Santa Barbara, California

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Population in 2017: 92,101 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 47,049  (51.1%)
Females: 45,052  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93101, 93109, 93110.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $79,740 (it was $47,498 in 2000)
Santa Barbara:

$79,740
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $50,377 (it was $26,466 in 2000)

Santa Barbara city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was $469,300 in 2000)
Santa Barbara:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $575,308; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $652,188

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,751.

March 2019 cost of living index in Santa Barbara: 124.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Black residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.6% for American Indian residents, 20.4% for other race residents, 14.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Santa Barbara, CA (2017)
    • 50,01754.1%White alone
    • 34,86037.7%Hispanic
    • 3,5573.8%Asian alone
    • 2,1362.3%Two or more races
    • 1,0901.2%Black alone
    • 2510.3%American Indian alone
    • 1000.1%Other race alone
    • 120.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 125 registered sex offenders living in Santa Barbara, California as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Santa Barbara is 736 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Santa Barbara by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.2)
2
(2.3)
2
(2.3)
3
(3.5)
3
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.2)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
31
(35.2)
33
(38.1)
44
(51.7)
26
(30.3)
29
(33.8)
28
(32.6)
37
(41.4)
53
(59.0)
32
(35.6)
39
(42.9)
62
(67.5)
87
(94.0)
67
(72.4)
77
(83.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
76
(86.4)
103
(118.8)
96
(112.8)
117
(136.4)
109
(127.2)
92
(107.0)
80
(89.4)
95
(105.7)
82
(91.1)
56
(61.6)
76
(82.7)
82
(88.6)
80
(86.5)
89
(96.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
453
(515.1)
321
(370.4)
303
(355.9)
347
(404.5)
287
(334.8)
218
(253.6)
202
(225.8)
215
(239.2)
246
(273.3)
206
(226.7)
224
(243.8)
228
(246.4)
230
(248.6)
248
(267.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
680
(773.2)
544
(627.6)
576
(676.5)
488
(568.8)
610
(711.7)
487
(566.5)
541
(604.8)
558
(620.9)
459
(510.0)
454
(499.5)
374
(407.1)
433
(468.0)
327
(353.5)
261
(281.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,060
(2,342)
1,781
(2,055)
1,536
(1,804)
1,911
(2,228)
2,176
(2,539)
1,939
(2,256)
2,124
(2,375)
2,424
(2,697)
2,091
(2,323)
1,843
(2,028)
2,209
(2,404)
2,428
(2,624)
1,968
(2,127)
1,894
(2,045)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
204
(231.9)
158
(182.3)
165
(193.8)
113
(131.7)
99
(115.5)
102
(118.7)
91
(101.7)
133
(148.0)
120
(133.3)
92
(101.2)
134
(145.8)
199
(215.1)
204
(220.5)
178
(192.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
43
(48.9)
31
(35.8)
N/A32
(37.3)
14
(16.3)
12
(14.0)
16
(17.9)
12
(13.4)
17
(18.9)
9
(9.9)
20
(21.8)
20
(21.6)
23
(24.9)
16
(17.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)323.5283.2286.1290.2299.8255.2250.5289.9254.2224.5266.1306.0261.1267.9

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City-data.com crime index in Santa Barbara, CA

Crime rate in Santa Barbara detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 199 (134 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: English (4.4%), German (4.2%), Irish (4.0%), Italian (3.1%), American (3.0%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 19.0 square miles.

Population density: 4,853 people per square mile   (average).

Santa Barbara, California map

21,512 residents are foreign born (16.1% Latin America, 3.3% Europe).

This city:

23.3%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,275 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,938 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (75.2 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (80.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Mission Canyon, CA (1.3 miles ),
Montecito, CA (2.2 miles ),
Goleta, CA (2.4 miles ),
Summerland, CA (2.6 miles ),
Isla Vista, CA (2.9 miles ),
Toro Canyon, CA (2.9 miles ),
Carpinteria Valley, CA (3.3 miles ),
Carpinteria, CA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.43 N, Longitude: 119.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,125 (+8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 34,336 (62.3%)

Area code: 805

Distribution of median household income in Santa Barbara, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Santa Barbara, CA in 2017

Property values in Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara satellite photo by USGS

