Santa Barbara County Information

Santa Barbara in California occupies 3,789 square miles and has a 2006 population of 400,335, a change from a 2000 population of 399,347 and 369,608 in 1990. 17.7% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13% percent is 25-35, and 13.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 1,804 acts of violent crime reported in Santa Barbara in 2004, a change from 1,312 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 8,697 people: 4.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.3%.

Read more about Santa Barbara, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountySanta Barbara 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area3,789 sq. milesRanked 139 of 3,140
Population 2006400,335Ranked 162 of 3,140
Population 2005400,908 
Population 2000399,347Ranked 149 of 3,140
Population 1990369,608Ranked 139 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion89.1% 
African American2.3% 
Asian American4.6% 
Native American1.6% 
Pacific Islander.3% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.1% 
Population 5 to 1413.4% 
Population 15 to 2417.7% 
Population 25 to 3413% 
Population 35 to 4413.4% 
Population 45 to 5413.3% 
Population 55 to 649.3% 
Population 65 to 746% 
Population 75 and up6.8% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1,8041,312
Murders / Manslaughters7 
Forcible Rapes128 
Robberies321 
Aggravated Assaults1,348 
Total Property Crimes9,9818,883
Burglaries2,350 
Larceny Thefts6,553 
Motor Vehicle Thefts1,078 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population214,160202,453
Unemployed Population8,6978,792
Unemployment Rate4.1%4.3%

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