About Santa Maria, CA (Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr median real estate price is $495,582, which is more expensive than 33.3% of the neighborhoods in California and 78.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr is currently $3,197, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.4% of the neighborhoods in California.

Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Maria, California.

Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 90.6% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Santa Maria, the Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 98.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr (21.0%) than in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr neighborhood has more Mexican and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 62.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry and 1.1% have Lithuanian ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr neighborhood in Santa Maria are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 70.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 58.8% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr neighborhood, 27.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (25.2%), and 13.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 51.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (45.1%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr neighborhood in Santa Maria, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (62.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.6%), and residents who report German roots (5.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.2%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.9%), among others. In addition, 24.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Black Rd / Sandalwood Dr neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (21.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Arellanes (don Juan Bautista) Elementary School
1890 Sandalwood Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
KG-06
Fesler (isaac) Junior High School
1100 E. Fesler St.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
07-08
Battles (washington) Elementary School
605 E. Battles Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
KG-06
Arellanes Junior High School
1890 Sandalwood Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
07-08
Liberty Elementary School
1300 W. Sonya Ln.
Santa Maria, CA 93458
KG-06
Jim?nez Roberto And Dr. Francisco Elementary School
1970 S. Biscayne St.
Santa Maria, CA 93458
KG-06
Lakeview Junior High School
3700 Orcutt Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
07-08
Joe Nightingale Elementary School
255 Winter Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
KG-06
Alice Shaw Elementary School
759 Dahlia Pl.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
KG-06
Ernest Righetti High School
941 E. Foster Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
09-12
Santa Maria High School
901 S. B Rd.Way
Santa Maria, CA 93454
09-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

SANTA MARIA-BONITA


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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SANTA MARIA JOINT UNION HIGH


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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ORCUTT UNION ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

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