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Overview
Population:88,572
Pop. Change:-5%
State: California
Metro Area: Santa Barbara-Santa Maria Metro Area
County: Santa Barbara County
City:Santa Barbara
Zip Code:93101, 93105, ... 5 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Santa Barbara's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums

Interesting Facts about Santa_Barbara, California

As of 2014, Santa Barbara's population is 88,572 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -4.77 percent.

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The median home cost in Santa Barbara is $909,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 17.00 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Santa Barbara's cost of living is 146.50% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Santa Barbara public schools spend $10,070 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.5 students per teacher in Santa Barbara.

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The unemployment rate in Santa Barbara is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Santa Barbara jobs have Increased by 0.19 percent.


Ranked #4 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #10 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #10 America’s Best Cities for Foodies
Ranked #11 Most Competitive Public Colleges
Ranked #37 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Santa_Barbara

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Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Santa Barbara's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes