Santa Margarita is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Santa Margarita Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in San Luis Obispo County at latitude 35.39 and longitude -120.6091. San Luis Obispo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,010 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Santa Margarita Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Santa Margarita, CA area
|Population in Households||1,247|
|Population in Familes||962|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||526 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||330 (62.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||174 (33.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||22 ( 4.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$357,895|
|Average Home Value||$448,561|
|Median Household Income||$53,796|
|Average Household Income||$65,872|
|Per Capita Income||$26,751|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.92%|
|Per Capita Income||2.65%|
The table below compares Santa Margarita to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 992||35th|
|Population Density1||# 541||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1025||33rd|
|Median Household Income||# 710||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 706||54th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.