Santa Maria, Texas Population 2024

525

Santa Maria is a city located in Cameron County Texas. Santa Maria has a 2024 population of 525. Santa Maria is currently declining at a rate of -5.58% annually and its population has decreased by -27.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 724 in 2020.

The average household income in Santa Maria is $42,367 with a poverty rate of 35.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Santa Maria is 48.3 years, 44 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Santa Maria Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Santa Maria was:

  • White: 76.83%
  • Two or more races: 23.17%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,846.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-27.49% (-199)
The current population of Santa Maria, Texas is 525 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 724.

Santa Maria, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White45176.83%
Two or more races13623.17%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Santa Maria Population by Race

Santa Maria Population Pyramid 2024

Santa Maria Median Age

48.3

Total

44

Male

48.3

Female

Santa Maria Adults

There are 498 adults, (169 of whom are seniors) in Santa Maria.

Santa Maria Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

51.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Maria Sex Ratio

Female28648.72%
Male30151.28%

Santa Maria Population by Age

Santa Maria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1663.5488.611.4
Married1023.341000
Female336.3342.457.6
Non Family2601000
Male52.21000

4.01

Average Family Size

3.54

Average Household Size

88.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Santa Maria Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17943.66%
9th to 12th Grade7618.54%
High School Graduate9823.9%
Some College5012.2%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree71.71%
Graduate Degree00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Santa Maria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Maria Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic4101557
2+ Races13650

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 37.8%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 1.71%.

Santa Maria Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$27,500$27,727$0
Less Than 9th Grade$22,500$22,500$0
High School Graduate$0$17,059$0
Some College$60,096$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$27,500

Average Earnings

$27,727

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Santa Maria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Maria Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Santa Maria Language

25.86% of Santa Maria residents speak only English, while 74.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 74.14% of the population.

Santa Maria Language

Santa Maria Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic58720635.09%
Multiple1367353.68%

35.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.91%

Male Poverty Rate

44.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Maria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Maria is Multiple, with 53.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Maria is Hispanic, with 35.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 22.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.03%.

Santa Maria Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.59%
High School36.73%
Some College10%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Santa Maria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed30.7%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed10.98%
Female Unemployed0%

Santa Maria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Maria Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$30,156$42,367
Families-$46,094
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Santa Maria Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Maria Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Santa Maria Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Santa Maria Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Santa Maria Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

12

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Santa Maria Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Santa Maria Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White123.31%
Hispanic122.41%

Santa Maria Veterans by Race

Santa Maria Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Maria Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.9%

Labor Force Participation

37.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Maria Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Santa Maria Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Santa Maria Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.32%

Born in Santa Maria

69.85%

Native Born

30.15%

Foreign Born

20.27%

Non Citizen

9.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

69.85% of Santa Maria residents were born in the United States, with 53.32% having been born in Texas. 20.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Santa Maria Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024525-31-5.58%
2023556-31-5.28%
2022587-31-5.02%
2021618-106-14.64%
20207249615.29%
2019628-104-14.21%
2018732-76-9.41%
201780870.87%
2016801-21-2.55%
2015822-108-11.61%
2014930667.64%
2013864-36-4%
20129009511.8%
2011805729.82%
201073300%

Santa Maria Population by Year