Santa Maria, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Santa Maria, California Info Snack

Population
105,528
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
12.7%
Median Home
$359,700
Median Income
$67,634
Median Rent
$1,475

Santa Maria SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
3
Commute
8

Santa Maria, CA Crime Report

3,306
Total Crimes
3,057.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
30.31%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Santa Maria
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,306 3,057.1 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 834 771.2 442.0 387.8
Murder 2 1.8 5.6 6.5
Robbery 179 165.5 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 572 528.9 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 2,472 2,285.9 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 328 303.3 369.7 314.2
Larceny 1,114 1,030.1 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 1,030 952.5 427.6 246.0

Santa Maria, CA Cost Of Living

125
Santa Maria's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Santa Maria California National Average
Overall 125 140 100
Services 101 112 100
Groceries 101 113 100
Health 107 115 100
Housing 142 198 100
Transportation 131 134 100
Utilities 168 126 100

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Rankings for Santa Maria in California

Map Of Santa Maria, CA

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Population over time in Santa Maria

Year Population % Change
2020 105,528 0.0%
2019 105,483 0.7%
2018 104,791 1.1%
2017 103,642 1.0%
2016 102,618 1.1%
2015 101,468 1.3%
2014 100,152 1.5%
2013 98,715 2.0%
2012 96,803 2.3%
2011 94,645 -

Race / Ethnicity in Santa Maria

White
15.4% (16,248)
African American
1.2% (1,288)
American Indian
0.1% (153)
Asian
4.7% (4,960)
Hawaiian
0.0% (23)
Other
0.1% (153)
Two Or More
1.7% (1,774)
Hispanic
76.7% (80,929)
Race Santa Maria CA USA
White 15.4% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 1.2% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 4.7% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.7% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 76.7% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Santa Maria

Female
50.6% (53,375)
Male
49.4% (52,153)
Gender Santa Maria CA USA
Female 50.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Santa Maria for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
29.0% (30,603)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (10,552)
High School / GED
21.0% (22,160)
Some College
20.0% (21,105)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (7,386)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (9,497)
Master's Degree
3.0% (3,165)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,055)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Santa Maria CA USA
< 9th Grade 29.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Santa Maria, California

Less than $10,000
2.9% (302,498)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (347,704)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.0% (742,873)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (862,667)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.8% (1,453,350)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.8% (2,194,717)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.4% (1,733,999)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.8% (1,881,670)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.4% (571,847)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (461,470)
Income Santa Maria CA USA
Less than $10,000 2.9% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.0% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.8% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.8% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.4% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.8% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.4% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 13.3% 8.3%

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