Carpinteria, California

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Population in 2019: 13,385 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
 
Males: 6,838  (51.1%)
Females: 6,547  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 93013.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $77,576 (it was $47,729 in 2000)
Carpinteria:

$77,576
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $45,896 (it was $21,563 in 2000)

Carpinteria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $725,333 (it was $300,700 in 2000)
Carpinteria:

$725,333
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $973,278; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $398,642; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $219,390; mobile homes: $316,025

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,960.

March 2019 cost of living index in Carpinteria: 118.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.5%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.7% for Black residents, 9.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.0% for American Indian residents, 5.0% for other race residents, 1.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Carpinteria, CA (2010)
    • 6,35148.7%Hispanic
    • 6,08146.6%White alone
    • 2872.2%Asian alone
    • 1761.3%Two or more races
    • 760.6%Black alone
    • 400.3%American Indian alone
    • 180.1%Other race alone
    • 110.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Carpinteria detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Carpinteria, California as of March 04, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Carpinteria is 1,059 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Carpinteria by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(21.9)
4
(29.9)
5
(36.7)
3
(22.1)
3
(21.9)
3
(22.7)
3
(22.6)
3
(22.6)
3
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.4)
5
(36.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(36.6)
7
(52.3)
5
(36.7)
2
(14.7)
3
(21.9)
3
(22.7)
1
(7.5)
4
(30.1)
1
(7.3)
2
(14.5)
8
(57.7)
10
(72.5)
2
(14.6)
3
(22.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(109.7)
17
(126.9)
14
(102.7)
21
(154.5)
33
(240.7)
18
(136.4)
13
(98.1)
14
(105.4)
15
(109.9)
9
(65.1)
16
(115.4)
19
(137.8)
20
(145.9)
7
(51.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
72
(526.7)
52
(388.3)
62
(454.6)
41
(301.6)
26
(189.7)
43
(325.9)
51
(384.7)
50
(376.3)
49
(358.9)
45
(325.4)
50
(360.6)
58
(420.6)
36
(262.5)
19
(140.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
147
(1,075)
165
(1,232)
213
(1,562)
144
(1,059)
149
(1,087)
149
(1,129)
228
(1,720)
191
(1,437)
140
(1,025)
147
(1,063)
172
(1,241)
195
(1,414)
148
(1,079)
116
(858.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(124.4)
10
(74.7)
11
(80.7)
4
(29.4)
9
(65.7)
12
(91.0)
26
(196.1)
20
(150.5)
8
(58.6)
14
(101.2)
13
(93.8)
29
(210.3)
28
(204.2)
20
(148.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(14.6)
2
(14.9)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
3
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index140.3147.4161.6118.8134.2127.6151.4144.1112.690.8134.3181.1111.487.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Carpinteria, CA

Crime rate in Carpinteria detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Ancestries: Irish (4.3%), American (4.1%), German (3.8%), English (3.7%), Italian (3.0%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 14 feet

Land area: 2.70 square miles.

Population density: 4,952 people per square mile   (average).

Carpinteria, California map

3,285 residents are foreign born (19.8% Latin America).

This city:

24.2%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,715 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,854 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Barbara, CA (11.4 miles , pop. 92,325).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Los Angeles, CA (68.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Carpinteria Valley, CA (0.9 miles ),
Toro Canyon, CA (1.7 miles ),
Summerland, CA (2.2 miles ),
Montecito, CA (2.6 miles ),
Santa Barbara, CA (3.4 miles ),
Mission Canyon, CA (3.5 miles ),
Oak View, CA (3.5 miles ),
Mira Monte, CA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 34.40 N, Longitude: 119.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -274 (-2.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,012 (29.5%)

Area code: 805

Distribution of median household income in Carpinteria, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Carpinteria, CA in 2019

Property values in Carpinteria, CA

Carpinteria satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
California:

7.9%
Historical population in Carpinteria, CA
Historical housing units in Carpinteria, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +376 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in Carpinteria, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Carpinteria, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in Carpinteria, California

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Carpinteria, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.7. This is about average.

