In 2019, Santa Barbara County, CA had a population of 446k people with a median age of 34.1 and a median household income of $75,653. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Santa Barbara County, CA declined from 446,527 to 446,499, a −0.00627% decrease and its median household income declined from $77,472 to $75,653, a −2.35% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Santa Barbara County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (43.6%), White (Hispanic) (33.3%), Other (Hispanic) (10.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.63%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.16%). 0% of the households in Santa Barbara County, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 84.4% of the residents in Santa Barbara County, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Santa Barbara County, CA are University of California-Santa Barbara (7,269 degrees awarded in 2019), Santa Barbara City College (4,591 degrees), and Allan Hancock College (2,834 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Santa Barbara County, CA was $593,800, and the homeownership rate was 52.2%. Most people in Santa Barbara County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Santa Barbara County, CA was 2 cars per household.