Hope Ranch

A secluded and exclusive equestrian paradise.

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Overview for Hope Ranch, CA

4,163 people live in Hope Ranch, where the median age is 48 and the average individual income is $77,981. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

48 years

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Hope Ranch Real Estate

This beautiful and quiet Santa Barbara enclave is a private paradise far away from everyday life’s chaos. Renowned as an equestrian community, Hope Ranch boasts over 25 miles of gorgeous riding trails. The community is located in western Santa Barbara, conveniently close to the 101, and features beautiful palm tree-lined streets and gently rolling hills.

Since Hope Ranch is such a popular equestrian community, it’s no surprise that homes in the area are built to suit this lifestyle. Sprawling estates with stables and plenty of greenery are popular with horseback riders. Other architectural styles in the area include Mediterranean villas and cozy French country homes. These remarkable properties offer views of the Santa Ynez Mountains and the glistening Pacific Ocean.

What to Love

  • Great community atmosphere
  • Perfect for equestrians
  • Beautiful private beach
  • Golf course and country club

People & Lifestyle

The exclusive residential area of Hope Ranch provides an excellent sense of community that residents love, as well as a great deal of privacy. This isn’t an area where you’ll live right on top of your neighbors, but if you do want to spend time with others in the community, Hope Ranch is packed with plenty of fun amenities where you can make new friends.

Hope Ranch is an equestrian’s paradise, so anyone with a love of horses will feel right at home here. Roughly 10 percent of residents own their own horses. The area also remains popular with celebrities seeking private, luxurious homes and families hoping to raise their children in an area rich in natural beauty.

Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

Since Hope Ranch is a more secluded community, there are no restaurants directly within the suburb; however, you can reach some great opportunities with just a short drive! Local favorite Los Agaves is a great spot for authentic Mexican cuisine and residents enjoying California comfort fare at Louie’s California Bistro.

Things to Do

Hope Ranch residents have access to a variety of world-class amenities, including a private sandy beach, pristine tennis courts, golf courses, picnic areas for the family to enjoy, and, of course, plenty of riding trails. Stroll along Hope Ranch Beach for stunning ocean views and plentiful sunshine! The community hosts fun events regularly, including a family beach camping trip during the summer.


The Santa Barbara area, including Hope Ranch, is known for its excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

Other neighborhoods you might want to check out:

• Montecito
• Santa Barbara
• Goleta
• Carpinteria
• Summerland
• Santa Ynez Valley

Featured Hope Ranch Neighborhoods

Demographics and Employment Data for Hope Ranch, CA

Hope Ranch has 1,728 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hope Ranch do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,163 people call Hope Ranch home. The population density is 3,304.196 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

44.97 / 55.03%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Schools in Hope Ranch, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Hope Ranch. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Vieja Valley Elementary
K - 6th
Trivium Charter School Voyage
K - 12th

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