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CAP 17 RESULTS BY INCOME 1. Which of the following areas do you live in or live closest to? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

4.7%

5.7%

10.0%

13

8

25

6.7%

4.0%

4.2%

18

5

10

26.1%

32.9%

37.2%

72

45

92

31.6%

17.9%

10.4%

87

25

26

Corralitos

3.2%

4.2%

3.6%

9

6

9

Davenport/Bonny Doon

0.6%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

Freedom

4.9%

3.2%

0.6%

13

4

2

La Selva

1.8%

1.1%

1.8%

5

2

4

Live Oak

4.4%

8.1%

3.6%

12

11

9

Pajaro

0.8%

0.9%

0.4%

2

1

1

9.5%

13.8%

16.5%

26

19

41

2.2%

4.6%

7.3%

6

6

18

3.6%

3.7%

4.4%

10

5

11

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

Aptos Capitola City of Santa Cruz City of Watsonville

San Lorenzo Valley Scotts Valley Soquel Other

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2 What is your zip code? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

95003

4.7%

5.7%

10.0%

13

8

25

95005

1.7%

3.2%

3.3%

5

4

8

3.8%

4.2%

6.4%

11

6

16

0.6%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

3.2%

4.0%

3.0%

9

5

7

4.4%

6.4%

7.2%

12

9

18

2.8%

1.7%

0.6%

8

2

2

95060

17.6%

16.2%

27.7%

49

22

68

95062

13.8%

19.2%

8.8%

38

26

22

95064

0.0%

0.9%

0.5%

0

1

1

95065

2.1%

4.6%

5.1%

6

6

12

95066

2.4%

4.6%

6.9%

7

6

17

95073

3.6%

3.7%

4.4%

10

5

11

39.4%

25.7%

16.2%

109

35

40

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

95006 95007 95010 95018 95019

95076 95077

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3. Are you a parent or guardian of a child (or children) under the age of 18? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

39.3%

23.0%

29.7%

108

31

73

No

60.7%

77.0%

70.3%

167

105

173

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

Total

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4a How many children do you have in the following age groups: Birth to 5 years old $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

67.1%

84.6%

68.0%

45

20

14

24.1%

15.4%

24.4%

16

4

5

8.8%

0.0%

7.6%

6

0

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

66

23

20

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

49.1%

51.6%

50.8%

39

12

32

31.2%

35.7%

41.0%

25

9

26

3

17.0%

8.6%

6.8%

13

2

4

4

2.7%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

5

0.0%

4.1%

0.8%

0

1

1

6

0.0%

0.0%

0.6%

0

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

79

24

64

1 2 3

Total

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4b How many children do you have in the following age groups: 6-17 years old $34,999 OR 1 2

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5. Are your children in: $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Public school

76.3%

71.5%

65.7%

80

22

48

Private school

2.0%

13.1%

24.5%

2

4

18

25.0%

25.4%

16.5%

26

8

12

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

105

31

73

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

73.3%

71.6%

59.8%

60

19

38

26.7%

28.4%

40.2%

22

8

25

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

82

27

63

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

43.0%

36.1%

30.3%

35

10

19

57.0%

63.9%

69.7%

46

17

45

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

80

27

64

Not of school age

Total

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6a. Are they in Elementary School?

Yes No

Total

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6b. Are they in Middle School?

Yes No

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6c. Are they in High School? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

29.8%

18.7%

37.2%

24

5

24

No

70.2%

81.3%

62.8%

56

22

40

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

80

27

64

Total

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7a. Does your child (children)'s Elementary School provide a safe environment for learning? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

94.5%

100.0%

98.4%

56

19

37

5.5%

0.0%

1.6%

3

0

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

59

19

38

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7b. Does your child (children)'s Middle School provide a safe environment for learning? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

86.2%

100.0%

100.0%

28

10

19

13.8%

0.0%

0.0%

4

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

32

10

19

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7c. Does your child (children)'s High School provide a safe environment for learning? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

89.9%

67.3%

98.1%

20

3

23

No

10.1%

32.7%

1.9%

2

2

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

23

5

24

Total

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8A How satisfied are you with your child (children)'s Elementary School education? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Very satisfied

79.2%

82.5%

69.7%

48

16

26

Somewhat satisfied

20.8%

17.5%

25.3%

13

3

10

0.0%

0.0%

5.0%

0

0

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

60

19

38

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

69.1%

53.0%

32.0%

23

5

6

30.9%

36.7%

61.1%

10

4

12

0.0%

10.3%

6.9%

0

1

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

33

10

19

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

59.8%

29.1%

45.1%

14

1

10

Somewhat satisfied

30.2%

51.0%

54.9%

7

3

13

Not at all satisfied

10.1%

19.9%

0.0%

2

1

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

23

5

23

Not at all satisfied

Total

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8B How satisfied are you with your child (children)'s Middle School education? $34,999 OR Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Not at all satisfied

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8C How satisfied are you with your child (children)'s High School education? $34,999 OR Very satisfied

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9. Does (Do) your child (children) have enough activities after school and on weekends? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

63.7%

78.8%

86.7%

52

21

55

No

36.3%

21.2%

13.3%

30

6

8

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

81

26

64

Total

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10. How important do you think attending a quality preschool is to a child’s success in school? $34,999 OR Very important Somewhat important Not at all important

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

79.3%

68.7%

70.8%

212

92

171

16.7%

31.3%

26.6%

45

42

64

4.0%

0.0%

2.6%

11

0

6

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

268

134

242

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

36.9%

23.4%

21.0%

89

28

47

50.1%

58.5%

64.8%

121

70

145

13.1%

18.1%

14.2%

32

22

32

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

242

119

224

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11. Overall, how satisfied are you with our local system of education? $34,999 OR Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Not at all satisfied

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12. Do you feel you are better off financially this year than last year? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

23.0%

33.5%

39.6%

62

45

96

No

77.0%

66.5%

60.4%

206

88

146

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

267

133

242

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

23.2%

26.6%

25.0%

49

24

37

6.4%

5.0%

2.1%

14

5

3

20.3%

19.4%

19.5%

43

18

29

16.2%

14.1%

8.4%

35

13

12

20.7%

23.1%

7.6%

44

21

11

4.9%

4.3%

7.9%

10

4

12

The same, doing OK

8.9%

10.3%

11.8%

19

9

17

Stock market / Investments

1.5%

0.0%

3.8%

3

0

6

12.9%

13.2%

11.4%

Total

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12a. Why do you feel this way?