Santa Barbara tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Santa Barbara, CA
Historical housing units in Santa Barbara, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +6,646 (+7.8%).
Most common industries in Santa Barbara, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.3%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.9%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Santa Barbara, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (2.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)
  • Top executives (2.6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
  • Construction laborers (3.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)

Average climate in Santa Barbara, California

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Santa Barbara, 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 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 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.211
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.67
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.481. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.481
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
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 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.94
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Earthquake activity:

Santa Barbara-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 684% 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 56.8 miles away from Santa Barbara center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from Santa Barbara 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 182.6 miles away from Santa Barbara 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 187.1 miles away from Santa Barbara center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 307.7 miles away from Santa Barbara center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 67.7 miles away from the city 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).
Santa Barbara topographic map

Main business address for: EARTHSHELL CORP (PAPERBOARD CONTAINERS & BOXES), PACIFIC CAPITAL BANCORP /CA/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), INAMED CORP (ORTHOPEDIC, PROSTHETIC & SURGICAL APPLIANCES & SUPPLIES), SUPERCONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGIES INC (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), MIRAVANT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS), CALLWAVE INC (TELEGRAPH & OTHER MESSAGE COMMUNICATIONS), BIG DOG HOLDINGS INC (RETAIL-FAMILY CLOTHING STORES), MENTOR CORP /MN/ (ORTHOPEDIC, PROSTHETIC & SURGICAL APPLIANCES & SUPPLIES) and 2 other public companies.

Hospitals in Santa Barbara:

  • GOLETA VALLEY COTTAGE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 351 S PATTERSON AVE)
  • HOSPICE OF SANTA BARBARA, INC (330 E GARILLO ST)
  • MILTON HOUSE (825 N KELLOGG)
  • SANTA BARBARA CNTY PSYCH HLTH FACILITY (315 CAMINO DEL REMEDIO)
  • SANTA BARBARA COTTAGE HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 400 WEST PUEBLO)
  • SCHICK SHADEL HOSPITAL (45 E ALAMAR AVE)

Nursing Homes in Santa Barbara:

  • BUENA VISTA CARE CENTER (160 S PATTERSON AVE)
  • CASA DORINDA (300 HOT SPRINGS RD)
  • CENTRAL COAST NURSING CENTER (3880 VIA LUCERO)
  • MISSION TERRACE CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (623 W JUNIPERO ST)
  • REHABILITATION INSTITUTE AT SB,THE (427 CAMINO DEL REMEDIO)
  • SAMARKAND SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (2566 TREASURE DR)
  • SANTA BARBARA CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (2225 DE LA VINA ST)
  • SANTA BARBARA COTTAGE CARE CENTER (2415 DE LA VINA ST)
  • ST FRANCIS MED CTR OF S. B. (601 E MICHEL TORENA)
  • VALLE VERDE HEALTH FACILITY (900 CALLE DE LOS AMIGOS)
  • VISTA DEL MONTE (3775 MODOC RD)

Dialysis Facilities in Santa Barbara:

  • FMC-SANTA BARBARA COMMUNITY DIALYSIS CENTER (222 PESETAS LANE)
  • SANTA BARBARA ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CENTER, LLC (1704 STATE STREET)

Home Health Centers in Santa Barbara:

  • ASSISTED HEALTHCARE SERVICES (228 W CARRILLO ST STE B)
  • CARMEL HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (5266 HOLLISTER AVE STE 108)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH INC (360 S HOPE AVE STE C-200)
  • FOREMOST HOME CARE OF CALIFORNIA, INC (16 W MISSION ST, STE N)
  • VISITING NURSE AND HOSPICE CARE OF SANTA BARBARA (222 E CANON PERDIDO ST)

Airports and heliports located in Santa Barbara:

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Amtrak station:

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.

Colleges/Universities in Santa Barbara:

  • University of California-Santa Barbara (Full-time enrollment: 22,806; Location: 5221 Cheadle Hall; Public; Website: www.ucsb.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Santa Barbara City College (Full-time enrollment: 12,568; Location: 721 Cliff Drive; Public; Website: www.sbcc.edu)
  • Westmont College (Full-time enrollment: 1,416; Location: 955 La Paz Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.westmont.edu)
  • Fielding Graduate University (Full-time enrollment: 1,024; Location: 2020 De La Vina St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.fielding.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Brooks Institute (Full-time enrollment: 767; Location: 25/27 Mason Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brooks.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Antioch University-Santa Barbara (Full-time enrollment: 345; Location: 602 Anacapa Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.antiochsb.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Paul Mitchell the School-Santa Barbara (Full-time enrollment: 199; Location: 525 Anacapa St; Private, for-profit; Website: santabarbara.paulmitchell.edu/)
  • The Santa Barbara and Ventura Colleges of Law–Santa Barbara (Location: 20 E Victoria St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.collegesoflaw.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Santa Barbara:

