Santa Barbara County, California's estimated population is 453,095 with a growth rate of 0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Santa Barbara County, California is the 20th largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 423,895 and has seen a growth of 6.89% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.06%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.68%.
59.91% of Santa Barbara County, California residents speak only English, while 40.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.32% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Barbara County, California is Islander, with 27.74% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Barbara County, California is Hispanic, with 14.75% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.47%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Santa Barbara County, California
77.32% of Santa Barbara County, California residents were born in the United States, with 57.43% having been born in California. 14.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.