Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $3,212,000
    0%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    40
    30-day change

Santa Barbara Schools and Demographics

 
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Elementary Schools near Santa Barbara, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Adams Elementary School KG - 06 555 25 93105
Cleveland Elementary School KG - 06 345 17 93103
Cold Spring Elementary School KG - 06 125 10 93108
El Camino Elementary School PK - 06 250 18 93111
Foothill Elementary School KG - 06 350 18 93111
Franklin Elementary School KG - 06 540 23 93103
Harding University Partnership PK - 06 420 17 93101
Hollister Elementary School KG - 06 430 24 93111
Hope Elementary School KG - 06 306 15 93110
Mckinley Elementary School KG - 06 400 17 93109
Monroe Elementary School PK - 06 400 20 93109
Monte Vista Elementary School KG - 06 350 23 93110
Montecito Union School KG - 06 368 8 93108
Mountain View Elementary School KG - 06 350 25 93111
Roosevelt Elementary School PK - 06 594 26 93101
Sbsd - Franklin Children's Center PK - PK 135 17 93103
Vieja Valley Elementary School KG - 06 330 16 93110
Washington Elementary School KG - 06 550 18 93109

Middle Schools near Santa Barbara, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
La Colina Junior High School 07 - 08 830 21 93110
La Cumbre Junior High School 07 - 08 570 20 93101
Santa Barbara Junior High School 07 - 08 725 14 93103

High Schools near Santa Barbara, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
San Marcos Senior High School 09 - 12 1,986 23 93110
Santa Barbara Senior High School 09 - 12 2,196 24 93103

Ungraded Schools near Santa Barbara, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Adelante Charter School KG - 06 300 17 93103
Alta Vista Alternative High School 09 - 12 130 26 93101
Alta Vista Alternative Junior High School 07 - 08 2 0 93101
La Cuesta Continuation High School 11 - 12 116 9 93101
Olive Grove Charter - Santa Barbara KG - 12 180 0 93109
Peabody Charter School KG - 06 750 22 93105
Santa Barbara Community Academy KG - 06 214 11 93101
Santa Barbara County Community School 07 - 12 212 24 93101
Santa Barbara County Special Education School UG - UG 898 17 93110
Trivium Charter Voyage KG - 12 203 0 93110

Demographics near Santa Barbara, CA

City County
Population 89,561 443,893
Population Density 4,593 162
Median Age 39 35.9
People per Household 2.5 2.9
Median Household Income 78,356 74,310
Average Income per Capita 45,886 35,645

Santa Barbara Homes for Sale

Santa Barbara, California, is the county seat of Santa Barbara County. Often referred to as the "American Riviera", Santa Barbara boasts a mild, Mediterranean climate and is a popular tourist and resort destination. Santa Barbara has a population of about 88,000, making it the second largest city in the county. Santa Barbara is situated on the Pacific coast, on a section of coastline that trends east-west. The city is bordered by the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The city covers 42 square miles, 22.5 of which is water. It is located about 90 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

Santa Barbara Homes for Sale and Real Estate

Santa Barbara has a strong architectural style, with much of the city designed in the Spanish Colonial Revival style. Most of the homes in Santa Barbara are California bungalows, built primarily in the early 20th century. Many Victorian homes can be found in the Upper East section of town. There are city ordinances prohibiting billboards and regulating other outdoor advertising, so the city remains virtually free of that visual clutter. Santa Barbara home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, they also rank high on a national scale. Santa Barbara is a college town, and as such there are a large number of students living in the area as well as the cultural amenities that a university brings to a community. In addition Santa Barbara has a large population of residents who work in art and media, which adds to the city's general character and charm.

Santa Barbara Neighborhoods

Santa Barbara is divided into many neighborhoods, each with its own history, architecture and culture. The neighborhoods can be defined as:
  • The Mesa
  • Mission Canyon
  • The Riviera
  • The Westside
  • The Eastside
  • The Waterfront
  • Lower State Street
  • Upper State Street
  • San Roque
  • Samarkand
  • Hope Ranch
  • Noleta
  • Goleta
  • Downtown Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Economy and Employment Opportunities

Being a tourist destination, Santa Barbara's local economy is greatly influenced by the hospitality industry. In addition, there are several aerospace and defense companies located here that make up a large portion of the city's employment. The top employers in Santa Barbara are:

Santa Barbara Attractions

With its year round temperate climate, beach location and rich history, there is no shortage of recreational activities in Santa Barbara. Some of the things locals and visitors can enjoy include:

Santa Barbara Transportation and Commuting

US Route 101 runs through Santa Barbara, connecting the city with San Francisco to the north and Los Angeles to the south. Local bus service and electric shuttles are provided by the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District. Regional bus service is provided by Ventura Intercity Service Transit Authority and the Clean Air Express bus. The city maintains an extensive route of bike paths for cyclists. Amtrak offers rail service through the Coast Starlight and Pacific Surfliner lines. The nearest airports are Santa Barbara Airport and Los Angeles International Airport.

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Compass
801 Chapala St.
Santa Barbara, CA
805-253-7700
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Radius Group Commercial RE
205 E Carrillo Suite 100
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 965-5500
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SB Wealth, Inc.
1435 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara, CA
805-456-3600
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Keller Williams Realty Santa Barbara
1435 Anacapa St
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 456-3600
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Goodwin & Thyne Properties Inc
2000 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA
805-899-1100
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Goodwin & Thyne Properties
2000 State St.
Santa Barbara, CA
805-899-1100
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Alemann and Associates
315 Meigs Suite 118A.
Santa Barbara, CA
805-637-3378
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John Villar & Associates
315 Meigs Road #A-164
Santa Barbara, CA
805-966-9084
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Sun Coast Real Estate
3112 State St
Santa Barbara, CA
(805) 682-8288
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Compass
1101 Coast Village Rd. Suite B
Montecito, CA
805-253-7700
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