Santa Barbara's housing market continues to grow below both California and the USA as a whole. Year over year growth for Santa Barbara County was 1.1% for April 2017, a lower growth rate was last experienced during October 2012. However, growth varies across cities, with Lompoc having the highest yearly growth rate of 8.5% and Solvang with having the lowest with -4.4%. See more housing data here

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View the latest housing and employment data.  
  • Latest Employment Data: 5/19/2017
  • Latest Housing Data: 7/05/2017

Check out coverage and full presentations from our 2015 South County and North County Economic Summits.


Read articles describing the latest local data and articles discussing various features of the local economy (seasonality, banking industry concentration, etc.).