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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 $71,106 in 2017, the latest figures available. Santa Barbara County median household income is $699 lower than the median California household income and $10,770 greater than the US median household income. 2018 county income data (including Santa Barbara County median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
California $71,805 +3.77% +11.86%
Santa Barbara County $71,106 +3.22% +7.48%

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

At $71,106, the median household income for Santa barbara was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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
2017 $60,336 $71,805 $71,106
2016 $58,856 $69,196 $68,887
2015 $57,709 $66,737 $65,832
2014 $55,613 $64,191 $66,160
2013 $55,072 $63,441 $65,792
2012 $54,948 $62,389 $66,199
2011 $55,162 $62,573 $66,088
2010 $56,388 $65,020 $63,960
2009 $57,519 $67,494 $67,632
2008 $59,382 $69,645 $70,240
2007 $60,135 $71,048 $69,214
2006 $59,051 $69,037 $65,176

Santa Barbara County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Santa Barbara County was $82,634 in 2017. Compared to the median California family income, Santa Barbara County median family income is $625 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Santa Barbara County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Santa Barbara County California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
California $82,009 +3.78% +11.42%
Santa Barbara County $82,634 +8.37% +11.27%

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

At $82,634, the median family income for Santa barbara was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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
2017 $73,891 $82,009 $82,634
2016 $72,591 $79,023 $76,249
2015 $70,627 $76,133 $78,115
2014 $68,313 $73,604 $74,264
2013 $67,488 $71,906 $79,127
2012 $66,880 $70,825 $76,636
2011 $67,126 $71,518 $76,401
2010 $68,289 $73,778 $75,316
2009 $69,958 $76,779 $76,437
2008 $72,321 $79,926 $82,511
2007 $72,500 $79,979 $81,433
2006 $71,330 $78,688 $74,374

Santa Barbara County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Santa Barbara County was $35,090 in 2017. Compared to the median California per capita income, Santa Barbara County median per capita income is $44 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Santa Barbara County will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Santa Barbara County California

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
California $35,046 +2.75% +11.08%
Santa Barbara County $35,090 +10.04% +13.48%

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

The current per capita income for Santa barbara is $35,090. Real per capita income peaked in 2005 at $35,741 and is now $651 (1.82%) lower. From a post peak low of $30,275 in 2012, real per capita income for Santa barbara has now grown by $4,815 (15.90%).

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Santa Barbara County

Date US California Santa Barbara County
2017 $32,397 $35,046 $35,090
2016 $31,798 $34,107 $31,889
2015 $31,019 $32,682 $32,397
2014 $29,942 $31,551 $30,921
2013 $29,706 $31,107 $33,050
2012 $29,221 $30,314 $30,275
2011 $29,173 $30,430 $31,184
2010 $29,361 $30,819 $32,428
2009 $30,246 $31,937 $32,237
2008 $31,488 $33,541 $34,304
2007 $31,629 $33,988 $34,989
2006 $30,795 $32,875 $33,487