Santa Maria SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
9.5
Education
4
Commute
8.5

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Santa Maria, California Info Snack

Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. It is approximately 150 miles (240 km) northwest of Downtown Los Angeles. Its estimated 2016 population was 106,290, making it the most populous city in the county and the Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area. The city is notable for its wine industry and Santa Maria-style barbecue. Sunset magazine called Santa Maria "The West's Best BBQ Town".
Population
104,791
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
18.6%
Median Home
$297,200
Median Income
$55,485
Median Rent
$1,269

Rankings for Santa Maria in California

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3

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4

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5

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Map Of Santa Maria, CA

Population over time in Santa Maria

Year Population % Change
2017 104,791 1.1%
2016 103,642 1.0%
2015 102,618 1.1%
2014 101,468 1.3%
2013 100,152 1.5%
2012 98,715 2.0%
2011 96,803 2.3%
2010 94,645 -

Crime in Santa Maria Per 100k

Crime Santa Maria CA USA
Violent Crime 443.1 449.3 382.9
Murder 2.8 4.6 5.3
Robbery 144.3 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 242.0 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 2191.3 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 415.2 446.9 430.4
Larceny 1145.9 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 630.2 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Santa Maria

White
18.1% (18,975)
African American
1.0% (998)
American Indian
0.1% (101)
Asian
5.0% (5,276)
Hawaiian
0.1% (73)
Other
0.1% (139)
Two Or More
1.0% (1,005)
Hispanic
74.6% (78,224)
Race Santa Maria CA USA
White 18.1% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 1.0% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 5.0% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 74.6% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Santa Maria, California

Less than $10,000
4.3% (450,601)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.0% (419,164)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.6% (1,110,784)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (1,152,701)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.4% (1,613,781)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.5% (1,938,633)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.7% (1,540,427)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.3% (1,603,302)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (440,122)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (209,582)
Income Santa Maria CA USA
Less than $10,000 4.3% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.0% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.6% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.4% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.5% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.7% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.3% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in Santa Maria

Female
50.2% (52,632)
Male
49.8% (52,158)
Gender Santa Maria CA USA
Female 50.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
29.5% (30,953)
9-12th Grade
11.2% (11,726)
High School / GED
18.8% (19,716)
Some College
21.3% (22,269)
Associate's Degree
6.6% (6,875)
Bachelor's Degree
8.9% (9,278)
Master's Degree
2.8% (2,929)
Professional Degree
0.8% (840)
Doctorate Degree
0.2% (201)
Education Santa Maria CA USA
< 9th Grade 29.5% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 11.2% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 18.8% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 21.3% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.6% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 8.9% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 2.8% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.8% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.2% 1.6% 1.4%

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