Warm & welcoming
Santa Maria is home to thriving industries including aerospace, communications, high-tech research and development, energy production, military operations and manufacturing.
Our residents enjoy world-class wineries, a vibrant cultural scene, top-tier rodeo, rolling hills and 12 miles of Pacific coastline with the state’s tallest beach dunes, smog-free air and mild temperatures year-round.
Santa Maria offers the most affordable real estate along the California coastline, with prices that make development and homeownership attainable.
The city’s population and services have grown steadily over the last 20 years, offering a large, strong and hardworking labor force supported by several higher education opportunities.
Santa Maria prides itself on being business friendly, helping businesses succeed and welcoming new jobs, homes and development in our community.