  • Ventura College (about 30 miles; Ventura, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,460)
  • Oxnard College (about 37 miles; Oxnard, CA; FT enrollment: 3,879)
  • California State University-Channel Islands (about 43 miles; Camarillo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,163)
  • California Lutheran University (about 50 miles; Thousand Oaks, CA; FT enrollment: 4,103)
  • Moorpark College (about 51 miles; Moorpark, CA; FT enrollment: 9,338)
  • Taft College (about 53 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Allan Hancock College (about 54 miles; Santa Maria, CA; FT enrollment: 6,639)

Biggest public high schools in Santa Barbara:

Private high schools in Santa Barbara:

  • LAGUNA BLANCA SCHOOL (Students: 343, Location: 4125 PALOMA DR, Grades: KG-12)
  • BISHOP GARCIA DIEGO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 286, Location: 4000 LA COLINA RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SANTA BARBARA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 126, Location: 1321 ALAMEDA PADRE SERRA, Grades: 6-9)
  • PROVIDENCE HALL (Students: 87, Location: 33 E MICHELTORENA ST, Grades: 7-12)
  • ANACAPA SCHOOL (Students: 50, Location: 814 SANTA BARBARA ST, Grades: 7-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Santa Barbara:

Private elementary/middle schools in Santa Barbara:

  • ST RAPHAEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 297, Location: 160 SAINT JOSEPHS ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • CRANE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 250, Location: 1795 SAN LEANDRO LN, Grades: KG-8)
  • OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL (Students: 209, Location: 530 HOT SPRINGS RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • NOTRE DAME SCHOOL (Students: 177, Location: 33 E MICHELTORENA ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • EL MONTECITO SCHOOL (Students: 126, Location: 3214 CALLE CEDRO, Grades: PK-6)
  • SANTA BARBARA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 73, Location: 3723 MODOC RD, Grades: KG-8)
  • CACHUMA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 19, Location: 4500 HIGHWAY 154, Grades: PK-7)
  • SANTA BARBARA ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 8, Location: 425 ARROYO RD, Grades: 3-8)
See full list of schools located in Santa Barbara

Library in Santa Barbara:

