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Total population: 86,353 (Urban population: 86,191, Rural population: 162 (all nonfarm))

Santa Barbara,CA index of house prices


Houses: 37,177 (35,706 occupied: 14,966 owner occupied, 20,740 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

58%
State:

57%

Housing density: 1959 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $361,782.


Median contract rent in 2009: $1,268 (lower quartile is $964, upper quartile is $1,738)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,681


Median gross rent in Santa Barbara, CA in 2009: $1,331


Housing units in Santa Barbara with a mortgage: 8,824 (1,162 second mortgage, 1,071 home equity loan, 79 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,733


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $114,851


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $57,050


Median monthly housing costs: $1,502





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Santa Barbara, California Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $898,500 (it was $469,300 in 2000)
Santa Barbara:

$898,500
California:

$384,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $663,500 - $1,000,001

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $1,218,377
Here:

$1,218,377
State:

$521,364

Townhouses or other attached units: $828,175
Here:

$828,175
State:

$436,871

In 2-unit structures: $875,048
Here:

$875,048
State:

$634,434

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $517,107
Here:

$517,107
State:

$443,730

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $896,467
Here:

$896,467
State:

$418,318

Mobile homes: $213,744
Here:

$213,744
State:

$59,450

Median year house/condo built: 1957

Median year apartment built: 1967

Household type by relationship:

Households: 87,675
  • In family households: 64,773 (14,108 male householders, 5,167 female householders)
    14,995 spouses, 20,634 children (19,475 natural, 428 adopted, 731 stepchildren), 1,272 grandchildren, 1,464 brothers or sisters, 705 parents, 2,892 other relatives, 3,536 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 22,902 (7,049 male householders (4,710 living alone)), 9,396 female householders (7,089 living alone)), 6,457 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,521 (382 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 8,024 2-persons, 4,128 3-persons, 3,340 4-persons, 1,794 5-persons, 967 6-persons, 1,022 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,799 1-person, 3,547 2-persons, 731 3-persons, 282 4-persons, 62 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 23 7-or-more-persons.

11,795 married couples with children.
3,941 single-parent households (999 men, 2,942 women).

64.0% of residents of Santa Barbara speak English at home.
29.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
4.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 23,332 (25.3%)
(31.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.2
State:

3.5

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Santa Barbara, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 189
  • 2 rooms: 473
  • 3 rooms: 865
  • 4 rooms: 1,928
  • 5 rooms: 3,664
  • 6 rooms: 3,447
  • 7 rooms: 2,085
  • 8 rooms: 1,273
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,042
  • 1 room: 2,234
  • 2 rooms: 3,948
  • 3 rooms: 5,848
  • 4 rooms: 4,930
  • 5 rooms: 2,191
  • 6 rooms: 872
  • 7 rooms: 413
  • 8 rooms: 163
  • 9 or more rooms: 141
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Santa Barbara, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 236
  • 1 bedroom: 1,201
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,168
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,360
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,347
  • 5+ bedrooms: 654
  • no bedroom: 2,754
  • 1 bedroom: 8,742
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,799
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,853
  • 4 bedrooms: 430
  • 5+ bedrooms: 162
Cars and other vehicles available in Santa Barbara, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 562
  • 1 vehicle: 4,505
  • 2 vehicles: 6,672
  • 3 vehicles: 2,348
  • 4 vehicles: 594
  • 5+ vehicles: 285
  • no vehicle: 2,829
  • 1 vehicle: 10,086
  • 2 vehicles: 5,970
  • 3 vehicles: 1,306
  • 4 vehicles: 374
  • 5+ vehicles: 175

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 466
  • 2000 to 2004: 940
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,583
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,727
  • 1970 to 1979: 6,843
  • 1960 to 1969: 6,818
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,680
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,193
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,990

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Santa Barbara, CA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Santa Barbara, CA:

  • Less than $10,000: 33
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 17
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 18
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 24
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 23
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 21
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 17
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 27
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 59
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 35
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 21
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 43
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 28
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 12
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 52
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 40
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 51
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 106
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 240
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 518
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 797
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 3186
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 3922
  • $1,000,000 or more: 6509
 


Santa Barbara rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Santa Barbara:

  • Less than $100: 34 people
  • $100 to $149: 39
  • $150 to $199: 51
  • $200 to $249: 151
  • $250 to $299: 365
  • $300 to $349: 56
  • $350 to $399: 167
  • $400 to $449: 187
  • $450 to $499: 182
  • $500 to $549: 166
  • $550 to $599: 93
  • $600 to $649: 112
  • $650 to $699: 142
  • $700 to $749: 234
  • $750 to $799: 406
  • $800 to $899: 900
  • $900 to $999: 1,403
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 4,185
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 3,124
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 4,161
  • $2,000 or more: 3,615
  • No cash rent: 605
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 5,157
  • 1990 to 1994: 3,944
  • 1985 to 1989: 4,688
  • 1980 to 1984: 2,503
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,931
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,139
  • 1970 to 1974: 839
  • 1965 to 1969: 3,131


