighton State Beach (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Hooper Beach (A), Capitola Beach (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Capitola City - Capitola Historical Museum (410 Capitola Avenue), Capitola Begonia Festival (716 Capitola Avenue).

Hotel: Best Western Capitola By Sea (1435 41st Avenue).

 
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
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 25.2. This is better than average.
City:

25.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.311. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.311
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.95. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.95
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.63. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.63
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.16
U.S.:

2.88

Drinking water stations with addresses in Capitola and their reported violations in the past:

BUENA VISTA MIGRANT CENTER (Population served: 455, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and APR-04-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-04-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 10.4%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Black residents, 13.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 17.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.0% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  49.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Capitola, CA

People in group quarters in Capitola in 2010:

  • 123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Capitola in 2000:

  • 126 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Capitola compared to California state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Capitola (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 41st And Capitola Branch at 4055 Capitola Road, branch established on 1967/09/27. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Santa Cruz County Bank: Capitola Branch at 819 Bay Avenue, branch established on 2007/06/04. Info updated 2008/10/28: Bank assets: $320.2 mil, Deposits: $288.2 mil, headquarters in Santa Cruz, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Union Bank, National Association: Capitola Branch at 601 Bay Avenue, branch established on 1997/01/06. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 41st And Capitola Branch at 1700 41st Avenue, branch established on 1962/01/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of the West: Capitola Branch at 3820 Capitola Road, branch established on 1987/12/14. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Capitola Branch at 1990 41st Avenue, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citibank, National Association: 1995 41st Ave Branch at 1995 41st Ave, branch established on 1935/08/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Comerica Bank: Capitola Branch at 1960 41st Avenue, branch established on 1967/09/28. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Capitola travel time to work - commute


Capitola mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Capitola (based on Santa Cruz County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.47%
Here34.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishConservative Baptist Association of AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents62.8%6.8%5.1%3.0%2.3%
Congregations9.3%2.7%3.3%4.0%8.0%
NameMuslim EstimateEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.1%1.8%1.8%1.5%12.6%
Congregations0.7%3.3%3.3%4.7%60.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$31,259$75,0223$4,375
Other Government Administration 7$46,999$80,5706$8,225
Police Protection - Officers 24$162,762$81,3813$3,190
Police - Other 12$51,057$51,0572$5,584
Streets and Highways 8$44,938$67,4070$0
Parks and Recreation 5$28,377$68,1059$16,935
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$29,342$88,0268$1,430
Other and Unallocable 1$4,649$55,7880$0
Totals for Government 66$399,383$72,61531$39,739

Capitola government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $812,000 ($81.10)
    Parks & Recreation: $370,000 ($36.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $50,000 ($4.99)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,774,000 ($376.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,669,000 ($166.70)
    Central Staff Services: $1,477,000 ($147.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,131,000 ($112.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $515,000 ($51.44)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $40,000 ($4.00)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($3.10)
    Libraries: $9,000 ($0.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $650,000 ($64.92)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $18,000 ($1.80)
    Central Staff: $16,000 ($1.60)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($0.70)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,454,000 ($344.99)

Capitola government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $671,000 ($67.02)
    All Other: $370,000 ($36.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $29,000 ($2.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $44,000 ($4.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $875,000 ($87.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $842,000 ($84.10)
    Interest Earnings: $214,000 ($21.37)
    Rents: $148,000 ($14.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $765,000 ($76.41)
    General Support: $626,000 ($62.52)
    Highways: $177,000 ($17.68)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,092,000 ($508.59)
    Property: $2,271,000 ($226.83)
    NEC: $568,000 ($56.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $470,000 ($46.94)
    Public Utilities: $247,000 ($24.67)

Capitola government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $9,350,000 ($933.88)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,064,000 ($106.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $8,284,000 ($827.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,130,000 ($212.74)

Capitola government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,334,000 ($133.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,747,000 ($474.13)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,515,000 ($251.20)

5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,060 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
California average:

5.75%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($386 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.11%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.02% ($94,361 average AGI)
from Monterey County, CA  0.62% ($42,670)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.28% ($44,151)


7.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
California average:

6.27%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($810 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.08%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Santa Clara County, CA  1.15% ($85,093 average AGI)
to Monterey County, CA  0.62% ($38,459)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.35% ($43,984)

Strongest AM radio stations in Capitola:

  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • KOMY (1340 AM; 1 kW; LA SELVA BEACH, CA; Owner: ZWERLING BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, 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.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDBV (980 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KION (1460 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Capitola:

