Carpinteria

A charming coastal town located in Southern California.

Welcome to Carpinteria

Carpinteria, nestled between the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, is known for its picturesque beauty and relaxed, small-town atmosphere. Home to approximately 13,500 residents, "Carp," as most locals call it, is renowned for its safe, family-friendly beaches, protected by a natural reef.

Residents and visitors alike enjoy the diverse dining options and unique local boutiques on Linden Avenue. For a delicious meal, check out Little Dom's Seafood. Additionally, the nearby Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club offers the excitement of world-renowned polo games, adding to Carpinteria's charm and appeal.


Commute Times

15 mins | Downtown Santa Barbara
8 mins | Summerland 
10 mins | Montecito 


Boundaries

East to West Camino Carreta to Sunset Drive
North to South The foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains to the Pacific Ocean
Nearby Neighborhoods Summerland, Montecito Downtown Santa Barbara

Overview for Carpinteria, CA

13,289 people live in Carpinteria, where the median age is 40.6 and the average individual income is $43,708. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

13,289

Total Population

40.6 years

Median Age

High

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

$43,708

Average individual Income

Around Carpinteria, CA

There's plenty to do around Carpinteria, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

1
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
26
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Rincon Mountain Winery Tasting Room, Lost & Found Cafe, and SPARK45 Fitness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.2 miles 32 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.5 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.77 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.15 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Carpinteria, CA

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Mixed Schools ()
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
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Canalino Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
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