CARPINTERIA

A classic California beach town, with Summerland on one side and Ventura on the other, Carpinteria is a mecca for artists, family vacationers and surfers.

Welcome to Carpinteria

A classic California beach town, with Summerland on one side and Ventura on the other, Carpinteria is a mecca for artists, family vacationers and surfers worshipping its perfect swells. Known as “The World’s Safest Beach,” Carpinteria is a charming mix of craft and antique stores nestled in between expansive grassy parks.
 
With its palm-lined streets and the pristine beaches that give it its reputation, both strollers and hikers alike will enjoy the ocean views, glimpses of the seal rookery from the wild-flower filled bluff trails of the Nature Reserve that skirts the ocean. Family activities are plentiful, with activities and classes offered by the Carpinteria arts Center, the Children’s Project, The Women’s Club and the local library. The annual Avocado Festival draws crowds from all over California.
 
Carpinteria’s relaxed, casual vibe has several trendy highlights. Locals and visitors alike enjoy the eclectic mix of microbreweries, hip coffee houses and the Alcazar Theater. A historic venue, its recent renovation now offers blues, jazz, and comedy nights. Abundant eateries include chic cafes with outdoor dining, pizza parlors, and an international mix of Mexican, Thai, Italian, and Japanese.
 
From beach cottages to avocado ranches and horse farms in the foothills, multiple condominium complexes include those next to the world-famous polo fields. Along with exclusive seaside villas in the gated community of Sandyland, Carpinteria offers a generous variety of homes.
 
PRICE RANGE
  • Condos: $500k -$1.1Million
  • Homes: $700k-$4 Million
  • Estates: $5 – $10 Million
  • Oceanfront: $10 Million +

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Carpinteria’s Top Schools

Carpinteria, CA hosts 7 public schools rated good and higher by Great Schools. Here are the best public schools in Carpinteria, CA:
 
You can also find 2 private and charter schools. For the private schools and charter schools of Carpinteria:
 


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Overview for CARPINTERIA, CA

14,900 people live in CARPINTERIA, where the median age is 41.8 and the average individual income is $48,790.14. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,900

Total Population

41.8 years

Median Age

High

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

$48,790.14

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for CARPINTERIA, CA

CARPINTERIA has 5,597 households, with an average household size of 3. 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. 14,900 people call CARPINTERIA home. The population density is 2,359.9 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

14,900

Total Population

High

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

41.8

Median Age

49.9 / 50.1%

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
5,597

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$48,790.14

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

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

Schools in CARPINTERIA, CA

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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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