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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Vacancy vs. occupancy levels

Vacancy status

Household statistics

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Rent as a percent of household income

Inclusion of utilites in rent

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

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Neighborhoods in & around Santa Barbara, CA

Mesa, Santa Barbara861.7
Upper State, Santa Barbara852.9
Riviera, Santa Barbara851.7
Waterfront, Santa Barbara841.3
Las Positas, Santa Barbara842.4
Downtown, Santa Barbara830.6
Eastside, Santa Barbara781.2
Westside, Santa Barbara771
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