Capitola

Known for its close-knit communities, beautiful beaches, great surf, world-class recreational opportunities, and alternative community lifestyles.

Welcome to Capitola

Located in Santa Cruz County on the coast of Monterey Bay and just 35 miles southwest of San Jose, Capitola is known for its close-knit communities, beautiful beaches, great surf, world-class recreational opportunities, and alternative community lifestyles. The city is also home to an array of charming boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and cultural spots. And with a convenient 10-minute drive to Santa Cruz, fun, relaxation, and educational opportunities can be found within close reach.
 
 

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Overview for Capitola, CA

10,041 people live in Capitola, where the median age is 47.3 and the average individual income is $54,673. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,041

Total Population

47.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$54,673

Average individual Income

Around Capitola, CA

There's plenty to do around Capitola, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

92
Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
62
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Ride the Redwoods, Slow Adventure, and Dance Santa Cruz / Avila Dance Instruction.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 4.24 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.93 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.99 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.04 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.48 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.94 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Capitola, CA

Capitola has 4,656 households, with an average household size of 2.12. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Capitola do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,041 people call Capitola home. The population density is 6,297.52 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,041

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

47.3

Median Age

45.91 / 54.09%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,656

Total Households

2.12

Average Household Size

$54,673

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Capitola, CA

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Capitola. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available

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