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CAP 17 RESULTS BY REGION 1. Which of the following areas do you live in or live closest to? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

0.0%

21.7%

0.0%

0

50

0

10.4%

0.0%

0.0%

28

0

0

City of Santa Cruz

59.5%

0.0%

0.0%

163

0

0

City of Watsonville

0.0%

55.2%

0.0%

0

128

0

Corralitos

0.0%

9.2%

0.0%

0

21

0

Davenport/Bonny Doon

0.4%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

0.0%

7.9%

0.0%

0

18

0

0.0%

4.3%

0.0%

0

10

0

8.7%

0.0%

0.0%

24

0

0

0.0%

1.7%

0.0%

0

4

0

0.0%

0.0%

100.0%

0

0

216

11.3%

0.0%

0.0%

31

0

0

9.7%

0.0%

0.0%

26

0

0

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

233

216

Aptos Capitola

Freedom La Selva Live Oak Pajaro San Lorenzo Valley Scotts Valley Soquel Other

Total

1   


2 What is your zip code? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

0.0%

21.7%

0.0%

0

50

0

0.0%

0.0%

20.9%

0

0

45

1.5%

0.0%

33.8%

4

0

73

0.4%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

6.9%

0.0%

0.0%

19

0

0

95018

0.0%

0.0%

45.3%

0

0

98

95019

0.0%

4.9%

0.0%

0

11

0

95060

41.0%

0.0%

0.0%

112

0

0

95062

23.4%

0.0%

0.0%

64

0

0

95064

0.6%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

95065

6.5%

0.0%

0.0%

18

0

0

10.1%

0.0%

0.0%

28

0

0

9.7%

0.0%

0.0%

26

0

0

0.0%

73.2%

0.0%

0

170

0

0.0%

0.3%

0.0%

0

1

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

233

216

95003 95005 95006 95007 95010

95066 95073 95076 95077

Total

2   


3. Are you a parent or guardian of a child (or children) under the age of 18?

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

24.7%

40.5%

24.0%

68

94

52

75.3%

59.5%

76.0%

205

138

165

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

233

216

4a How many children do you have in the following age groups: Birth to 5 years old NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

1

72.2%

65.7%

100.0%

26

30

19

2

14.0%

34.3%

0.0%

5

15

0

13.8%

0.0%

0.0%

5

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

36

45

19

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

53.9%

44.3%

67.4%

28

33

31

35.7%

36.5%

23.9%

19

28

11

7.5%

17.4%

4.7%

4

13

2

2.9%

0.0%

2.0%

1

0

1

0.0%

1.8%

0.0%

0

1

0

0.0%

0.0%

2.0%

0

0

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

52

75

45

3

Total

4b How many children do you have in the following age groups: 6-17 years old

1 2 3 4 5 6

Total

3   


5. Are your children in: NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

66.5%

78.4%

72.8%

44

73

38

14.9%

6.4%

21.9%

10

6

11

24.0%

18.5%

20.5%

16

17

11

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

66

93

52

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

71.9%

64.5%

65.6%

38

50

31

28.1%

35.5%

34.4%

15

28

16

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

53

78

47

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

37.8%

38.3%

19.8%

19

30

9

62.2%

61.7%

80.2%

32

49

38

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

51

79

47

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Yes

23.7%

38.9%

32.6%

12

31

15

No

76.3%

61.1%

67.4%

39

48

32

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

51

79

47

Public school Private school Not of school age

Total

6a. Are they in Elementary School?

Yes No

Total

6b. Are they in Middle School?

Yes No

Total

6c. Are they in High School?

Total

4   


7a. Does your child (children)'s Elementary School provide a safe environment for learning?

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

96.1%

98.0%

95.4%

36

48

29

3.9%

2.0%

4.6%

1

1

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

38

49

31

7b. Does your child (children)'s Middle School provide a safe environment for learning? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Yes

92.3%

92.6%

100.0%

18

26

9

No

7.7%

7.4%

0.0%

1

2

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

19

28

9

Total

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

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

100.0%

88.0%

93.0%

12

25

14

0.0%

12.0%

7.0%

0

3

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

12

29

15

8A How satisfied are you with your child (children)'s Elementary School education?

Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Not at all satisfied

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

77.7%

72.6%

71.1%

29

37

22

19.4%

25.7%

25.4%

7

13

8

2.8%

1.8%

3.5%

1

1

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

38

50

31

5   


8B How satisfied are you with your child (children)'s Middle School education?

Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Not at all satisfied

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

41.9%

66.5%

40.3%

8

19

4

52.5%

30.4%

36.5%

10

9

3

5.6%

3.1%

23.2%

1

1

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

19

29

9

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

55.9%

40.8%

66.1%

7

12

10

44.1%

48.9%

33.9%

8C How satisfied are you with your child (children)'s High School education?

Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Not at all satisfied

Total

5

14

5

0.0%

10.3%

0.0%

0

3

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

12

29

15

9. Does (Do) your child (children) have enough activities after school and on weekends?

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

75.1%

72.3%

90.9%

40

56

42

24.9%

27.7%

9.1%

13

22

4

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

53

78

46

6   


10. How important do you think attending a quality preschool is to a child’s success in school? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

70.3%

78.3%

63.7%

186

178

137

26.0%

19.9%

27.2%

69

45

58

3.7%

1.7%

9.1%

10

4

19

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

265

228

214

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

22.5%

34.0%

30.3%

51

73

57

Somewhat satisfied

63.4%

49.4%

57.6%

143

107

108

Not at all satisfied

14.1%

16.6%

12.2%

32

36

23

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

226

216

187

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

31.5%

27.6%

36.1%

84

62

75

68.5%

72.4%

63.9%

183

164

132

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

267

226

207

Very important Somewhat important Not at all important

Total

11. Overall, how satisfied are you with our local system of education?

Very satisfied

Total

12. Do you feel you are better off financially this year than last year?

Yes No

Total

7   


12a. Why do you feel this way?

