Santa Cruz County, California Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Santa Cruz County, California

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

There are 104,476 total housing units. This is an increase of 5,603 units since the year 2000 when it had 98,873 total units. It's an increase of 12,598 units since the year 1990 when it had 91,878 total housing units. Santa Cruz County saw an increase of 6,995 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 104,476 total housing units, 90.31% are occupied housing units, and 9.69% are vacant home units.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 94,355 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 3,216 units since the year 2000 when it had 91,139 occupied home units. It's an increase of 10,789 units since the year 1990 when it had 83,566 occupied housing units. Santa Cruz County saw an increase of 7,573 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 94,355 occupied housing units, 42.89% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 42.53% are renter occupied housing units, and 14.58% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage units.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

Santa Cruz County has 40,126 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 3,668 units since the year 2000 when it had 36,458 renter occupied housing units. It's an increase of 6,612 units since the year 1990 when it had 33,514 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 2,944 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

There are 40,473 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

Santa Cruz County has 13,756 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 10,121 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 2,387 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,734 vacant units. It's an increase of 1,809 units since the year 1990 when it had 8,312 vacant homes. There was a decrease of -578 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Santa Cruz County's 10,121 vacant housing units, 14.29% are for rent homes, 1.85% are rented - but not occupied homes, 8.54% are for sale homes, 2.39% are sold - but not occupied homes, 55.42% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes, 0.99% are for migrant workers homes, and 16.53% are listed as vacant other housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

There are 1,446 for rent housing units. This is an increase of 512 units since the year 2000 when it had 934 for rent units. It's a decrease of -70 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,516 for rent housing units. There was a decrease of -582 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 187 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -287 units since the year 2000 when it had 474 rented - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

There are 864 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 440 units since the year 2000 when it had 424 for sale homes. It's a decrease of -379 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,243 for sale units. There was a decrease of -819 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

There are 242 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

There are 5,609 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 558 units since the year 2000 when it had 5,051 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use homes. It's an increase of 1,950 units since the year 1990 when it had 3,659 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. Santa Cruz County saw an increase of 1,392 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Santa Cruz County has 100 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 76 units since the year 2000 when it had 24 for migrant workers homes. It's an increase of 84 units since the year 1990 when it had 16 for migrant workers home units. Santa Cruz County saw an increase of 8 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

Santa Cruz County has 1,673 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 846 units since the year 2000 when it had 827 listed as vacant other home units. It's an increase of 396 units since the year 1990 when it had 1,277 listed as vacant other units. Santa Cruz County saw a decrease of -450 units between 1990 and 2000.