Santa Barbara, California 

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Population

91,443

+4.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.6%

Median Income

$65,916

Median Home Price

$1,161,300

Best Places to Live in Santa Barbara, California

August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Santa Barbara, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Local Listings in Santa Barbara
 $1,175,000 
645 Circle Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 3 | 1432 SqFt
 $2,495,000 
977 Via Los Padres
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 5741 SqFt
 $2,195,000 
2924 Selwyn Cir
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 3533 SqFt

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City: Santa Barbara
Zip Codes: 93101 93105 93103 93110 93109


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Santa Barbara is 2.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Santa Barbara jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Santa Barbara's cost of living is 123.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Santa Barbara's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Santa Barbara, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Santa Barbara county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Santa Barbara's population is 91,443 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Santa Barbara is $1,161,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Santa Barbara public schools spend $10,508 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 23.8 students per teacher in Santa Barbara. More Education


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Housing Market in Santa Barbara

It's a good time to buy in Santa Barbara. Home Appreciation is up 5.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Santa Barbara Real Estate

The median home price in Santa Barbara is $1,161,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Santa Barbara   47 Reviews
Still nice but was nicer in the past. - 8/26/2019
Moved here in 1988 for college and never left. Highway 101 still had a stop light at State Street and was just 2 lanes both ways with a grassy median. Every year since... Read More

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Except for the price, it's awesome. - 5/20/2019
I've lived in the city since coming her for university in 1980 (and my wife has been here since her early childhood ... 1967). We love it. There has been change, both... Read More

A Nice City, But . . . - 5/11/2017
It's a beautiful town with stellar ocean views, a laid-back vibe and a climate that can't beat. Small wonder they call this the "American Riviera." So what's not to... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA
93101 93105 93103 93110 93109

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NEW LISTINGS IN SANTA BARBARA
$1,175,000
645 Circle Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 3

$2,495,000
977 Via Los Padres
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$2,195,000
2924 Selwyn Cir
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$2,395,000
2251 Stanwood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$2,049,000
3040 Gibraltar Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$3,195,000
1220 Via Brigitte
Bed 5 | Bath 6

$799,000
120 Citrus Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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