Aptos is located close to the center of California. Aptos is part of Santa Cruz County. Aptos has 6.35 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Aptos population is 5,872, which has shrunk 37.51% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Aptos median household income is $78,929 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 27.63% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Aptos median house value is $618,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 53.30% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Aptos is worse than the state average in quality. The Aptos area code is 831.