Pajaro is located close to the center of California. Pajaro is between the Santa Cruz, Monterey, Santa Clara county. Pajaro has 0.93 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Pajaro population is 2,957, which has shrunk 12.62% 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%. Pajaro median household income is $29,179 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 23.84% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Pajaro median house value is $281,300 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -66.35% 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 Pajaro is worse than the state average in quality.