Cost of living increased Additional expenses / Debt Less income On a fixed income / retired Unemployed Wages stagnant The same, doing OK Stock market / Investments

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

25.4%

21.3%

23.0%

48

36

31

4.5%

5.1%

2.8%

8

9

4

17.5%

24.1%

22.4%

33

40

30

14.1%

10.9%

10.2%

27

18

13

17.1%

15.2%

18.5%

32

25

25

2.8%

6.0%

14.4%

5

10

19

13.8%

8.4%

15.5%

26

14

21

2.1%

2.5%

2.0%

4

4

3

12.1%

14.9%

6.3%

23

25

8

Utility costs / Energy crisis

1.0%

3.4%

0.0%

2

6

0

Gas prices

7.3%

8.7%

5.1%

14

15

7

1.6%

2.2%

1.4%

3

4

2

2.1%

2.2%

1.5%

4

4

2

2.0%

2.6%

0.8%

4

4

1

0.0%

1.1%

3.7%

0

2

5

1.9%

5.3%

2.2%

4

9

3

Foreclosure

1.0%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

Increased taxes

1.7%

3.0%

0.0%

3

5

0

1.0%

2.2%

3.6%

2

4

5

Overall economy has dropped / Recession

Governmental control Businesses are closing / Lay offs Working less than last year/ underemployed Personal tragedy / health problems Less employment opportunities

Decreased real estate value

8   


Other

Total

5.6%

5.9%

2.3%

11

10

3

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

188

167

133

13. Are you saving money for the future through any of the following savings options? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

52.7%

44.9%

58.2%

142

100

124

47.1%

38.7%

58.6%

126

86

125

4.0%

3.7%

5.8%

11

8

12

7.7%

6.8%

4.9%

21

15

10

29.9%

38.0%

25.9%

80

85

55

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

268

223

213

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Yes

57.9%

54.7%

55.8%

146

118

108

No

42.1%

45.3%

44.2%

106

97

86

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

252

215

194

Savings account Retirement Stocks Other Not saving

Total

14. Do you feel you have opportunities to work in the Santa Cruz area?

Total

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? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Yes

11.0%

18.8%

12.0%

30

44

26

No

89.0%

81.2%

88.0%

243

189

189

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

233

215

Total

9   


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

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

70.5%

51.5%

48.7%

21

23

13

6.0%

4.3%

4.2%

2

2

1

33.5%

23.7%

45.1%

10

10

12

3.0%

28.0%

9.0%

1

12

2

16.9%

10.6%

15.2%

5

5

4

Other

0.0%

1.1%

0.0%

0

0

0

Total

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

29

44

26

Health care Dental Care Food / Limited food choices Child care Rent / housing

15b. If yes, did you get help from any social service program (for example, the food bank, a shelter, a public assistance program)?

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

35.4%

45.7%

17.6%

11

19

5

64.6%

54.3%

82.4%

19

22

21

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

30

41

26

10   


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

I didn't know where to get help I applied for public assistance I didn't want to Didn't think I qualified Other

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

11.9%

15.8%

9.9%

2

4

2

47.1%

42.6%

28.6%

9

10

5

19.8%

20.7%

42.4%

4

5

8

16.7%

6.5%

12.0%

3

1

2

4.5%

16.5%

12.0%

1

4

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

19

22

18

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.

30% or less Between 31% and 49% Between 50% and 74% 75% or more

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

49.0%

35.7%

47.9%

119

72

98

21.4%

23.6%

30.9%

52

48

63

22.6%

24.7%

14.4%

55

50

29

7.1%

16.0%

6.8%

17

33

14

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

243

203

204

11   


17. Due to the cost of housing have you or anyone living with you needed to: NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

18.4%

25.9%

26.8%

49

56

57

19.8%

29.0%

28.7%

52

63

61

5.1%

6.3%

9.7%

13

14

20

Live in a housing unit without adequate plumbing, heat, or electricity?

2.3%

3.5%

2.4%

6

8

5

Move when you didn't want to?

9.2%

11.2%

9.6%

24

24

20

13.7%

10.5%

15.1%

Share housing with other families? Live temporarily with family / friends? Live in an overcrowded unit?

Rent out rooms in your house? Experience foreclosure? None of the above Other

Total

36

23

32

4.4%

7.8%

5.7%

12

17

12

67.3%

57.1%

56.9%

178

124

120

1.6%

0.5%

0.8%

4

1

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

265

216

211

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

67.2%

77.3%

76.9%

58

71

68

32.8%

22.7%

23.1%

28

21

20

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

86

92

88

17a. Has any of the preceding had to do with the economic downturn?

Yes No

Total

12   


18. How many times have you moved in the past 12 months? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

88.9%

81.1%

89.0%

242

188

192

8.3%

8.7%

5.8%

23

20

13

2.0%

8.2%

4.3%

5

19

9

0.5%

1.0%

0.0%

1

2

0

0.3%

0.6%

0.0%

1

1

0

5

0.0%

0.5%

0.0%

0

1

0

6

0.0%

0.0%

0.9%

0

0

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

232

216

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

0.0%

0.0%

45.2%

0

0

1

100.0%

100.0%

54.8%

2

5

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

2

5

2

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

3.1%

2.4%

3.2%

8

5

7

96.9%

97.6%

96.8%

262

223

209

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

270

228

215

0 1 2 3 4

Total

18a. Have you moved 3 or more times in the past two months?

Yes No

Total

19. Are you in danger of losing your housing in the next 90 day?

Yes No

Total

13   


19a. Are you in danger of losing your housing in the next 14 days?

