StatisticSanta BarbaraCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,66525691
Median age37.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%46%43%
Speak English63%56%79%
Speak Spanish29%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Santa Barbara is 1722% higher than California
  • The median age in Santa Barbara is 5% higher than California
  • In Santa Barbara 77.52% of the population is White
  • In Santa Barbara 1.53% of the population is Black
  • In Santa Barbara 3.77% of the population is Asian

Compare Santa Barbara, CA Demographics


      Santa Barbara population breakdown by race

      RaceSanta BarbaraCaliforniaNational
      American Indian0.74%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.15%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race3.62%4.62%3.06%
      Other race12.67%13.28%4.75%
      In Santa Barbara, 38.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Santa Barbara age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Santa Barbara, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).