Santa Maria, CA (W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd)




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About Santa Maria, CA (W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd median real estate price is $506,440, which is more expensive than 50.0% of the neighborhoods in California and 85.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd is currently $1,440, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 67.6% of California neighborhoods.

W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Maria, California.

W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd are 4.6%, which is lower than one will find in 78.4% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in California, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 95.0% of neighborhoods in CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.6% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood has more Greek and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 0.9% have Armenian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd 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 96.5% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 84.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood in Santa Maria are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 85.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood, 44.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.4%), and 8.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood in Santa Maria, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (17.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.3%), and residents who report English roots (10.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.2%).

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 W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.8%) 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 (7.6%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Santa Maria 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Santa Maria 0.101011101001110
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Santa Maria 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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SANTA MARIA JOINT UNION HIGH


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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Santa Maria High
901 S. Brd.Way
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
09-12
Pioneer Valley High
675 Panther Dr.
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
09-12
Delta High
4893 Bethany Ln.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
09-12
Ernest Righetti High
941 E. Foster Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
09-12

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Better than of CA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Alice Shaw Elementary
759 Dahlia Pl.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Lakeview Junior High
3700 Orcutt Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
07-08
Joe Nightingale Elementary
255 Winter Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Orcutt Junior High
608 Pinal St.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
07-08
Patterson Road Elementary
400 Patterson Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Olga L. Reed Elementary
480 Centennial St.
Los Alamos, CA, 93440
KG-08
Orcutt Academy Charter
500 Dyer St.
Orcutt, CA, 93455
KG-12
Ralph Dunlap Elementary
1220 Oak Knoll Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Pine Grove Elementary
1050 E. Rice Ranch Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06

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