Santa Barbara

Somewhat Livable

Santa Barbara

  • Santa Barbara is ranked #442 in California
  • Santa Barbara is ranked #12,305 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Santa Barbara, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Mesa, Santa Barbara780.610,009
Las Positas, Santa Barbara7725,616
Upper State, Santa Barbara763.413,925
Waterfront, Santa Barbara762.12,536
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Downtown, Santa Barbara731.820,009
Riviera, Santa Barbara693.46,641
Westside, Santa Barbara691.216,185
Eastside, Santa Barbara672.711,596

Best Cities Near Santa Barbara, CA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Montecito, CA805.59,444
Channel Islands Beach, CA7832.42,778
Buellton, CA7831.24,924
Summerland, CA787.11,575
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Mission Canyon, CA783.62,531
Meiners Oaks, CA7625.33,634
Mira Monte, CA7524.67,306
Goleta, CA758.630,333

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Santa Barbara, CA In Review

Santa Barbara is a city most well known because it is the home of Shawn Spencer on TV's Psych. However, Santa Barbara is also a lovely beach community that sits in the countryside outside Los Angeles. People like Rob Lowe have lived in Santa Barbara for years because it allows them to live outside the city without being too far away. Santa Barbara has a number of small attractions …
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AreaVibes ContributorPosted on Dec 19, 2014
Santa Barbara is not as great of a community as you might dream of

So you visited here for a week and fell in love with it. Or you are searching for a place with warmer weather and Santa Barbara seems great. Well it does have a lot of perks that is for sure. But as a resident I want to share some of the downfalls. You have to be extremely wealthy to live here. Most people pay more than the recommended 30% of …
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sbgirlPosted on Oct 10, 2014
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The feel of the city Is this a racist town? Can I live comfortably on 82,000 a year with 2 kids. What are the prices on a rental 4bdrm 2bth house? …
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Source: The Santa Barbara, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau.