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Goleta (/ɡəˈliːtə/; Spanish: [ɡoˈleta], "schooner") is a city in southern Santa Barbara County, California, US. It was incorporated as a city in 2002, after a long period as the largest unincorporated, populated area in the county. As of the 2000 census, the Census-designated place (CDP) had a total population of 55,204, however, a significant portion of the census territory of 2000 did not incorporate into the new city. The population was 29,888 at the 2010 census. It is known for being near the University of California, Santa Barbara campus, although the CDP of Isla Vista is closer to the campus.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Goleta, which is a city in United States. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Santa Barbara, United States. Santa Barbara is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier, The Griffith Observatory. Also, to reach Goleta, you'll have to take a flight to Santa Barbara; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Goleta can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Goleta*

  • Pollution Statistics in Goleta

    Know the pollution level of Goleta before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.31 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.71 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 39.29 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 32.14 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 22.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.43 (Moderate)
  • Goleta: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Goleta for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Goleta.

    • Burglary and Theft 22.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 7.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20 (Low)
    • Attacks 10 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 70 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 7.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 27.5 (Low)
  • Living in Goleta - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Goleta is 184.01 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 82.25 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 95.58 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 36.09 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 75.76 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 60.58 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.11 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 123.44 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Goleta

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Goleta

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.88 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 84.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.88 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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