Montecito

An iconic enclave of luxury estates and amenities along a stunning stretch of coastline from Butterfly Beach to Fernald Point.

Welcome to Montecito

Although it lies just slightly south of the bustle of downtown Santa Barbara, Montecito is in a realm of its own. The community protects its magnetism by maintaining tranquil, tree-lined streets, picturesque landscapes, unparalleled privacy, and quaint, upscale shopping.
 
With its Mediterranean climate and stunning scenery, Montecito offers a serene retreat for affluent residents and discerning travelers alike. Indulge in the posh amenities at world-class resorts San Ysidro Ranch and Miramar Beach Resort, explore charming boutiques and gourmet eateries along Coast Village Road, or enjoy such outdoor activities as hiking in the nearby foothills or relaxing on Butterfly Beach. Montecito Union School, MUS, the local public elementary school is known for being one of the best in the nation.
 
Whether nestled under the canopies of age-old oak trees or commanding prized beachfront lots, Montecito properties are among the most sought-after in the world. It’s no wonder that this iconic enclave – with its natural splendor, old-world feel, plush amenities, and exceptional privacy – is home to some of California’s most illustrious figures.
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Overview for Montecito, CA

12,524 people live in Montecito, where the median age is 62.4 and the average individual income is $97,086.85. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,524

Total Population

62.4 years

Median Age

High

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

$97,086.85

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Montecito, CA

Montecito has 5,268 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Montecito do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 12,524 people call Montecito home. The population density is 505.8 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

12,524

Total Population

High

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

62.4

Median Age

46.54 / 53.46%

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
5,268

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$97,086.85

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 Montecito, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Montecito. 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
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Mount Carmel School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5

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