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Isla Vista
  • Suburb in California

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Isla Vista is a suburb of with a population of 27,707. Isla Vista is in Santa Barbara County. Living in Isla Vista offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Isla Vista and residents tend to be liberal.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$466,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,503
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    98%
  • Own
    2%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    1%
  • 10-17 years
    2%
  • 18-24 years
    85%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    2%
  • 45-54 years
    1%
  • 55-64 years
    1%
  • 65+ years
    1%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    40%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in Isla Vista

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$24,545
National
$62,843

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