Seacliff, California

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Population in 2010: 3,267.
Males: 1,583  (48.5%)
Females: 1,684  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

48.0 years
California median age:

37.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $89,269
Seacliff:

$89,269
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $46,714

Seacliff CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $839,500
Seacliff:

$839,500
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $916,235; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $708,981; in 2-unit structures: $500,516; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $500,951; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $524,236; mobile homes: $285,743

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,907.

March 2019 cost of living index in Seacliff: 145.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.3%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.6% for American Indian residents, 27.0% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Seacliff, CA (2019)
    • 2,46175.1%White alone
    • 55316.9%Hispanic
    • 983.0%Two or more races
    • 882.7%Asian alone
    • 401.2%Other race alone
    • 190.6%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: German (8.8%), English (7.0%), Italian (6.7%), Irish (5.4%), Scottish (4.0%), American (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

241 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.9% North America, 1.4% Europe).

This place:

7.4%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,375 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,523 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Cruz, CA (6.0 miles , pop. 54,593).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (22.8 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (282.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Aptos, CA (0.8 miles ),
Soquel, CA (1.3 miles ),
Rio del Mar, CA (1.4 miles ),
Capitola, CA (1.4 miles ),
Opal Cliffs, CA (1.8 miles ),
Live Oak, CA (1.9 miles ),
Day Valley, CA (2.0 miles ),
La Selva Beach, CA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 36.98 N, Longitude: 121.92 W

Distribution of median household income in Seacliff, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Seacliff, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.7%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.8. This is about average.

City:

75.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.294. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.81
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.22
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Seacliff-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7514% 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 92.4 miles away from Seacliff 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 12.3 miles away from Seacliff 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 151.0 miles away from Seacliff center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 213.0 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 103.9 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 235.0 miles away from Seacliff 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 (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Fires: 8, Mudslides: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Seacliff:

  • GOLDEN AGE CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CAPITOLA, CA)
  • PACIFIC COAST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CAPITOLA, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS SANTA CRUZ (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; CAPITOLA, CA)
  • DOMINICAN HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • CAPITOLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • SUTTER MATERNITY & SURGERY CENTER OF SANTA CRUZ Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • DRIFTWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER - SANTA CRUZ (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)

Amtrak stations near Seacliff:

  • 6 miles: SANTA CRUZ (920 PACIFIC AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, public transit connection.
  • 10 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.
  • 20 miles: GILROY (7250 MONTEREY HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seacliff:

  • Cabrillo College (about 2 miles; Aptos, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,729)
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 9 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; FT enrollment: 17,751)
  • Gavilan College (about 20 miles; Gilroy, CA; FT enrollment: 3,327)
  • West Valley College (about 21 miles; Saratoga, CA; FT enrollment: 6,128)
  • California State University-Monterey Bay (about 24 miles; Seaside, CA; FT enrollment: 5,125)
  • San Jose City College (about 24 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Evergreen Valley College (about 24 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,539)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Aptos Landing (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Seacliff: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Seacliff: Seacliff State Beach (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
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

52.8%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.0%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Seacliff:

Marital status in Seacliff, CA
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

For population 25 years and over in Seacliff:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
California average:

14.9

Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Seacliff
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Seacliff, 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
Santa Cruz County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
This county:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
This county:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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:
This county:

6.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

17.8%
California:

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

19.2%
California:

17.9%

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Seacliff:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Seacliff:

  • 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.)
  • K240CD (95.9 FM; SOQUEL, ETC., CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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)
  • 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.)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • KSRI (90.7 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • K265DG (100.9 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K206BQ (89.1 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)

TV broadcast stations around Seacliff:

  • KNTV (Channel 11; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KNTV LICENSE, INC.)
  • KKPX (Channel 65; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: PAXSON SAN JOSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • K21EV (Channel 21; SALINAS, CA; Owner: LIVING FAITH BROADCASTING)
  • KDJT-CA (Channel 33; SALINAS/MONTEREY,ETC, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTEH1 (Channel 54; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Seacliff)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Rincon Peak 1.8 Mi N Of (Lat: 34.372750 Lon: -119.420944), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPNB273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10658.1 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2011, Expiration Date: 09/10/2021, Phone: (805) 681-5590
  • RINCON MTN, 2 Miles N Of Seacliff (Lat: 34.372222 Lon: -119.420667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 18.6 m, Call Sign: WLT799,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 11365.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz... (+30 more), Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii, Registrant: Los Angeles Smsa Limited Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Seacliff, CA
  • 81.4%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Electricity
  • 1.3%Solar energy
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Seacliff, CA
  • 61.6%Utility gas
  • 31.7%Electricity
  • 6.8%No fuel used


Seacliff compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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