Best Places to Live

Santa Barbara, CA

Population: 90,401
LIV
SCORE
606
Bill Zeldis

Nestled between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean lies Santa Barbara, with a climate that officials categorize as Mediterranean, helping the city to remain one of America's most popular tourist and resort destinations. The community has strong sectors in health care, technology and finance along with five institutions of higher learning.

Santa Barbara, CA Ranking Data

Civic
67
Demographics
64
Economy
49
Education
79
Health
54
Housing
37
Infrastructure
55