In 2020, Isla Vista, CA had a population of 15.7k people with a median age of 21.1 and a median household income of $21,018. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Isla Vista, CA declined from 27,707 to 15,733, a −43.2% decrease and its median household income declined from $24,545 to $21,018, a −14.4% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Isla Vista, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.1%), White (Hispanic) (10.5%), Other (Hispanic) (9.4%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.17%).
None of the households in Isla Vista, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
87.1% of the residents in Isla Vista, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Isla Vista, CA are University of California-Santa Barbara (8,009 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2019, the median property value in Isla Vista, CA was $466,700, and the homeownership rate was 0.987%.
Most people in Isla Vista, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Isla Vista, CA was 2 cars per household.