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Orcutt is an unincorporated suburb of Santa Maria, California, and a census-designated place; it is in Santa Barbara County, California, United States. The population was 28,830 at the 2000 census.


Orcutt is located at 3452'28?N 12025'41?W.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 11.3 square miles, all of it land.

Orcutt is primarily a bedroom community/suburb of Santa Maria, which is adjacent to the north. In 2005 it was one of the fastest-growing places in Santa Barbara County.


As of the census of 2000, there were 28,830 people, 10,420 households, and 8,023 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,551.0 people per square mile. There were 10,640 housing units at an average density of 941.5/sq mi. The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.68% White, 1.40% African American, 0.92% Native American, 3.20% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 3.91% from other races, and 3.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.45% of the population.

There were 10,420 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $53,251, and the median income for a family was $59,865. Males had a median income of $49,035 versus $30,700 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,373. About 2.6% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.7% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.


This page was last updated July 19, 2009.