Links to demographics and statistics about the City of Santa Maria:
The City of Santa Maria’s population was 107,445 as of January 1, 2021, according to estimates from the California Department of Finance. This figure is updated each May.
City Profile – An overview of the City’s demographics, major employers, workforce, and history. This is part of the Adopted 2020-22 City Budget.
Monthly Labor Force Data (from the State's Employment Development Department)
Population Estimates – Annual population estimates of the State, counties and cities are provided by the Demographic Research Unit of the California Department of Finance. Information on housing units, vacancies, average household size, components of population change, and special populations are also available. The data are used in determining the annual appropriations limit for all California jurisdictions, to distribute State subventions to cities and counties, to comply with various State codes, and for research and planning purposes by Federal, State and local agencies, the academic community and the private sector.
Regional Growth Forecast to 2050 for Santa Barbara County (including Santa Maria projections)
Census Quickfacts (with downloadable tables)