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Living In Santa Margarita, CA

A small town in California, Santa Margarita has a population of approximately 1,000. Middle-aged professionals can expect to feel welcome, as they account for an above-average percentage of the community, while young adults account for a smaller percentage of the town. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just over 44, skew older than most cities in California. Only 19% of residents rent in Santa Margarita, as home ownership is common in the town. At $1,468/month, the average rent is roughly the same as the state average.

Santa Margarita has an average commute time of about 30 minutes. Driving is the prevailing way to get to work, chosen by 33% of workers, while public transit isn't used. Biking is the second-most common method of commuting to work, opted for by 7% of commuters. Walking (3%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number exceeds the national average.

There are three primary industries in Santa Margarita: education, construction, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 22% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 16% of the town's population works in management, making it the top profession in the town. With an average annual income of just over $80,000, Santa Margarita workers take home a little less than the average California resident. Santa Margarita, however, compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (21%), Santa Margarita has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 with a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree (27%).

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