In 2018, Santa Barbara County, CA had a population of 447k people with a median age of 34 and a median household income of $77,472. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Santa Barbara County, CA declined from 448,150 to 446,527, a -0.362% decrease and its median household income grew from $71,106 to $77,472, a 8.95% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Santa Barbara County, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (43.9%), White (Hispanic) (34.5%), Other (Hispanic) (7.74%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.33%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.33%). 0% of the people in Santa Barbara County, CA speak a non-English language, and 84.8% 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 2018, the median property value in Santa Barbara County, CA was $629,400, and the homeownership rate was 52.4%. Most people in Santa Barbara County, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Santa Barbara County, CA was 2 cars per household.