Cost of living increased Additional expenses / Debt Less income On a fixed income / retired Unemployed Wages stagnant

Overall economy has dropped / Recession Utility costs / Energy crisis Gas prices Governmental control Businesses are closing / Lay offs Working less than last year/ underemployed

MORE

27

12

17

2.4%

1.5%

0.0%

5

1

0

8.5%

6.1%

8.8%

18

6

13

2.4%

1.1%

1.3%

5

1

2

1.5%

1.7%

2.8%

3

2

4

3.0%

0.0%

2.8%

8   


Personal tragedy / health problems Less employment opportunities Foreclosure Increased taxes Decreased real estate value Other

Total

6

0

4

1.3%

1.0%

0.3%

3

1

0

4.9%

0.0%

2.8%

11

0

4

0.7%

1.4%

0.0%

2

1

0

1.2%

5.1%

2.1%

3

5

3

0.2%

1.7%

3.7%

0

2

6

4.2%

4.2%

7.7%

9

4

11

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

213

91

148

13. Are you saving money for the future through any of the following savings options? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Savings account

30.6%

52.0%

69.3%

82

71

167

Retirement

16.8%

45.4%

75.9%

45

62

183

1.9%

4.9%

5.2%

5

7

12

2.0%

9.8%

11.1%

5

13

27

59.5%

23.8%

10.0%

159

32

24

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

268

136

241

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

51.1%

53.2%

68.6%

132

68

155

48.9%

46.8%

31.4%

126

60

71

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

258

128

226

Stocks Other Not saving

Total

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14. Do you feel you have opportunities to work in the Santa Cruz area? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

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15. In any given month in the last 12 months, did you find yourself having to go without basic needs such as child care, health care, food, or housing? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

26.1%

15.4%

2.0%

72

21

5

73.9%

84.6%

98.0%

204

116

242

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

50.2%

73.3%

61.9%

36

15

2

3.5%

6.1%

0.0%

3

1

0

Food / Limited food choices

34.2%

20.0%

0.0%

25

4

0

Child care

19.7%

5.1%

27.7%

14

1

1

15.0%

7.2%

10.4%

Yes No

Total

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15a. If yes, what did you go without?

Health care Dental Care

Rent / housing Other

Total

MORE

11

2

0

0.7%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

72

21

4

15b. If yes, did you get help from any social service program (for example, the food bank, a shelter, a public assistance program)? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

45.7%

14.7%

0.0%

31

3

0

54.3%

85.3%

100.0%

37

18

5

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

69

21

5

MORE

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15c. If no, why did you not get help from any social service program? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

I didn't know where to get help

15.3%

11.9%

26.5%

5

2

1

I applied for public assistance

44.3%

28.3%

65.9%

16

5

3

27.4%

13.6%

15.2%

10

2

1

5.5%

29.3%

0.0%

2

5

0

9.0%

16.9%

0.0%

3

3

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

36

18

5

I didn't want to Didn't think I qualified Other

Total

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16. How much of your total household take-home pay (income after taxes) goes to rent or housing costs? Housing costs are considered any type of payment having to do with housing, such as rent or mortgage payments. $34,999 OR 30% or less Between 31% and 49% Between 50% and 74% 75% or more

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

31.3%

39.4%

56.7%

75

49

132

19.4%

25.7%

26.0%

47

32

60

27.9%

26.2%

17.2%

67

32

40

21.4%

8.6%

0.2%

52

11

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

241

124

233

MORE

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17. Due to the cost of housing have you or anyone living with you needed to: $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Share housing with other families?

28.2%

27.0%

14.6%

75

36

34

Live temporarily with family / friends?

28.5%

25.3%

20.0%

76

34

47

10.2%

6.4%

3.5%

27

9

8

3.7%

3.6%

1.0%

10

5

2

14.2%

11.2%

6.5%

38

15

15

15.6%

12.3%

10.3%

41

16

24

6.3%

10.3%

4.1%

17

14

10

52.4%

57.7%

72.0%

Live in an overcrowded unit? Live in a housing unit without adequate plumbing, heat, or electricity? Move when you didn't want to? Rent out rooms in your house? Experience foreclosure? None of the above Other

Total

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139

77

169

1.8%

0.8%

0.7%

5

1

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

265

134

234

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

73.5%

70.0%

73.2%

90

39

48

26.5%

30.0%

26.8%

33

17

18

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

123

56

66

17a. Has any of the preceding had to do with the economic downturn? $34,999 OR Yes No

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18. How many times have you moved in the past 12 months? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

0

77.7%

83.8%

93.4%

214

115

230

1

12.8%

8.7%

4.5%

35

12

11

6.8%

6.1%

2.2%

19

8

5

1.6%

0.0%

0.0%

5

0

0

0.5%

1.1%

0.0%

1

2

0

0.4%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

0.2%

0.3%

0.0%

0

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

275

137

247

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

0.0%

19.6%

0.0%

0

0

0

100.0%

80.4%

0.0%

7

2

0

100.0%

100.0%

0.0%

7

2

0

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

6.0%

1.9%

1.0%

16

3

3

No

94.0%

98.1%

99.0%

255

133

243

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

271

136

246

2 3 4 5 6

Total

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18a. Have you moved 3 or more times in the past two months? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

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19. Are you in danger of losing your housing in the next 90 day? $34,999 OR

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19a. Are you in danger of losing your housing in the next 14 days? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

38.3%

47.3%

0.0%

6

1

0

No

61.7%

52.7%

100.0%

10

1

3

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

16

3

3

Total

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20. Have you been without housing in Santa Cruz County during the past year? (Homeless, in a shelter, on the street, or living in your vehicle)? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

1.7%

0.3%

0.0%

5

0

0

98.3%

99.7%

100.0%

271

136

247

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

MORE

21. Is anyone staying at your address on a temporary basis who otherwise might be considered homeless? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

4.5%

5.5%

3.8%

12

7

9

95.5%

94.5%

96.2%

263

129

235

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

275

137

244

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21a. How many people staying at this address might be considered homeless? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

1

82.0%

82.8%

69.3%

10

6

6

2

14.9%

17.2%

21.9%

2

1

2

0.0%

0.0%

4.8%

0

0

0

3.0%

0.0%

4.0%

0

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

12

7

9

3 4

Total

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21b. Please tell me the relationship of this person or persons to the owner, leaseholder, or primary renter of this property. $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Immediate family - mother, father, son, daughter, sister, brother

38.6%

57.8%

56.1%

5

4

5

Extended family - grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin or other relative

28.3%

5.0%

4.0%

3

0

0

Non-family member - including in-laws

28.3%

6.0%

5.5%

3

0

1

21.7%

31.2%

47.2%

3

2

4

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

12

7

9

Friend Other relationship

Total

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22. Would you say that in general, your overall health is: $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Excellent

13.2%

20.8%

34.2%

36

28

84

Very good

25.9%

39.9%

38.3%

71

54

94

30.8%

24.3%

21.8%

85

33

54

22.1%

12.8%

3.9%

61

17

10

8.1%

2.3%

1.8%

22

3

5

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

135

247

Good Fair Poor

Total

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23. Do you have a regular source of health care? (A regular source of health care is where you usually go when you need to see a doctor) $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

77.2%

81.7%

96.5%

212

112

238

22.8%

18.3%

3.5%

63

25

9

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

274

137

247

MORE

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23a. If yes, where do you go? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

62.8%

82.9%

94.8%

131

93

224

Urgent care clinics - Doctors on Duty, 24 hour urgent care

22.9%

30.6%

34.6%

48

34

82

Emergency room

22.6%

30.2%

23.7%

47

34

56

33.3%

18.4%

3.9%

69

21

9

8.9%

14.7%

20.6%

19

16

49

15.0%

13.1%

12.6%

Private practice - includes Santa Cruz Medical Clinic and private doctors

Community clinics Alternative care practices Out of county

MORE

31

15

30

0.3%

0.0%

0.7%

1

0

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

209

112

236

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

25.9%

56.1%

51.6%

14

14

4

Urgent care clinics - Doctors on Duty, 24 hour urgent care

25.2%

57.4%

12.4%

14

14

1

Emergency room

30.0%

25.9%

34.8%

16

6

3

52.6%

37.0%

44.1%

28

9

4

Alternative care practices

7.1%

4.1%

21.2%

4

1

2

Out of county

7.2%

0.0%

4.3%

4

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

54

24

9

Other

Total

23b. If no, where do you go?

Private practice - includes Santa Cruz Medical Clinic and private doctors

Community clinics

Other

Total

MORE

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24. Have you needed health care in the past year and been unable to receive it? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

11.3%

12.2%

2.2%

31

16

5

No

88.7%

87.8%

97.8%

245

119

238

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

135

244

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

14.4%

45.5%

60.9%

4

7

3

7.6%

9.4%

0.0%

2

2

0

1.7%

6.0%

9.7%

1

1

1

0.0%

5.1%

0.0%

0

1

0

46.3%

23.7%

0.0%

14

4

0

4.2%

10.4%

0.0%

1

2

0

25.9%

0.0%

29.4%

8

0

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

31

16

5

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

62.2%

81.4%

97.8%

170

111

241

No

37.8%

18.6%

2.2%

103

25

5

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

137

247

Total

MORE

24a. If yes, why couldn’t you receive it?

No insurance Insurance wouldn't cover it Couldn't afford Co-pay Couldn't afford the premium Too expensive Medi-Cal/MediCruz problems Other

Total

MORE

25. Do you currently have health insurance?

Total

MORE

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26a. Does your health insurance cover prescriptions? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

84.1%

87.6%

92.3%

134

96

218

No

15.9%

12.4%

7.7%

25

14

18

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

160

109

236

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

69.6%

73.3%

91.9%

70

55

161

30.4%

26.7%

8.1%

31

20

14

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

101

75

176

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

48.1%

59.5%

82.0%

53

45

146

51.9%

40.5%

18.0%

57

31

32

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

110

75

179

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

41.0%

58.1%

70.3%

69

64

167

No

59.0%

41.9%

29.7%

99

46

71

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

168

110

238

Total

MORE

26b. Does your health insurance cover mental health?

Yes No

Total

MORE

26c. Does your health insurance cover your dependents?

Yes No

Total

MORE

26d. Does your health insurance cover dental care?

Total

MORE

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27.01 How many of your children aged Birth to 5 years old have health insurance? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

0

6.8%

8.1%

0.0%

4

2

0

1

54.4%

71.2%

68.0%

36

16

14

31.2%

20.7%

24.4%

20

5

5

7.6%

0.0%

7.6%

5

0

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

65

23

20

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

8.8%

14.3%

0.0%

7

3

0

41.5%

38.2%

52.2%

33

9

33

34.0%

34.8%

41.0%

27

8

26

12.9%

8.6%

6.8%

10

2

4

4

2.8%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

5

0.0%

4.1%

0.0%

0

1

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

79

24

64

2 3

Total

MORE

27.02 How many of your children aged 6 to 17 years old have health insurance? $34,999 OR 0 1 2 3

Total

MORE

20   


28.01 How many of your children aged Birth to 5 years old have dental insurance? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

0

13.2%

11.3%

28.2%

8

3

6

1

50.4%

68.0%

39.9%

32

16

8

33.9%

20.7%

24.4%

21

5

5

2.5%

0.0%

7.6%

2

0

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

63

23

20

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

9.7%

15.3%

14.6%

7

4

9

42.3%

37.3%

45.1%

33

9

28

33.3%

34.8%

33.4%

26

8

21

11.8%

8.6%

7.0%

9

2

4

4

2.8%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

5

0.0%

4.1%

0.0%

0

1

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

77

24

62

2 3

Total

MORE

28.02 How many of your children aged 6 to 17 years old have dental insurance? $34,999 OR 0 1 2 3

Total

MORE

21   


29. Have you needed dental care in the past year and been unable to receive it? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

21.1%

20.8%

0.9%

57

28

2

No

78.9%

79.2%

99.1%

215

108

244

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

137

247

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

4.0%

13.9%

0.0%

2

4

0

12.3%

3.0%

42.6%

7

1

1

15.1%

11.0%

0.0%

9

3

0

24.2%

28.2%

0.0%

14

8

0

41.0%

43.9%

57.4%

24

12

1

3.5%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

57

27

2

Total

MORE

29a. If yes, why couldn’t you receive it?

