What you need to know about Santa Maria, CA

Santa Maria is located in Santa Barbara County, California. The population is 42% White, 1% Black, 3% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 12% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 42% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $50,753 and the median home value is $252,200. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Santa Maria, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Santa Maria has a Walk Score ® of 48.

Housing

Homes Owned 50.22%
50.22% Complete
Homes Rented 49.78%
49.78% Complete

Real Estate

In Santa Maria, California


Ready to move to Santa Maria? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Santa Maria.

Schools

In Santa Maria, California


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Santa Maria rates.

Median Household Income

$50,753
Lower than the national average

Business

In Santa Maria, California


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Santa Maria.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In Santa Maria, California


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Santa Maria.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 13%
13% Complete
Graduated High School 59%
59% Complete