Seacliff, California

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Seacliff
Seacliff is located in California
Seacliff
Seacliff
Position in California.
Coordinates: 36°58′36″N 121°55′06″W / 36.97667°N 121.91833°W / 36.97667; -121.91833Coordinates: 36°58′36″N 121°55′06″W / 36.97667°N 121.91833°W / 36.97667; -121.91833
Country United States
State California
CountySanta Cruz
Area
 • Total0.768 sq mi (1.987 km2)
 • Land0.767 sq mi (1.985 km2)
 • Water0.001 sq mi (0.002 km2)  0.10%
Elevation144 ft (44 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total3,267
 • Density4,300/sq mi (1,600/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
GNIS feature IDs2583132, 1873075

Seacliff is an unincorporated community in Santa Cruz County, California, United States that includes Seacliff State Beach.[2] It is identified as one of several small communities with a combined population of 24,402 forming the unincorporated town of Aptos by the local Chamber of Commerce along with:

For statistical purposes, the United States Census Bureau has defined Seacliff as a census-designated place (CDP). The census definition of the area may not precisely correspond to local understanding of the area with the same name. The 2010 United States census reported Seacliff's population was 3,267.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), 99.90% of it land and 0.10% of it water. Seacliff sits at an elevation of 144 feet (44 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported Seacliff's population was 3,267.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Seacliff had a population of 3,267. The population density was 4,257.6 people per square mile (1,643.9/km²). The racial makeup of Seacliff was 2,758 (84.4%) White, 28 (0.9%) African American, 40 (1.2%) Native American, 100 (3.1%) Asian, 4 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 189 (5.8%) from other races, and 148 (4.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 482 persons (14.8%).

The Census reported that 3,267 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,536 households, out of which 354 (23.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 551 (35.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 184 (12.0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 76 (4.9%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 135 (8.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 34 (2.2%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 504 households (32.8%) were made up of individuals and 142 (9.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13. There were 811 families (52.8% of all households); the average family size was 2.67.

The population was spread out with 553 people (16.9%) under the age of 18, 279 people (8.5%) aged 18 to 24, 868 people (26.6%) aged 25 to 44, 1,150 people (35.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 417 people (12.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.8 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

There were 1,923 housing units at an average density of 2,506.1 per square mile (967.6/km²), of which 796 (51.8%) were owner-occupied, and 740 (48.2%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.5%. 1,614 people (49.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 1,653 people (50.6%) lived in rental housing units.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census Archived 2012-01-24 at WebCite
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Seacliff Census Designated Place
  3. ^ "Aptos Demographics". Aptos Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  4. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Seacliff CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.