Couldn't afford premiums Couldn't afford co-pay Insurance wouldn't cover it No insurance Too expensive Other

Total

MORE

30. Other than during pregnancy, has a doctor ever told you that you have diabetes or pre- diabetes? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

15.2%

11.9%

9.3%

42

16

23

84.8%

88.1%

90.7%

233

120

221

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

275

136

244

MORE

22   


30a. If yes, were you told it was: $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Diabetes

67.4%

65.3%

54.6%

27

11

12

Pre-diabetes

32.6%

34.7%

45.4%

13

6

10

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

41

16

21

Total

MORE

31. During the past 12 months, did you ever feel so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that you stopped doing some usual activities? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

21.0%

13.4%

5.8%

57

18

14

79.0%

86.6%

94.2%

217

118

232

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

274

137

247

MORE

32. Thinking about physical activity and nutrition, do you know what the 5210 campaign stands for? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

0.9%

1.1%

4.7%

2

1

12

99.1%

98.9%

95.3%

274

135

235

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

MORE

23   


32a. If yes, please briefly describe what the 52-10 campaign stands for. $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Knows all four of the 5210 definitions

0.0%

0.0%

11.7%

0

0

1

Knows three of the four definitions

0.0%

74.4%

0.0%

0

1

0

0.0%

0.0%

22.2%

0

0

3

0.0%

0.0%

17.0%

0

0

2

Has general knowledge of 5210 but not specific definitions

100.0%

25.6%

49.1%

2

0

6

Total

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

2

1

12

Knows two of the four definitions Knows one of the four definitions

MORE

33. How many days per week do you engage in physical activity (such as brisk walking, bicycling, dancing, swimming, or gardening) for a combined total of 30 minutes or more? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

13.8%

6.9%

5.5%

38

9

14

1 - 2 days

19.4%

17.7%

19.2%

54

24

47

3 - 4 days

26.7%

39.1%

31.2%

74

53

77

40.0%

36.3%

44.2%

110

49

109

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

136

247

None

5 or more days

Total

MORE

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34. How many times in the past 7 days did you eat fast food? Include fast food meals eaten at work, at home, or at fast-food restaurants, carryout or drive thru. $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

54.5%

65.0%

66.0%

149

89

162

26.1%

16.8%

21.8%

71

23

53

8.8%

7.9%

5.4%

24

11

13

3.6%

1.1%

3.4%

10

2

8

2.4%

1.5%

0.6%

7

2

2

5

2.2%

2.2%

1.7%

6

3

4

6

0.0%

1.8%

0.0%

0

2

0

7

1.7%

1.1%

1.0%

5

2

3

8

0.1%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

0.6%

1.1%

0.0%

2

2

0

0.0%

1.4%

0.0%

0

2

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

274

136

245

0 1 2 3 4

10 21

Total

MORE

35. Do you eat 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day? A serving is 1 medium apple or a small bowl full of salad. Fresh, frozen, canned, 100% juice or dried fruits or vegetables all count. $34,999 OR Yes

No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

55.3%

57.2%

54.4%

151

76

133

44.7%

42.8%

45.6%

122

57

112

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

134

245

MORE

25   


36-37. Body Mass Index in adults $34,999 OR Low BMI (Less than 18.5) Normal BMI (18.5 -24.9) Overweight (BMI 25.0 -29.9) Obese (BMI 30.0 or more)

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

1.6%

2.4%

1.3%

MORE

4

3

3

36.7%

39.2%

46.7%

88

51

109

31.2%

38.0%

38.3%

75

49

89

30.6%

20.3%

13.8%

74

26

32

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

241

130

233

26   


38. Considering all types of alcoholic beverages, during the past 30 days about how many times did you have 5 or more drinks on an occasion? An occasion is considered about 2 hours. $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

86.6%

85.7%

86.7%

238

117

213

5.2%

8.1%

5.1%

14

11

12

1.3%

1.5%

1.5%

4

2

4

1.7%

0.3%

1.6%

5

0

4

0.9%

0.0%

1.3%

3

0

3

5

1.6%

1.8%

1.7%

4

3

4

6

0.4%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

10

1.1%

1.1%

0.8%

3

2

2

20

1.0%

0.0%

0.6%

3

0

2

0.0%

0.0%

0.4%

0

0

1

0.2%

1.4%

0.2%

0

2

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

275

136

245

None 1 2 3 4

25 30

Total

MORE

27   


39. During the past 30 days, on how many days have you taken a prescription drug (such as OxyContin, Percocet, Vicodin, codeine, Adderall, Ritalin, or Xanax) without a doctor's prescription? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

96.7%

96.8%

99.8%

266

132

246

2.3%

1.1%

0.0%

6

2

0

0.1%

1.4%

0.2%

0

2

0

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

0.4%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

6

0.4%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

30

0.0%

0.7%

0.0%

0

1

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

275

137

247

None 1 2 3 4

Total

MORE

40. How acceptable do you think it is for adults to provide alcohol to underage youth in their home? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

2.8%

6.9%

2.3%

7

9

5

Somewhat acceptable

13.9%

13.5%

24.0%

38

18

58

Not at all acceptable

83.3%

79.6%

73.7%

225

105

177

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

270

132

240

Very Acceptable

Total

MORE

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41. How acceptable do you find the use of marijuana for recreational or non-medicinal use? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Very Acceptable

12.6%

15.8%

13.6%

34

20

32

Somewhat acceptable

21.2%

43.7%

51.0%

57

56

121

66.2%

40.5%

35.4%

177

52

84

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

267

128

236

Not at all acceptable

Total

MORE

42. Do you have your end-of-life wishes for medical treatment in a written document? $34,999 OR Yes No Don't Know

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

27.9%

40.6%

50.3%

77

56

124

70.4%

58.0%

48.9%

194

79

120

1.6%

1.4%

0.8%

5

2

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

246

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

46.4%

23.7%

30.5%

125

32

74

48.6%

70.4%

66.9%

MORE

43. How effective do you think law enforcement is in our community? $34,999 OR Very effective Somewhat effective Not at all effective

