Isla Vista, California

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Population in 2010: 23,096.
Population change since 2000: +25.9%
Males: 11,366  (49.2%)
Females: 11,730  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

20.7 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93117.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $24,608 (it was $16,151 in 2000)
Isla Vista:

$24,608
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $11,120 (it was $7,644 in 2000)

Isla Vista CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $464,309 (it was $327,600 in 2000)
Isla Vista:

$464,309
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $503,051; detached houses: $730,793; townhouses or other attached units: $460,751

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,536.

March 2019 cost of living index in Isla Vista: 125.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 65.5%
(64.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.0% for Black residents, 68.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for American Indian residents, 74.1% for other race residents, 57.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Isla Vista, CA (2017)
    • 13,36148.1%White alone
    • 6,82124.5%Hispanic
    • 5,37219.3%Asian alone
    • 1,4305.1%Two or more races
    • 7422.7%Black alone
    • 1060.4%Other race alone
    • 50.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Isla Vista, California as of January 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Isla Vista is 27,598 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (3.6%), German (3.5%), Italian (3.3%), European (3.1%), Iranian (2.1%), English (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 35 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 10,872 people per square mile   (high).

Isla Vista, California map

4,715 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 4.2% Asia, 2.3% Europe).

This place:

17.0%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,014 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,572 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Goleta, CA (3.2 miles , pop. 55,204).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (80.4 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (87.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Goleta, CA (1.8 miles ),
Santa Barbara, CA (2.9 miles ),
Mission Canyon, CA (2.9 miles ),
Montecito, CA (3.6 miles ),
Summerland, CA (3.9 miles ),
Toro Canyon, CA (4.1 miles ),
Carpinteria Valley, CA (4.3 miles ),
Santa Ynez, CA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 34.41 N, Longitude: 119.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,640 (-9.5%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 4,261 (36.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 805

Distribution of median household income in Isla Vista, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Isla Vista, CA in 2017

Property values in Isla Vista, CA

Isla Vista satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Isla Vista, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (29.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.9%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (25.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
  • Health care (2.8%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (2.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (33.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.1%)
  • Health care (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Isla Vista, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.6%)
  • Child care workers (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)

Average climate in Isla Vista, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Isla Vista, California average temperatures Isla Vista, California average precipitation Isla Vista, California humidity Isla Vista, California wind speed Isla Vista, California snowfall Isla Vista, California sunshine Isla Vista, California clear and cloudy days
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 68.2. This is about average.

City:

68.2
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 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.211
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
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 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.506
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.94
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Earthquake activity:

Isla Vista-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 677% 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 63.5 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 75.1 miles away from Isla Vista 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 190.8 miles away from Isla Vista 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 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 303.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 195.5 miles away from Isla Vista 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 75.6 miles away from Isla Vista center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
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 (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Fires: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Isla Vista topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Isla Vista:

  • GENESIS DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES - SALISBURY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GOLETA, CA)
  • GOLETA VALLEY COTTAGE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • BUENA VISTA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • CARMEL HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • MILTON HOUSE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • SANTA BARBARA CNTY PSYCH HLTH FACILITY (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • REHABILITATION INSTITUTE AT SB,THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)

Amtrak stations near Isla Vista:

  • 2 miles: GOLETA (S. LA PATERA LN.)
  • 10 miles: SANTA BARBARA (209 STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: 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 with over 2000 students nearest to Isla Vista:

  • University of California-Santa Barbara (about 1 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; Full-time enrollment: 22,806)
  • Santa Barbara City College (about 10 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 12,568)
  • Ventura College (about 38 miles; Ventura, CA; FT enrollment: 8,460)
  • Oxnard College (about 44 miles; Oxnard, CA; FT enrollment: 3,879)
  • Allan Hancock College (about 49 miles; Santa Maria, CA; FT enrollment: 6,639)
  • California State University-Channel Islands (about 50 miles; Camarillo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,163)
  • Taft College (about 56 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Isla Vista: Woodhouse Laboratory (A), University Center (B), Storke Tower (C), South Hall (D), Snidecor Hall (E), San Rafael Hall (F), Robertson Gymnasium (G), Phelps Hall (H), North Hall (I), Noble Hall (J), Kerr Hall (K), Isla Vista Theater (L), Girvetz Hall (M), Ellison Hall (N), Cheadle Hall (O), Carrillo Commons (P), Campbell Hall (Q), Buchanan Hall (R), Broida Hall (S), Santa Barbara County Fire Department Station 17 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Isla Vista include: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (A), Lutheran Campus Ministry (B), Saint Marks University Parish Church (C), Saint Michaels University Episcopal Church (D), Santa Barbara Pyong Kang Church (E), Unitarian Universalist Live Oak Congregation (F), University Church of Goleta (G), University Religious Center (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Devereux Lagoon (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Isla Vista include: Del Sol Vernal Pool Preserve (1), Little Acorn Park (2), Trigo-Pasado Park (3), Window-to-the-Sea Park (4), Harder Stadium (5), Anisqovo Park (6), Childrens Park (7), Coal Oil Point Reserve (8), Del Playa Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Urijah Faber - Martial artist.

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

3.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

15.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.3%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Isla Vista in 2010:

  • 7,935 people in college/university student housing
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 30 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Isla Vista in 2000:

  • 2,914 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 102 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 18 people in halfway houses
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Isla Vista:

Marital status in Isla Vista, CA
  • Never married: 94.6%
  • Now married: 4.2%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 0.4%
  • Divorced: 0.7%

For population 25 years and over in Isla Vista:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.1%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Isla Vista
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Isla Vista, 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
Santa Barbara County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

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.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Barbara County:

22.2%
State:

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

18.3%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.1%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.4%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

25.8
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Isla Vista:

16.8%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Isla Vista:

11.4%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Isla Vista:

20.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Isla Vista:

59.4%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

85.1%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Isla Vista, CA Residents

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 Isla Vista, CA

  • Starbucks: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Isla Vista:

  • KEYT (1250 AM; 3 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: SMITH BROADCASTING OF SANTA BARBARA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KTMS (990 AM; 5 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KACD (850 AM; 25 kW; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBKO (1490 AM; 1 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTLK (1340 AM; 1 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Isla Vista:

  • K295AH (106.9 FM; GOLETA, CA; Owner: THE ASSOC., FOR COMMUNITY EDUC., INC)
  • KIST-FM (107.7 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRAZ (105.9 FM; SANTA YNEZ, CA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRUZ (103.3 FM; SANTA BARBARA, 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.)
  • KCSB-FM (91.9 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • K254AH (98.7 FM; ISLA VISTA, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WICI-FM (94.7 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTYD (99.9 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KKSB (106.3 FM; GOLETA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSBL (101.7 FM; CARPINTERIA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K293AG (106.5 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • KCAQ (104.7 FM; OXNARD, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KOCP (95.9 FM; CAMARILLO, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Isla Vista:

  • K23EQ (Channel 23; VENTURA, CA; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEYT-TV (Channel 3; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: SMITH BROADCASTING OF SANTA BARBARA, LP)
  • KVMM-CA (Channel 41; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KPMR (Channel 38; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSBT-LP (Channel 32; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: ARNOLD N. APPLEBAUM)
  • K55AP (Channel 55; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TV OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • K49EK (Channel 49; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K46GC (Channel 46; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: PENNY DRUCKER)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • 16,071Total average daily traffic
  • 642Total average daily truck traffic
  • 58,008Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Isla Vista)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Ucsb Campus Bldg 574 Fire Station 17 (Lat: 34.422778 Lon: -119.853194), Call Sign: WNDU904, Licensee ID: L00002041,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.770 MHz, 154.250 MHz, Grant Date: 07/09/2015, Expiration Date: 09/20/2025, Registrant: County Of Santa Barbara, 4568 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA 93110, Phone: (805) 681-5580
  • 6504 Trigo Road (Lat: 34.411111 Lon: -119.854028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WNDP479,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.050 MHz, 460.275 MHz, 460.325 MHz, 465.050 MHz, 465.275 MHz, 465.325 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2015, Expiration Date: 08/28/2025, Registrant: Holbrow Associates, 3603 Castle Rock Road, Diamond Bar, CA 91765, Phone: (909) 595-3020, Fax: (909) 595-3229, Email:
  • 6504 Trigo Road (Lat: 34.411111 Lon: -119.854028), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQKX862, Licensee ID: L00002041,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.175 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/2009, Expiration Date: 11/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/21/2009, Certifier: Carl J Thornton Mr, Registrant: County Of Santa Barbara, 4568 Calle Real Bldg "c", Santa Barbara, CA 93110, Phone: (805) 681-5581, Fax: (805) 681-5610, Email:
  • 6504 Trigo Road (Lat: 34.411111 Lon: -119.854028), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQKX938, Licensee ID: L00002041,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.175 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2009, Expiration Date: 11/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2010, Certifier: Carl J Thornton Mr, Registrant: County Of Santa Barbara, 4568 Calle Real Bldg "c", Santa Barbara, CA 93110, Phone: (805) 681-5581, Fax: (805) 681-5610, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • ENGR BLD 1, 552 University Road (Lat: 34.413750 Lon: -119.841417), Type: Building, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQOU350,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 19480.0 MHz, 19480.0 MHz, 19480.0 MHz, 19480.0 MHz, 19480.0 MHz, 19480.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2022, Certifier: David J Ernst, Registrant: Pacific Services, Inc., 1060 Calle Negocio, Ste C, San Clemente, CA 92673, Phone: (949) 542-7995, Fax: (949) 542-7996, Email:
  • UCSB, Ucsb Santa Barbara Campus 93106 (Lat: 34.413556 Lon: -119.845667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 11.9 m, Overall height: 13.9 m, Call Sign: WQPQ790,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19600.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2012, Expiration Date: 07/23/2022, Certifier: David J Ernest, Registrant: Regents Of The University Of California, University Of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, Phone: (805) 893-7222, Email:
  • SN45XC161, 6850 El Colegio Road (Lat: 34.417778 Lon: -119.868361), Type: Bant, Structure height: 29.8 m, Overall height: 34.7 m, Call Sign: WQUE909,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11175.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, 11175.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2014, Expiration Date: 06/19/2024, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Coal Oil Point (Lat: 34.407333 Lon: -119.878556), Type: Mast, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQXL694,
    Assigned Frequencies: 9300.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2016, Expiration Date: 04/08/2026, Certifier: Brendan B Tougher, Registrant: Anthropocene Institute, 68 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, Phone: (650) 695-8601
  • University Of California, Santa Barbara (Lat: 34.412000 Lon: -119.842194), Type: Mast, Structure height: 16 m, Call Sign: WQXL694,
    Assigned Frequencies: 9300.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2016, Expiration Date: 04/08/2026, Certifier: Brendan B Tougher, Registrant: Anthropocene Institute, 68 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025, Phone: (650) 695-8601

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N6BMI, Licensee ID: L00949390, Grant Date: 09/17/2014, Expiration Date: 12/09/2024, Certifier: Lloyd W Anderson, Registrant: Lloyd W Anderson, 6768 Sueno Rd Unit B, Isla Vista, CA 93117
  • Call Sign: KI6LRT, Licensee ID: L01219988, Grant Date: 06/15/2017, Expiration Date: 09/12/2027, Certifier: Jon-Stephen Hedges, Registrant: Jon-Stephen Hedges, 6877 Fortuna Rd, Isla Vista, CA 93117

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$654,52547$452,6702$366,1653$1,906,49035$595,047
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$395,9680$00$03$322,660
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$701,4306$480,2430$01$734,7004$593,428
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$739,5604$337,7800$00$04$606,055
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$509,1000$00$03$509,100

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0029.02 , 0029.03, 0029.11, 0029.12

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2005
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$244,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$194,100
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2005 2003 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0029.02 , 0029.03, 0029.12

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Isla Vista, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Isla Vista, CA - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Isla Vista, CA
  • 78.0%Utility gas
  • 13.2%Electricity
  • 8.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Isla Vista, CA
  • 42.8%Utility gas
  • 29.8%Electricity
  • 25.0%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel


Isla Vista compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Isla Vista on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 males in this group)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 females in this group)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most recent year of entry for the foreign-born population (2,000+ people)+"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (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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