  • SANTA BARBARA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,312,404; Location: 40 E. ANAPAMU ST.; 320,268 books; 26,668 audio materials; 20,521 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 12 other licensed databases; 586 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • KDB (93.7 FM) is now owned by the Santa Barbara Foundation, a non-profit foundation.
  • Santa Francis Hospital in Santa Barbara is no longer there, they shut their doors to the public.
  • "Alice Keck Memorial Park" is not the correct name of this lovely little garden spot. It's named after Alice Keck Park, and the correct name is "Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden".
  • Santa Barbara is the Birthplace of Actor JOSEPH BOTTOMS. You have forgotten about it. Now He is an owner of Art Gallery in State Street.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Lighthouse (A), Plaza Commercial Center (B), Santa Barbara Yacht Club (C), Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Course (D), Santa Barbara County Bowl (E), One Thousand Steps (F), Moreton Bay Fig Tree (G), Leibengood Professional Business Center (H), Twin Lakes Golf Course (I), Montecito Country Club (J), Santa Barbara Public Library (K), Santa Barbara Historical Society Museum (L), Santa Barbara Historical Society Library (M), Santa Barbara County Law Library (N), Santa Barbara County Courthouse (O), Santa Barbara County Administration Building (P), Santa Barbara City Hall (Q), Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce (R), Montessori Childrens Home (S), Lobero Theatre (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Paseo Nuevo Shopping Center (1), Milpitas Shopping Center (2), Carrillo Plaza Shopping Center (3), Mission Creek Plaza Shopping Center (4), Mesa Shopping Center (5), Loreto Plaza Shopping Center (6), La Cumbre Plaza Shopping Center (7), Five Points Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Santa Barbara include: EARTHSHELL CORP (A), PACIFIC CAPITAL BANCORP /CA/ (B), CALLWAVE INC (C), BIG DOG HOLDINGS INC (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Santa Barbara include: Mission Santa Barbara (A), New Covenant Worship Center (B), Bethany Congregational Church (C), Church of the Open Bible (D), Emmanuel Lutheran Church (E), Faith Mission (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), Friendship Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Vic Trace Reservoir (A), Sheffield Reservoir (B), Goleta Slough (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Las Vegas Creek (A), Sycamore Creek (B), San Roque Creek (C), Tecolotito Creek (D), Arroyo Burro (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Santa Barbara include: Los Robles Park (1), Bohnett Park (2), Earl Warren Show Grounds (3), Escondido Park (4), Harding Recreation Center (5), Hilda McIntyre Ray Park (6), Honda Valley Park (7), La Playa Field (8), Las Positas Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: West Beach (A), Hendrys Beach (B), East Beach (C), Leadbetter Beach (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Casa Del Herrero (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1387 East Valley Road) (1), The Palace Grill (8 East Cota) (2), Chase Palm Park Antique Carousel (223 East Cabrillo Boulevard) (3), Adventours Outdoor Excursions (Tours & Charters; 726 Reddk St) (4), A Santa Barbara Trolley (Tours & Charters; 36 State Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Bayberry Inn Santa Barbara (111 West Valerio Street) (1), Bed Breakfast Santa Barbara (219 East Stearns Wharf) (2), Bed & Breakfast Blue Quail Inn (1908 Bath Street) (3), Best Western Beachside Inn (336 West Cabrillo Boulevard) (4), Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara (1260 Channel Drive) (5), Secret Garden Inn & Cottages (1908 Bath St.) (6), Santa Barbara Hot Spots (36 State St.) (7), Best Western Encina Lodge And Suites (2220 Bath St) (8), Arcana Corporation (118 Nopalitos Way) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Courts - Federal - Bankruptcy Court- Clerk's Office Information (1415 State Street) (1), Environmental Health Services (105 East Anapamu Street) (2), Santa Barbara County Education Office - Community And Juvenile Court Schools- Auto Occupat (700 East Anapamu Street) (3), Santa Barbara County Education Office - Community And Juvenile Court Schools- Auto (700 East Anapamu Street) (4), Santa Barbara County - Information Line- Criminal Operations- Superior C (118 East Figueroa Street) (5), Santa Barbara County Education Office - Community And Juvenile Court Schools- Community Sch (Star Route) (6), Santa Barbara County - Jury Services Superior Court- Santa Barbara (1108 Santa Barbara Street) (7), Santa Barbara County - Superior Court- Santa Barbara- Court Administr (1100 Anacapa Street) (8), Santa Barbara County Education Office - Community And Juvenile Court Sch (3970 La Colina Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jeffrey Peterson - Computer businessman, Ernie Zampese - Football coach, Chuck Liddell - Martial artist, James Arnold Taylor - Impressionists, Edie Sedgwick - (1943-1971), actress, Anthony Edwards - Actor, Corey Deuel - Pool player, Alex D. Linz - (born 1989), actor, Alex Mack - Football player, Glen Phillips - Singer-songwriter.

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 Santa Barbara and their reported violations in the past:

RANCHO SAN MARCOS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2006)
RANCHO OSO (Population served: 400, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-01-2008)
LOWER LINE CREEK IMPRVMNT ASSN (Population served: 312, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-01-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-01-2013)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
RANCHO LA SCHERPA (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2006)
  • 3 other older health violations
SAN MARCOS CHRISTIAN CAMP (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2005)
SANTA BARBARA PISTACHIO CO (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2005)
FREMONT/SY IMPROVEMENT ASSN. (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2007)
PARADISE STORE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2002)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Santa Barbara that have no violations reported:

  • LAFOND WINERY (Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RANCHO ALEGRE (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • PACIFICA SUITES (Population served: 152, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FLAG IS UP FARMS (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PARADISE CYN. IMPROVEMENT CORP (Population served: 147, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIVE OAK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • COLD SPRING TAVERN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • LOS PRIETOS BOY S CAMP/ACADEMY (Population served: 68, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KENNETH VOLK VINEYARDS (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITE LOTUS FOUNDATION (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.4%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Santa Barbara in 2010:

  • 491 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 375 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 262 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 233 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 164 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 40 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 7 people in college/university student housing
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Santa Barbara in 2000:

  • 2,725 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 950 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 477 people in nursing homes
  • 132 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 64 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 56 people in religious group quarters
  • 55 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in military ships
Arena or stadium:
  • UCSB Events Center. University of California, Santa Barbara.