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

43.6%

20.3%

27.1%

4

1

2

56.4%

79.7%

72.9%

5

4

5

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

8

5

7

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)? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Yes

0.6%

0.7%

1.0%

2

2

2

No

99.4%

99.3%

99.0%

271

231

214

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

233

216

Total

21. Is anyone staying at your address on a temporary basis who otherwise might be considered homeless?

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

2.8%

4.7%

10.0%

8

11

22

97.2%

95.3%

90.0%

264

220

195

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

231

216

14   


21a. How many people staying at this address might be considered homeless?

1 2 3 4

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

76.9%

87.5%

75.0%

6

10

16

23.1%

12.5%

11.8%

2

1

3

0.0%

0.0%

5.0%

0

0

1

0.0%

0.0%

8.2%

0

0

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

8

11

22

21b. Please tell me the relationship of this person or persons to the owner, leaseholder, or primary renter of this property. NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

46.5%

55.1%

30.9%

4

6

7

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

13.9%

23.7%

11.8%

1

3

3

Non-family member - including in-laws

11.6%

12.5%

18.2%

1

1

4

28.0%

16.9%

64.2%

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

Friend Other relationship

Total

2

2

14

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

8

11

22

15   


22. Would you say that in general, your overall health is:

Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

24.9%

20.6%

21.6%

68

48

47

37.8%

27.0%

37.1%

103

62

80

22.5%

30.1%

26.9%

61

70

58

12.3%

15.7%

10.4%

33

36

23

2.6%

6.6%

4.0%

7

15

9

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

231

216

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)

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

87.2%

80.8%

90.5%

237

187

196

12.8%

19.2%

9.5%

35

45

21

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

271

232

216

16   


23a. If yes, where do you go? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

84.2%

76.1%

85.1%

196

143

165

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

34.6%

22.2%

24.6%

81

42

48

Emergency room

26.2%

22.2%

21.7%

61

42

42

Community clinics

14.1%

24.5%

9.5%

33

46

18

Alternative care practices

16.5%

9.5%

18.6%

38

18

36

12.3%

11.8%

20.9%

Private practice - includes Santa Cruz Medical Clinic and private doctors

Out of county

29

22

41

0.4%

0.3%

0.6%

1

1

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

233

187

194

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Private practice - includes Santa Cruz Medical Clinic and private doctors

36.4%

34.5%

33.5%

11

14

6

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

42.4%

24.0%

39.9%

13

10

7

Emergency room

24.8%

27.7%

37.1%

7

11

6

Community clinics

35.6%

62.9%

15.9%

11

25

3

6.5%

6.2%

21.3%

2

2

4

7.8%

1.2%

5.3%

2

0

1

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

30

40

17

Other

Total

23b. If no, where do you go?

Alternative care practices Out of county Other

Total

17   


24. Have you needed health care in the past year and been unable to receive it? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

6.9%

8.4%

9.6%

19

19

21

93.1%

91.6%

90.4%

252

212

195

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

270

231

215

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

No insurance

28.0%

24.9%

41.4%

5

5

9

Insurance wouldn't cover it

10.5%

5.0%

0.0%

2

1

0

Couldn't afford Co-pay

2.5%

7.0%

0.0%

0

1

0

Couldn't afford the premium

0.0%

2.4%

3.8%

0

0

1

39.4%

29.6%

36.4%

Yes No

Total

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

Too expensive Medi-Cal/MediCruz problems Other

Total

7

6

8

9.2%

2.4%

0.0%

2

0

0

10.5%

28.5%

18.4%

2

6

4

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

19

19

21

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

84.8%

72.3%

85.2%

230

168

183

15.2%

27.7%

14.8%

41

64

32

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

271

233

214

25. Do you currently have health insurance?

Yes No

Total

18   


26a. Does your health insurance cover prescriptions? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

88.6%

88.5%

90.3%

196

144

160

11.4%

11.5%

9.7%

25

19

17

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

221

163

177

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

83.3%

77.3%

88.3%

128

81

123

16.7%

22.7%

11.7%

26

24

16

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

153

105

139

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

67.7%

60.6%

72.4%

103

73

103

32.3%

39.4%

27.6%

49

47

39

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

152

120

142

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Yes

58.9%

53.5%

61.3%

134

89

111

No

41.1%

46.5%

38.7%

94

77

70

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

228

166

182

Yes No

Total

26b. Does your health insurance cover mental health?

Yes No

Total

26c. Does your health insurance cover your dependents?

Yes No

Total

26d. Does your health insurance cover dental care?

Total

19   


27.01 How many of your children aged Birth to 5 years old have health insurance? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

4.1%

7.9%

4.7%

1

3

1

60.2%

56.8%

90.6%

22

25

17

25.8%

32.8%

4.7%

9

14

1

9.9%

2.5%

0.0%

4

1

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

36

44

19

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

0

2.8%

9.6%

2.0%

1

7

1

1

51.1%

36.6%

68.7%

26

28

30

2

38.5%

36.6%

22.5%

20

28

10

3

4.7%

15.9%

4.9%

2

12

2

2.9%

0.0%

2.0%

1

0

1

0.0%

1.2%

0.0%

0

1

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

52

75

44

0 1 2 3

Total

27.02 How many of your children aged 6 to 17 years old have health insurance?

4 5

Total

20   


28.01 How many of your children aged Birth to 5 years old have dental insurance? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

