Soquel, California

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Population in 2010: 9,644.
Population change since 2000: +89.8%
Males: 4,743  (49.2%)
Females: 4,901  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95073.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $90,536 (it was $55,230 in 2000)
Soquel:

$90,536
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,349 (it was $28,360 in 2000)

Soquel CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $689,620 (it was $278,900 in 2000)
Soquel:

$689,620
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $678,580; detached houses: $860,363; townhouses or other attached units: $641,630; in 2-unit structures: $594,363; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $645,370; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $476,642; mobile homes: $179,458

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,702.

March 2019 cost of living index in Soquel: 159.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.1%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% for other race residents, 2.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Soquel, CA (2017)
    • 8,02670.7%White alone
    • 2,51522.2%Hispanic
    • 4453.9%Two or more races
    • 2442.1%Asian alone
    • 390.3%Black alone
    • 70.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Soquel, California as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Soquel is 790 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: Italian (7.5%), American (6.9%), English (5.8%), German (5.7%), European (3.9%), Irish (3.5%).

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, California map

1,212 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America, 2.9% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This place:

10.7%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,966 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,054 (0.5%)

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: -1,268 (-11.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,146 (19.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Soquel, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Soquel, CA in 2017
Soquel satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.9%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Soquel, CA
Historical housing units in Soquel, CA
Most common industries in Soquel, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (10.3%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Soquel, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Engineers (5.6%)
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)

Average climate in Soquel, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Soquel, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.4. This is worse than average.

City:

92.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.617. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.617
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.480. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.480
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00251. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00251
U.S.:

0.00984

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 the city 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 (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).
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 (Students: 799, Location: 401 OLD SAN JOSE RD., Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in Soquel:

  • MERIT ACADEMY (Students: 24, Location: 2392 N RODEO GULCH RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Soquel:

  • MAIN STREET ELEMENTARY (Students: 319, Location: 3400 N. MAIN ST., Grades: KG-5)
  • SOQUEL ELEMENTARY (Students: 258, Location: 2700 PORTER ST., Grades: KG-5)
  • MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 3042 OLD SAN JOSE RD., Grades: KG-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Soquel:

  • TARA REDWOOD SCHOOL (Students: 51, Location: 5810 PRESCOTT RD, Grades: PK-3)
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Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Soquel:

Marital status in Soquel, CA
  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Soquel:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Soquel
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Soquel, CA (based on Santa Cruz County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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
Here:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
Santa Cruz County:

9.81 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Santa Cruz County:

6.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

17.8%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

19.2%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Soquel:

52.3%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Soquel:

52.1%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.4%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Soquel:

59.6%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Soquel:

81.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Soquel, CA Residents

5.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($391 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.26% ($138,577 average AGI)
from Monterey County, CA  0.59% ($47,838)
from Alameda County, CA  0.27% ($78,017)


5.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,888 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($679 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monterey County, CA  0.78% ($64,453 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.76% ($107,217)
to Alameda County, CA  0.26% ($56,922)
Businesses in Soquel, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike1
FedEx1Panda Express1
Home Depot1Safeway1
Honda1Starbucks2
Jamba Juice1Subway1
Kroger2Taco Bell1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul3
Lane Furniture1UPS1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Vons1

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)
Soquel fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Soquel fatal accident list:

Dec 2, 2017 04:59 PM, Soquel Dr, Rosedale Ave, Lat: 36.987458, Lon: -121.948261, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 10, 2010 06:25 PM, Sr-1, Lat: 36.983856, Lon: -121.931536, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 27, 2008 01:55 AM, Sr-1, Lat: 36.982980, Lon: -121.969080, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 2008 05:58 PM, Sr-1, Lat: 36.982940, Lon: -121.960760, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.1mTotal length
  • 41,200Total average daily traffic
  • 4,120Total average daily truck traffic
  • 56,960Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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: 159.285 MHz, 151.265 MHz, 151.355 MHz, 151.370 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.330 MHz, 159.375 MHz, Grant Date: 05/05/2015, Expiration Date: 07/27/2025, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequioia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • 5180 Soquel Drive (Lat: 36.986722 Lon: -121.949944), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.3 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: KB73041,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.412 MHz, 452.050 MHz, 452.050 MHz, 456.412 MHz, 457.050 MHz, 457.050 MHz, 451.237 MHz, 456.237 MHz, Grant Date: 09/24/2011, Expiration Date: 10/31/2021, Registrant: Soquel Creek Water District, 5180 Soquel Dr, Capitola, CA 95010, Phone: (831) 475-8500, Email:
  • 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:
  • CORY, 4035 Cory Street (Cory) (Lat: 36.984139 Lon: -121.967583), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQZR827,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.937 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2017, Expiration Date: 07/18/2027, Certifier: Mike Del Fava, Registrant: Csi Telecommunications, Inc. Consulting Engineers, 750 Battery Street, Suite 350, San Francisco, CA 94111, Phone: (415) 751-8845, Fax: (415) 788-0791, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

100 (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 in Soquel, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Soquel, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 59 took place in 2008, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Soquel, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.9%), and Structure Fires (33.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Soquel, CA
    • 14745.9%Outside Fires
    • 10733.4%Structure Fires
    • 4413.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 226.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Soquel, CA
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Soquel, CA
  • 73.5%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%No fuel used
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 1.0%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Soquel, CA
  • 67.8%Utility gas
  • 27.4%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


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.

Soquel on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Syria (population 500+)"
  • #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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