Santa Barbara is a neighborhood in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
There is an extensive selection of green spaces in Santa Barbara. Access to green spaces from the majority of locations in the neighborhood, such as Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park, is easy since there are a few of them close by for residents to unwind in. This area remains relatively quiet, thanks to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, although noise levels are higher closer to Pan American Freeway, Coronado Freeway or the railway line.
In Santa Barbara, roughly one third of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the rest of the properties are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. This neighborhood also has a good choice of housing sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 40% are owners. Around one quarter of properties in this part of the city were constructed pre-1960, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
In Santa Barbara, locals will generally be able to access high schools on foot. However, Santa Barbara does not have any primary schools. With respect to eating, it is typically practical for home buyers in this neighborhood to buy their groceries on foot. Furthermore, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and property owners can enjoy a few cafes as well.
Traveling by car is very easy in this part of the city. It is very convenient to park, and most real estate listings are a very short drive from the nearest highway, such as Pan American Freeway. In contrast, the public transit service in this part of the city is not very frequent. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. There are relatively few pedestrians out on the streets of Santa Barbara, despite the fact that many daily errands can be run without the use of a car.