Total

MORE

131

95

162

5.0%

5.9%

2.5%

14

8

6

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

270

135

242

29   


44. How concerned are you about crime in Santa Cruz County? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Very concerned

41.6%

38.5%

31.4%

114

53

77

Somewhat concerned

45.0%

49.5%

52.9%

124

68

130

13.4%

12.0%

15.7%

37

16

38

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

275

137

245

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

63.2%

59.9%

69.1%

174

82

170

35.6%

36.9%

29.1%

98

50

72

1.2%

3.2%

1.8%

3

4

4

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

70.3%

71.7%

79.4%

192

96

194

24.3%

25.3%

18.1%

Not at all concerned

Total

MORE

45. How safe would you say you feel in your neighborhood?

Very safe Somewhat safe Not at all safe

Total

MORE

46. Do you feel children have a safe place to play in your neighborhood? $34,999 OR Yes No Don't Know

Total

MORE

67

34

44

5.4%

3.0%

2.4%

15

4

6

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

133

244

30   


47. Does your family or household have an emergency supply kit set aside for immediate use that could sustain all members of the family or household for 72 hours? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

50.6%

59.6%

59.6%

139

81

147

49.4%

40.4%

40.4%

136

55

99

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

275

136

247

MORE

48. How concerned are you about family violence in our community? (includes domestic violence, child abuse, and senior abuse) $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Very concerned

42.5%

38.3%

35.0%

116

51

85

Somewhat concerned

36.6%

43.8%

50.6%

100

58

123

20.9%

17.8%

14.4%

57

23

35

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

132

244

Not at all concerned

Total

MORE

49a. Has any family members or friends in Santa Cruz County experienced any of the following types of abuse in the last year?:Domestic violence or intimate partner violence $34,999 OR Yes

No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

16.6%

8.9%

6.1%

45

12

15

83.4%

91.1%

93.9%

227

120

225

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

132

240

MORE

31   


49b. Has any family members or friends in Santa Cruz County experienced any of the following types of abuse in the last year?:Child abuse or neglect $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

3.1%

1.9%

2.4%

8

2

6

96.9%

98.1%

97.6%

260

130

238

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

268

133

244

MORE

49c. Has any family members or friends in Santa Cruz County experienced any of the following types of abuse in the last year?:Elder abuse or neglect $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

2.7%

4.0%

3.0%

7

5

7

No

97.3%

96.0%

97.0%

262

127

238

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

269

132

245

Total

MORE

50a. Please tell me how much of an impact has had drug, and alcohol abuse in your neighborhood? $34,999 OR A big impact Somewhat Very little Not at all

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

17.7%

16.0%

9.5%

46

20

23

26.2%

30.4%

39.3%

68

38

94

16.8%

21.7%

19.9%

43

27

48

39.3%

31.9%

31.3%

101

40

75

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

258

124

240

MORE

32   


50b. Please tell me how much of an impact has had methamphetamine use in your neighborhood? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

A big impact

20.2%

9.6%

11.0%

49

11

25

Somewhat

15.1%

23.8%

23.7%

37

28

54

13.9%

15.2%

17.6%

34

18

40

50.8%

51.4%

47.6%

123

60

108

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

243

117

226

Very little Not at all

Total

MORE

50c. Please tell me how much of an impact has had gangs in your neighborhood? $34,999 OR A big impact Somewhat Very little Not at all

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

17.9%

14.7%

8.8%

49

20

21

28.1%

28.1%

22.3%

77

38

54

13.0%

16.3%

21.1%

35

22

51

41.1%

40.8%

47.8%

112

55

116

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

134

243

MORE

33   


51. What one thing concerns you the most about the natural environment in Santa Cruz County? $34,999 OR Water pollution - ocean/river/bay

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

17.3%

27.8%

22.5%

MORE

34

29

47

8.7%

3.4%

9.1%

17

4

19

7.4%

4.9%

1.8%

15

5

4

7.9%

7.2%

5.0%

16

8

10

3.9%

12.4%

13.1%

8

13

27

18.0%

6.7%

5.8%

36

7

12

5.5%

9.1%

3.9%

11

10

8

Development of open space / Agricultural land

6.6%

7.3%

4.4%

13

8

9

No preservation of natural environment / wildlife

4.9%

10.2%

11.2%

10

11

23

Pesticides / Herbicides

2.1%

1.5%

1.6%

4

2

3

Cutting down trees / Commercial logging

2.7%

0.3%

2.1%

5

0

4

Overpopulation

3.2%

4.7%

4.6%

6

5

10

Closures of state parks

0.9%

2.8%

4.8%

2

3

10

2.6%

1.4%

3.6%

5

2

8

2.8%

1.9%

5.0%

5

2

10

2.4%

1.0%

1.5%

5

1

3

5.0%

2.1%

0.2%

10

2

0

0.0%

0.9%

0.6%

0

1

1

1.1%

0.0%

5.0%

Drinking Water quality Air pollution - car emissions General pollution Water availability / Salt water intrusion Litter Traffic / Too many cars

Fire protection/ prevention Global warming/ climate change Lack of water/ water conservation Lack of recycling Over regulation, protection/ rules Homeless encampments/ panhandling

34   


Other

Total

2

0

10

14.8%

8.7%

10.3%

29

9

21

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

199

106

208

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

3.0%

1.8%

0.3%

8

2

1

25.4%

28.4%

24.0%

69

38

59

14.9%

5.5%

7.3%

41

7

18

8.4%

16.5%

17.9%

52. How often do you shop at farmers markets or local produce stands? $34,999 OR Daily Once a week More than once a week but not daily More than once a month but not every week

MORE

23

22

44

17.2%

19.3%

18.7%

47

26

46

Less than once a month

11.0%

19.3%

16.6%

30

26

41

Never

20.2%

9.2%

15.2%

55

12

37

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

135

247

Once a month

Total

35   


53. What prevents you from shopping at farmers markets or local produce stands? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Nothing prevents me

