93454 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Garey, CA | Santa Maria, CA | Sisquoc, CA

ZIP Code 93454: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Maria, CA 93454

Acceptable Alternative
Rancho Suey, CA 93454

Not Acceptable, USPS
Garey, CA 93454
Sisquoc, CA 93454

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Santa Barbara County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.878, Longitude -120.332
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 93454 has segments in 2 Counties (San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,558
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,229
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,304
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,925

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Santa Maria, CA 93454 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 39,441 (100%)
Population in Households 38,873 (98.6%)
Population in Families 32,132 (81.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 568 ( 1.4%)
Population Density 79
Diversity Index2 81


Median Household Income $62,412
Average Household Income $80,787
% of Income for Mortgage4 28%
Per Capita Income $24,950
Wealth Index5 79


Total HU (Housing Units) 13,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,359 (48.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,808 (44.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 898 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $413,156
Average Home Value $473,479
Housing Affordability Index3 91


Total Households 12,167
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 8,492
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.71% 1.05%
Households 0.45% 0.98%
Families 0.41% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
Owner Occupied HU   0.6%

Santa Maria, CA 93454 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93454 to the other 1,770 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 398 78th
Population Density # 1230 31st
Median Household Income # 1061 40th
Housing Affordability Index # 1104 62nd
Per Capita Income # 1322 25th
Diversity Index # 473 73rd

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