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Santa Maria is a city in Santa Barbara County, in the Santa Barbara-Santa Maria metro area.
The latitude of Santa Maria is 34.953N. The longitude is -120.434W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 220 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 81,944.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Santa Maria demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Santa Barbara County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Santa Barbara area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93458 ZIP code.
7% of Santa Maria residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Santa Maria ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Santa Maria was $13,780, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Santa Maria residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Santa Maria, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $613. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,172.
Libraries in Santa Maria include Orcutt Library, Santa Maria Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Santa Maria include Santa Maria Times
TV stations in Santa Maria include K07TA, KCOY.
Santa Barbara County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Santa Maria political report.
The average commute time for Santa Maria workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Santa Maria between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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