Santa Maria, CA 93455 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93455: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Maria, CA 93455

Acceptable Alternative
Orcutt, CA 93455

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,021
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,983
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 583
  • County: Santa Barbara County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.838, Longitude -120.404
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Santa Maria, CA 93455 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 43,567
Population in Households 43,221
Population in Familes 37,059
Population in Group Qrtrs 346
Population Density1 676
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 15,298
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 11,400
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,456 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,842 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 857 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $381,880
Average Home Value $434,144


Median Household Income $69,563
Average Household Income $88,264
Per Capita Income $31,335
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 1.17%
Households 0.53% 0.99%
Families 0.55% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Santa Maria, CA 93455 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93455 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 317 82nd
Population Density1 # 898 49th
Diversity Index2 # 893 49th
Median Household Income # 582 67th
Per Capita Income # 753 57th

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