12.8%

14.8%

44.4%

4

7

8

58.7%

46.3%

55.6%

20

21

11

22.2%

38.9%

0.0%

7

18

0

6.3%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

34

45

19

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

0

15.8%

11.5%

15.0%

8

8

7

1

43.4%

36.4%

58.4%

22

27

27

2

32.9%

35.8%

21.9%

17

26

10

3

4.9%

15.1%

4.7%

2

11

2

3.0%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

0.0%

1.2%

0.0%

0

1

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

50

73

45

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Yes

10.9%

15.7%

14.9%

30

36

32

No

89.1%

84.3%

85.1%

242

194

184

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

230

216

0 1 2 3

Total

28.02 How many of your children aged 6 to 17 years old have dental insurance?

4 5

Total

29. Have you needed dental care in the past year and been unable to receive it?

Total

21   


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

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

6.1%

10.9%

3.3%

2

4

1

10.5%

9.6%

9.5%

3

3

3

15.3%

7.9%

11.3%

4

3

4

18.1%

42.0%

7.7%

5

15

2

49.9%

25.7%

65.0%

14

9

21

Other

0.0%

4.0%

3.2%

0

1

1

Total

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

29

36

32

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

30. Other than during pregnancy, has a doctor ever told you that you have diabetes or pre- diabetes? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Yes

11.5%

11.6%

15.5%

31

27

33

No

88.5%

88.4%

84.5%

238

206

182

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

269

233

215

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

67.0%

68.5%

46.5%

20

18

15

33.0%

31.5%

53.5%

10

8

18

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

30

26

33

Total

30a. If yes, were you told it was:

Diabetes Pre-diabetes

Total

22   


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?

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

9.8%

17.7%

18.4%

27

41

40

90.2%

82.3%

81.6%

246

190

176

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

231

216

32. Thinking about physical activity and nutrition, do you know what the 5210 campaign stands for? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

2.3%

2.0%

1.2%

6

5

3

97.7%

98.0%

98.8%

267

228

214

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

233

216

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

0.0%

19.3%

33.3%

0

1

1

0.0%

21.0%

0.0%

0

1

0

Knows two of the four definitions

28.0%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

Knows one of the four definitions

0.0%

38.7%

0.0%

0

2

0

72.0%

21.0%

66.7%

5

1

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

6

5

3

Yes No

Total

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

Knows all four of the 5210 definitions Knows three of the four definitions

Has general knowledge of 5210 but not specific definitions Total

23   


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?

None 1 - 2 days 3 - 4 days 5 or more days

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

6.3%

12.0%

7.9%

17

28

17

17.3%

21.4%

16.8%

47

50

36

32.9%

27.2%

36.7%

89

63

79

43.6%

39.4%

38.6%

119

91

84

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

232

216

24   


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. NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

68.9%

51.8%

56.7%

188

119

122

16.9%

27.5%

24.9%

46

63

54

5.6%

11.8%

9.9%

15

27

21

3

1.9%

3.5%

4.3%

5

8

9

4

1.8%

1.2%

1.0%

5

3

2

5

1.7%

2.2%

1.9%

5

5

4

6

0.0%

1.0%

0.0%

0

2

0

2.0%

1.0%

0.5%

5

2

1

0.0%

0.0%

0.4%

0

0

1

0.8%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

0.4%

0.0%

0.4%

1

0

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

229

215

0 1 2

7 8 10 21

Total

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.

Yes

No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

54.0%

58.2%

54.6%

145

133

118

46.0%

41.8%

45.4%

123

96

98

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

268

229

216

25   


36-37. Body Mass Index in adults

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

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

2.3%

1.1%

1.6%

6

2

3

44.7%

35.6%

40.3%

111

72

81

33.3%

39.4%

39.7%

83

80

80

19.7%

24.0%

18.4%

49

49

37

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

249

203

202

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. NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

88.2%

84.0%

89.7%

239

195

193

4.7%

7.3%

2.7%

13

17

6

1.5%

2.0%

1.0%

4

5

2

1.6%

0.3%

3.7%

4

1

8

1.0%

0.6%

0.5%

3

1

1

5

1.5%

2.0%

0.0%

4

5

0

6

0.4%

0.5%

0.0%

1

1

0

10

0.7%

1.2%

1.0%

2

3

2

20

0.3%

1.2%

0.0%

1

3

0

25

0.0%

0.4%

0.0%

0

1

0

30

0.0%

0.6%

1.5%

0

1

3

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

271

233

215

None 1 2 3 4

Total

26   


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? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

98.9%

96.8%

96.8%

269

224

209

0.4%

2.3%

0.5%

1

5

1

0.4%

0.0%

1.7%

1

0

4

3

0.3%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

4

0.0%

0.4%

0.0%

0

1

0

6

0.0%

0.5%

0.0%

0

1

0

30

0.0%

0.0%

1.0%

0

0

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

232

216

None 1 2

Total

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

Very Acceptable Somewhat acceptable Not at all acceptable

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

2.0%

4.6%

2.8%

5

11

6

21.3%

11.2%

22.6%

56

26

47

76.7%

84.1%

74.6%

201

191

157

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

262

228

210

27   


41. How acceptable do you find the use of marijuana for recreational or non-medicinal use?

Very Acceptable Somewhat acceptable Not at all acceptable

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

15.8%

7.0%

24.7%

41

16

52

43.2%

24.9%

40.2%

111

56

84

41.0%

68.0%

35.0%

105

153

73

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

257

225

209

42. Do you have your end-of-life wishes for medical treatment in a written document?

Yes No Don't Know

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

45.3%

35.0%

36.6%

124

81

79

53.3%

63.4%

61.6%

145

147

133

1.4%

1.6%

1.9%

4

4

4

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

233

215

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

37.7%

34.1%

29.4%

101

78

61

56.9%

62.3%

66.5%

152

142

138

5.4%

3.6%

4.2%

14

8

9

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

267

228

207

43. How effective do you think law enforcement is in our community?

Very effective Somewhat effective Not at all effective

Total

28   


44. How concerned are you about crime in Santa Cruz County?

Very concerned Somewhat concerned Not at all concerned

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

33.1%

46.5%

21.6%

90

107

47

53.2%

41.9%

57.7%

144

97

125

13.7%

11.6%

20.7%

37

27

45

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

271

231

216

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

65.5%

58.9%

86.1%

178

137

186

32.5%

39.0%

12.6%

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

Very safe Somewhat safe Not at all safe

Total

89

91

27

1.9%

2.1%

1.3%

5

5

3

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

233

216

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

73.7%

72.5%

80.1%

198

166

172

20.9%

22.6%

19.0%

56

52

41

5.3%

4.8%

0.9%

14

11

2

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

268

228

214

46. Do you feel children have a safe place to play in your neighborhood?

Yes No Don't Know

Total

29   


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?

