Santa Barbara, CA

91,940 Population
19.5 square miles 4,717.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 84th Highest in CA
Population Density
4,717.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.9%
was 48.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
23.6%
was 21.2%
Ranked 81st Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
18.3%
was 16.0%
Ranked 128th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
19.1%
was 18.7%
Ranked 8th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.3
was 4.2
Ranked 5th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
15.8%
was 13.2%
Ranked 97th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$66,916
was $64,414
Ranked 65th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.5
48.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.1
was 2.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
395.1
was 402.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,957.2
was 2,966.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
40,335
was 38,246
Ranked 57th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,731
was $1,555
Ranked 35th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
46
was 53
 
Occupied Housing Units
36,514
was 36,016
 
Homeownership Rate
40.6%
was 39.7%
Ranked 119th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
25
was 10
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,069.6
was 1,962.4
Ranked 46th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.0%
was 9.3%
Ranked 21st Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
21
was 43
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
Ranked 125th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.2
was 1.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.5
was 0.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.1%
was 96.5%
Ranked 132nd Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.2%
Ranked 116th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
87.2%
was 84.8%
Ranked 58th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
48.7%
was 48.4%
Ranked 25th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
90.5%
was 88.4%
 
Debt Service Ratio
6.6%
was 12.1%
 
Revenue
 
$301,345,606
$301,040,198
 
Expenditure
 
$266,918,330
$281,571,993
 
Revenue per Capita
$3,304
was $3,329
 
Expenditure per Capita
$2,926
was $3,114
 

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