Goleta, CA 93117 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93117: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Goleta, CA 93117

Acceptable Alternative
Gaviota, CA 93117
Isla Vista, CA 93117
Santa Barbara, CA 93117

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,256
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,313
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,985
  • County: Santa Barbara County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.437, Longitude -119.866
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Goleta, CA 93117 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 50,843
Population in Households 47,157
Population in Familes 26,025
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,686
Population Density1 126
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 16,015
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 7,989
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,005 (35.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,010 (58.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,124 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $756,830
Average Home Value $750,266


Median Household Income $59,802
Average Household Income $83,273
Per Capita Income $27,180
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.87%
Households 0.38% 0.75%
Families 0.38% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

Goleta, CA 93117 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93117 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 # 207 88th
Population Density1 # 1168 34th
Diversity Index2 # 648 63rd
Median Household Income # 773 56th
Per Capita Income # 963 45th

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