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Santa Barbara County California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Santa Barbara County California area was $75,653 in 2019, the latest figures available. Santa Barbara County median household income is $4,787 lower than the median California household income and $9,941 greater than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Santa Barbara County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Santa Barbara County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Santa Barbara County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
California $80,440 +4.96% +11.46%
Santa Barbara County $75,653 -4.09% +5.30%

Trends in Santa Barbara County, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Santa barbara is $75,653. Real median household income peaked in 2018 at $78,876 and is now $3,223 (4.09%) lower.

Real Median Household Income: Santa Barbara County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Santa Barbara County

Date US California Santa Barbara County
2019 $65,712 $80,440 $75,653
2018 $63,059 $76,641 $78,876
2017 $62,927 $74,888 $74,159
2016 $61,383 $72,167 $71,844
2015 $60,187 $69,603 $68,658
2014 $58,001 $66,947 $69,001
2013 $57,437 $66,165 $68,618
2012 $57,307 $65,068 $69,041
2011 $57,531 $65,261 $68,927
2010 $58,809 $67,812 $66,707
2009 $59,988 $70,392 $70,536

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Santa Barbara County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Santa Barbara County was $90,020 in 2019. Compared to the median California family income, Santa Barbara County median family income is $1,357 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Santa Barbara County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Santa Barbara County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
California $91,377 +4.16% +10.87%
Santa Barbara County $90,020 +2.61% +13.20%

Trends in Santa Barbara County, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $90,020, the median family income for Santa barbara was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Santa Barbara County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Santa Barbara County

Date US California Santa Barbara County
2019 $80,944 $91,377 $90,020
2018 $77,786 $87,727 $87,732
2017 $77,064 $85,530 $86,182
2016 $75,707 $82,415 $79,522
2015 $73,660 $79,402 $81,470
2014 $71,246 $76,764 $77,453
2013 $70,386 $74,994 $82,526
2012 $69,752 $73,866 $79,927
2011 $70,009 $74,590 $79,682
2010 $71,221 $76,946 $78,550
2009 $72,962 $80,076 $79,719

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Santa Barbara County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Santa Barbara County was $38,805 in 2019. Compared to the median California per capita income, Santa Barbara County median per capita income is $588 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Santa Barbara County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Santa Barbara County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
California $39,393 +4.22% +10.74%
Santa Barbara County $38,805 +2.53% +16.68%

Trends in Santa Barbara County, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $38,805, the per capita income for Santa barbara was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Santa Barbara County, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Santa Barbara County

Date US California Santa Barbara County
2019 $35,672 $39,393 $38,805
2018 $34,444 $37,797 $37,846
2017 $33,788 $36,551 $36,597
2016 $33,163 $35,571 $33,257
2015 $32,351 $34,086 $33,788
2014 $31,228 $32,905 $32,248
2013 $30,982 $32,443 $34,470
2012 $30,476 $31,616 $31,575
2011 $30,425 $31,737 $32,523
2010 $30,622 $32,142 $33,820
2009 $31,545 $33,308 $33,621

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