Santa Barbara County Population 2018

Santa Barbara County's estimated population is 448,150 with a growth rate of 0.42% 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
2017448,1501,8540.42%
2016446,2962,3690.53%
2015443,9273,2990.75%
2014440,6284,6481.07%
2013435,9805,1531.20%
2012430,8274,7691.12%
2011426,0581,7200.41%
2010424,33854,73014.81%
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
White380,86084.98%
Asian25,6755.73%
Two or More Races15,8993.55%
Black or African American10,7562.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native9,5472.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,0780.24%

Santa Barbara County Population Pyramid

0k5k10k15k20k25k Male Population0k5k10k15k20k25k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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