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

57.4%

55.8%

65.4%

157

128

142

42.6%

44.2%

34.6%

116

102

75

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

230

216

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

Very concerned Somewhat concerned Not at all concerned

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

36.3%

37.8%

39.6%

96

87

85

45.5%

43.7%

43.9%

120

101

94

18.1%

18.5%

16.5%

48

43

36

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

264

232

215

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

Yes

No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

8.1%

13.0%

10.7%

22

30

23

91.9%

87.0%

89.3%

244

198

190

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

266

228

213

30   


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

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

1.6%

2.4%

5.3%

4

6

11

98.4%

97.6%

94.7%

264

220

202

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

268

226

214

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

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

2.8%

3.2%

4.0%

7

7

9

97.2%

96.8%

96.0%

260

220

207

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

267

228

215

50a. Please tell me how much of an impact has had drug, and alcohol abuse in your neighborhood? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

A big impact

11.5%

17.5%

16.5%

30

37

35

Somewhat

32.5%

27.3%

34.6%

84

58

72

21.1%

18.8%

16.5%

55

40

35

34.9%

36.5%

32.4%

91

78

68

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

259

215

210

Very little Not at all

Total

31   


50b. Please tell me how much of an impact has had methamphetamine use in your neighborhood?

A big impact Somewhat Very little Not at all

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

12.2%

15.9%

19.1%

30

32

39

21.6%

15.0%

26.9%

53

30

55

16.7%

15.0%

13.4%

41

30

28

49.5%

54.0%

40.6%

122

107

84

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

245

198

206

50c. Please tell me how much of an impact has had gangs in your neighborhood? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

A big impact

11.2%

21.5%

2.8%

30

49

6

Somewhat

25.5%

30.3%

8.7%

68

70

19

Very little

19.1%

11.1%

20.0%

51

26

43

Not at all

44.1%

37.0%

68.4%

118

85

147

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

266

230

214

Total

32   


51. What one thing concerns you the most about the natural environment in Santa Cruz County? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

17.8%

26.3%

27.8%

39

44

49

8.4%

6.5%

8.3%

19

11

15

4.8%

4.8%

4.9%

11

8

9

4.4%

10.8%

7.3%

10

18

13

11.7%

8.5%

9.8%

26

14

17

Litter

8.6%

14.0%

5.1%

19

24

9

Traffic / Too many cars

6.3%

4.2%

3.4%

14

7

6

Development of open space / Agricultural land

8.0%

4.7%

2.5%

18

8

4

No preservation of natural environment / wildlife

6.1%

10.7%

7.5%

13

18

13

Pesticides / Herbicides

0.9%

2.9%

1.5%

2

5

3

Cutting down trees / Commercial logging

0.7%

2.0%

6.2%

1

3

11

5.5%

2.2%

4.6%

12

4

8

3.2%

0.0%

6.2%

7

0

11

2.6%

4.2%

6.0%

6

7

11

3.4%

2.8%

2.1%

8

5

4

1.7%

1.6%

0.6%

4

3

1

Lack of recycling

0.7%

4.5%

2.4%

1

8

4

Over regulation, protection/ rules

1.4%

0.0%

1.2%

3

0

2

3.8%

0.0%

0.0%

8

0

0

Water pollution - ocean/river/bay Drinking Water quality Air pollution - car emissions General pollution Water availability / Salt water intrusion

Overpopulation Closures of state parks Fire protection/ prevention Global warming/ climate change Lack of water/ water conservation

Homeless encampments/ panhandling

33   


Other

Total

13.9%

7.3%

10.9%

31

12

19

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

222

169

177

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

2.5%

0.9%

1.2%

7

2

3

23.9%

30.2%

20.1%

65

70

43

9.3%

12.2%

7.6%

25

28

16

12.3%

12.5%

21.1%

33

29

46

16.2%

17.9%

17.2%

44

41

37

16.9%

12.2%

17.6%

46

28

38

19.0%

14.1%

15.1%

51

33

33

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

271

231

216

52. How often do you shop at farmers markets or local produce stands?

Daily Once a week More than once a week but not daily More than once a month but not every week Once a month Less than once a month Never

Total

34   


53. What prevents you from shopping at farmers markets or local produce stands? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

28.9%

26.3%

19.8%

75

57

41

13.1%

16.5%

12.3%

34

36

26

12.9%

12.5%

21.9%

34

27

46

23.3%

28.3%

40.4%

61

62

84

1.7%

1.2%

0.9%

4

3

2

Don't want to shop at more than one store

7.2%

9.0%

3.8%

19

20

8

Weather

1.1%

0.0%

0.8%

3

0

2

Transportation

3.0%

2.2%

0.9%

8

5

2

Lazy

2.2%

0.6%

0.5%

6

1

1

Grow my own vegetables

1.1%

2.7%

1.4%

3

6

3

Parking

0.9%

0.4%

0.5%

2

1

1

10.3%

8.2%

4.9%

27

18

10

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

261

218

208

Nothing prevents me Cost Location Times are not convenient Variety

Other

Total

54. How satisfied are you with what is being done in Santa Cruz County to preserve open space such as wildlife habitat and farmland?

