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 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
103,642
Unemployment
6.8%
Poverty
20.6%
Median Home
$276,800
Median Income
$51,939
Median Rent
$1,205

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Map Of Santa Maria, CA

Population over time in Santa Maria

Year Population % Change
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 476.5 445.3 386.3
Murder 8.5 4.9 5.3
Robbery 158.2 139.6 102.8
Aggravated Assault 267.4 265.9 248.5
Property Crime 2484.0 2553.0 2450.7
Burglary 490.6 479.8 468.9
Larceny 1367.2 1623.0 1745.0
Car Theft 626.2 450.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Santa Maria

White
19.5% (20,182)
African American
0.8% (844)
American Indian
0.1% (87)
Asian
5.1% (5,314)
Hawaiian
0.1% (137)
Other
0.1% (77)
Two Or More
0.9% (951)
Hispanic
73.4% (76,050)
Race Santa Maria CA USA
White 19.5% 38.4% 60.6%
African American 0.8% 5.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 5.1% 13.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 0.9% 2.9% 2.5%
Hispanic 73.4% 38.6% 17.3%

Household Income For Santa Maria, California

Less than $10,000
5.0% (5,182)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (4,663)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.7% (11,089)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (13,058)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.4% (15,960)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.4% (19,070)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (13,577)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.2% (15,753)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.2% (3,316)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (1,761)
Income Santa Maria CA USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 5.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 4.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.7% 9.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 8.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.4% 11.8% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.4% 16.5% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 12.1% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.2% 15.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.2% 7.3% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 8.7% 5.7%

Gender in Santa Maria

Female
49.3% (51,147)
Male
50.7% (52,494)
Gender Santa Maria CA USA
Female 49.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.7% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
29.0% (30,062)
9-12th Grade
11.9% (12,322)
High School / GED
19.1% (19,826)
Some College
20.3% (21,090)
Associate's Degree
6.6% (6,791)
Bachelor's Degree
9.2% (9,542)
Master's Degree
2.7% (2,785)
Professional Degree
0.9% (929)
Doctorate Degree
0.3% (290)
Education Santa Maria CA USA
< 9th Grade 29.0% 9.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 11.9% 8.0% 7.4%
High School / GED 19.1% 20.6% 27.5%
Some College 20.3% 21.7% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.6% 7.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 9.2% 20.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 2.7% 8.0% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.9% 2.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.3% 1.6% 1.3%

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