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"Danish capital of America"
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, in the Santa Barbara-Santa Maria metro area.
The community name derives from Danish for "sun meadow."
The latitude of Solvang is 34.595N. The longitude is -120.136W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 505 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,286.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Solvang demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Santa Barbara County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Santa Barbara area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93463 ZIP code.
13% of Solvang residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Solvang ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Solvang was $25,363, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Solvang residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Solvang, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $798. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,882.
Libraries in Solvang include Solvang Library ... View libraries
Santa Barbara County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Solvang political report.
The average commute time for Solvang workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Solvang include Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort, Best Western King Frederik, Best Western Kronborg Inn, Country Inn & Suites, Royal Scandinavian Inn, Svendsgaards Danish Lodge, Tivoli Inn Hotel.
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