Santa Barbara, CA 93109 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93109: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Barbara, CA 93109

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 138
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,020
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 565
  • County: Santa Barbara County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.403, Longitude -119.718
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Santa Barbara, CA 93109 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,108
Population in Households 12,069
Population in Familes 7,827
Population in Group Qrtrs 39
Population Density1 3,627
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 4,995
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,725
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,778 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,217 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $980,376
Average Home Value $989,462


Median Household Income $85,928
Average Household Income $121,217
Per Capita Income $50,143
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.76%
Households 0.15% 0.59%
Families 0.17% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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 93109 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93109 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 # 962 45th
Population Density1 # 540 69th
Diversity Index2 # 1229 30th
Median Household Income # 321 82nd
Per Capita Income # 232 87th

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