Santa Barbara, CA Employment & Jobs

Santa Barbara employment information

IndexSanta BarbaraCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$36,601$30,367$25,804
Median household income$61,665$64,457$52,328
Median household income owner occupied$86,607$75,630$63,664
Median household income renter occupied$45,860$44,245$35,685
Median earnings male$32,431$41,787$38,921
Median earnings female$24,919$24,729$23,115
Unemployment rate (2000)5.8%4.9%4.0%
Unemployment rate (2010)5.9%12.3%9.5%
Unemployment rate (2013)6.3%8.9%7.3%
Poverty level13.4%13.5%12.3%
The data is based upon 2010 estimates.
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The income per capita in Santa Barbara is 20.5% greater than the California average and 41.8% greater than the National average. The median household income in Santa Barbara is 4.3% less than the California average and 17.8% greater than the National average. The median household income in Santa Barbara for owner occupied housing is 88.9% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Santa Barbara.

The poverty level in Santa Barbara is 1.3% less than the California average and 8.6% greater than the National average. The median earnings for males in Santa Barbara is 30.1% greater than the median earnings for females in Santa Barbara.


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Data displayed in the above graphs is based on 2000 census data.

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Neighborhoods in & around Santa Barbara, CA

Downtown, Santa Barbara0.3Upper State, Santa Barbara1.9
Westside, Santa Barbara0.7Waterfront, Santa Barbara2
Mesa, Santa Barbara1.2Eastside, Santa Barbara2.2
Las Positas, Santa Barbara1.4Riviera, Santa Barbara2.2
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