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    122 Canyon Acres Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Goleta, CA Demographics

  • Total Population32,142
  • Female 16,243
    Male 15,899
  • Median Age35.6

Goleta, CA has a population of 32,142 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,899 of Goleta’s residents are women and 16,243 are men. The median age of those who live in Goleta, CA is 35.6.

Average Rent in Goleta, CA

  • Goleta, CA Average Rental Price, July 2022 $2,759 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Goleta, CA is $2,759.

Goleta, CA Apartment Rent Ranges

Goleta, CA Rent Trends

Average Rent Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Mar / 2022 Jul / 2022
Goleta, CA $2,131 $2,156 $2,252 $2,229 $2,301 $2,281 $2,431 $2,434 $2,586 $2,759
National $1,407 $1,415 $1,416 $1,406 $1,410 $1,418 $1,501 $1,596 $1,634 $1,706

Compared to the national average rent of $1,706, the average rent in Goleta, CA is $2,759.

Goleta, CA Households

  • Total Number of Households11,652
  • Family 7,245
    Non-family 4,407
  • Children 3,522
    No Children 8,130
  • Average People Per Household2.74
  • Median Household Income$98,035
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$2,005

According to U.S. Census data, there are 11,652 households in Goleta, CA. 7,245 are family households and 4,407 are non-family households. There are 3,522 households with children in Goleta and 8,130 households without children. On average, about 2.74 people live in a household in Goleta, CA. The median income of a Goleta household living in Goleta is $98,035 per year. The median housing costs per month are $2,005.

Goleta, CA Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Goleta, CA is as follows: 5% have no high school education, 19% completed some high school, 23% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 26% have a Bachelor Degree, and 18% have a Graduate Degree.

Renting a house in Goleta, CA

Do you wish you could live the American Dream minus the roof repairs, fence painting and boiler repairs? You sure can. It’s called rental homes. You are working a steady 9-5, which is sometimes 9-7, so when you finally get home you don’t want to put in a couple of extra hours as an unpaid handyman. The American Dream is about the impeccable backyard lawn where the family dog runs around. It’s about 4th of July barbeques and summer nights spent on your back porch. Of course, the dream is different for everyone, so it all depends on you. And your budget. Regardless of your budget you will manage to find some interesting homes for rent that fit your style. If you are moving from an apartment and are on a tight budget, please keep on reading. The American Dream is not only for the rich and beautiful who can rent a 4 bedroom without blinking.

The road from apartment to house is paved with…

… extra expenses. At least everyone says so. If we compare the price of 3 bedroom apartments to single family homes for rent with the same bedroom count, the house will be more expensive. You are paying more to get a yard, more square footage, storage space and privacy. But if you are looking for cheap houses for rent, you should definitely consider duplexes too. They are slightly more affordable and they come in many forms and bedroom counts. You could rent a 1 bedroom duplex, albeit they are somewhat rarer than their 2 bedroom brothers, and it goes without say that the rent will be much lower than renting a single-family house. If you are taking the smart approach, moving to a house will not cost an arm and a leg. Of the 1 listing in Goleta, CA there are plenty of houses you can rent without breaking the bank. And besides, why would you pay extra to stay in a pricey neighborhood, when all you want at the end of a long day is to enjoy the tranquility of your backyard?

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