Santa Barbara County Population 2017

Santa Barbara County's estimated population is 446,170 with a growth rate of 0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Santa Barbara County is the 19th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016446,1702,3550.53%
2015443,8153,2620.74%
2014440,5534,7531.09%
2013435,8005,1621.20%
2012430,6384,6401.09%
2011425,9981,6020.38%
2010424,39654,78814.82%
1990369,60870,91423.74%
1980298,69434,37013.00%
1970264,32495,36256.44%
1960168,96270,74272.02%
195098,22027,66539.21%
194070,5555,3888.27%
193065,16724,07058.57%
192041,09713,35948.16%
191027,7388,80446.50%
190018,9343,18020.19%
189015,7546,24165.60%
18809,5131,72922.21%
18707,7844,241119.70%
18603,5432,358198.99%
18501,1850.00%

Santa Barbara County Population Growth

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Santa Barbara County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White380,86085.36%
Asian25,6755.75%
Two or More Races15,8993.56%
Black or African American10,7562.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native9,5472.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,0780.24%

Santa Barbara County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Santa Barbara County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Santa Maria9959710629066936.72%
Santa Barbara884119193035193.98%
Lompoc424384371212743.00%
Goleta29906308509443.16%
Carpinteria13044136846404.91%
Guadalupe708073212413.40%
Solvang5245580255710.62%
Buellton482850952675.53%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990