Very satisfied Somewhat satisfied Not at all satisfied

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

39.6%

43.9%

42.6%

101

97

86

56.2%

48.4%

48.8%

144

107

98

4.2%

7.7%

8.6%

11

17

17

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

256

222

201

35   


55. Should stronger regulations be imposed to provide greater protection for open space? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

63.6%

68.7%

62.3%

156

147

117

36.4%

31.3%

37.7%

89

67

71

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

245

213

187

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Yes

89.4%

87.4%

89.9%

241

200

191

No

10.6%

12.6%

10.1%

29

29

21

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

270

229

212

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

68.0%

72.5%

82.9%

159

143

154

80.9%

79.8%

80.9%

189

158

150

75.2%

72.3%

78.8%

176

143

146

30.3%

40.3%

37.3%

71

80

69

42.3%

46.9%

49.4%

99

93

92

69.4%

62.6%

68.0%

162

124

126

Reuse rain water, shower water, etc.

5.6%

1.4%

3.6%

13

3

7

Other

6.9%

8.3%

4.9%

16

16

9

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

234

198

186

Yes No

Total

56. Are you taking steps to reduce your household water consumption?

Total

56a. If yes, have you done any of the following:

Installed a low-flow toilet Installed a low-flow showerhead 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

Total

36   


57. Are you taking steps to reduce water pollution at home or work?

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

72.6%

71.4%

73.5%

178

154

145

27.4%

28.6%

26.5%

67

62

52

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

246

215

197

58. How often do you use alternative forms of transportation rather than driving alone (carpooling, bus, bicycle, etc.)? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Never

34.2%

41.0%

45.4%

93

94

97

Every day

14.2%

12.1%

11.2%

39

28

24

24.1%

22.2%

15.2%

65

51

33

15.7%

16.9%

13.5%

43

39

29

10.2%

6.8%

14.2%

28

16

30

1.5%

1.0%

0.5%

4

2

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

271

230

214

At least once a week, but not every day A couple times a month A couple times a year Other

Total

37   


59. What would encourage you to use an alternative form of transportation rather than driving alone?

Nothing / wouldn't use it Already use it If car broke down Free transit Rapid transit Light rail / Train More frequent bus schedule / Convenience Easier access

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

21.9%

18.2%

23.2%

43

30

41

4.2%

6.4%

1.0%

8

11

2

0.4%

4.9%

1.1%

1

8

2

2.7%

2.6%

1.2%

5

4

2

2.2%

0.0%

2.3%

4

0

4

4.0%

0.0%

0.6%

8

0

1

25.2%

26.6%

35.8%

50

44

64

10.2%

7.3%

11.2%

20

12

20

4.0%

7.4%

3.2%

8

12

6

More / safer / better bike paths

4.3%

5.6%

3.8%

8

9

7

Reduce carbon footprint

1.3%

5.6%

0.0%

2

9

0

2.6%

2.7%

1.6%

5

4

3

2.4%

0.7%

4.0%

5

1

7

1.0%

1.1%

1.0%

2

2

2

More accessibility for seniors and people with disabilities

0.7%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

More rural bus routes

1.4%

2.2%

3.9%

3

4

7

11.6%

8.7%

6.0%

23

14

11

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

197

167

178

Expense of gasoline

Access/ knowledge of carpooling Job closer to home Unable to drive

Other

Total

38   


60. How satisfied are you with your overall quality of life? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

66.8%

64.7%

70.5%

182

150

152

31.3%

33.6%

27.1%

85

78

59

2.0%

1.8%

2.4%

5

4

5

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

233

216

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

0.0%

3.1%

0.4%

0

7

1

Very Little

3.7%

7.0%

1.4%

10

16

3

Somewhat

19.3%

27.5%

22.5%

53

63

48

77.0%

62.4%

75.7%

210

143

162

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

230

214

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

42.1%

35.8%

52.8%

115

83

113

57.9%

64.2%

47.2%

157

149

101

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

232

214

Very Satisfied Somewhat Satisfied Not at all Satisfied

Total

61. How much do you enjoy your life?

Not At All

To a Great Extent

Total

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

Yes No

Total

39   


62a. Where do you volunteer? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

2.7%

0.0%

0.7%

3

0

1

3.3%

1.1%

5.9%

4

1

7

17.2%

26.6%

26.1%

19

22

29

10.0%

10.0%

5.8%

11

8

6

11.6%

6.8%

8.1%

13

6

9

Library

1.6%

3.3%

2.8%

2

3

3

Political organizations

7.3%

5.1%

0.0%

8

4

0

Senior organizations

11.3%

2.2%

9.3%

13

2

10

Service organizations

7.5%

9.5%

14.3%

8

8

16

School

17.2%

25.9%

20.1%

19

21

22

Youth organizations

13.4%

2.8%

8.8%

15

2

10

8.9%

9.8%

6.8%

10

8

8

Community Centers / Recreation Centers / Sports

8.9%

8.1%

16.7%

10

7

18

Emergency services (fire, police, etc.)

