The Isla Vista Census Designated Place had a population of 24,620 as of July 1, 2018. Isla Vista ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Isla Vista is located at latitude 34.4141 and longitude -119.8579 in Santa Barbara County. The formal boundaries for the Isla Vista Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Santa Barbara County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 46 feet.
The Isla Vista Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408433) 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 Isla Vista Census Designated Place is located within Santa Barbara CCD of Santa Barbara County.
|Population in Households||16,092|
|Population in Familes||2,485|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||8,528|
|Median Household Income||$29,685|
|Average Household Income||$46,475|
|Per Capita Income||$13,365|
|Total Housing Units||5,329 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||154 ( 2.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||5,034 (94.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||141 ( 2.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$796,053|
|Average Home Value||$748,162|
|Average Household Size||3.1|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.6%|
|Per Capita Income||2.05%|
The table below compares Isla Vista to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 310||80th|
|Population Density||# 26||98th|
|Diversity Index||# 502||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 1454||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1411||7th|
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