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Buellton, California - Basic Facts

The City of Buellton had a population of 5,058 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Buellton is located at latitude 34.6155 and longitude -120.1942 in Santa Barbara County. The formal boundaries for the City of Buellton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Barbara County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 358 feet.

The City of Buellton (GNIS ID: 2409931) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Buellton is located within Solvang-Santa Ynez CCD of Santa Barbara County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Buellton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Buellton, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,058
Population in Households 5,058
Population in Familes 4,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,197
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 1,814
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 1,299
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,879 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,221 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 594 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $478,188
Average Home Value $487,019


Median Household Income $84,069
Average Household Income $95,829
Per Capita Income $34,280
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 1.12%
Households 0.48% 0.95%
Families 0.53% 0.95%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Buellton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buellton to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 642 58th
Population Density1 # 424 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 708 53rd
Median Household Income # 260 83rd
Per Capita Income # 469 69th

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