San Luis Obispo, California 

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Population

47,339

13% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$44,894

Avg. Home Price

$696,000

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

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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.


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 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Luis Obispo jobs have increased by 2.58%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, San Luis Obispo's cost of living is 79.20% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare San Luis Obispo's Cost of Living
POPULATION
San Luis Obispo's population is 47,339 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 12.83%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in San Luis Obispo is $696,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.65%. 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. Learn More...

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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 6.7% in the last 12 months. Browse San Luis Obispo Real Estate.

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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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93405 93401
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