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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    C
Zayante is a town in California with a population of 1,096. Zayante is in Santa Cruz County. Living in Zayante offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Zayante there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many young professionals live in Zayante and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Zayante are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$450,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,545
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    6%
  • Own
    94%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    2%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    20%
  • 55-64 years
    6%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    56%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Zayante

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$100,931
National
$55,322
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Zayante Reviews

1 review
It's very quiet, incredibly scenic with interesting flora and fauna. Close to metropolitan areas and the ocean.
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