Santa Cruz Property Records (California)

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Santa Cruz Property Records Offices

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Santa Cruz County Assessor's Office 701 Ocean Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-454-2002 Directions

Santa Cruz County Recorder of Deeds 701 Ocean Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-454-2800 Directions

Santa Cruz County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office 701 Ocean Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-454-2510 Directions

Santa Cruz Zoning 809 Center Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060 831-420-5416 Directions

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Santa Cruz Home & Property Tax Statistics

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Santa Cruz Home Values
Median Home Value$750,600
Median Rental Cost (per month)$1,634
Santa Cruz Property Tax Payments (Annual)
Median Property Taxes$4,304
Median Property Taxes (Mortgage)$5,071
Median Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$2,775
Santa Cruz Property Tax Collections (Total)
Property Taxes$49,906,100
Property Taxes (Mortgage)$39,112,600
Property Taxes (No Mortgage)$10,793,400
Santa Cruz Housing Characteristics
Total Housing Units24,092
Occupied Housing Units22,231 (92.3%)
Vacant Housing Units1,861 (7.7%)
Owner Occupied Housing Units10,438 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied Housing Units11,793 (53.0%)
Housing Units (Mortgage)67.8%
Housing Units (No Mortgage)32.2%
Santa Cruz Mortgage Characteristics
Mortgage, Contract to Purchase, or Similar Debt7,081
Second Mortage or HELOC1,629
Second Mortgage (No HELOC)301
HELOC (No Second Mortgage)1,328
Second Mortgage & HELOC18
No Mortgage3,357
Santa Cruz Occupied Residential Buildings
Single-Family Detached Homes12,123 (54.5%)
Single-Family Attached Homes1,974 (8.9%)
2 Apartments1,066 (4.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments1,601 (7.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,611 (7.2%)
10 or More Apartments3,349 (15.1%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing507 (2.3%)
Santa Cruz Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
2014 or Later33 (0.1%)
2010 to 2013215 (1.0%)
2000 to 20091,662 (7.5%)
1980 to 19994,566 (20.5%)
1960 to 19796,309 (28.4%)
1940 to 19595,062 (22.8%)
1939 or Earlier4,384 (19.7%)
Santa Cruz Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
1 Room1,669 (7.5%)
2 or 3 Rooms4,603 (20.7%)
4 or 5 Rooms8,580 (38.6%)
6 or 7 Rooms4,841 (21.8%)
8 or More Rooms2,538 (11.4%)
Santa Cruz Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
No Bedroom1,786 (8.0%)
1 Bedroom3,965 (17.8%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms14,069 (63.3%)
4 or More Bedrooms2,411 (10.8%)
Santa Cruz Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
With Complete Plumbing Facilities22,108 (99.4%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities21,951 (98.7%)