Real Estate Values and Property Tax Valuation in Goleta, California

Goleta is home to 9,388 properties with a cumulative value of $4.9B. This accounts for 7.76% of all real estate value in Santa Barbara County. Property taxes in Goleta totaled $58.5M, with an average homeowner paying $6,235 in property taxes compared to the county average of $6,872. The average property tax rate in Goleta is 1.21%, slightly higher than the county average of 1.20%. Property taxes are based on the assessed value of the property, which is determined by the local assessor's office.

The property tax timeline in California begins on January 1st, when the property valuation date is set. Property value notices are then issued between June and August. Property tax appeals must be submitted by September 15th or November 30th, depending on the county. Finally, property tax bills are issued on October 1st.

Important Dates
Property Valuation Date:January 1st
Property Value Notices Issued:June - August
Property Tax Appeal Deadline:September 15 or November 30 (varies by county)
Property Tax Bills Issued:October 1st
Real Property Tax Bill Due (1st of #):December 10th, 1st half installment
Real Property Tax Bill Due (2nd of #):April 10th, 2nd half
Available Exemptions
SeniorNot Available
DisabledAvailable
HomesteadAvailable
VeteranNot Available
Solar/WindAvailable
CharitableAvailable

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Real Estate Statistics in Goleta, California

Total Real Estate Value
$4.9B
Total Real Property Taxes
$58.5M
Average Property Tax Rate
1.21%
# of Real Properties
9,388

Residential Property Tax by ZIP code in Goleta, California

Goleta is a city in Santa Barbara County, California, and its property tax rates are slightly higher than the average for the county. In 2023, the average property tax rate in Goleta was 1.21%, compared to the county average of 1.20%. This difference is likely due to the higher home values in Goleta compared to the rest of the county.

Property tax rates in Goleta vary across ZIP codes, with the highest effective rate being 1.21% in the 93117 ZIP code. This is likely due to the higher home values in this area compared to other ZIP codes in Goleta. The lowest effective property tax rate in Goleta is not available, but it is likely to be lower than the average rate for the city. Property tax rates in Goleta are slightly higher than the county average, but they vary across ZIP codes due to differences in home value by ZIP code.

Tax Assessment Value

The following table shows the 10th, 25th, 50th, 75th, and 90th percentile of property assessment value in each ZIP code in Goleta, California. The tax assessment value may differ from the potential sale value, and is used to calculate the property tax for each piece of real estate.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
93117$87,564$206,164$448,949$758,676$969,989

Property Tax Bill

This table shows the percentiles of actual property tax paid on residential properties for each ZIP code in Goleta, California.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
93117$1,496$2,812$5,386$8,575$10,879

Effective Property Tax Rate

The effective property tax rate is calculated by dividing the property tax bill by the assessed value. For the percentiles below, the calculation is performed using the percentiles for property tax bill and assessed value above. Therefore, each consecutive percentile doesn't necessarily show a larger value.

ZIP Code10th Percentile25th PercentileMedian75th Percentile90th Percentile
93117 1.71% 1.36% 1.20% 1.13% 1.12%

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Real Estate Values in Goleta, California

Median Sale Price
$1.2M
Total Inventory
19
% Change in Median Sale Price
-15.33%
12-month Change

Average Home Value in Goleta, California

Last updated: August 2023

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Housing Expenses in Goleta, California

Housing expenses are a major part of the average household budget in the state. In fact, housing expenses account for nearly one-third of total expenses for the average household. As inflation continues, housing expenses continue to rise, eating up an ever-increasing portion of the household budget. Property taxes are the second largest component of housing expenses for the average property owner in the state, making up a significant portion of the total housing expenses. As housing expenses continue to rise, it is important for households to budget carefully and plan for the future to ensure they can afford their housing expenses.

Monthly Consumer Expenses for West region

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The average property tax rate in Goleta is 1.21%.
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