Summerland, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Summerland, California - Basic Facts

The Summerland Census Designated Place had a population of 1,518 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Summerland is located at latitude 34.4214 and longitude -119.5965 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.

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Summerland, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,518
Population in Households 1,518
Population in Familes 989
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 766
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $85,524
Average Household Income $129,670
Per Capita Income $61,418


Total Housing Units 862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 361 (41.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 358 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $1,379,098
Average Home Value $1,461,150


Total Households 719
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 365
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.57% 0.7%
Households 0.55% 0.69%
Families 0.58% 0.7%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   3.59%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 950 37th
Population Density # 840 45th
Diversity Index # 1111 27th
Median Household Income # 331 78th
Per Capita Income # 143 91st

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