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.
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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.


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

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