In 2020, Santa Barbara County, CA had a population of 445k people with a median age of 33.8 and a median household income of $78,925. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Santa Barbara County, CA grew from 444,829 to 444,895, a 0.0148% increase and its median household income grew from $74,624 to $78,925, a 5.76% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Santa Barbara County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (43.9%), White (Hispanic) (27.9%), Other (Hispanic) (9.53%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.11%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.35%).
None of the households in Santa Barbara County, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
85.4% 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 (8,009 degrees awarded in 2020), Santa Barbara City College (4,700 degrees), and Allan Hancock College (3,513 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Santa Barbara County, CA was $610,300, and the homeownership rate was 52.3%. Most people in Santa Barbara County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Santa Barbara County, CA was 2 cars per household.