Santa Barbara, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.6%
Number of people working at home: 2,584 (5.5% of all workers)


Santa Barbara commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1549
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 8692
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 12411
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 10368
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4816
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 649
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2689
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 202
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 421
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 942
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 843
  • 90 or more minutes: 700
 


Santa Barbara mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 30,953 (66%)
  • Carpooled: 6,370 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,988 (4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 22 (0%)
  • Railroad: 36 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 7 (0%)
  • Taxi: 78 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 114 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,612 (3%)
  • Walked: 2,888 (6%)
  • Other means: 214 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 2,584 (6%)
 


Santa Barbara, CA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 2980
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1918
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1799
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 2091
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 2009
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 2049
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 2073
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1933
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1802
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 3147
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 3450
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 4163
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 2150
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1455
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 1225
  • $200,000 or more: 1476
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 34402
 English: 6811
 German: 6359
 Irish: 5071
 Italian: 3595
 United States or American: 2522
 Scottish: 1578
 French (except Basque): 1508
 Swedish: 1210
 Polish: 1205
 European: 1191
 Norwegian: 1178
 Scotch-Irish: 1099
 Russian: 925
 British: 919
 Dutch: 662
 Danish: 605
 French Canadian: 371
 Hungarian: 360
 Swiss: 323
 Canadian: 296
 Welsh: 289
 Ukrainian: 280
 Portuguese: 271
 Arab:: 266
 Greek: 266
 Iranian: 232
 Austrian: 218
 Armenian: 200
 Finnish: 169
 Eastern European: 162
 Subsaharan African:: 157
 Belgian: 155
 Lithuanian: 155
 Yugoslavian: 144
 Scandinavian: 137
 Czechoslovakian: 130
 African: 128
 Czech: 117
 Australian: 95
 Northern European: 90
 Brazilian: 88
 Romanian: 86
 Lebanese: 85
 Slovak: 80
 Basque: 74
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 68
 Arab/Arabic: 61
 Bulgarian: 55
 Turkish: 50
 Israeli: 47
 Jamaican: 39
 Latvian: 39
 Other Arab: 38
 Celtic: 35
 Egyptian: 34
 Croatian: 30
 Serbian: 30
 Slavic: 30
 South African: 29
 Syrian: 26
 Haitian: 24
 Afghan: 21
 Luxemburger: 18
 Albanian: 17
 Pennsylvania German: 14
 Icelander: 12
 Moroccan: 9
 Maltese: 8
 Cypriot: 8
 Slovene: 8
 Palestinian: 7
 Jordanian: 6
 Bermudan: 5
 New Zealander: 4


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (64%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Guatemala (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Other Northern Europe (1%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 44300
  • Northeast: 6616
  • Midwest: 8459
  • South: 4071
  • West: 4307

50% of Santa Barbara residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 827
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 378
  • 5th and 6th grade: 973
  • 7th and 8th grade: 695
  • 9th grade: 550
  • 10th grade: 378
  • 11th grade: 539
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,316
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,472
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,302
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,019
  • Associate degree: 1,810
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,919
  • Master's degree: 2,794
  • Professional school degree: 1,323
  • Doctorate degree: 1,165

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 935
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 317
  • 5th and 6th grade: 947
  • 7th and 8th grade: 715
  • 9th grade: 675
  • 10th grade: 468
  • 11th grade: 534
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,165
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,777
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,762
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,012
  • Associate degree: 2,337
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,714
  • Master's degree: 2,895
  • Professional school degree: 806
  • Doctorate degree: 577

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.9%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 8.1%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 17.8%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 12.2%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 12.7%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 6.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 1.8%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 3.7%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 6.8%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 5.6%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 6.5%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 3.2%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 4.7%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $61,050
  • Black householders: $33,530
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $42,778
  • Asian householders: $64,128
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $255,014
  • Some other race householders: $44,288
  • Two or more races householders: $50,771
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $57,605
Santa Barbara household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Santa Barbara household income for Black householders
Santa Barbara household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Santa Barbara household income for Asian householders
Santa Barbara household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Santa Barbara household income for Some other race householders
Santa Barbara household income for Two or more races householders
Santa Barbara household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Santa Barbara marital status for males
Santa Barbara marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $967,041
  • Black or African American householders: $684,069
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $752,228
  • Asian householders: $886,246
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $717,957
  • Some other race householders: $702,066
  • Two or more races householders: $803,729
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $732,125

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,090
  • One, attached: 2,881
  • Two: 2,480
  • 3 or 4: 3,007
  • 5 to 9: 3,603
  • 10 to 19: 3,347
  • 20 to 49: 2,570
  • 50 or more: 1,680
  • Mobile homes: 402
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 117

Median worth of mobile homes: $39,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Santa Barbara:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Santa Barbara
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (88.4%)
  • Electricity (9.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (71.4%)
  • Electricity (24.6%)
  • No fuel used (2.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 833
Here:

9.7%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 258
Here:

6.2%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,390
Here:

32.5%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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