Banks with most branches in Santa Barbara (2011 data):

  • Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $5,847.9 mil, Deposits: $4,684.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Sb Acquisition Company, Llc
  • Rabobank, National Association: Santa Barbara Branch, Santa Barbara Branch, Cottage Branch, Hollister Branch. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: North Santa Barbara Branch, Montecito Branch, Santa Barbara Main Branch. 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
  • Montecito Bank & Trust: La Cumbre Branch at 3802 State Street, branch established on 1981/10/19; at 1000 State Street, branch established on 1975/03/17. Info updated 2009/04/07: Bank assets: $1,018.4 mil, Deposits: $875.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Montecito Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Santa Barbara Northside Branch at 3768 State Street, branch established on 1986/06/30; 1302 State Street Branch at 1302 State Street, branch established on 1919/01/01. 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.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Goleta Ralphs Branch at 5170 Hollister Ave, branch established on 2003/08/27; Santa Barbara Branch at 936 State Street, branch established on 2011/01/10. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: La Cumbre Plaza Branch at 3804 State Street, branch established on 1968/10/11; Santa Barbara Main Branch at 1036 Anacapa Street, branch established on 1959/06/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of the West: Santa Barbara North Branch at 3780 State Street, branch established on 1954/11/15; Santa Barbara Main Branch at 1036 State Street, branch established on 1954/12/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Citibank, National Association: 5186 Hollister Avenue, St B Branch at 5186 Hollister Avenue, St B, branch established on 1934/10/01; 3757 State St Branch at 3757 State St, branch established on 1934/10/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • 7 other banks with 8 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Santa Barbara:

Marital status in Santa Barbara, CA
  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Santa Barbara:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
California average:

15.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Santa Barbara, 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
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Barbara County:

22.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Santa Barbara County:

18.3%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.4%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Santa Barbara:

47.7%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Santa Barbara:

28.1
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Santa Barbara:

20.0%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Santa Barbara:

9.7%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Santa Barbara:

32.1%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Santa Barbara:

56.5%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Santa Barbara, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 132$1,337,096$121,5542$5,126
Parks and Recreation 104$623,862$71,984190$174,798
Firefighters 100$1,133,347$136,0020$0
Water Supply 97$618,975$76,57415$47,372
Other Government Administration 89$669,985$90,33516$42,171
Streets and Highways 89$625,529$84,3419$37,503
Other and Unallocable 78$452,177$69,566192$191,305
Police - Other 63$384,032$73,14944$64,759
Airports 48$292,948$73,23717$29,864
Financial Administration 38$259,508$81,9502$8,098
Local Libraries 26$142,297$65,67677$104,096
Sewerage 23$162,894$84,9880$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 16$107,949$80,9621$6,410
Water Transport and Terminals 13$70,315$64,90614$17,440
Judicial and Legal 11$119,450$130,3090$0
Fire - Other 7$42,820$73,4063$6,125
Solid Waste Management 7$46,549$79,7982$6,444
Health 3$16,979$67,9160$0
Totals for Government 944$7,106,712$90,340584$741,511

Santa Barbara government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $88,849,000 ($964.69)
    Regular Highways: $32,430,000 ($352.11)
    Sewerage: $7,796,000 ($84.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,395,000 ($58.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,861,000 ($52.78)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $2,402,000 ($26.08)
    Libraries: $1,514,000 ($16.44)
    Air Transportation: $1,034,000 ($11.23)
    Parking Facilities: $618,000 ($6.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $534,000 ($5.80)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($1.15)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $47,096,000 ($511.35)
    Police Protection: $37,442,000 ($406.53)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,896,000 ($281.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,338,000 ($220.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,029,000 ($217.47)
    Central Staff Services: $18,533,000 ($201.22)
    Sewerage: $13,660,000 ($148.32)
    Air Transportation: $13,011,000 ($141.27)
    Regular Highways: $11,901,000 ($129.22)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $10,309,000 ($111.93)
    Parking Facilities: $6,973,000 ($75.71)
    Libraries: $6,272,000 ($68.10)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,776,000 ($62.71)
    Financial Administration: $5,679,000 ($61.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,722,000 ($29.55)
    General - Other: $2,633,000 ($28.59)
    Health - Other: $694,000 ($7.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,802,000 ($73.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $3,092,000 ($33.57)
    Water Utilities: $2,137,000 ($23.20)
    General - Other: $344,000 ($3.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $222,000 ($2.41)
    Central Staff Services: $118,000 ($1.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,043,000 ($11.32)

