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Average Rent in Santa Maria, CA

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Santa Maria 1 Bed - $2,275-
Santa Maria 2 Beds - $2,725-

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Demographics

Education

High School

61%

Associate's

26%

Bachelor's

10%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

23%

3 people

20%

4 people

20%

5 people

15%

6+ people

23%

Household Income

0-50k

39%

50-100k

36%

100-150k

17%

150-200k

5%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

19%

10-20

16%

20-45

37%

45-65

19%

65+

10%

Affordability

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Rent Trends

Average rent in Santa Maria, CA

In Santa Maria, CA, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $2,275 to $2,725. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,275. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,725.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

1 Bed

-

Changed from $2,275 to $2,275
2 Beds

-

Changed from $2,725 to $2,725

Rent Ranges

Apartment PricesProportion
0%
0%
8%
12%
80%

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
Goleta$2,700--
Nipomo$1,600--
San Luis Obispo$1,575-26%
Lompoc$900--
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
Goleta$3,400+9%
Paso Robles$2,634-2%
Pismo Beach$2,550+16%
Orcutt$2,300--
Atascadero$2,300+7%
Santa Maria$2,275--
San Luis Obispo$2,200+5%
Oceano$2,100--
Morro Bay$1,950--
Los Osos$1,900--
Arroyo Grande$1,850--
Lompoc$1,4030%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
Morro Bay$3,400--
Solvang$3,200+16%
Cayucos$3,200--
Avila Beach$3,100--
San Luis Obispo$2,850-16%
Grover Beach$2,850-2%
Paso Robles$2,767+6%
Santa Maria$2,725--
Orcutt$2,660--
Arroyo Grande$2,275--
Atascadero$2,100--

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Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

33%

15-30 Mins

38%

30-40 Mins

16%

40-60 Mins

8%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5151

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 8 of 12 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 6 of 12 renters

Percentage: 5353

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 9 of 12 renters

Area Amenities

Top Score

Fine Arts

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Santa Maria has the right frame of mind for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 52% fewer shops than average
  3. 66% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Santa Maria.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 100% fewer gyms than average
  3. 100% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Santa Maria doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 63% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 59% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Santa Maria.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 24% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 43% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Santa Maria serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 73% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 62% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Santa Maria.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 82% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 64% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Santa Maria.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 15% more parks than average
  3. 36% more parks than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Santa Maria's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 29% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 45% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Disco is definitely dead around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 70% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 33% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Area Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 11 of 12 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 11 of 12 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 11 of 12 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 10 of 12 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 9 of 12 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 8 of 12 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 8 of 12 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 7 of 12 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 7 of 12 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 6 of 12 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 6 of 12 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 7 of 12 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 7 of 12 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 7 of 12 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 8 of 12 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 8 of 12 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 8 of 12 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 9 of 12 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 10 of 12 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 12 of 12 renters

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Santa Maria

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Find Apartments in Nearby Cities

City1 Bed Price2 Beds Price
Santa Maria, CA$2,275$2,725
San Luis Obispo, CA 26.1 miles$2,200$2,850
Orcutt, CA 6.1 miles$2,300$2,660
Arroyo Grande, CA 14.4 miles$1,850$2,275
Lompoc, CA 21.7 miles$1,403$1,569
Nipomo, CA 6.6 miles------
Pismo Beach, CA 17.5 miles$2,550---
Solvang, CA 29.9 miles---$3,200
Vandenberg Village, CA 16.8 miles------
Guadalupe, CA 7.8 miles------

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