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Goleta , CA

Population: 30,541
LIV
SCORE
617
Matthew Hine

Goleta means “schooner” in Spanish, and the city offers beautiful viewing areas overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Gracing the community are several parks and preserves that include a Coronado Butterfly Preserve, and the city's major economic contributor is the University of California Santa Barbara. Several technology businesses have put down roots in Goleta, including Raytheon, Citrix Online and Cisco.

Goleta , CA Ranking Data

Civic
73
Demographics
69
Economy
62
Education
37
Health
67
Housing
55
Infrastructure
56