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Carpinteria
  • Suburb in California

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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Carpinteria is a suburb of with a population of 13,505. Carpinteria is in Santa Barbara County. Living in Carpinteria offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Carpinteria there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Carpinteria and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Carpinteria are above average.

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About Carpinteria...
Population
13,505

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$705,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,940
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    51.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    22.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    140.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    858.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    148
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    national  12%

Working in Carpinteria

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$76,521
National
$62,843

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