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Goleta, CA: What you need to know

Incorporated in 2002, Goleta offers a beautiful view of the Pacific Coast and the Santa Ynez Mountains, making the community one of the Best Places to Live in America. Good housing options and strong schools contribute to the quality of life, and so do several parks and preserves that include a Coronado Butterfly Preserve. Goleta’s economy is steeped in technology and education, with the University of California Santa Barbara having a big influence on the culture.


Goleta, CA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 30,541
Median Age 37
Median Household Income $80,438
Median Home Price $634,100
Walkscore 39

Goleta, CA Demographics

Median Population in Goleta , CA

Median Age 37.1%
Age 18 Over 79%
Age 21 Over 74.8%
Age 62 Over 18.6%
Age 65 Over 16.1%

Race in Goleta , CA

  Ethnicity White 69%
  Ethnicity Black 1.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 8.1%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 37.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.4%
  Ethnicity Other 15.4%

Population By Gender in Goleta , CA

  Male 49.7%
  Female 50.3%

Language in Goleta , CA

  English Only 64.3%
  English Other 35.7%

Economics in Goleta , CA

  Median Household Income $80,438
  Median Home Price $634,100
  Homes Owned 47.3%
  Homes Rent 52.7%
  Median Property Rent $1,621

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Commute Types in Goleta , CA

  Walked 3.6%
  Worked at Home 3.1%
  Public Transportation 3.3%
  Other Means 5.3%
  Drove Alone 73.2%
  Carpooled 11.6%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 14
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