Watsonville, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Watsonville, California Info Snack

Population
52,398
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
13.9%
Median Home
$500,300
Median Income
$61,496
Median Rent
$1,502

Watsonville SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
7
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
4
Commute
6

Watsonville, CA Crime Report

1,431
Total Crimes
2,642.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
12.64%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Watsonville
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,431 2,642.6 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 299 552.2 442.0 387.8
Murder 4 7.4 5.6 6.5
Robbery 44 81.3 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 224 413.7 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 1,132 2,090.5 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 167 308.4 369.7 314.2
Larceny 655 1,209.6 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 310 572.5 427.6 246.0

Watsonville, CA Cost Of Living

126
Watsonville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Watsonville California National Average
Overall 126 140 100
Services 87 112 100
Groceries 103 113 100
Health 112 115 100
Housing 177 198 100
Transportation 112 134 100
Utilities 128 126 100

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Rankings for Watsonville in California

Map Of Watsonville, CA

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Population over time in Watsonville

Year Population % Change
2020 52,398 -2.3%
2019 53,616 0.3%
2018 53,452 1.0%
2017 52,915 0.7%
2016 52,543 0.9%
2015 52,085 1.0%
2014 51,544 1.2%
2013 50,945 1.3%
2012 50,291 1.4%
2011 49,580 -

Race / Ethnicity in Watsonville

White
12.8% (6,693)
African American
0.8% (430)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.3% (1,228)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (9)
Two Or More
0.4% (210)
Hispanic
83.6% (43,828)
Race Watsonville CA USA
White 12.8% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 0.8% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 2.3% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.4% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 83.6% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Watsonville

Female
50.2% (26,307)
Male
49.8% (26,091)
Gender Watsonville CA USA
Female 50.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Watsonville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
29.0% (15,195)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (3,667)
High School / GED
25.0% (13,099)
Some College
19.0% (9,955)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,143)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (4,715)
Master's Degree
3.0% (1,571)
Professional Degree
1.0% (523)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (523)
Education Watsonville CA USA
< 9th Grade 29.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Watsonville, California

Less than $10,000
2.6% (137,244)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.8% (354,272)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (577,523)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.0% (421,248)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.9% (569,471)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.5% (1,021,462)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.5% (757,953)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.3% (853,475)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.8% (251,431)
$200,000 or more
5.6% (295,715)
Income Watsonville CA USA
Less than $10,000 2.6% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.8% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.0% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.9% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.5% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.5% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.3% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.8% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 5.6% 13.3% 8.3%

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