Pacific Grove, California 

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Population

15,674

3% Decline

Unemployment Rate

6.2%

Median Income

$70,230

Avg. Home Price

$828,300

Best Places to Live in Pacific Grove, California

Beach town/Small city - Northern California, on the south end of Monterey Bay, 110 miles south of San Francisco
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Year-round climate
-Recreation/Entertainment
Cons
-Tourist impact
-Isolation
-Cost of living and housing

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What Bert Has To Say About Salinas Metro Area

Agricultural Salinas was dubbed the “salad bowl of the nation” by John Steinbeck because of its lettuce crops. Salinas is affordable and small in comparison to the others, but has the character of a typical California Central Valley town – dry, dusty, functional and with little intellectual stimulation. By contrast, nearby Monterey, Carmel, and Pacific Grove are located on the coastal Monterey Peninsula. Carmel, a noted artist colony and Hollywood refuge, has controlled growth and maintains a charming village character with some exceptional residential properties, while Monterey is a more commercialized setup honoring its fishing village heritage for its many visitors. Pacific Grove, with its assortment of well-built Victorian and Craftsman-era homes, is probably the most livable city on the peninsula.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: California
County: Monterey County
Metro Area: Salinas Metro Area
City: Pacific Grove
Zip Codes: 93950
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 267 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Pacific Grove is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Pacific Grove jobs have increased by 2.15%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Pacific Grove's cost of living is 111.00% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Pacific Grove's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Pacific Grove's population is 15,674 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.75%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Pacific Grove is $828,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -9.41%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Pacific Grove public schools spend $15,712 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.7 students per teacher in Pacific Grove. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Pacific Grove

It's a good time to buy in Pacific Grove. Home Appreciation is up 7.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Pacific Grove Real Estate.

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Reviews for Pacific Grove    2 Reviews
Pacific Grove - 8/15/2006
PG is a wonderful town, although with a four-year old child, the town feels old. It is prohibitively expensive to live in PG with the Average home close to a million... (Read More)

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Pacific Grove--A Great Place to Live - 2/24/2006
We were welcomed to the community and had great... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN PACIFIC GROVE, CALIFORNIA
93950