City:

82.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.211. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.211
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.37
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.506. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.506
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.01
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Earthquake activity:

Carpinteria-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6635% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from Carpinteria center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from Carpinteria center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 171.2 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from Carpinteria center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 315.9 miles away from Carpinteria center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Barbara County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Fires: 10, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 8, Mudslides: 7, Landslides: 4, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Carpinteria topographic map

Main business address for: Venoco, Inc. (CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS), QAD INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), CKE RESTAURANTS INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES).

Hospitals and medical centers near Carpinteria:

  • CASA DORINDA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • VISITING NURSE AND HOSPICE CARE OF SANTA BARBARA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • ASSISTED HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • SANTA BARBARA ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • FOREMOST HOME CARE OF CALIFORNIA, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • SANTA BARBARA CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • SANTA BARBARA COTTAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)

Heliports located in Carpinteria:

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Amtrak station:

CARPINTERIA (5TH ST. & LINDEN AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/Universities in Carpinteria:

  • Pacifica Graduate Institute (Full-time enrollment: 775; Location: 249 Lambert Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pacifica.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • International Sports Sciences Association (Location: 1015 Mark Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.issaonline.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carpinteria:

  • Santa Barbara City College (about 11 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; Full-time enrollment: 12,568)
  • Ventura College (about 19 miles; Ventura, CA; FT enrollment: 8,460)
  • University of California-Santa Barbara (about 19 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 22,806)
  • Oxnard College (about 27 miles; Oxnard, CA; FT enrollment: 3,879)
  • California State University-Channel Islands (about 32 miles; Camarillo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,163)
  • California Lutheran University (about 39 miles; Thousand Oaks, CA; FT enrollment: 4,103)
  • Moorpark College (about 40 miles; Moorpark, CA; FT enrollment: 9,338)

Public high schools in Carpinteria:

Private high school in Carpinteria:

  • CATE SCHOOL (Students: 276, Location: 1960 CATE MESA RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Carpinteria:

  • CARPINTERIA MIDDLE (Students: 516, Location: 5351 CARPINTERIA AVE., Grades: 6-8)
  • CANALINO ELEMENTARY (Students: 335, Location: 1480 LINDEN AVE., Grades: KG-5)
  • ALISO ELEMENTARY (Location: 4545 CARPINTERIA AVE., Grades: KG-5)
  • CARPINTERIA FAMILY (Location: 1480 LINDEN AVE., Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Carpinteria:

  • HOWARD CARDEN (Students: 80, Location: 5315 FOOTHILL RD, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Carpinteria: Veterans Memorial Hall (A), Seaside Theatre (B), Carpinteria Valley Museum of History (C), Carpinteria Union School District Office (D), Carpinteria Girls Club (E), Carpinteria Civic Center (F), Carpinteria City Hall (G), Carpinteria Chamber of Commerce (H), Carpinteria Branch Santa Barbara Public Library (I), American Medical Response Station 1 (J), Carpinteria - Summerland Fire Protection District Station 1 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Casitas Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Carpinteria include: Venoco, Inc. (A), QAD INC (B), CKE RESTAURANTS INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Carpinteria include: Carpinteria Community Church (A), Carpinteria Valley Baptist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Faith Lutheran Church (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (F), The Carpenters Chapel (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Carpinteria Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Carpinteria include: Carpinteria Community Swimming Pool (1), El Carro Park (2), Franklin Creek Park (3), Heath Ranch Park (4), Memorial Park (5), Monte Vista Park (6), Carpinteria State Beach (7), Carpinteria City Beach (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western Carpinteria Inn (4558 Carpinteria Avenue).

Courts: Chapel Court Housing Corporation (681 Ash Avenue), Santa Barbara County Education Office - Community and Juvenile Court Sch (4810 Foothill Road), Santa Barbara County Education Office - Community And Juvenile Court Schools- Child (4810 Foothill Road).

Santa Barbara County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Carpinteria and their reported violations in the past:

CARPINTERIA VALLEY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 17,000, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-12-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-04-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.0%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
16 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Carpinteria in 2000:

  • 81 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Carpinteria (2011 data):

  • Rabobank, National Association: Carpenteria Branch at 5030 Carpenteria Avenue, branch established on 2009/07/31. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $11,745.0 mil, Deposits: $8,446.0 mil, headquarters in Roseville, CA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 124 total offices, Holding Company: Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "rabobank Nederland
  • Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, National Association: Carpinteria Branch at 5420 Carpinteria Avenue, branch established on 1972/03/24. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $5,847.9 mil, Deposits: $4,684.3 mil, headquarters in Santa Barbara, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Sb Acquisition Company, Llc
  • Montecito Bank & Trust: Carpinteria Branch at 1023 Casitas Pass Road, branch established on 1986/01/06. Info updated 2009/04/07: Bank assets: $1,018.4 mil, Deposits: $875.7 mil, headquarters in Santa Barbara, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Montecito Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Carpinteria Branch at 5400 Carpinteria Avenue, branch established on 1934/11/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Carpinteria Branch at 4994 Carpinteria Avenue, branch established on 1911/06/02. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Carpinteria:

Marital status in Carpinteria, CA
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Carpinteria:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Carpinteria
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Carpinteria, CA (based on Santa Barbara County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic146,94017
Evangelical Protestant24,775161
Other15,95158
Mainline Protestant10,61043
Black Protestant1,97913
Orthodox1,5367
None222,104-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 105
Santa Barbara County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Here:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 388
Santa Barbara County:

9.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Santa Barbara County:

7.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.2%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.3%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Carpinteria:

47.8%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Carpinteria:

28.3
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.2%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.1%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.6%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Carpinteria, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 14$107,789$92,3911$1,264
Streets and Highways 12$67,150$67,1500$0
Parks and Recreation 4$24,007$72,02126$23,928
Financial Administration 2$20,925$125,5500$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$580
Totals for Government 32$219,872$82,45229$25,772

Carpinteria government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $173,000 ($12.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $94,000 ($7.02)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $3,768,000 ($281.51)
    Police Protection: $3,548,000 ($265.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,859,000 ($138.89)
    Regular Highways: $1,426,000 ($106.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $471,000 ($35.19)
    Financial Administration: $454,000 ($33.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $139,000 ($10.38)
    Health - Other: $69,000 ($5.16)
    Transit Utilities: $43,000 ($3.21)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($0.67)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($1.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($1.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.37)

Carpinteria government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $774,000 ($57.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $673,000 ($50.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($0.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $142,000 ($10.61)
    Rents: $133,000 ($9.94)
    Special Assessments: $104,000 ($7.77)
    Fines and Forfeits: $87,000 ($6.50)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($0.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,249,000 ($93.31)
    Highways: $264,000 ($19.72)
    General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($0.75)
  • Tax - Property: $3,634,000 ($271.50)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,708,000 ($202.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,504,000 ($187.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $615,000 ($45.95)
    Other: $156,000 ($11.65)
    Other License: $152,000 ($11.36)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $94,000 ($7.02)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $80,000 ($5.98)

Carpinteria government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $330,000 ($24.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $170,000 ($12.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $160,000 ($11.95)

Carpinteria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,486,000 ($1156.97)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $183,000 ($13.67)

4.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($75,207 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
California average:

5.03%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,015 average AGI)
Santa Barbara County:

0.09%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.63% ($96,291 average AGI)
from San Luis Obispo County, CA  0.50% ($50,866)
from Ventura County, CA  0.46% ($92,855)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
California average:

5.21%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($949 average AGI)
Santa Barbara County:

