San Luis Obispo, California 

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CALIFORNIA TOTAL CASES REPORTED

97,183

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

1,676,401

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

46,997

+4.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.5%

Median Income

$44,894

Median Home Price

$733,600

Best Places to Live in San Luis Obispo, California

College town / small town complex - Central California, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, 15 miles from the coast. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in San Luis Obispo, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town atmosphere
-Year-round climate
-Historic interest
Cons
-Healthcare
-Isolation
-Cost of living

 $945,000 
1430 Garden St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1200 SqFt
 $899,000 
2745 Johnson Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2320 SqFt
 $969,000 
6023 Los Ranchos Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2440 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande Metro Area

San Luis Obispo is a charming and historic college town and home to the 18,000-student California Polytechnic University. It has resisted the development seen in other parts of the state and preserves a pleasant, off-the-beaten-path character. The interesting downtown is accessible by foot and is centered on the old Spanish mission dating from 1772. The university brings numerous arts and entertainment amenities, and the central California coastal climate is ideal.


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QUICK FACTS

City: San Luis Obispo
Zip Codes: 93405 93401
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 238 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in San Luis Obispo is 2.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Luis Obispo jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, San Luis Obispo's cost of living is 63.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare San Luis Obispo's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in San Luis Obispo, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
San Luis Obispo county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
San Luis Obispo's population is 46,997 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 15.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in San Luis Obispo is $733,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
San Luis Obispo public schools spend $11,055 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.8 students per teacher in San Luis Obispo. More Education


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Housing Market in San Luis Obispo

It's a good time to buy in San Luis Obispo. Home Appreciation is up 5.7% in the last 12 months. Browse San Luis Obispo Real Estate

The median home price in San Luis Obispo is $733,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for San Luis Obispo   21 Reviews
COST OF LIVING AND FINDING A PLACE TO LIVE - 4/15/2015
MY FIANCEE AND I ARE LOOKING TO MOVE TO SLO FOR RETIREMENT ( NEXT MONTH ) WE ARE BOTH ARTISTS AND HOPE OUR TALENT WILL HELP WITH COST OF LIVING IN SLO!!! ANY... Read More

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Sunny & 70º - 3/31/2015
In almost any season of the year in San Luis Obispo, you’ll find the sun shining and the temperature hitting around 70º at some point in the day. With the temperature... Read More

Beautiful place to live hard to find a room - 10/14/2013
San Luis Obispo and surrounding areas are beautiful, great weather, beaches, farms markets, a downtown area full of some of the best bars and restaurants, wine country,... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA
93405 93401

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NEW LISTINGS IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
$945,000
1430 Garden St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$899,000
2745 Johnson Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$969,000
6023 Los Ranchos Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$669,000
1526 Galleon Way
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$1,149,000
2219 San Luis Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$759,000
55 Las Praderas Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$2,249,000
1618 Woodland Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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