Santa Barbara, CA Housing & Real Estate

Santa Barbara housing overview

StatisticSanta BarbaraCaliforniaNational
Median home price$880,500$383,900$181,400
Median rent asked$1,469$1,209$889
Average number of people per household2.52.93
Percent owner occupied40.8%56.0%65.5%
Percent renter occupied59.2%44.0%34.5%
The data is based upon 2012 estimates.
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The median home value in Santa Barbara is 129.4% greater than the California average and 385.4% greater than the National average. The median rental rates in Santa Barbara is 21.5% greater than the California average and 65.2% greater than the National average.


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

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Neighborhoods in & around Santa Barbara, CA

Mesa, Santa Barbara841.7
Upper State, Santa Barbara832.9
Riviera, Santa Barbara831.7
Waterfront, Santa Barbara821.3
Las Positas, Santa Barbara822.4
Downtown, Santa Barbara810.6
Eastside, Santa Barbara761.2
Westside, Santa Barbara761
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