Santa Cruz 24 Poor
Santa Cruz Livability #445 ranked city in Arizona#27,989 ranked city in the USARanks better than 4% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Santa Cruz

  • Cost Of Living

    Everyday cost of living expenses like goods and services, housing, groceries, transportation, health care and utilities are far below the national average.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities will be difficult to reach within a short walk, often requiring residents to use a vehicle or public transportation for access.

  • Employment

    This area earns a low score in the employment category due to low household income levels and high unemployment rates, which may pose challenges in seeking job opportunities.

  • Housing

    High-priced homes, limited home affordability and an unstable real estate market featuring below-average home prices might contribute to this area's low housing score.

  • Schools

    The low schools score might be a result of factors like lower than average education levels, lackluster reading and math scores and the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools.

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      Santa Cruz transportation information

      Statistic Santa Cruz Arizona National
      Average one way commuten/a25min26min
      Workers who drive to work0.0%76.7%76.4%
      Workers who carpool0.0%10.9%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%2.0%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%2.0%2.8%
      Working from home100.0%5.7%4.6%
      Source: The Santa Cruz, AZ data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).