Santa Barbara SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
9

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Santa Barbara, California Info Snack

Santa Barbara (Spanish for "Saint Barbara") is the county seat of Santa Barbara County in the U.S. state of California. Situated on a south-facing section of coastline, the longest such section on the West Coast of the United States, the city lies between the steeply rising Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Santa Barbara's climate is often described as Mediterranean, and the city has been promoted as the "American Riviera". As of 2014, the city had an estimated population of 91,196, up from 88,410 in 2010, making it the second most populous city in the county after Santa Maria while the contiguous urban area, which includes the cities of Goleta and Carpinteria, along with the unincorporated regions of Isla Vista, Montecito, Mission Canyon, Hope Ranch, Summerland, and others, has an approximate population of 220,000. The population of the entire county in 2010 was 423,895.
Population
91,443
Unemployment
4.5%
Poverty
13.7%
Median Home
$934,500
Median Income
$71,160
Median Rent
$1,640

1 Reviews & Comments About Santa Barbara

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

07/14/2018

You haven't lived until you've lived in Santa Barbara. The beach is minutes from everything, people are diverse and friendly, and the food options are numerous. This is a great place to live or visit and to raise a family.

Home prices are through the roof, but that is the same all over the state. One of our favorite activities is the art walk which takes place on the beach each weekend. Locals sell goods all along the pathway, it's a great experience to shop at.

Rankings for Santa Barbara in California

Best Places Around Santa Barbara

1

Goleta, CA
Population 30,847

2

Camarillo, CA
Population 67,116

3

Moorpark, CA
Population 36,060

4

Solvang, CA
Population 5,650

5

Thousand Oaks, CA
Population 128,909

6

Carpinteria, CA
Population 13,593

7

Isla Vista, CA
Population 27,484

8

Fillmore, CA
Population 15,529

9

Mira Monte, CA
Population 6,916

10

Oxnard, CA
Population 206,732

Map Of Santa Barbara, CA

Population over time in Santa Barbara

Year Population % Change
2017 91,443 0.6%
2016 90,922 0.6%
2015 90,401 0.8%
2014 89,669 0.7%
2013 89,062 0.6%
2012 88,572 0.4%
2011 88,192 0.4%
2010 87,859 -

Crime in Santa Barbara Per 100k

Crime Santa Barbara CA USA
Violent Crime 407.5 449.3 382.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.3
Robbery 86.5 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 248.6 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 2701.4 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 353.5 446.9 430.4
Larceny 2127.4 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 220.5 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Santa Barbara

White
55.6% (50,805)
African American
1.2% (1,141)
American Indian
0.3% (256)
Asian
3.8% (3,436)
Hawaiian
0.0% (23)
Other
0.0% (44)
Two Or More
2.1% (1,901)
Hispanic
37.0% (33,837)
Race Santa Barbara CA USA
White 55.6% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 1.2% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 3.8% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 37.0% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Santa Barbara, California

Less than $10,000
4.6% (420,637)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (402,349)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.2% (749,832)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.4% (676,678)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.4% (1,133,893)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.2% (1,389,933)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (1,097,316)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.7% (1,344,212)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.5% (777,265)
$200,000 or more
12.7% (1,161,326)
Income Santa Barbara CA USA
Less than $10,000 4.6% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.2% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.4% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.4% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.2% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.7% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.5% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 12.7% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in Santa Barbara

Female
49.9% (45,639)
Male
50.1% (45,803)
Gender Santa Barbara CA USA
Female 49.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Santa Barbara for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.1% (7,422)
9-12th Grade
5.9% (5,439)
High School / GED
13.5% (12,373)
Some College
18.1% (16,565)
Associate's Degree
5.9% (5,433)
Bachelor's Degree
28.3% (25,877)
Master's Degree
12.1% (11,045)
Professional Degree
4.1% (3,722)
Doctorate Degree
3.9% (3,563)
Education Santa Barbara CA USA
< 9th Grade 8.1% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.9% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 13.5% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 18.1% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.9% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 28.3% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 12.1% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 4.1% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.9% 1.6% 1.4%

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