Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2019 Population
446,499
0.00627% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
34.1
0.294% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
13.5%
8.77% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$75,653
2.35% 1-year decline
2019 Median Property Value
$593,800
5.66% 1-year decline
2019 Employed Population
215,213
2.19% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA had a population of 446k people with a median age of 34.1 and a median household income of $75,653. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA declined from 446,527 to 446,499, a −0.00627% decrease and its median household income declined from $77,472 to $75,653, a −2.35% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (43.6%), White (Hispanic) (33.3%), Other (Hispanic) (10.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.63%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.16%). 0% of the households in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 84.4% of the residents in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA are University of California-Santa Barbara (7,269 degrees awarded in 2019), Santa Barbara City College (4,591 degrees), and Allan Hancock College (2,834 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA was $593,800, and the homeownership rate was 52.2%. Most people in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA was 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in California (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of California across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Diversity

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA is home to a population of 446k people, from which 84.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 73.4% of Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA residents were born outside of the country (328k people).

In 2019, there were 1.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (195k people) in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 149k White (Hispanic) and 46.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    195k ± 594
  2. White (Hispanic)
    149k ± 7.83k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    46.1k ± 7.17k
46%
Hispanic Population
206k people

In 2019, there were 1.31 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (195k people) in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 149k White (Hispanic) and 46.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

46% of the people in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA are hispanic (206k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

73.4%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
328k people
22.8%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
102k people

As of 2019, 73.4% of Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA residents (328k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA was 22.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA was 34.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,940,728 ± 46,243 people
  2. Philippines
    859,394 ± 22,511 people
  3. China
    690,995 ± 20,229 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 3,940,728 California residents, followed by Philippines with 859,394 and China with 690,995.

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Citizenship

84.4%
2019 Citizenship
84.8%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 84.4% of Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA was 84.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    7,754 ± 1,342
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,872 ± 911
  3. Korea
    1,540 ± 538

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA is $75,653. In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA was San Mateo County, CA with a value of $138,500, followed by Santa Clara County, CA and San Francisco County, CA, with respective values of $133,076 and $123,859.

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,688. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.497, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA employs 215k people. The largest industries in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA are Educational Services (26,009 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (24,510 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (21,706 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($91,793), Utilities ($77,077), and Information ($66,632).

Wages

Median Household Income

$75,653
2019 value
± $4,506
−2.35%
1 Year Growth
± 7.83%

Households in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA have a median annual income of $75,653, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $77,472 in 2018, which represents a −2.35% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$81,539
Average Male Salary in California
± $777
$64,688
Average Female Salary in California
± $649

In 2019, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in California
  1. Asian
    $78,217 ± $1,221
  2. White
    $67,399 ± $624
  3. Two or More Races
    $58,533 ± $1,947

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.16 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in California.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA is from California.
0.497
2019 Wage GINI in California
0.499
2018 Wage GINI in California

In 2019, the income inequality in California was 0.497 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.308% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA was San Mateo County, CA with a value of $138,500, followed by Santa Clara County, CA and San Francisco County, CA, with respective values of $133,076 and $123,859.

The following map shows all of the counties in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA (57.6k out of 425k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    41,922 ± 1,566
  2. Hispanic
    30,066 ± 1,418
  3. Other
    6,671 ± 667

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

215k
2019 Value
± 9,081
2.19%
1 Year growth
± 5.5%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 211k employees to 215k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, are Management Occupations (23,785 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (18,719 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (16,792 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (23,785 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (18,719 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (16,792 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (13.3 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.57 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.34 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($104,216), Legal Occupations ($101,218), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($96,538).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

215k
2019 Value
± 9,081
2.19%
1 Year growth
± 5.5%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 211k employees to 215k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, are Educational Services (26,009 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (24,510 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (21,706 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, though some of these residents may live in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (26,009 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (24,510 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (21,706 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9.06 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.34 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.34 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($91,793), Utilities ($77,077), and Information ($66,632).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $379B
  2. $199B
  3. $157B

In 2018, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $379B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($199B) and Mixed freight ($157B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.18T
2018 Value in California
$5.17T
Projected 2045 Value in California
137% growth

In 2018, total outbound California trade was $2.18T. This is expected to increase 137% to $5.17T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $86.9B
  2. $47.9B
  3. $39.1B

In 2018, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $86.9B, followed by Arizona with $47.9B and Washington and $39.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in California went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 61.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (31.6%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.37%). The most partisan county was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for California
61.7% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in California
  1. 85% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 78.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 78.1% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in California was San Francisco County, CA with 85% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in California colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA awarded 15,955 degrees. The student population of Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA is skewed towards women, with 25,398 male students and 31,079 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA are White (5,835 and 39.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5,543 and 37.6%), Asian (1,652 and 11.2%), and Two or More Races (881 and 5.98%).

The largest universities in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA by number of degrees awarded are University of California-Santa Barbara (7,269 and 45.6%), Santa Barbara City College (4,591 and 28.8%), and Allan Hancock College (2,834 and 17.8%).

The most popular majors in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (2,653 and 16.6%), Sociology (779 and 4.88%), and Biological & Physical Sciences (752 and 4.71%).

The median tuition costs in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA are $31,615 for private four year colleges, and $11,442 and $41,196 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 523 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 639 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 582 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA was Experimental Psychology with 523 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,269 degrees awarded
  2. 4,591 degrees awarded
  3. 2,834 degrees awarded
$11,442
Median In-State Public
$31,615
Median Private

In 2019, the Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of California-Santa Barbara with 7,269 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

6,741
Degrees Awarded to Men
9,214
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 6,741 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA, which is 0.732 times less than the 9,214 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,835 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    5,543 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,652 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA was White students. These 5,835 degrees mean that there were 1.05 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 5,543 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA was $593,800 in 2019, which is 2.47 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $629,400 to $593,800, a 5.66% decrease. The homeownership rate in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA is 52.2%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$593,800
2019 Median
± $38,493
$629,400
2018 Median
± $34,071

In 2019, the median property value in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA declined from to $593,800 from the previous year's value of $629,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$75,653
Median Household Income
± $4,506
146k
Number of Households
± 6,300

In 2019, the median household income of the 146k households in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA declined from $75,653 from the previous year's value of $77,472.

The following chart displays the households in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

52.2%
2019 Homeownership
52.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 52.2% of the housing units in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 52.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 1.64% of the workforce in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (67.9%)
  2. Carpooled (15%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.4%)

In 2019, 67.9% of workers in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15%) and those who worked at home (6.4%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

89.2% of the population of Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA has health coverage, with 41.8% on employee plans, 21.7% on Medicaid, 11.5% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.12% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in California was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in California see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1261 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 268 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17%). Additionally, Colusa County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for California.
1,254 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in California

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.555% decrease from the previous year (1,261 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in California in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in California
$4,735
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,368
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,833
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

10.8%
Uninsured
41.8%
Employer Coverage
21.7%
Medicaid
11.5%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.12%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA declined by 1.21% from 10.9% to 10.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17% prevalence
  2. 16.9% prevalence
  3. 15.5% prevalence

Amador County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 17%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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