There are 15 retirement homes serving Santa Maria, California. This includes 9 in Santa Maria and 6 nearby. Retirement home care costs in California range from around $18 up to $165 per day, with an average cost running about $69. The monthly cost averages roughly $2,062 and ranges between $542 and $4,950. Annually, the median cost is about $24,750, which is over the nationwide average of $23,100.
Costs for retirement home care in Santa Maria typically range between $935 per month and $3,438 per month. The median cost is about $2,819 per month, or around $33,825 per year.
Located within Santa Barbara County, Santa Maria is a mid-size city in California. While the surrounding statistical area contains 20,301,672 inhabitants, there are 133,563 residing within the city limits. 20% of the local populace are over 55.
Santa Maria has a medium SeniorScore™ of 66. The average housing price in the city is $243,000, which is significantly lower than the California average of $451,500. Santa Maria has a high unemployment rate of about 9.73%. The city's average household income is $55,000 ($22,000 per person), vs the average of $52,000 for the state of California.
Santa Maria has mild mean temperatures, with comfortable winters and balmy summers. The city gets optimal amounts of rain each year. Santa Maria has an average crime rate and very poor air quality ratings in comparison to other cities in the US.