Goleta is located in south California. Goleta is part of Santa Barbara County. Goleta has 7.90 square miles of land area and 0.07 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Goleta population is 30,333, which has shrunk 45.05% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Goleta median household income is $75,766 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 25.62% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 29.47% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Goleta median house value is $616,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 44.82% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 75.60% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Goleta is much better than the state average in quality. The Goleta area code is 805.