Santa Margarita is a city located in San Luis Obispo County California. With a 2020 population of 1,297, it is the 957th largest city in California and the 13414th largest city in the United States. Santa Margarita is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,291 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Santa Margarita has a population density of 2,507 people per square mile.
The average household income in Santa Margarita is $55,533 with a poverty rate of 8.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $536 per month, and the median house value is $511,000. The median age in Santa Margarita is 52.7 years, 52.3 years for males, and 55 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Santa Margaritawas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
100.00% of Santa Margarita residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Margarita is White, with 9.44% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Margarita is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.08%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Santa Margarita
100.00% of Santa Margarita residents were born in the United States, with 84.00% having been born in California. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.