Gordon & Diane Hansen
00813857/00598758
Keller Williams Realty Central Coast

Santa Maria Real Estate Market Conditions

  • Median sales price

    $540,000
    0%
    change since last quarter
  • # Active listings

    83
    30-day change

Santa Maria Schools and Demographics

 
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Elementary Schools near Santa Maria, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Adam (william Laird) Elementary School PK - 06 960 32 93458
Alice Shaw Elementary School KG - 06 570 27 93455
Alvin Elementary School KG - 06 1,033 23 93454
Arellanes (don Juan Bautista) Elementary School KG - 06 300 25 93455
Battles (washington) Elementary School PK - 06 997 12 93454
Benjamin Foxen Elementary School KG - 08 213 14 93454
Bonita Elementary School PK - 06 550 18 93458
Bruce (robert) Elementary School PK - 06 1,200 24 93458
Dana Elementary School PK - 06 580 18 93444
Fairlawn Elementary School PK - 06 750 19 93458
Guadalupe Preschool PK - PK 734 22 93434
Jimenez, Roberto And Dr. Francisco Elementary School KG - 07 900 26 93458
Joe Nightingale Elementary School KG - 06 750 19 93455
Lange (dorothea) Elementary School KG - 06 600 20 93444
Liberty Elementary School KG - 06 850 21 93458
Martin Luther Tunnell Elementary School KG - 06 900 22 93454
Mary Buren Elementary School PK - 04 700 23 93434
Miller (isaac) Elementary School PK - 06 975 22 93454
Nipomo Elementary School KG - 06 500 23 93444
Oakley (calvin C.) Elementary School PK - 06 905 24 93458
Oceano Elementary School PK - 06 375 17 93445
Ontiveros (juan Pacifico) Elementary School PK - 06 967 23 93458
Patterson Road Elementary School KG - 06 700 28 93455
Pine Grove Elementary School KG - 06 555 28 93455
Ralph Dunlap Elementary School KG - 06 600 24 93455
Rice (william) Elementary School PK - 06 900 30 93454
Sanchez (david J.) Elementary School KG - 06 759 24 93458
Taylor (ida Redmond) Elementary School KG - 06 910 9 93454

Middle Schools near Santa Maria, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Arellanes Junior High School 07 - 08 600 20 93455
El Camino Junior High School 07 - 08 850 24 93458
Fesler (isaac) Junior High School 07 - 08 997 19 93454
Kermit Mckenzie Junior High School 05 - 08 560 22 93434
Kunst (tommie) Junior High School 07 - 08 1,133 16 93458
Lakeview Junior High School 07 - 08 500 17 93455
Orcutt Junior High School 07 - 08 500 17 93455

High Schools near Santa Maria, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Ernest Righetti High School 09 - 12 2,421 22 93455
Nipomo High School 09 - 12 790 13 93444
Orcutt Academy Charter 09 - 12 621 20 93455
Pioneer Valley High School 09 - 12 3,025 21 93454
Santa Maria High School 09 - 12 3,100 17 93454

Ungraded Schools near Santa Maria, CA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Delta High School 11 - 12 400 0 93455
Olive Grove Charter - Orcutt/santa Maria KG - 12 204 0 93455
Willow High School 09 - 12 42 14 93455

Demographics near Santa Maria, CA

City County
Population 106,781 443,893
Population Density 4,682 162
Median Age 32.8 35.9
People per Household 3.7 2.9
Median Household Income 59,651 74,310
Average Income per Capita 19,843 35,645
Santa Maria, California, is a community located in Southern California, the Santa Barbara County. The city is situated 150 miles away from Downtown Los Angeles and 120 miles away from the city of Los Angeles. The population of Santa Maria is 100,062, meaning that it is the county’s largest city. The area itself counts 171,227 inhabitants, including the Orcutt Township, Guadalupe city and Santa Maria. The community is known for the Santa Maria Style Barbecue and for the notable wine industry. Santa Maria is served by the school district Santa Maria-Bonita and the high school district Santa Maria Joint Union. There are also a few colleges included in the community.

Santa Maria Homes for Sale and Real Estate

The real estate market in Santa Maria is in a slight recovery. The median listing price is $375,270, the average sale price is $192,500 and a standard rent is somewhere around $1,011. The market is featuring 90 active listings, out of which 16.7% are distressed listings. In 2010, Santa Maria included 26,908 households and 28,294 residences. The density was 1,209.4/sq mile. The owner-occupied properties formed 51.6% of the housing units and the renter-occupied houses were 48.4%. In 2012 vacancy rate for owner-occupied houses is 1.9% and the vacancy rate for rentals is 3.8%. Additionally, the rental housing units are inhabited by 52,083 persons and owner-occupied properties are inhabited by 46,463 people. Finally, the real estate market in Santa Maria includes a wide array of housing units, from detached single-family houses to other properties.

