Soquel, California

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Population in 2010: 9,644. Population change since 2000: +89.8%
Males: 4,720  (48.9%)
Females: 4,924  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 95073.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $76,961 (it was $55,230 in 2000)
Soquel:

$76,961
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,250 (it was $28,360 in 2000)

Soquel CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $485,264 (it was $278,900 in 2000)
Soquel:

$485,264
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $599,973; Detached houses: $666,893; Townhouses or other attached units: $452,593; In 2-unit structures: $316,222; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $491,751; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $350,565; Mobile homes: $168,023

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,411.

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  • Races in Soquel, CA (2010)

    Soquel races chart
    • 7,20574.7%White alone
    • 1,60616.7%Hispanic
    • 3433.6%Two or more races
    • 3413.5%Asian alone
    • 800.8%Black alone
    • 300.3%Other race alone
    • 230.2%American Indian alone
    • 160.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Soquel: 143.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.6%), English (8.7%), Irish (7.6%), Italian (3.3%), French (3.2%), Portuguese (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 1.08 square miles.

Population density: 8,940 people per square mile   (high).

Soquel,CA real estate house value index trend

Soquel, California map

For population 25 years and over in Soquel:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Soquel CDP:

  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 47.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

1,127 residents are foreign born (4.3% Europe, 3.3% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This place:

10.8%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Soquel, California as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Soquel to the number of sex offenders is 877 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 2013: $4,594 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,301 (0.7%)

Soquel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Cruz, CA (4.6 miles , pop. 54,593).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (22.3 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (283.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Capitola, CA (0.9 miles ), Seacliff, CA (1.3 miles ), Live Oak, CA (1.4 miles ), Aptos, CA (1.5 miles ), Opal Cliffs, CA (1.5 miles ), Twin Lakes, CA (1.8 miles ), Rio del Mar, CA (1.9 miles ), Pasatiempo, CA (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 36.99 N, Longitude: 121.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,237 (-11.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 824 (16.0%)

Soquel household income distribution Soquel home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Soquel, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Soquel-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 765% 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 90.9 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 12.9 miles away from Soquel 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 152.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 214.6 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 105.5 miles away from Soquel center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 322.0 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, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Soquel topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Soquel:

  • GOLDEN AGE CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CAPITOLA, CA)
  • PACIFIC COAST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; CAPITOLA, CA)
  • DOMINICAN HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS SANTA CRUZ (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; CAPITOLA, CA)
  • SUTTER MATERNITY & SURGERY CENTER OF SANTA CRUZ Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • CAPITOLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • DOMINICAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)

Amtrak stations near Soquel:

  • 5 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Soquel:

  • Cabrillo College (about 1 miles; Aptos, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,729)
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 7 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; FT enrollment: 17,751)
  • West Valley College (about 20 miles; Saratoga, CA; FT enrollment: 6,128)
  • Gavilan College (about 21 miles; Gilroy, CA; FT enrollment: 3,327)
  • San Jose City College (about 23 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • De Anza College (about 24 miles; Cupertino, CA; FT enrollment: 16,729)
  • Evergreen Valley College (about 24 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,539)

Public high school in Soquel:

  • Soquel High School (Students: 799; Location: 401 Old San Jose Road; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 71)

Private high schools in Soquel:

  • BEACH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 5520 OLD SAN JOSE RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • MERIT ACADEMY (Students: 24; Location: 2392 N RODEO GULCH; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Soquel:

Private elementary/middle schools in Soquel:

  • TARA REDWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 5810 PRESCOTT RD; Grades: PK - 3)
  • NEW HORIZONS SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 4951 SOQUEL DR; Grades: KG - 4)
See full list of schools located in Soquel, map of school districts: SOQUEL ELEMENTARY, MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY, SANTA CRUZ CITY HIGH

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Notable locations in Soquel: Porter Memorial Library (A), Asbestos Victims of America Library (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Soquel include: Cabrillo Assembly of God Church (A), Soquel Congregational Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Soquel: Lions Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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 2012 was 90.1. This is worse than average.

City:

90.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.374. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.374
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.45. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.45
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.05. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.05
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.82
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00223. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00223
U.S.:

0.01468

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

SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CAMP (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2011), St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2011)
KENNOLYN CAMP (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (SEP-18-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (SEP-18-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (AUG-24-2006)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2006)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
ENCHANTED VALLEY (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
LAND OF MEDICINE BUDDHA (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-20-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-20-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.8%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 7.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.9% for other race residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Soquel in 2010:

  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
17 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Soquel, California environmental map by EPA

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Soquel compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Soquel (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Soquel Safeway Branch at 2720 41st Avenue, branch established on 2006/10/06. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
California average:

15.4

Soquel travel time to work - commute Soquel mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Soquel 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 Soquel:

  • 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.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • 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 Soquel:

  • 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.)
  • K216AX (91.1 FM; LAUREL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTY (95.3 FM; LOS GATOS, CA; Owner: KRTY, LTD.)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K265DG (100.9 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)

TV broadcast stations around Soquel:

  • 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 20,000Total average daily traffic
  • 2,000Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,000Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • SOQUELFFS, 4750 Old San Jose Rd (Lat: 37.051889 Lon: -121.933556), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KXZ25
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.265 MHz, 151.355 MHz, 151.370 MHz, 159.285 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.330 MHz, 159.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2005, Expiration Date: 07/27/2015, Certifier: Glen S Nash
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6174, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • 5180 Soquel Drive (Lat: 36.988833 Lon: -121.953861), Type: Building, Structure height: 4.3 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: KB73041
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.162 MHz, 451.162 MHz, 451.412 MHz, 456.412 MHz, 456.162 MHz, 456.162 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2011, Expiration Date: 10/31/2021
    Registrant: Soquel Creek Water District, 5180 Soquel Drive, Soquel, CA 95073-0158, Phone: (831) 475-8501, Fax: (831) 475-8861
  • 2840 Research Park Drive (Lat: 36.985361 Lon: -121.967556), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQRI222
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/16/2013, Expiration Date: 05/16/2023, Certifier: Lauren Snopkowski
    Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Soquel)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Soquel)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$497,35715$358,92372$327,0562$252,6509$312,8573$126,803
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$325,9056$333,0020$02$277,6000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$197,9906$342,74717$422,6931$93,1203$293,8603$136,020
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$303,1802$295,39510$380,1840$02$258,6900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$372,4600$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1220.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$367,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$205,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1220.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Soquel, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6077.0 years
Mary5781.1 years
William5678.7 years
James5576.7 years
Charles4079.1 years
Robert4074.4 years
Helen3683.9 years
Margaret3583.8 years
George2977.2 years
Dorothy2677.4 years
Most common last names in Soquel, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2677.1 years
Johnson2080.9 years
Thomas1982.0 years
Anderson1977.9 years
Miller1880.3 years
Wilson1379.4 years
Clark1074.1 years
Jones1077.4 years
Taylor982.3 years
Wright877.0 years
Businesses in Soquel, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
FedEx1Panda Express1
Home Depot1Safeway1
Honda1Starbucks2
Jamba Juice1Subway1
Kroger2Taco Bell1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul3
Lane Furniture1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Vons1

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