Santa Cruz County

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Santa Cruz County, Arizona

2150 N Congress Dr
Nogales, AZ 85621
Phone: (520) 761-7800
Fax: (520) 761-7700

On south-central border of AZ; organized Mar 15, 1899 (prior to statehood) from Pima County. Name Origin: For the Santa Cruz River, which flows through the county. From the Spanish meaning 'holy cross.'

Area (sq mi):: 1238.11 (land 1237.63; water 0.47) Population per square mile: 33.90
Population 2005: 42,009 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 9.50%; 1990-2000 29.30% Population 2000: 38,381 (White 17.80%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 80.80%; Asian 0.50%; Other 23.10%). Foreign born: 37.70%. Median age: 31.80
Income 2000: per capita $13,278; median household $29,710; Population below poverty level: 24.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,873-$18,621
Unemployment (2004): 9.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.10% Median travel time to work: 19.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Nogales County seat (20,619)

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    Santa Cruz County, California

    701 Ocean St Rm 230
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    Phone: (831) 454-2800

    On S central coast of CA; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: Spanish 'holy cross,' a common Spanish placename. Originally named Branciforte for the viceroy, but changed Apr 6, 1850.

    Area (sq mi):: 607.16 (land 445.24; water 161.92) Population per square mile: 560.70
    Population 2005: 249,666 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.30%; 1990-2000 11.30% Population 2000: 255,602 (White 65.50%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 26.80%; Asian 3.40%; Other 20.50%). Foreign born: 18.20%. Median age: 35.00
    Income 2000: per capita $26,396; median household $53,998; Population below poverty level: 11.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $39,149-$38,126
    Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 27.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Santa Cruz County seat (54,213)
  • Watsonville (47,152)
  • Scotts Valley (11,205)

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    Counties USA: A Directory of United States Counties, 3rd Edition. © 2006 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
    References in periodicals archive ?
    Santa Cruz County Bank, founded in 2004, operates five branches located in Aptos, Capitola, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley and Watsonville.
    The merger will increase Santa Cruz County Bank's total assets to nearly USD 1.0bn on a pro forma basis with 7 full service banking offices in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara Counties.
    Santa Cruz County Bank is a top rated, high performing bank.
    Jim Frawley, a Santa Cruz Fire Chief, claimed that attacks like these are "rare" in Santa Cruz County.
    Sempervirens Fund, a land trust working to preserve the redwood forests in the Santa Cruz Mountains, is a major partner with Santa Cruz County on the project and is providing $425,000 in funding for the reuse plan.
    After a year-long investigation of five deaths in SCCJ since August 2012 (now six), a Santa Cruz County Grand Jury concluded that California Forensic Medical Group (CFMG) staff failed to identify and treat symptoms of methadone overdose, and had insufficient oversight and treatment facilities.
    About Danscapes - In 2008, Danscapes was servicing Santa Cruz County with asphalt and concrete applications from sealing striping and repairing asphalt to stamped concrete for commercial and residential clients.
    This continued until the time of the Civil War when Santa Cruz County, the authors note, experienced sweeping changes in the procedures and practice of law reflective of the imposition of American legal tradition.
    Local California newspaper the Santa Cruz County Sentinel recently reported that the Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District (MBUAPCD) is funding a program incentivizing the purchase of neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs).
    The verdant mountains and coastal breezes of Santa Cruz County nurture redwoods, banana slugs, and ...
    Dwight of the University of California, Irvine, and colleagues interviewed 1,873 surfers in two California surfing hot spots: rural Santa Cruz County and urban northern Orange County.

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