Santa Maria Communities

The main neighborhoods in Santa Maria are:
  • City Center
  • Grant St / Miller St
  • North Santa Maria
  • Miller St / Chapel St
  • Midco
  • Chapel St
  • Orcutt
  • Rosemary / Rex
  • Magellan Dr / Seaward Dr
  • Donovan Rd / Blosser Rd
  • McElhany Ave
  • Broadway
  • Arroyo Grande
  • New Cuyama
  • Lompoc
  • Guadalupe
  • Buellton
  • Garey / Sisquoc

Santa Maria Employment Opportunities

The major industries in the city are educational services, agriculture, maintenance and repair, construction, public administration, food services, accommodation, health care, insurance and finance and social assistance. Also, some of the main occupations in the area are sales workers, agricultural workers, grounds and building cleaning, cashiers, secretaries and retail sales. Santa Maria features big companies like:
  • AT&T
  • Arby’s
  • Nike
  • Domino’s Pizza
  • JCPenney
  • T.J. Maxx
  • Subway
  • SAS Shoes
  • Sears
  • Quiznos
  • Marriott
  • Macy’s
Also, top employers in Santa Maria include:
  • VTC Enterprises
  • Den-Mat
  • C & D Zodiac
  • Bonipak
  • City of Santa Maria
  • The Union High School District Santa Maria Joint
  • Allan Hancock College
  • The School District Santa Maria-Bonita
  • Marian Medical Center
  • Vandenberg Air Force Base

Santa Maria Attractions

 The most famous feature of Santa Maria is its plethora of barbecued meat. The city is mainly known for the delicious tri-tip steak. It is a triangular muscle of beef sliced into steaks or utilized for ground beef. The Santa Maria Style barbecue refers to the special seasoning of various meats and, in particular, of the tri-tip. The meats are rubbed with spices, pepper and salt and then grilled or cooked on a rotisserie. At the same time, Santa Maria is renowned for its wines. The Santa Maria Valley is perfect for growing varieties like Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Visiting the multiple wineries is a top activity in Santa Maria. The theatre scene is also very impressive. The PCPA, a production company and theatrical school has had notable alumni such as Zac Efron, Robin Williams, Mercedes Ruehl, Kelly McGillis and Kathy Bates. Other interesting attractions are the production locations for films like The Rocketeer, Pirates of Caribbean, Hidalgo, Sideways, Rockets Red Glare and Barton Fink. People might also visit:
  • Wild Life Arts
  • Aloha Inn
  • Santa Maria Elks Lodge
  • The Luffa Farm
  • 912 1 -2 Gallery
  • Camelot Park Santa Maria
  • Santa Maria Historical Museum

Santa Maria Transportation and Commuting

Santa Maria and the Santa Maria Valley are crossed by Route 101. This is the main connection among the west coast cities. The commuters also use State Route 135 and State Route 1. The closest train station is situated in Guadalupe and it provides connections to Los Angeles and San Diego. Santa Maria is served by the Santa Maria Area Transit, a bus service using county-run and city lines. There is also the Breeze Bus that offers service to Santa Maria, Vandenberg Air Force Base and Lompoc. Greyhound Lines provides long-distance bus services. The closest international airports are San Jose International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport and Ontario / LA International Airport.

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Santa Maria Weather

The average high temperature in July is 73.5 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 39.3 degrees. The average rainfall is approximately 14.01 inches per year, with inches of snow per year. No weather information available.

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RE/MAX Superstar
201 W. Main Street
Santa Maria, CA
805-928-4105
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Hacienda Realty
125 W. Mill St
Santa Maria, CA
805-310-5971
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Larry Greco Realty Inc.
118 W Fesler
Santa Maria, CA
805-922-0599
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Help U Sell-Santa Maria
602 E. Main St.
Santa Maria, CA
805-922-0077
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Capitol Realty Investments, Inc.
722 E. Main St, #112
Santa Maria, CA
805-614-7001
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CRI, Inc.
722 E. Main Street #12
Santa Maria, CA
805-614-7000
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DeFrancia Realty Group
431 N Depot
Santa Maria, CA
805-928-5293
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Real Estate Unlimited, Inc.
800 S. Broadway Ste #209
Santa Maria, CA
805-348-9150
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Creative Property Management
801 S. Broadway Suite 14
Santa Maria, CA
805-928-6688
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Pacific Realty
937 E. Main St
Santa Maria, CA
805-928-0028
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