Santa Maria Real Estate Market Overview

Could Santa Maria, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Santa Maria. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Santa Maria such... as Orcutt and Nipomo. When you’re ready, Trulia has 132 resale and new homes in Santa Maria lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$372,000

Median Sales Price

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$230

Price Per Sqft

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$1,950

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Santa Maria show a 4% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Santa Maria for May 24 to Aug 23 was $372,000 based on 279 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Santa Maria was $230, an increase of 5% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Santa Maria for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $1,950.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Santa Maria can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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701

Counts of Theft

254

Counts of Burglary

156

Counts of Vandalism


Best Schools in Santa Maria

There are 41 schools in Santa Maria.

Elementary Schools
8

Joe Nightingale Elementary School

Public, K-6

5

Alice Shaw Elementary School

Public, K-6

5

Nipomo Elementary School

Public, K-6

Middle Schools
8

Orcutt Junior High School

Public, 7-8

6

Lakeview Junior High School

Public, 7-8

5

Mesa Middle School

Public, 6-9

High Schools
6

Pioneer Valley High School

Public, 9-12

5

Nipomo High School

Public, 8-12

5

Ernest Righetti High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Santa Maria by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
21%
Single residents
Home owners
67%
Home owners
Median age
33
Median age
Household income
$57,759
Median household income
College educated
25%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Santa Maria commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
96% commute by car
0% commute by bike
1% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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