Montecito Tourism, California

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Montecito is a unincorporated census-designated place in Santa Barbara County, California. As a census-designated place, Montecito had a population of 8,965 in 2010. A number of celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, Jeff Bridges, Rob Lowe, Ellen DeGeneres, Drew Barrymore, Megyn Price, and Eric Schmidt own Montecito homes. It boasts some of the most spectacular and expensive real estate in the United States, particularly above East Valley Road for its perfect micro-climate along the coast. According to the Montecito Community Plan, Montecito is bounded on the north by East Camino Cielo Road; on the east by Ortega Ridge Road and Ladera Lane; on the South by the Pacific Ocean. Montecito does not include areas such as Coast Village Road, which while usually considered part of Montecito, are actually within the city limits of Santa Barbara, located directly to the west. Montecito occupies the eastern portion of the coastal plain south of the Santa Ynez Mountains. Parts of the town are built on the lower foothills of the range. Notable roads spanning Montecito include East Valley Road, Mountain Drive, and Sycamore Canyon Road, all of which form part of State Route 192. In addition, the U.S. 101 freeway runs along the south end of town, connecting it with other cities in Santa Barbara County and the rest of Southern California. Montecito has 3,010 single-family dwellings. The community is consistently ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the wealthiest communities in the United States.

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If you are looking for travel information of Montecito in United States, you've come to the right place. After your splendid visit to Montecito, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Universal Studios, Santa Monica Pier, The Griffith Observatory. Also, to reach Montecito, 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. Popular vacation packages of Montecito are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Montecito*

  • Pollution Statistics in Montecito

    Know the pollution level of Montecito 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)
  • Montecito: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 78.13 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 10.71 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 34.38 (Low)
  • Living in Montecito - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Montecito is 181.32 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 83.31 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 95.5 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 36.09 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.74 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 60.58 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.93 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 117.73 (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 Montecito

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 27.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 82.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 46.67 USD

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

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