This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Santa Paula has a low population density. Santa Paula is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
With a quality of life rating of 6/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about Santa Paula, CA, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Santa Paula, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Santa Paula has a population density of 6,299, with 28,988 current residents.
Out of the 28,988 current residents, 51% are male and 49% are female. 60% of the residents are married and 40% are single.
- 74% Sun
- 18% Rain
- 0% Snow
61°F average temperature
- 41 years Median home age
- $226,020 Median home price
- -12.68% Home appreciation rate
- 7.62% Annual property tax
As for living in Santa Paula, the air quality is 24% and the weather, on average, is 74% sunny, 18% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 61°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Santa Paula, you should know that 55.4% of homes are owned while 41.5% of homes are rented, and 3.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $226,020, the median age of homes is 41 years, the annual home appreciation is -12.68% and the annual property tax is 7.62%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)5
When looking at the community of Santa Paula, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Santa Paula’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Santa Paula is 32 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 55.01% Democratic, 42.77% Republican, and 2.23% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:21
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
58%High school diploma
5%Some college or associates degree
3%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Santa Paula, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 18.00% of residents are unemployed in Santa Paula (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Santa Paula residents: 7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 11.16% are in the arts and sciences field, 14.5% are in the customer service field, 27.5% are in the sales field, 11.58% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 11.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 17.2% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:21. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 57.55%, 5.23% of residents have an associate’s degree, 5.43% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 3.15% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Santa Paula, you should be aware that the average commute time is 27 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Santa Paula have a few different options. 64% of commuters use their own cars, 29% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.