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Carpinteria is a city in Santa Barbara County, in the Santa Barbara-Santa Maria metro area.
The community name derives from Spanish for carpenter shop.
The latitude of Carpinteria is 34.398N. The longitude is -119.517W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 33 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,037.
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11% of Carpinteria residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carpinteria ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carpinteria was $21,563, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Carpinteria residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Carpinteria, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $892. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,863.
Libraries in Carpinteria include Carpinteria Library ... View libraries
Santa Barbara County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carpinteria political report.
The average commute time for Carpinteria workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Carpinteria between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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