15.4% Poverty Rate in Santa Barbara County, California

Poverty Rate in Santa Barbara County, California

How does the Poverty Rate in Santa Barbara County, California compare to other counties in California?

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Santa Barbara County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

15.1%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Santa Barbara County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 15.1%.

16.6%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Santa Barbara County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 16.6%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Santa Barbara County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Santa Barbara County, California have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 325,900 residents of Santa Barbara County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 49,200 (15.1%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 16,293 (16.6%) of 98,190 residents of Santa Barbara County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Santa Barbara County, California

The Poverty Rate in Santa Barbara County is 15.4%.
Santa Barbara County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Carpinteria 7.7%

13,592

Goleta 8.4%

30,530

Buellton 5.5%

4,979

Guadalupe 16.1%

7,313

Isla Vista 65.5%

17,053

Lompoc 20.8%

40,473

Los Alamos 26.9%

1,404

Mission Canyon 3.2%

2,635

Mission Hills 6.7%

4,005

Montecito 8.0%

7,859

Orcutt 6.8%

29,951

Santa Barbara 13.7%

90,674

Santa Maria 18.6%

103,773

Santa Ynez 10.8%

4,363

Solvang 14.7%

5,588

Summerland 7.2%

1,108

Toro Canyon 4.8%

1,602

Vandenberg AFB 6.0%

3,040

Vandenberg Village 7.3%

7,536

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2018 California Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for California in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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