27.6%

28.6%

25.5%

71

36

62

Cost

22.4%

11.3%

8.3%

58

14

20

11.5%

13.9%

12.3%

29

18

30

19.3%

25.0%

39.5%

50

32

95

1.5%

1.9%

0.0%

4

2

0

8.4%

8.2%

7.1%

22

10

17

0.0%

2.6%

0.6%

0

3

2

Transportation

4.1%

3.0%

0.6%

11

4

2

Lazy

0.6%

2.5%

1.3%

2

3

3

Grow my own vegetables

1.2%

1.7%

2.0%

3

2

5

Parking

0.1%

2.5%

0.2%

0

3

0

9.3%

7.9%

7.6%

24

10

18

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

257

127

242

Location Times are not convenient Variety Don't want to shop at more than one store Weather

Other

Total

MORE

36   


54. How satisfied are you with what is being done in Santa Cruz County to preserve open space such as wildlife habitat and farmland? $34,999 OR Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Not at all satisfied

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

42.6%

43.3%

43.1%

110

55

103

47.3%

54.0%

53.3%

122

69

128

10.0%

2.7%

3.6%

26

3

9

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

257

128

240

MORE

55. Should stronger regulations be imposed to provide greater protection for open space? $34,999 OR Yes No

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

75.6%

60.5%

58.9%

189

74

134

24.4%

39.5%

41.1%

MORE

61

48

94

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

250

122

227

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

89.4%

87.9%

90.6%

242

120

221

No

10.6%

12.1%

9.4%

29

16

23

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

270

137

244

Total

56. Are you taking steps to reduce your household water consumption? $34,999 OR

Total

MORE

37   


56a. If yes, have you done any of the following: $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Installed a low-flow toilet

62.6%

72.4%

78.3%

146

86

172

Installed a low-flow showerhead

77.4%

80.0%

83.9%

180

95

184

62.3%

84.1%

83.9%

145

100

184

28.8%

34.4%

39.3%

67

41

86

33.7%

38.3%

59.2%

78

45

130

54.7%

73.0%

76.4%

127

87

167

2.3%

5.9%

3.9%

5

7

9

Other

8.0%

7.6%

7.3%

19

9

16

Total

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

233

118

219

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

68.2%

77.2%

74.8%

174

96

166

No

31.8%

22.8%

25.2%

81

28

56

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

255

125

222

Used a hose end nozzle or used timers to water Installed a low flow dishwasher Installed a front loading washing machine Modify your landscape to reduce irrigation water Reuse rain water, shower water, etc.

MORE

57. Are you taking steps to reduce water pollution at home or work? $34,999 OR

Total

MORE

38   


58. How often do you use alternative forms of transportation rather than driving alone (carpooling, bus, bicycle, etc.)? $34,999 OR Never Every day At least once a week, but not every day A couple times a month A couple times a year Other

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

27.9%

37.9%

43.5%

76

52

107

18.0%

10.6%

9.0%

49

14

22

27.7%

25.1%

17.8%

76

34

44

17.8%

14.9%

18.3%

49

20

45

6.7%

11.4%

10.2%

18

16

25

1.9%

0.0%

1.2%

5

0

3

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

137

246

MORE

39   


59. What would encourage you to use an alternative form of transportation rather than driving alone? $34,999 OR Nothing / wouldn't use it

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

17.0%

16.4%

24.4%

MORE

33

17

46

6.3%

7.5%

2.2%

12

8

4

3.9%

2.4%

0.5%

8

3

1

3.3%

0.4%

2.9%

6

0

6

1.8%

1.2%

1.5%

4

1

3

1.7%

2.4%

1.5%

3

2

3

22.5%

30.7%

26.7%

43

32

50

Easier access

7.8%

7.8%

12.6%

15

8

24

Expense of gasoline

7.1%

7.1%

2.7%

14

7

5

More / safer / better bike paths

2.2%

5.7%

7.9%

4

6

15

Reduce carbon footprint

6.0%

2.2%

0.0%

12

2

0

Access/ knowledge of carpooling

4.5%

1.5%

1.5%

9

2

3

Job closer to home

0.2%

3.5%

3.3%

0

4

6

2.7%

0.4%

0.0%

5

0

0

More accessibility for seniors and people with disabilities

0.8%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

More rural bus routes

0.2%

0.7%

3.5%

0

1

7

12.0%

9.9%

8.8%

23

10

17

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

193

103

188

Already use it If car broke down Free transit Rapid transit Light rail / Train More frequent bus schedule / Convenience

Unable to drive

Other

Total

40   


60. How satisfied are you with your overall quality of life? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Very Satisfied

58.5%

67.5%

74.1%

161

92

183

Somewhat Satisfied

39.3%

30.6%

24.9%

108

42

61

2.2%

1.9%

1.0%

6

3

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

2.4%

0.9%

0.0%

7

1

0

9.9%

3.9%

0.5%

27

5

1

31.7%

20.9%

12.9%

86

28

32

56.0%

74.4%

86.5%

152

102

213

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

137

247

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

32.1%

40.0%

50.2%

88

54

124

No

67.9%

60.0%

49.8%

186

81

123

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

274

135

247

Not at all Satisfied

Total

MORE

61. How much do you enjoy your life?

Not At All Very Little Somewhat To a Great Extent

Total

MORE

62. Do you regularly do volunteer work in the community?

Total

MORE

41   


62a. Where do you volunteer? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Alcohol / drug / counseling groups

4.4%

0.0%

0.0%

4

0

0

Arts / Culture organizations

1.0%

5.6%

3.4%

1

3

4

26.5%

27.9%

18.5%

23

15

22

6.6%

4.3%

13.1%

6

2

16

11.6%

3.2%

10.5%

10

2

13

2.7%

2.7%

2.6%

2

1

3

3.3%

0.7%

7.9%

3

0

10

Senior organizations

7.8%

12.3%

4.9%

7

6

6

Service organizations

8.6%

8.6%

9.0%

7

5

11

20.0%

18.4%

19.2%

Church Environmental organization / Activities Health organizations Library Political organizations

School Youth organizations Poverty / Homeless assistance

MORE

17

10

23

3.1%

7.8%

13.6%

3

4

16

15.9%

5.4%

5.9%

14

3

7

Community Centers / Recreation Centers / Sports

8.1%

14.1%

10.8%

7

7

13

Emergency services (fire, police, etc.)

