Watsonville, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Watsonville, California Info Snack

Population
53,800
Unemployment
7.5%
Poverty
14.8%
Median Home
$464,200
Median Income
$55,470
Median Rent
$1,409

Watsonville SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
3
Commute
6

Watsonville, CA Crime Report

1,299
Total Crimes
2,394.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-3.34%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Watsonville
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,299 2,394.0 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 328 604.5 441.2 366.7
Murder 1 1.8 4.3 5.0
Robbery 53 97.7 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 237 436.8 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 971 1,789.5 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 148 272.8 386.1 340.5
Larceny 589 1,085.5 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 234 431.2 358.8 219.9

Watsonville, CA Cost Of Living

125
Watsonville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Watsonville California National Average
Overall 125 140 100
Services 88 111 100
Groceries 105 118 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 177 196 100
Transportation 111 128 100
Utilities 129 118 100

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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
2019 53,800 0.3%
2018 53,616 0.3%
2017 53,452 1.0%
2016 52,915 0.7%
2015 52,543 0.9%
2014 52,085 1.0%
2013 51,544 1.2%
2012 50,945 1.3%
2011 50,291 1.4%
2010 49,580 -

Race / Ethnicity in Watsonville

White
15.2% (8,185)
African American
0.5% (270)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.5% (1,364)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (24)
Two Or More
0.5% (288)
Hispanic
81.2% (43,669)
Race Watsonville CA USA
White 15.2% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 0.5% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 2.5% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 81.2% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Watsonville

Female
49.1% (26,406)
Male
50.9% (27,394)
Gender Watsonville CA USA
Female 49.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Watsonville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
30.0% (16,140)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (5,380)
High School / GED
25.0% (13,450)
Some College
18.0% (9,684)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (2,690)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (4,304)
Master's Degree
3.0% (1,614)
Professional Degree
1.0% (538)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Watsonville CA USA
< 9th Grade 30.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Watsonville, California

Less than $10,000
3.4% (185,340)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (324,986)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.6% (624,748)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.6% (513,982)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.4% (776,822)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (1,022,115)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (679,582)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.7% (793,273)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.4% (236,519)
$200,000 or more
4.1% (222,628)
Income Watsonville CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.4% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.6% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.6% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.4% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.7% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.4% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 12.2% 7.7%

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