  • 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)
  • KTEE (93.7 FM; FELTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KZSC (88.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • K216AX (91.1 FM; LAUREL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSRI (90.7 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K240CD (95.9 FM; SOQUEL, ETC., CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTY (95.3 FM; LOS GATOS, CA; Owner: KRTY, LTD.)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFER (89.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: SANTA CRUZ EDUC B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)

TV broadcast stations around Capitola:

  • 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.)
  • K21EV (Channel 21; SALINAS, CA; Owner: LIVING FAITH BROADCASTING)
  • KDJT-CA (Channel 33; SALINAS/MONTEREY,ETC, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTEH1 (Channel 54; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Capitola fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 73 meters (240ft)
Total costs: $1,697,000
Total average daily traffic: 610,569
Total average daily truck traffic: 23,530

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 4
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 6
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Capitola, CA


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 1026 Rosedale Ave (Lat: 36.991389 Lon: -121.923611), Type: 14.3, Overall height: 12.8 m
    Registrant: 5102273059, , 4420 ROSEWOOD DR BLDG 2 4TH FL

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 420 Capitola Ave (Lat: 36.973278 Lon: -121.951917), Call Sign: KAQ882
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.920 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/17/2011, Expiration Date: 09/03/2021
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-9437, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • Lat: 36.982694 Lon: -121.966389, Call Sign: WPVP523
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.262 MHz, 463.762 MHz, 464.800 MHz, 468.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/2002, Expiration Date: 07/25/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2012, Certifier: Beth Alexander
    Registrant: Sjm Industrial Radio, 1212 E. Imperial Avenue, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 640-2700, Fax: (310) 640-1095
  • Lat: 36.982000 Lon: -121.962361, Call Sign: WQOK509
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.125 MHz, 466.125 MHz, 462.037 MHz, 467.037 MHz, 461.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2011, Expiration Date: 10/26/2021, Certifier: Steve Vollers
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 620 Monterey Ave (Lat: 36.979167 Lon: -121.947500), Call Sign: WQQA892
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 10/10/2022, Certifier: Paul D Rucker
    Registrant: Peninsula Communications, 6 Rossi Circle #c, Salinas, CA 93907, Phone: (831) 784-1900, Fax: (831) 758-1945, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Santa Cruz County Office Of Education 809 Bay Ave (Lat: 36.955222 Lon: -122.053278), Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WPNI979
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/2002, Expiration Date: 01/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2006
    Registrant: Schwartz, Woods & Miller, 1233 20th Street, N.W. Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036-7322, Phone: (202) 833-1700, Fax: (202) 833-2351, Email:
  • CAPITOLA, 1465 38th Ave (Lat: 36.970778 Lon: -121.967722), Overall height: 15.5 m, Call Sign: WLS864
    Assigned Frequencies: 934.888 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Paging Systems Inc, Burlingame, CA 94011-4249

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Capitola)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Capitola)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$392,33783$389,371325$339,72311$245,0112$1,959,615100$369,30714$184,602
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$176,7708$327,71425$335,9612$133,8200$011$323,5553$141,763
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$375,9277$199,21679$390,3824$137,8000$015$392,4438$171,006
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$239,0006$397,84248$373,0904$145,9630$012$341,6935$244,510
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$98,99016$414,5170$00$01$336,9401$134,350

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1217.00 , 1218.00, 1221.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$345,7701$403,370
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$333,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1217.00 , 1218.00, 1221.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Capitola, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8776.8 years
Mary7980.1 years
William7074.7 years
George4678.6 years
James4575.3 years
Robert4072.3 years
Margaret3979.3 years
Frank3879.6 years
Joseph3879.1 years
Dorothy3681.4 years
Most common last names in Capitola, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3277.0 years
Johnson2781.1 years
Davis1677.1 years
Anderson1674.1 years
Brown1682.1 years
Nelson1475.2 years
Williams1479.8 years
Wilson1377.2 years
Miller1278.4 years
White1277.5 years
Businesses in Capitola, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Macy's1
Aeropostale1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike7
Blockbuster1Pac Sun1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS2Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Express1Rite Aid1
FedEx4Rue211
Foot Locker1SAS Shoes2
GNC1Spencer Gifts1
GameStop2Sprint Nextel1
Goodwill1Starbucks2
Gymboree1Subway2
H&R Block2T-Mobile1
Hot Topic1The Limited1
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
Jamba Juice1Trader Joe's1
Jones New York3UPS7
Journeys1Vans4
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's1Victoria's Secret1
Lane Furniture1Wet Seal1
LensCrafters1Whole Foods Market1
Browse common businesses in Capitola, CA


Capitola on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Data processing and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost of living"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #57 (95010) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Estonian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #79 (95010) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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