2.5%

6.2%

2.1%

2

3

3

5.9%

17.4%

8.1%

5

9

10

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

86

52

121

Other

Total

42   


63. Do you regularly contribute money to charitable organizations? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

48.0%

66.5%

81.6%

132

91

201

No

52.0%

33.5%

18.4%

143

46

45

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

30.5%

22.3%

18.2%

40

19

36

10.3%

14.0%

15.8%

14

12

32

59.2%

63.7%

66.0%

78

56

131

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

131

87

199

Total

MORE

63a. If yes, will you give:

Less than last year More than last year About the same as last year

Total

MORE

64. Have you felt discriminated against (unfair treatment of a person, racial group, or minority) in Santa Cruz County in the last 12 months? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Yes

16.0%

13.5%

7.4%

44

18

18

No

84.0%

86.5%

92.6%

232

117

227

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

136

245

Total

MORE

43   


64a. For what reason? $34,999 OR Age Appearance Ethnicity / race Gender Language Religion Sexual orientation Socioeconomic status

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

12.6%

9.4%

5.7%

MORE

5

2

1

8.4%

0.0%

7.1%

4

0

1

46.1%

59.9%

57.0%

19

11

10

10.0%

6.5%

13.7%

4

1

2

13.9%

13.9%

0.0%

6

3

0

0.0%

7.2%

0.0%

0

1

0

1.2%

0.0%

19.3%

1

0

3

17.8%

8.5%

11.4%

7

2

2

5.2%

0.0%

8.1%

2

0

1

14.9%

6.5%

11.0%

6

1

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

41

18

18

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

A big problem

14.7%

9.9%

6.8%

38

13

16

Somewhat of a problem

54.4%

68.6%

60.5%

139

90

143

30.8%

21.4%

32.7%

79

28

77

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

255

131

236

A disability Other

Total

65. How much of a problem is racism in Santa Cruz County?

Not at all a problem

Total

MORE

44   


66. How often do you feel that people in your neighborhood help each other? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Often

39.7%

44.8%

51.2%

109

60

125

Sometimes

47.4%

43.5%

46.5%

130

58

113

12.9%

11.7%

2.3%

35

16

6

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

274

133

243

Never

Total

MORE

67. Have you or a member of your household, been diagnosed by a physician with a disability that significantly limits one or more major life activities? $34,999 OR Yes No

Total

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

23.4%

28.5%

9.7%

63

38

24

76.6%

71.5%

90.3%

208

97

223

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

271

135

247

MORE

67aPRE. How many people in your household have been diagnosed as having a disability? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

One

83.8%

89.3%

75.4%

53

34

18

Two

16.2%

10.7%

24.6%

10

4

6

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

63

38

24

Total

MORE

45   


67a. What is/are the age or ages of the person(s) diagnosed as having a disability? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

5 years or less

3.4%

0.0%

6.5%

2

0

2

6 - 18 years

3.9%

4.0%

3.7%

2

2

1

4.4%

5.3%

1.5%

3

2

0

6.6%

0.0%

16.3%

4

0

4

5.2%

1.0%

19.1%

3

0

5

11.4%

3.9%

24.7%

7

2

6

28.9%

42.8%

20.3%

18

16

5

65 - 74 years

11.3%

31.6%

9.4%

7

12

2

75 - 84 years

22.8%

10.0%

6.9%

14

4

2

15.2%

4.0%

9.7%

10

2

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

63

38

24

19 - 24 years 25 - 34 years 35 - 44 years 45 - 54 years 55 - 64 years

85 years and over

Total

MORE

68. In general, how knowledgeable are you about local government issues and decisions? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Very knowledgeable

10.9%

11.3%

24.1%

30

15

59

Somewhat knowledgeable

59.6%

68.1%

64.3%

162

92

157

29.5%

20.6%

11.6%

80

28

28

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

135

245

Not at all knowledgeable

Total

MORE

46   


69. In the last 12 months have you done any of the following? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

42.1%

39.9%

52.5%

54

34

95

Met with, e-mailed, called or sent a letter to any local

43.3%

54.0%

62.0%

55

46

113

Joined a protest or demonstration

17.4%

22.1%

17.7%

22

19

32

64.2%

79.6%

74.1%

82

67

135

22.1%

36.8%

31.6%

28

31

57

Vote

3.0%

0.4%

3.1%

4

0

6

Joined a political advocacy group

3.1%

4.6%

4.7%

4

4

8

5.9%

0.5%

6.1%

8

0

11

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

127

85

182

Attended a town meeting, public hearing or public affair

Signed a petition Joined an on-line political advocacy group

Other Political Action

Total

MORE

47   


70. Generally speaking, what contributes most to your quality of life in Santa Cruz County? (What do you like about Santa Cruz County?) $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

20.0%

17.1%

14.5%

52

23

35

23.8%

19.7%

18.4%

62

27

45

8.6%

6.2%

6.1%

22

8

15

65.5%

82.2%

80.8%

170

111

197

12.0%

13.3%

17.8%

31

18

43

Location

0.4%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

Schools

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

Cultural diversity

1.1%

0.0%

1.8%

3

0

4

Good food/ organic food

1.2%

1.0%

1.1%

3

1

3

Local restaurants, entertainment, activites, cultural events, shopping

0.7%

2.0%

2.0%

2

3

5

Variety of physical activity options

0.0%

2.3%

2.8%

0

3

7

1.4%

0.0%

0.2%

4

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

4.5%

1.9%

4.1%

12

3

10

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

259

135

244

Community / Low population / Slow pace Family / Friends / Friendly people Quiet / Peaceful Scenery / Geography / Climate Social climate

Work opportunities Local university Other

Total

MORE

48   


71. What do you think takes away from your quality of life? ( What don’t you like about Santa Cruz County?) $34,999 OR Cost of living / Housing

