Santa Barbara, CA 93101 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93101: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,799
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,980
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,615
  • County: Santa Barbara County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.42, Longitude -119.708
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Santa Barbara, CA 93101 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 32,499
Population in Households 31,854
Population in Familes 19,240
Population in Group Qrtrs 645
Population Density1 9,754
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 12,613
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 5,612
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,577 (19.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,036 (74.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 845 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $827,937
Average Home Value $851,484


Median Household Income $50,477
Average Household Income $72,203
Per Capita Income $28,878
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.91%
Households 0.44% 0.82%
Families 0.36% 0.76%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Santa Barbara, CA 93101 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93101 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes 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 # 535 70th
Population Density1 # 172 90th
Diversity Index2 # 599 66th
Median Household Income # 1121 36th
Per Capita Income # 881 50th

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