1.6%

3.1%

5.7%

2

2

6

9.7%

10.2%

10.2%

11

8

11

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

112

82

110

Alcohol / drug / counseling groups Arts / Culture organizations Church Environmental organization / Activities Health organizations

Poverty / Homeless assistance

Other

Total

40   


63. Do you regularly contribute money to charitable organizations? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

66.6%

62.0%

69.9%

181

144

151

33.4%

38.0%

30.1%

90

88

65

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

271

233

216

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

Less than last year

24.6%

23.5%

19.3%

44

33

29

More than last year

14.0%

11.0%

16.9%

25

15

25

61.4%

65.5%

63.8%

109

92

95

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

178

141

148

Yes No

Total

63a. If yes, will you give:

About the same as last year

Total

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

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

10.2%

15.3%

8.8%

28

36

19

89.8%

84.7%

91.2%

245

196

197

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

232

216

41   


64a. For what reason? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

17.1%

8.4%

28.9%

5

3

6

3.3%

9.4%

0.0%

1

3

0

41.5%

67.0%

16.6%

11

23

3

9.6%

5.7%

23.7%

3

2

5

4.0%

19.5%

0.0%

1

7

0

Religion

3.4%

0.0%

4.1%

1

0

1

Sexual orientation

7.1%

1.4%

9.3%

2

0

2

Socioeconomic status

16.6%

10.9%

5.6%

4

4

1

A disability

14.4%

0.0%

5.3%

4

0

1

16.9%

2.6%

22.3%

5

1

4

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

27

34

19

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

8.7%

15.1%

7.1%

21

33

14

57.0%

61.5%

64.1%

141

137

127

34.4%

23.4%

28.8%

85

52

57

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

247

222

197

Age Appearance Ethnicity / race Gender Language

Other

Total

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

A big problem Somewhat of a problem Not at all a problem

Total

42   


66. How often do you feel that people in your neighborhood help each other?

Often Sometimes Never

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

48.6%

38.7%

57.0%

130

89

122

43.3%

52.5%

36.9%

116

121

79

8.1%

8.8%

6.1%

22

20

13

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

268

230

214

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?

Yes No

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

18.2%

17.3%

25.7%

49

40

55

81.8%

82.7%

74.3%

220

192

160

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

268

232

215

67aPRE. How many people in your household have been diagnosed as having a disability?

One Two

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

84.8%

85.8%

79.2%

41

34

44

15.2%

14.2%

20.8%

7

6

12

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

49

40

55

43   


67a. What is/are the age or ages of the person(s) diagnosed as having a disability? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

2.2%

3.7%

0.0%

1

1

0

3.7%

4.7%

5.8%

2

2

3

4.6%

4.6%

1.6%

2

2

1

8.0%

8.8%

5.1%

4

4

3

3.7%

2.4%

22.9%

2

1

13

45 - 54 years

4.6%

12.1%

28.6%

2

5

16

55 - 64 years

38.2%

31.4%

23.1%

19

13

13

65 - 74 years

17.8%

16.3%

18.8%

9

7

10

75 - 84 years

13.4%

13.5%

11.3%

7

5

6

13.2%

11.9%

1.9%

6

5

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

49

40

55

5 years or less 6 - 18 years 19 - 24 years 25 - 34 years 35 - 44 years

85 years and over

Total

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

Very knowledgeable Somewhat knowledgeable Not at all knowledgeable

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

18.3%

12.2%

14.4%

49

28

31

64.2%

62.1%

65.9%

172

144

141

17.5%

25.6%

19.6%

47

59

42

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

268

232

214

44   


69. In the last 12 months have you done any of the following? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

44.8%

52.5%

43.7%

82

56

66

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

58.7%

46.1%

54.0%

107

49

81

Joined a protest or demonstration

21.8%

10.8%

16.4%

40

12

25

Signed a petition

72.6%

61.8%

85.6%

132

66

129

Joined an on-line political advocacy group

34.7%

16.9%

31.9%

63

18

48

Vote

2.7%

1.0%

5.2%

5

1

8

Joined a political advocacy group

5.6%

2.1%

3.7%

10

2

6

4.1%

4.5%

4.3%

7

5

6

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

182

107

151

Attended a town meeting, public hearing or public affair

Other Political Action

Total

45   


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

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

17.1%

20.5%

17.8%

45

45

38

21.0%

18.8%

22.9%

56

41

49

7.4%

5.6%

6.1%

20

12

13

Scenery / Geography / Climate

75.5%

74.4%

77.2%

201

162

164

Social climate

17.3%

10.2%

15.2%

46

22

32

Location

0.0%

0.4%

0.0%

0

1

0

Schools

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0

0

0

2.0%

0.6%

0.5%

5

1

1

1.4%

0.4%

0.5%

4

1

1

Local restaurants, entertainment, activites, cultural events, shopping

1.7%

0.9%

1.7%

5

2

4

Variety of physical activity options

3.0%

0.0%

0.0%

8

0

0

0.0%

1.6%

0.5%

0

3

1

Local university

0.4%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

Other

3.6%

5.0%

1.4%

10

11

3

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

266

218

213

Community / Low population / Slow pace Family / Friends / Friendly people Quiet / Peaceful

Cultural diversity Good food/ organic food

Work opportunities

Total

46   


71. What do you think takes away from your quality of life? ( What don’t you like about Santa Cruz County?) NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

16.5%

10.8%

12.3%

43

22

25

9.4%

8.8%

6.0%

24

18

12

1.5%

3.8%

4.8%

4

8

10

17.6%

14.7%

12.1%

46

29

25

14.3%

18.0%

11.3%

37

36

23

Nothing takes away from quality of life

15.0%

25.7%

19.6%

39

51

40

Lack of jobs/ employment opportunities

4.8%

5.2%

6.5%

12

10

13

Weather

1.4%

2.7%

1.3%

4

5

3

Local politics

4.0%

4.6%

4.9%

10

9

10

Homelessness

6.4%

2.4%

3.0%

17

5

6

UCSC/ college students

0.8%

0.0%

0.0%

2

0

0

0.4%

0.0%

0.4%

1

0

1

2.2%

0.5%

0.9%

6

1

2

2.9%

0.5%

4.1%

8

1

8

1.8%

0.0%

1.4%

5

0

3

0.8%

2.5%

2.2%

2

5

4

Not racially diverse enough

0.4%

0.5%

1.0%

1

1

2

Drugs

0.4%

2.3%

1.3%

1

5

3

0.3%

1.4%

0.4%

1

3

1

Cost of living / Housing Overcrowding/unplanned growth Road conditions Traffic Gangs / Crime

Tourists Poor transportation options Government rules/ regulations Police Too liberal

Racism/ discrimination

47   


Immigrant/ illegal immigrants

0.0%

2.6%

1.1%

0

5

2

Lack of restaurants, shopping, social activities, etc.