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

14.5%

18.4%

13.1%

MORE

34

24

31

6.4%

12.6%

9.9%

15

17

24

0.8%

1.8%

3.9%

2

2

9

10.9%

16.0%

19.7%

26

21

47

15.9%

16.2%

15.5%

38

22

37

29.1%

16.2%

11.2%

69

22

27

4.8%

4.7%

5.9%

11

6

14

Weather

2.3%

0.3%

1.0%

5

0

2

Local politics

2.5%

3.3%

5.9%

6

4

14

Homelessness

4.4%

2.7%

5.8%

10

4

14

UCSC/ college students

0.4%

0.2%

0.0%

1

0

0

Tourists

0.2%

0.0%

0.6%

0

0

2

Poor transportation options

1.7%

1.4%

1.4%

4

2

3

0.8%

2.3%

3.0%

2

3

7

1.2%

0.6%

1.9%

3

1

4

0.1%

2.4%

2.7%

0

3

6

0.0%

0.3%

1.2%

0

0

3

2.4%

0.3%

0.6%

6

0

2

0.9%

0.7%

0.2%

Overcrowding/unplanned growth Road conditions Traffic Gangs / Crime Nothing takes away from quality of life Lack of jobs/ employment opportunities

Government rules/ regulations Police Too liberal Not racially diverse enough Drugs Racism/ discrimination

49   


2

1

0

1.9%

0.0%

0.6%

5

0

1

Lack of restaurants, shopping, social activities, etc.

0.9%

1.3%

2.0%

2

2

5

Don't feel safe

0.8%

1.4%

0.5%

2

2

1

0.0%

0.0%

0.2%

0

0

0

8.4%

15.4%

13.4%

20

20

32

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

237

133

239

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

0.8%

1.1%

1.9%

2

2

5

19 to 24 years

11.6%

7.9%

0.5%

32

11

1

25 to 34 years

18.5%

14.7%

7.8%

51

20

19

13.9%

10.2%

15.3%

38

14

38

11.6%

15.5%

20.8%

32

21

51

14.2%

23.4%

30.2%

39

32

74

9.2%

17.8%

16.7%

25

24

41

15.4%

6.9%

6.2%

43

9

15

4.8%

2.6%

0.6%

Immigrant/ illegal immigrants

High taxes Other

Total

72. Which of the following age groups are you in?

18 years or less

35 to 44 years 45 to 54 years 55 to 64 years 65 to 74 years 75 to 84 years 85 years and over

Total

MORE

13

4

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

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73. Which of the following best describes your racial or ethnic group? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Caucasian

52.3%

75.6%

87.0%

144

102

214

Latino / Hispanic

43.7%

18.9%

7.1%

120

26

17

0.0%

0.4%

0.2%

0

1

1

0.0%

0.4%

0.2%

0

1

1

0.0%

0.0%

0.8%

0

0

2

0.0%

0.9%

0.0%

0

1

0

1.5%

2.0%

1.0%

4

3

2

Multi-racial / multi-ethnic

2.4%

1.7%

3.8%

7

2

9

Other

0.0%

0.2%

0.0%

0

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

274

135

247

Native American African American Filipino Pacific Islander Asian

Total

MORE

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74. Which income range best describes your family income? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Less than $10,000 per year

19.1%

0.0%

0.0%

53

0

0

$10,000 - $14,999 per year

18.0%

0.0%

0.0%

50

0

0

34.2%

0.0%

0.0%

95

0

0

28.6%

0.0%

0.0%

79

0

0

0.0%

52.2%

0.0%

0

71

0

0.0%

47.8%

0.0%

0

65

0

0.0%

0.0%

20.9%

0

0

52

$75,000 - $99,999

0.0%

0.0%

27.9%

0

0

69

$100,000 - $149,999

0.0%

0.0%

29.9%

0

0

74

$150,000 - $199,999

0.0%

0.0%

12.3%

0

0

30

$200,000 or more

0.0%

0.0%

8.9%

0

0

22

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

$15,000 - $24,999 per year $25,000 - $34,999 per year $35,000 - $49,999 per year $50,000 - $65,499 per year $65,500 - $74,999 per year

Total

MORE

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75. How long have you lived in Santa Cruz County? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Under 1 year

2.3%

0.6%

1.4%

6

1

4

1 - 2 years

2.7%

1.9%

2.9%

8

3

7

6.4%

3.2%

6.7%

18

4

16

15.5%

7.6%

10.3%

43

10

25

14.7%

9.9%

13.3%

41

14

33

10.8%

7.4%

8.1%

30

10

20

47.6%

69.5%

57.3%

131

95

141

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

22.9%

28.3%

47.4%

62

39

117

15.6%

6.4%

7.0%

3 - 5 years 6 - 10 years 11 - 15 years 16 - 20 years Over 20 years

Total

MORE

76. What is your employment status?

Employed full-time Employed part-time

MORE

42

9

17

7.0%

16.2%

14.5%

19

22

36

Unemployed

16.4%

11.8%

3.0%

44

16

7

Retired

31.4%

27.5%

24.7%

85

38

61

1.7%

5.8%

1.3%

5

8

3

5.1%

3.9%

2.0%

14

5

5

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

271

137

247

Self-employed

Student Homemaker, parent or caregiver

Total

53   


76a. What prevents you from finding employment? $34,999 OR Transportation issues Health problems/disability Lack of required education Lack of specific job skills Lack of available jobs Not looking Age Childcare/being mother

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

4.5%

9.6%

0.0%

MORE

2

2

0

24.6%

31.2%

17.7%

10

5

1

15.3%

12.5%

5.0%

6

2

0

10.2%

13.4%

0.0%

4

2

0

55.4%

40.3%

48.0%

23

7

4

7.7%

26.9%

24.8%

3

4

2

5.1%

2.3%

0.0%

2

0

0

13.5%

0.0%

0.0%

6

0

0

3.7%

0.0%

13.3%

2

0

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

42

16

7

$34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

75.5%

72.7%

62.4%

90

50

106

Outside of Santa Cruz County

11.5%

19.1%

26.1%

14

13

44

Both in and out of Santa Cruz County

13.0%

8.1%

11.5%

15

6

20

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

119

69

170

Other

Total

76b. Where are you currently employed?

In Santa Cruz County

Total

MORE

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77. What is your gender? $34,999 OR

$35,000 TO $65,499

$65,500 OR

LESS

Male

46.9%

48.5%

54.7%

129

66

135

Female

53.1%

51.5%

45.3%

147

70

112

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

276

137

247

Total

MORE

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