|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Santa Barbara is 88,255. Santa Barbara, California is the 391st largest city in the US.
Santa Barbara is located entirely in Santa Barbara County.
The peak population of Santa Barbara was in 2000, when its population was 89,573. In 2000, Santa Barbara was the 282nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 391st largest city in the US. Santa Barbara is currently 1.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Santa Barbara has shrunk 1.4% since the year 2000. Santa Barbara, California's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Santa Barbara has a population density of 4,541.3 people per square mile.
|387||San Leandro, California||88,868||11.4%|
|388||Greenville, North Carolina||88,728||41.3%|
|391||Santa Barbara, California||88,255||-1.4%|
|392||Santa Fe, New Mexico||88,193||39.3%|
|395||Citrus Heights, California||87,402||2.3%|
|396||San Ramon, California||86,947||93.5%|
The total voting age population of Santa Barbara, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 63,595. The voting age population is 49.7% male and 50.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.7% of the residents of Santa Barbara are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Santa Barbara are 79.2% White, 11.6% Other, 4.0% Asian, 3.0% Two or more races, 1.5% Black and 0.7% American Indian. Additionally, 37.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Santa Barbara, 12.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.5%. On a per-household basis, 6.9% of families are below the poverty line in Santa Barbara.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.3% of Santa Barbara residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.9% of Santa Barbara residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 49.2% have a bachelor's degree and 20.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Santa Barbara residents aged 5 and older, 34.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 28.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Santa Barbara is 3.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Santa Barbara, 13.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Santa Barbara is $76,606.
In Santa Barbara, 40.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 59.3% of housing units in Santa Barbara.
Of all the housing units in Santa Barbara, 20.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Santa Barbara, 6.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Santa Barbara is $1,786.
In Santa Barbara, 87.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.