Santa Barbara, California 

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Economy in Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara has an unemployment rate of 4.1%. The US average is 6.0%.

Santa Barbara has seen the job market increase by 0.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 28.2%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Santa Barbara
- The Sales Tax Rate for Santa Barbara is 7.8%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Santa Barbara is 9.3%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Santa Barbara
- The average income of a Santa Barbara resident is $37,692 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Santa Barbara resident is $65,916 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYSanta Barbara, CaliforniaUnited States
  4.1%6.0%
  -6.5%-6.2%
  28.2%33.5%
  8.8%6.2%
  8.0%4.6%
  $41,525$31,177
  $71,160$57,652
  $89,241$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.0%1.3%
  0.2%0.6%
  6.8%6.2%
  5.5%10.4%
  2.0%2.7%
  9.6%11.6%
  1.2%4.1%
  0.4%0.9%
  2.7%2.1%
  3.2%4.7%
  3.0%1.9%
  10.6%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  7.2%4.3%
  11.3%9.3%
  11.8%13.8%
  3.0%2.2%
  11.7%7.4%
  5.7%4.9%
  3.1%4.8%
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    Reviews for Santa Barbara    51 Reviews
    ONCE BEAUTIFUL, NOW RUINED - 10/19/2021
    I moved to Santa Barbara around 23 years ago to study at Brooks, which like most of the Santa Barbara that I knew—has been destroyed. Homelessness, drugs, gangs, high... Read More

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    Beautiful and friendly - 3/24/2021
    I fell in love with Santa Barbara about thirty years ago and finally moved here a few years ago. Because of the price of homes, it is an expensive place to live. The... Read More

    A once great town goes downhill - 3/13/2021
    If you like high crime, paying a $4,500 a month mortgage and crazy high taxes, this is the place for you. It’s too bad because it wasn’t always like this. When I moved... Read More


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