Santa Barbara, California 

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Economy in Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara has an unemployment rate of 2.6%. The US average is 3.9%.

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
  2.8%3.7%
  0.8%1.6%
  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    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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    93101 93105 93103 93110 93109

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