1.2%

1.0%

2.7%

3

2

5

Don't feel safe

1.1%

0.3%

0.4%

3

1

1

0.0%

0.0%

0.5%

High taxes

0

0

1

13.3%

8.2%

13.2%

35

16

27

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

260

200

204

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

1.2%

1.4%

0.0%

3

3

0

5.1%

9.6%

1.8%

14

22

4

25 to 34 years

10.7%

16.2%

9.9%

29

38

22

35 to 44 years

12.9%

12.3%

11.8%

35

29

25

45 to 54 years

13.4%

18.2%

21.5%

36

42

47

55 to 64 years

26.5%

16.9%

32.0%

72

39

69

14.9%

12.7%

15.8%

40

29

34

11.4%

9.7%

7.2%

31

22

16

3.9%

3.1%

0.0%

11

7

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

270

232

216

Other

Total

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

18 years or less 19 to 24 years

65 to 74 years 75 to 84 years 85 years and over

Total

48   


73. Which of the following best describes your racial or ethnic group? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

82.1%

50.8%

90.5%

220

117

194

11.5%

44.8%

5.9%

31

103

13

0.4%

0.6%

0.0%

1

1

0

0.0%

0.4%

0.5%

0

1

1

0.3%

0.3%

0.0%

1

1

0

Pacific Islander

0.3%

0.0%

0.0%

1

0

0

Asian

1.6%

1.1%

0.4%

4

3

1

Multi-racial / multi-ethnic

3.8%

1.9%

2.4%

10

4

5

Other

0.0%

0.0%

0.4%

0

0

1

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

268

230

215

Caucasian Latino / Hispanic Native American African American Filipino

Total

49   


74. Which income range best describes your family income? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

8.4%

9.9%

2.4%

20

22

5

4.6%

12.8%

4.2%

11

28

9

13.1%

16.2%

10.1%

32

35

20

10.0%

14.5%

12.5%

24

32

25

10.8%

11.1%

9.8%

26

24

20

$50,000 - $65,499 per year

10.9%

8.0%

12.6%

27

17

25

$65,500 - $74,999 per year

9.8%

5.0%

7.2%

24

11

14

$75,000 - $99,999

11.3%

9.1%

14.1%

27

20

28

$100,000 - $149,999

11.5%

8.3%

17.1%

28

18

35

$150,000 - $199,999

5.6%

2.8%

5.8%

14

6

12

$200,000 or more

3.9%

2.3%

4.3%

10

5

9

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

243

218

202

Less than $10,000 per year $10,000 - $14,999 per year $15,000 - $24,999 per year $25,000 - $34,999 per year $35,000 - $49,999 per year

Total

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75. How long have you lived in Santa Cruz County? NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

2.0%

1.0%

1.8%

5

2

4

2.9%

1.9%

3.6%

8

4

8

5.8%

6.6%

4.9%

16

15

11

9.1%

13.9%

10.7%

25

32

23

13.5%

12.4%

9.2%

37

29

20

16 - 20 years

8.9%

8.9%

10.3%

24

21

22

Over 20 years

57.8%

55.4%

59.5%

157

129

129

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

272

232

216

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

29.3%

35.9%

32.0%

79

83

69

11.3%

10.0%

9.2%

30

23

20

14.3%

7.1%

19.4%

39

16

42

9.9%

11.4%

11.2%

27

26

24

28.6%

30.6%

24.1%

77

70

52

3.9%

0.5%

1.3%

11

1

3

2.7%

4.6%

2.9%

7

10

6

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

269

230

216

Under 1 year 1 - 2 years 3 - 5 years 6 - 10 years 11 - 15 years

Total

76. What is your employment status?

Employed full-time Employed part-time Self-employed Unemployed Retired Student Homemaker, parent or caregiver

Total

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76a. What prevents you from finding employment?

Transportation issues Health problems/disability Lack of required education Lack of specific job skills Lack of available jobs Not looking

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

8.4%

3.8%

8.1%

2

1

2

25.5%

33.5%

15.1%

6

9

4

13.6%

11.0%

22.9%

3

3

6

4.2%

14.7%

22.9%

1

4

6

59.7%

36.9%

63.7%

15

10

15

11.9%

12.5%

15.1%

3

3

4

3.5%

5.3%

20.8%

1

1

5

Childcare/being mother

7.0%

11.0%

0.0%

2

3

0

Other

4.2%

3.5%

0.0%

1

1

0

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

25

26

24

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

69.8%

71.2%

51.0%

102

84

67

16.8%

20.0%

36.0%

25

24

47

13.5%

8.7%

13.0%

20

10

17

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

147

118

131

Age

Total

76b. Where are you currently employed?

In Santa Cruz County Outside of Santa Cruz County Both in and out of Santa Cruz County

Total

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77. What is your gender?

Male Female

Total

NORTH COUNTY

SOUTH COUNTY

SAN LORENZO

48.5%

50.7%

50.4%

132

118

109

51.5%

49.3%

49.6%

141

115

107

100.0%

100.0%

100.0%

273

233

216

53   


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