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Santa Maria Population

Santa Maria is a city in California, State of United States, Santa Maria population in 2023 is estimated to be 110,629, covers city area of 23.42 sq mi (60.65 sq km), ranks sixty-second largest city in California State, two-hundred-eighty-second city in the United States. It lies 65 miles northwest of Santa Barbara and 150 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Santa Maria population as per 2020 census is 109,707 compared to 2010 population of 99,553 with the increase number of 10,154 people and growth of 10.2 percent. Santa Maria is a Spanish name for Saint Mary, nicknamed as BBQ Capital of California.

Below is the Santa Maria population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2021 *109,7180.01
2022 *110,3980.62
2023 *110,6290.21
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

Santa Maria Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Santa Maria population is 107,273, out of these 54,494 are male, 52,779 are female, The sex ratio of Santa Maria is 103. The median age of the Santa Maria population is 28.7, Santa Maria population by age are, under 18 years is 34,864, 16 years and over is 75,551, 18 years and over is 72,409, 21 years and over is 67,403, 65 years and over is 13,106. 50.8% are male, 49.2% are female, Population of Santa Maria by age percent-wise is, 32.5% are under 18 years old, 70.4% are 16 years and over, 67.5% are 18 years and over, 62.8% are 21 years and over, 10.8% are 65 years and over. There are total 29,084 housing units, The voting population of Santa Maria are 45,176, out of these 20,462 are male voters, 24,714 are female voters, 45.3% are male, 54.7% are female. Santa Maria population in 2022 is estimated to be 110,398, and in 2021 is estimated to be 109,718.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -512,66811.8%
5 - 97,9877.4%
10 - 149,8279.2%
15 - 197,3596.9%
20 - 249,0438.4%
25 - 3417,40416.2%
35 - 4414,06813.1%
45 - 549,4638.8%
55 - 594,9344.6%
60 - 642,9292.7%
65 - 746,1625.7%
75 - 842,5092.3%
85 and over2,9202.7%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

Santa Maria Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Santa Maria by race are:

White Population

White population in Santa Maria, California are 91,878, percentage wise 85.6 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Santa Maria, California are 2,210, percentage wise 2.1 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Santa Maria, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Santa Maria are 3,223, percentage wise 3.0 percent are asians.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Santa Maria, California are 86,612. Percentage wise 80.7 percent are hispanics.

Population by Race107,273Percent
Black or African American2,2102.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,5701.5%
Asian Population3,2233.0%
Hispanic or Latino86,61280.7%
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Santa Maria native population is 69,938, out of these 60,274 born in the California state and 8,474 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 37,335, out of these 8,935 are Naturalized US citizen, 111 are in Europe, 1,337 in Asia, 246 in Africa, 7,180 in Latin America and 61 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Santa Maria are 28,400, out of these 0 are from Europe, 830 are from Asia, 205 from Africa, 27,365 are from Latin America and 0 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence60,274
Born in other state in the United States8,474
Born outside the United States1,190
Puerto Rico92
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)1,098
Foreign born
Born outside of United States37,335
Naturalized U.S. citizen8,935
Latin America7,180
Northern America61
Not a U.S. citizen28,400
Latin America27,365
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

Santa Maria Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Santa Maria, California are 29,084, Occupied housing units are 27,079, Rental vacancy rate is 5. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 46.64% of houses are owner occupied and 46.47% of houses are renter occupied in Santa Maria. There are 60.77 percent of one-unit detached, 4.00 percent of one-units attached, 1.51 percent of two-unit houses, 6.05 percent of three or four unit homes. 3.64 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 4 and average household size of renter occupied is 4. 24.51 percent are available with one vehicle, 33.91 percent are available with two vehicles, 28.97 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 5.71 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of Santa Maria rental homes or apartments are 13,514, occupied by Renter, The median value of Santa Maria average rental rate is $1,371.

Total housing units29,084
Occupied housing units27,079
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate5
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached17,674
1-unit attached1,163
2 units439
3 or 4 units1,759
Mobile home1,060
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit4
Average household size of renter-occupied unit4
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Santa Maria Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Santa Maria, California is $373,200, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.66 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 2.01 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 1.50 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.07 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 4.83 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 31.69 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 4.53 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 1.35 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000191
$50,000 to $99,999586
$100,000 to $149,999435
$150,000 to $199,99920
$200,000 to $299,9991,404
$300,000 to $499,9999,217
$500,000 to $999,9991,318
$1,000,000 or more394
Median (dollars)373,200
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

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