0.11%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ventura County, CA  0.60% ($52,730 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.59% ($71,711)
to San Luis Obispo County, CA  0.44% ($61,128)
Businesses in Carpinteria, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1IHOP1
Albertsons1McDonald's1
Best Western1Motel 62
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Carl\s Jr.1Starbucks2
Curves1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1UPS2
FedEx5Vans1
H&R Block1Vons1
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Carpinteria:

  • KTMS (990 AM; 5 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KACD (850 AM; 25 kW; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOXR (910 AM; 5 kW; OXNARD, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KVTA (1520 AM; 10 kW; PORT HUENEME, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUNX (1590 AM; 5 kW; VENTURA, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KBKO (1490 AM; 1 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carpinteria:

  • K254AH (98.7 FM; ISLA VISTA, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K210CH (89.9 FM; OAK VIEW, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCAQ (104.7 FM; OXNARD, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KOCP (95.9 FM; CAMARILLO, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KFYV (105.5 FM; OJAI, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • K271AC (102.1 FM; OJAI, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KTYD (99.9 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHAY (100.7 FM; VENTURA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSBX (89.5 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: KCBX, INC.)
  • KJEE (92.9 FM; MONTECITO, CA; Owner: MONTECITO, FM, INC)
  • K218CP (91.5 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDB (93.7 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAC (88.7 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KRAZ (105.9 FM; SANTA YNEZ, CA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRUZ (103.3 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKSB (106.3 FM; GOLETA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSPE-FM (94.5 FM; ELLWOOD, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMGQ (97.5 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSBL (101.7 FM; CARPINTERIA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCSB-FM (91.9 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)

TV broadcast stations around Carpinteria:

  • KJLA (Channel 57; VENTURA, CA; Owner: KJLA, LLC)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KVMM-CA (Channel 41; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KSBT-LP (Channel 32; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: ARNOLD N. APPLEBAUM)
  • K49EK (Channel 49; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K46GC (Channel 46; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: PENNY DRUCKER)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Carpinteria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 87.7mTotal length
  • $6,952,000Total costs
  • 804,033Total average daily traffic
  • 69,327Total average daily truck traffic
  • 635,282Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Carpinteria, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 141950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Carpinteria, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$465,96841$355,336140$360,9522$292,4451$3,484,40034$466,8086$118,875
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$382,1708$365,04516$308,6880$00$06$274,3880$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$07$439,59446$348,4421$425,8501$2,351,97013$405,5053$75,367
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$496,92010$329,77133$413,8731$324,9300$09$495,5101$32,690
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$305,7641$413,4200$03$260,4530$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0016.01 , 0016.02, 0017.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$364,9870$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$246,3131$263,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$361,5100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0016.01 , 0016.02, 0017.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Carpinteria, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Carpinteria, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 40 took place in 2015, and the least - 1 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Carpinteria, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (34.7%), and Outside Fires (31.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Carpinteria, CA
    • 6734.7%Structure Fires
    • 6031.1%Outside Fires
    • 3618.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3015.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Carpinteria, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Carpinteria, California:

  • Best Western Carpinteria Inn, 4558 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, California 93103 , Phone: (805) 684-0473
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 5606 Carpinteria Ave, Carpinteria, California 93013 , Phone: (888) 409-8300, Fax: (805) 566-9433
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Carpinteria, California
Most common first names in Carpinteria, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9574.1 years
William8974.9 years
Robert6974.7 years
Mary6679.3 years
James5273.0 years
Ruth4983.9 years
George4778.3 years
Margaret4681.8 years
Richard3970.9 years
Dorothy3781.9 years
Most common last names in Carpinteria, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2575.4 years
Williams1971.7 years
Anderson1680.9 years
Brown1677.8 years
Clark1577.2 years
Ramirez1576.8 years
Miller1583.9 years
Davis1477.9 years
Moreno1474.8 years
Smith1367.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carpinteria, CA
  • 81.4%Utility gas
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Carpinteria, CA
  • 58.8%Utility gas
  • 28.4%Electricity
  • 12.2%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood


Carpinteria compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Carpinteria on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a ferryboat to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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