Santa Margarita

Over the years it has become so much more and a destination in its own right.

Welcome to Santa Margarita

Until recently, Santa Margarita was a bedroom community in San Luis Obispo. Over the years it has become so much more and a destination in its own right. Its rustic elegance has attracted the best of what California has to offer in cuisine, craft beer, and wine tasting. Reminiscent of the old west, the downtown area is charming, with old-time buildings, shops, and restaurants. One of the few communities with a lake, Santa Margarita Lake is popular for shore fishing, kayaking, and boating. Another great outdoor experience in Santa Margarita is ziplining! Margarita Adventures’ zip lines let you soar over valleys, oaks, mountainsides, and vineyards. The thrilling tour includes six distinct ziplines that span more than 7,500 total feet!


Overview for Santa Margarita, CA

1,443 people live in Santa Margarita, where the median age is 48.3 and the average individual income is $33,921. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,443

Total Population

48.3 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$33,921

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Santa Margarita, CA

Santa Margarita has 791 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Santa Margarita do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,443 people call Santa Margarita home. The population density is 210.07 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

1,443

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

48.3

Median Age

47.4 / 52.6%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
791

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$33,921

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Santa Margarita, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Santa Margarita. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Santa Margarita Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5

Around Santa Margarita, CA

There's plenty to do around Santa Margarita, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

54
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
62
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Shangri LA Ranch Horse Rentals, Giving Tree Family Farm, and Sagrada Wellness.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 0.01 miles 54 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.65 miles 45 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.7 miles 97 reviews 4.9/5 stars
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