Carpinteria, California 

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Population

13,228

+3.6% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$65,467

Median Home Price

$1,106,300

Median Age

43.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.7 / 8.2

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Carpinteria, California

Small-city complex/College town - Central California coast, 90 miles northwest of Los Angeles. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Carpinteria, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Carpinteria, CA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Year-round climate
Coastline
Small-town atmosphere
Cons
Cost of living
Home prices
Economy


What Bert Has To Say About Santa Maria-Santa Barbara Metro Area

The three major cities in Santa Barbara County, two named in the metro area, and the other one, Lompoc, no longer in the name, offer a highly contrasting set of places to live. Coastal Santa Barbara is the center of the “California Riviera”—an area of mild climate, beautiful coastline, Mediterranean architecture, laid-back ambience, and affluence. The University of California at Santa Barbara, about 10 miles north, brings a college town element without dominating town life.


QUICK FACTS

City: Carpinteria
Zip Codes: 93013
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 238 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Carpinteria is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Carpinteria jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Carpinteria's cost of living is 83.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Carpinteria's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Santa Barbara county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 64.5% to 32.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Carpinteria's population is 13,228 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Carpinteria is Real Estate: $1,106,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.2%.

SCHOOLS
Carpinteria public schools spend $11,265 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.6 students per teacher in Carpinteria. More Education



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Housing Market in Carpinteria

It's a good time to buy in Carpinteria. Home Appreciation is up 17.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Carpinteria is $1,106,300.

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Reviews for Carpinteria   2 Reviews
great place - 3/6/2011
Only trouble is, there's no place to go that's better.... Read More

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Cost of Living - 11/30/2006
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