Carpinteria's thriving business community, proximity to strategic business centers and ideal seaside location make our town the perfect place to mix business and pleasure. With a strong, established economy consisting of medical devices, hi-tech, light manufacturing, and tourism, it is no surprise that we are home to some of Santa Barbara County's largest and most successful companies.
Carpinteria Economic Profile Report
Business benefits of our community include...
- Direct access to major labor markets.
Carpinteria lies on the border of
California's most dynamic counties,
Santa Barbara and Ventura. This allows
for easy access to the diverse labor
markets of Goleta, Santa Barbara,
Carpinteria, Ventura, Oxnard,
Camarillo, and Thousand Oaks
- Top employers include CKE,
Nusil Silicone Technology, Dako
Corporation, Lynda.com, Helix Medical,
- Access to higher education resources.
The University of California at Santa
Barbara, California State University
at Northridge, Westmont College, and
Santa Barbara City College are all in
- Adjacent to Highway 101,
one of California's largest
- Proximity to major business centers.
Carpinteria is only 12 miles from
Santa Barbara, 20 miles from Ventura,
and 80 miles from Los Angeles
- Nearby Santa Barbara
Airport is served by 9 major airlines
- Wide range of housing opportunities.
From the suburban residential
developments of Carpinteria, Goleta,
Santa Barbara, and Ventura to the
elegant homes and estates of Montecito
and the Carpinteria foothills