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Santa Barbara, California
Pacifica, California
USA
HOUSING COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
The median age of a home in Pacifica is 4.1% younger than the median age of a home in Santa Barbara.
Homes are 42.6% less likely to be rented in Pacifica than in Santa Barbara.
HOUSING
 Santa Barbara, CAPacifica, CAUnited States
 Median Home Age494737
 Median Home Cost$1,075,900$847,500$185,800
 Home Appr. Last 12 months6.29%7.96%3.74%
 Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.25.12%34.32%16.02%
 Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.-1.09%9.71%-0.68%
 Property Tax Rate$6.92$6.73$11.80
 Homes Owned36.61%64.60%56.34%
 Housing Vacant8.59%3.93%12.45%
 Homes Rented54.81%31.48%31.21%
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 AVG RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
 Santa Barbara, CAPacifica, CAUnited States
 Studio Apartment$1,238$1,430$712
 1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,426$1,700$825
 2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,698$2,080$1,027
 3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$2,308$2,790$1,379
 4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$2,706$3,230$1,601
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 VACANT HOUSING
 Santa Barbara, CAPacifica, CAUnited States
 Vacant For Rent1.42%0.30%2.34%
 Vacant Rented1.24%0.36%0.46%
 Vacant For Sale0.73%0.98%1.20%
 Vacant Sold0.34%0.62%0.46%
 Vacant Vacation2.94%0.19%3.97%
 Vacant Other1.92%1.49%4.02%
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 OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING VALUE
 Santa Barbara, CAPacifica, CAUnited States
 Less Than $20,0001.40%0.64%4.57%
 $20,000 to $39,9990.76%0.25%3.37%
 $40,000 to $59,9990.30%0.24%4.19%
 $60,000 to $79,9990.56%0.66%5.74%
 $80,000 to $99,9990.29%0.00%6.79%
 $100,000 to $149,9990.86%0.63%15.19%
 $150,000 to $199,9990.86%0.30%14.69%
 $200,000 to $299,9993.06%1.66%18.15%
 $300,000 to $399,9993.11%6.26%10.43%
 $400,000 to $499,9995.63%13.43%5.70%
 $500,000 to $749,99923.41%57.01%6.39%
 $750,000 to $999,99927.97%15.99%2.41%
 $1,000,000 or more31.79%2.93%2.39%
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 HOUSING UNITS BY YEAR BUILT
 Santa Barbara, CAPacifica, CAUnited States
 2010 and newer0.38%0.08%2.03%
 2000 to 20095.34%2.92%14.63%
 1990 to 19993.79%5.56%14.01%
 1980 to 198912.04%9.12%13.70%
 1970 to 197918.29%19.75%15.66%
 1960 to 19693.79%5.56%14.01%
 1950 to 195914.64%26.80%10.63%
 1940 to 194911.19%5.60%5.25%
 1939 or Earlier16.72%1.69%13.09%
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 COMMENTS
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