Santa Barbara, CA Employment & Jobs

Santa Barbara employment information

IndexSanta BarbaraCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$36,905$29,551$28,051
Median household income$63,758$61,400$53,046
Median household income owner occupied$98,384$82,899$67,062
Median household income renter occupied$49,789$41,062$32,212
Median earnings male$34,737$35,964$35,771
Median earnings female$27,491$26,617$25,299
Unemployment rate4.7%7.1%6.0%
Poverty level14.7%15.3%14.9%
The data is based upon 2012 estimates.
Put this data on your website

The income per capita in Santa Barbara is 24.9% greater than the California average and 31.6% greater than the National average. The median household income in Santa Barbara is 3.8% greater than the California average and 20.2% greater than the National average. The median household income in Santa Barbara for owner occupied housing is 97.6% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Santa Barbara.

The poverty level in Santa Barbara is 3.9% less than the California average and 1.3% less than the National average. The median earnings for males in Santa Barbara is 26.4% greater than the median earnings for females in Santa Barbara.


Employment status

Hours worked per week

Santa Barbara median earnings by income bracket

Santa Barbara employment by industry

Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2012 census data.

What's your opinion about employment in Santa Barbara?

  • •  Do you have some information you'd like to add?
  • •  You be the expert! Share your knowledge and help others.
  • •  Comments are moderated: please stay on topic.
No comments yet, be the first to add one.

Neighborhoods in & around Santa Barbara, CA

Mesa, Santa Barbara861.7
Riviera, Santa Barbara851.7
Upper State, Santa Barbara852.9
Las Positas, Santa Barbara832.4
Waterfront, Santa Barbara831.3
Downtown, Santa Barbara820.6
Westside, Santa Barbara761
Eastside, Santa Barbara691.2
See all Santa Barbara neighborhoods

Cities near Santa Barbara, CA

Mission Canyon, CA852.2
Goleta, CA837.4
Montecito, CA833.9
Santa Ynez, CA8325.5
Solvang, CA8327.8
Ojai, CA8226
Summerland, CA815.8
Carpinteria, CA8110.4
Los Olivos, CA8129.2
Ballard, CA8027.9
Channel Islands Beach, CA8032.6
San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA8028.6
Buellton, CA7931.1
Toro Canyon, CA787.5
Port Hueneme, CA7734.4
See all California cities