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 $678,478, which is more expensive than 60.9% of the neighborhoods in California and 90.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd is currently $2,407, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.9% of the neighborhoods in California.

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 5.1%, which is lower than one will find in 73.5% 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.9% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in California, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in California. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, first-time home buyers and families with school-aged children.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

While most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood stands out by having 94.2% of commuters doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2% of all American neighborhoods.

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, 82.2% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 0.7% have Armenian ancestry.

W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 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 94.9% 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

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 W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood, 58.4% 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 21.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.5%), and 6.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.0%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd neighborhood in Santa Maria, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.4%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report English roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.7%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.

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 (43.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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 Q1 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (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:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

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Santa Maria 0.101011101001110
California 4.49

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W Foster Rd / S Blosser Rd 0.101011101001110
Santa Maria 0.101011101001110
California 24.97

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Santa Maria 0.101011101001110
California 88

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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Rating Information

 

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Delta High School
4893 Bethany Ln.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
09-12
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
Pioneer Valley High School
675 Panther Dr.
Santa Maria, CA 93454
09-12

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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.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Olga L. Reed Elementary School
480 Centennial St.
Los Alamos, CA 93440
KG-08
Ralph Dunlap Elementary School
1220 Oak Knoll Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
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
Orcutt Junior High School
608 Pinal St.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
07-08
Patterson Road Elementary School
400 Patterson Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
KG-06
Pine Grove Elementary School
1050 E. Rice Ranch Rd.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
KG-06
Alice Shaw Elementary School
759 Dahlia Pl.
Santa Maria, CA 93455
KG-06
Orcutt Academy Charter School
500 Dyer St.
Orcutt, CA 93455
KG-12

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