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Best Place to Live in Santa Maria, California

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Overview
Population:98,715
Pop. Change:26%
State: California
Metro Area: Santa Barbara-Santa Maria Metro Area
County: Santa Barbara County
City:Santa Maria
Zip Code:93458, 93454, ... 2 total
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Santa Maria's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums

Interesting Facts about Santa_Maria, California

As of 2014, Santa Maria's population is 98,715 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 25.94 percent.

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The median home cost in Santa Maria is $276,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 15.90 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Santa Maria's cost of living is 27.30% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Santa Maria public schools spend $10,070 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 20.3 students per teacher in Santa Maria.

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The unemployment rate in Santa Maria is 8.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Santa Maria jobs have Increased by 0.20 percent.


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Map Of Santa_Maria

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Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Santa Maria's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes