Asked by: Diocelina Majoo
asked in category: General Last Updated: 7th May, 2020

Where should I live in Santa Barbara?

Santa Barbara is considered part of California's south coast, along with its neighbors – trendy Montecito (home to Oprah Winfrey and other celebrity residents), the sleepy beach towns Summerland and Carpinteria to the south, and the city of Goleta to the north.

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Similarly, you may ask, where should I live in Santa Barbara County?

  • Montecito. Town in California. 19 reviews.
  • Mission Canyon. Town in California. #2 Best Places to Live in Santa Barbara County.
  • Santa Barbara. Town in California. 126 reviews.
  • Goleta. Town in California. 128 reviews.
  • Solvang. Town in California.
  • Buellton. Town in California.
  • Santa Ynez. Town in California.
  • Summerland. Town in California.

Likewise, is living in Santa Barbara expensive? Santa Barbara is an EXPENSIVE city to live. So unless you are a wealthy retired person or you have a job offer in the Santa Barbara area that pays you a salary that will provide the type of living — at Santa Barbara costs — that is acceptable to you . . . then I suggest you look elsewhere!

People also ask, is Santa Barbara a nice place to live?

Santa Barbara is in Santa Barbara County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Santa Barbara offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Santa Barbara and residents tend to have moderate political views.

Do any celebrities live in Santa Barbara?

Tom Cruise, Jennifer Lopez, Steven Spielberg, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Costner, and Oprah Winfrey are just a few of the Hollywood heavyweights to call Santa Barbara home. Packed with wine shops, boutiques, and galleries, actors are often spotted here, especially during the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

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