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Average Rent in Santa Barbara, CA

Average Rent in Santa Barbara, CA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Studio - $3,779-10%
1 Bed - $2,595+13%
2 Beds - $4,445-1%
Last updated 7/23/2024

Average Apartment Cost in Santa Barbara, CA

The average rent for apartments in Santa Barbara, CA, is between $2,595 and $4,445 in 2024. For a studio apartment in Santa Barbara, CA, the average rent is $3,779. When it comes to 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent in Santa Barbara, CA, is $2,595. For a 2-bedroom apartment, the average rent is $4,445.

Apartment Rent Ranges in Santa Barbara, CA

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Neighborhood Apartment Rent Trends in Santa Barbara, CA

NeighborhoodStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Waterfront$2,595--
West Beach$2,595--
Mesa$2,150--
Lower Riviera$2,095--
Eastside$1,895-5%
Downtown Santa Barbara$1,500-13%
Neighborhood1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Waterfront$3,600--
Upper State$3,545--
Eastside$2,495+8%
Downtown Santa Barbara$2,395--
Oak Park$2,395--
West Beach$1,500--
Neighborhood2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Downtown Santa Barbara$4,995--
Upper State$4,322--
Oak Park$3,800--
Eastside$3,495--
Mesa$2,875--
Lower Riviera$2,695--
Waterfront$1,550--
West Beach$1,550--

How Other Cities Compare to Santa Barbara, CA

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Goleta$2,700--
Ventura$2,462+49%
Oxnard$2,005-4%
Port Hueneme$1,795--
Newbury Park$1,777--
Camarillo$1,250--
Lompoc$900--
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Newbury Park$3,883+9%
Camarillo$3,844+55%
Montecito$3,600--
Goleta$3,450+38%
Carpinteria$2,800--
Ventura$2,750-4%
Oxnard$2,600+2%
San Buenaventura (Ventura)$2,400--
Moorpark$2,300--
Ojai$2,000-5%
Port Hueneme$1,995-5%
Santa Paula$1,850--
Lompoc$1,4030%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Newbury Park$4,561+7%
Goleta$4,100--
Camarillo$3,832+36%
Ventura$3,327+2%
Solvang$3,200--
Oxnard$3,175+2%
Lompoc$2,195+22%
Ojai$2,150--
Santa Paula$2,000--

Santa Barbara, CA Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds
Jul 2023Aug 2023Sep 2023Oct 2023Nov 2023Dec 2023Jan 2024Feb 2024Mar 2024Apr 2024May 2024Jun 2024Jul 2024
$4200$3600$3600$3600$3300$3690$3270$2849$2819$3449$4089$3989$3779
$2300$2350$2400$2400$2495$2495$2695$2595$2495$2595$2545$2495$2595
$4495$4422$4545$4545$4497$3800$4545$4445$4145$4545$4222$4172$4445
$8800$8800$8800$8800$8800$5045$4995$5095$4495$4195$3895$3595$3595

Neighborhood Information for Santa Barbara, CA

What are the most affordable neighborhoods in Santa Barbara, CA?

The most affordable neighborhoods in Santa Barbara are West Beach, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $1,500, Downtown Santa Barbara, where renters pay $2,395 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and Oak Park, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $2,395. If you're looking for other great deals, check out the listings in Eastside ($2,495 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or Upper State ($3,545 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $2,595 average for an Santa Barbara 1-bedroom apartment.

What are the most expensive neighborhoods in Santa Barbara, CA?

The most expensive neighborhoods in Santa Barbara are Waterfront, where the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is just $3,600. offering similar apartments at an average of Upper State, $3,545, and Eastside, $2,495. For additional value-for-money options, consider Downtown Santa Barbara ($2,395 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or Oak Park ($2,395 for a 1-bedroom apartment). These prices represent a significant saving when compared to the Santa Barbara average for a 1-bedroom apartment, which stands at $2,595.

What are the most popular neighborhoods in Santa Barbara, CA?

The most popular neighborhoods in Santa Barbara are Upper State, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $3,545, Oak Park, where renters pay $2,395 on average for a 1-bedroom apartment, and Downtown Santa Barbara, where the average 1-bedroom apartment rent goes for $2,395. If you're looking for other popular neighborhoods, check out the listings in West Beach ($1,500 for a 1-bedroom apartment) or Waterfront ($3,600 for a 1-bedroom apartment), compared to the $2,595 average for an Santa Barbara 1-bedroom apartment.

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