Santa Maria, CA

106,286 Population
22.8 square miles 4,665.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.3%
was 0.3%
Ranked 67th Highest in CA
Population Density
4,665.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
59.0%
was 58.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
37.6%
was 37.3%
Ranked 26th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
30.2%
was 32.8%
Ranked 8th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
11.1%
was 9.4%
Ranked 94th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
8.7
was 6.4
Ranked 50th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
15.0%
was 21.7%
Ranked 93rd Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$51,939
was $52,170
Ranked 107th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.8
38.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
12.5
was 2.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
443.7
was 480.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,850.8
was 2,875.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
28,280
was 28,021
Ranked 103rd Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,343
was $1,182
Ranked 84th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
61
was 38
 
Occupied Housing Units
27,248
was 27,144
 
Homeownership Rate
47.7%
was 46.4%
Ranked 97th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
59
was 36
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,241.3
was 1,230.1
Ranked 95th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
6.8%
was 5.7%
Ranked 109th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
2
was 2
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.9
was 3.8
Ranked 15th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.1
was 1.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.6
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.9%
was 92.3%
Ranked 85th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
71.4%
Ranked 137th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.6%
was 94.5%
Ranked 91st Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
59.9%
was 57.0%
Ranked 128th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
15.0%
was 12.3%
Ranked 117th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
86.9%
was 89.9%
 
Debt Service Ratio
0.9%
was 0.5%
 
Revenue
 
$164,909,373
$140,797,510
 
Expenditure
 
$150,214,564
$138,251,019
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,595
was $1,378
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,453
was $1,353
 

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