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Santa Cruz Real Estate Market

Housing
D+
Based on home values, property taxes, housing costs, local schools, and more.
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Real Estate Costs

Median Home Value
$803,800
National
$184,700
Home Values
  • <$50k
    2%
  • $50-$99k
    1%
  • $100-$199k
    1%
  • $200-$399k
    4%
  • $400-$749k
    34%
  • $750k+
    58%
Median Rent
$1,797
National
$949
Monthly Rent
  • <$500
    4%
  • $500-$999
    11%
  • $1,000-$1,499
    20%
  • $1,500-$1,999
    26%
  • $2,000+
    39%

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Home Quality

Poll
60%
of residents say the exterior quality of homes is good or excellent.20 responses
Poll
35%
of residents say the interior quality of homes is good or excellent.20 responses
45%
of residents say there is a good variety of homes.20 responses
53%
of residents say there aren't any vacant or abandoned properties.19 responses
25%
of residents say that parking is readily available.20 responses
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Homes in Santa Cruz have a median value of $803,800. The median rent price in Santa Cruz is $1,797 and most residents rent their homes. Santa Cruz is very walkable, and there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks nearby.
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