Santa Barbara government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $28,907,000 ($313.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,978,000 ($227.77)
    Sewerage: $18,712,000 ($203.17)
    Air Transportation: $17,996,000 ($195.39)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $14,681,000 ($159.40)
    Parking Facilities: $8,457,000 ($91.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,017,000 ($76.19)
    Regular Highways: $269,000 ($2.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($0.08)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,334,000 ($155.63)
    Air Transportation: $2,961,000 ($32.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,750,000 ($19.00)
    Sewerage: $1,294,000 ($14.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,736,000 ($62.28)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,761,000 ($51.69)
    Interest Earnings: $2,925,000 ($31.76)
    Sale of Property: $1,977,000 ($21.47)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,315,000 ($14.28)
    Rents: $530,000 ($5.75)
    Special Assessments: $249,000 ($2.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,268,000 ($491.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $21,456,000 ($232.96)
    Other: $5,321,000 ($57.77)
    Highways: $1,911,000 ($20.75)
    Sewerage: $810,000 ($8.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $392,000 ($4.26)
    General Local Government Support: $115,000 ($1.25)
  • Tax - Property: $42,091,000 ($457.01)
    Other Selective Sales: $22,372,000 ($242.91)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,362,000 ($231.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,751,000 ($192.73)
    Other License: $3,987,000 ($43.29)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,636,000 ($28.62)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $730,000 ($7.93)
    Other: $30,000 ($0.33)

Santa Barbara government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,333,000 ($2110.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $187,976,000 ($2040.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,961,000 ($86.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,604,000 ($17.42)

Santa Barbara government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,342,000 ($220.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $117,510,000 ($1275.88)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,349,000 ($155.80)

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 Santa Barbara, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Jones New York10
7-Eleven3Juicy Couture1
99 Cents Only Stores1KFC1
ALDO1Kroger3
AT&T2Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1LensCrafters1
Albertsons2Levi Strauss & Co.1
American Eagle Outfitters2Little Caesars Pizza1
Apple Store1Macy's2
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets12
AutoZone1Mazda1
BMW1McDonald's5
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Men's Wearhouse1
Banana Republic1Motel 62
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity3
Bath & Body Works1New Balance5
Bebe1Nike16
Ben & Jerry's1Nordstrom1
Best Western3OfficeMax1
Big O Tires1Old Navy1
Blockbuster2Pac Sun2
Brookstone1Panda Express3
Burger King1Payless2
CVS6Pottery Barn1
Cache1Quality1
Carl\s Jr.2Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack2
Chico's1Ramada1
Chipotle1Rite Aid3
Cold Stone Creamery1SAS Shoes1
Coldwater Creek1Saks Fifth Avenue1
Curves1Sears2
DHL2Sephora1
Days Inn2Soma Intimates1
Dennys1Sprint Nextel1
Domino's Pizza4Staples1
El Pollo Loco1Starbucks7
Express1T-Mobile3
Extended Stay America1Taco Bell3
FedEx33Talbots1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1The Room Place1
Foot Locker1Toys"R"Us1
Ford1Trader Joe's2
Forever 212True Value1
GNC2U-Haul2
GameStop2UPS18
Gap2Urban Outfitters1
Goodwill1Vans3
Gymboree1Verizon Wireless2
H&M1Victoria's Secret1
H&R Block2Volkswagen1
Hilton1Vons1
Holiday Inn2Wendy's1
IHOP2Wet Seal1
J. Jill1Whole Foods Market1
J.Crew1YMCA4
Jamba Juice1

Strongest AM radio stations in Santa Barbara:

  • KTMS (990 AM; 5 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBKO (1490 AM; 1 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTLK (1340 AM; 1 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZBN (1290 AM; 1 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: ROTIJEFCO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Santa Barbara:

  • K254AH (98.7 FM; ISLA VISTA, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, 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.)
  • KFAC (88.7 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KDB (93.7 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSB (106.3 FM; GOLETA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSBL (101.7 FM; CARPINTERIA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • WICI-FM (94.7 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Santa Barbara:

  • KVMM-CA (Channel 41; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KSBB-LP (Channel 17; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: SMITH BROADCASTING OF SANTA BARBARA, LP)
  • 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)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • K08MP (Channel 8; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: MELISSA HARNETT)
  • KTSB-LP (Channel 43; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBAB-LP (Channel 51; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: BILTMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K23EQ (Channel 23; VENTURA, CA; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K59CD (Channel 59; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: NVG-SANTA BARBARA II, LLC)
  • KJLA (Channel 57; VENTURA, CA; Owner: KJLA, LLC)
  • KEYT-TV (Channel 3; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: SMITH BROADCASTING OF SANTA BARBARA, LP)
  • KPMR (Channel 38; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K15DB (Channel 15; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K26FT (Channel 26; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TV OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KWHY-LP (Channel 22; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF LOS ANGELES LICENSE CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Santa Barbara fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 120Number of bridges
  • 915ft / 279mTotal length
  • $16,449,000Total costs
  • 3,558,063Total average daily traffic
  • 177,058Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,960,151Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Santa Barbara, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 41910-1919
  • 71920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 141950-1959
  • 351960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 201990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 102010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Santa Barbara, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Santa Barbara)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 252 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Santa Barbara, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 145 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 191 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1,093 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Santa Barbara)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Santa Barbara)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 225 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full and 7 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 ORIGINATED47$537,165285$508,7681,585$407,70181$296,25813$1,339,145258$431,8552$137,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$524,98760$583,619152$449,4866$226,9450$035$434,0090$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$603,44785$577,445409$474,63424$355,2834$1,138,75095$448,4633$93,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$438,25667$578,791257$454,70324$267,6610$051$465,8470$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$359,5855$548,65460$416,5645$259,4460$010$384,0060$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 20 tracts in Santa Barbara, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$377,7931$540,0001$267,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$441,0001$600,6000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$489,3102$375,8700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$447,3330$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$650,9200$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Santa Barbara, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Santa Barbara, 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 fires per year is 179. The highest number of fires - 395 took place in 2005, and the least - 46 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Santa Barbara, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.6%), and Structure Fires (26.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Santa Barbara, CA
    • 1,17046.6%Outside Fires
    • 65726.2%Structure Fires
    • 48419.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1997.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Santa Barbara, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Santa Barbara, California:

  • Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort, 633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, California 93103 , Phone: (805) 564-4333, Fax: (805) 962-4275
  • Quality Suites Santa Barbara, 5490 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara, California 93117 , Phone: (805) 683-6722
  • Simpson House Inn, 121 E Arrellaga St, Santa Barbara, California 93101 , Phone: (805) 963-7067, Fax: (805) 564-4811
  • Hotel Mar Monte, 1111 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, California 93103 , Phone: (805) 963-0744, Fax: (805) 962-0985
  • Best Western Inn, 2220 Bath St, Santa Barbara, California 93105 , Phone: (805) 682-7277, Fax: (805) 563-9319
  • Eagle Inn, 232 Natoma Ave, Santa Barbara, California 93101 , Phone: (805) 965-3586, Fax: (805) 966-1218
  • Ramada Limited, 4770 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, California 93110 , Phone: (805) 964-3511, Fax: (805) 964-0075
  • Villa Rosa Inn, 15 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, California 93101 , Phone: (805) 966-0851, Fax: (805) 962-7159
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Santa Barbara, California
Most common first names in Santa Barbara, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John99275.6 years
Mary92881.9 years
William82276.5 years
Robert70373.7 years
Helen56683.2 years
James55474.6 years
George52978.8 years
Charles51378.3 years
Margaret49381.8 years
Ruth45283.1 years
Most common last names in Santa Barbara, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith34279.6 years
Johnson24377.8 years
Miller19678.4 years
Brown16379.0 years
Anderson15778.2 years
Davis15280.4 years
Williams14976.5 years
Wilson13679.9 years
Jones13679.1 years
Taylor10679.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Santa Barbara, CA
  • 84.6%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Santa Barbara, CA
  • 59.7%Utility gas
  • 28.6%Electricity
  • 9.7%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel


Santa Barbara compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Santa Barbara on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 (93101) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #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+)"
There are 408 pilots and 125 other airmen in this city.
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