Carpinteria

What to Expect: Casual friendly vibes with most activities centered around the beaches.

Welcome to Carpinteria

Located ten miles south of Santa Barbara, Carpinteria stands as a quintessential beach community celebrated for its renowned surfing culture and the inviting, laid-back atmosphere it exudes. The heart of the community, Linden Ave., serves as a hub for specialty shopping, inviting cafes, and a diverse range of dining experiences, from casual eateries to upscale culinary delights. Carpinteria's expansive beaches, with their wider stretches of sand compared to their Santa Barbara counterparts, invite residents and visitors to bask in the coastal beauty and partake in the legendary surfing opportunities, particularly at the famed Rincon Point. This idyllic beachside haven offers a captivating blend of coastal charm, surf culture, and a relaxed vibe, making it an appealing destination for those seeking a coastal lifestyle enriched by the natural beauty of the ocean and the vibrant energy of the community.
 
What to Expect: Casual friendly vibes with most activities centered around the beaches.
The Market: Modest neighborhood homes and condos juxtaposed with mansions on the beach at Padaro lane.

Overview for Carpinteria, CA

13,289 people live in Carpinteria, where the median age is 40.6 and the average individual income is $43,708. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,289

Total Population

40.6 years

Median Age

High

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

$43,708

Average individual Income

Around Carpinteria, CA

There's plenty to do around Carpinteria, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

1
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
26
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Seastrand, and SPARK45 Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 1.5 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.77 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Carpinteria, CA

Carpinteria has 4,958 households, with an average household size of 2.67. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Carpinteria do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,289 people call Carpinteria home. The population density is 5,133.99 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,289

Total Population

High

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

40.6

Median Age

50.77 / 49.23%

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
4,958

Total Households

2.67

Average Household Size

$43,708

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Carpinteria, CA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Carpinteria. 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
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Canalino Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
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