Summerland, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Summerland, California - Basic Facts

The Summerland Census Designated Place had a population of 1,509 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Summerland is located at latitude 34.4284 and longitude -119.5931 in Santa Barbara County. The formal boundaries for the Summerland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Santa Barbara County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 121 feet.

The Summerland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410016) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Summerland Census Designated Place is located within Carpinteria CCD of Santa Barbara County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Summerland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Summerland, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,509
Daytime Population: Workers 871
Daytime Population: Residents 648
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,519
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 1,509
Population in Familes 969
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 761
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $83,540
Average Household Income $119,281
Per Capita Income $56,360


Total Housing Units 845 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 365 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 348 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,093,014


Total Households 713
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 361
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.57% 0.67%
Households 0.51% 0.55%
Families 0.51% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Summerland, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Summerland to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 950 37th
Population Density # 840 45th
Diversity Index # 1114 27th
Median Household Income # 308 80th
Per Capita Income # 156 90th

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