Downtown

Welcome to Downtown Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara's downtown neighborhood is the vibrant heart of the city, pulsating with energy, culture, and history. Steeped in Spanish colonial architecture, its red-tiled roofs and whitewashed buildings line charming streets filled with boutiques, galleries, and cafes. The iconic State Street Promenade serves as the central artery, bustling with activity as locals and visitors alike explore its eclectic shops and eateries. Landmarks such as the historic Santa Barbara Courthouse and bustling Paseo Nuevo shopping center add to the area's allure. With its proximity to the waterfront, cultural venues, and a thriving arts scene, downtown Santa Barbara exudes a unique blend of coastal charm and urban sophistication, making it a dynamic destination for all.
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Overview for Downtown, CA

103,431 people live in Downtown, where the median age is 39.6 and the average individual income is $52,238.4. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

103,431

Total Population

39.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$52,238.4

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Downtown, CA

Downtown has 42,389 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Downtown do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 103,431 people call Downtown home. The population density is 2,125.03 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

103,431

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39.6

Median Age

49.44 / 50.56%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
42,389

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$52,238.4

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Downtown, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Downtown. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
The Knox School Of Santa Barbara
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Harding University Partnership
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Alta Vista Alternative Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
6th - 9th
No rating available
Sunrise Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
Santa Barbara Junior High
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Santa Barbara Community Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Cachuma Elementary And Middle School
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
Eureka School Of Santa Barbara
PRIVATE
10th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Monte Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
El Montecito School San Roque
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Bishop Garcia Diego High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
Alta Vista Alternative High
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Olive Grove Charter - Santa Barbara
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5

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