San Luis Obispo, California 

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Population

47,590

+4.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$44,894

Median Home Price

$825,200

Median Age

26.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.6 / 8.0

summer / winter

CA Gifts

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.

San Luis Obispo, CA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town atmosphere
Year-round climate
Historic interest
Cons
Healthcare
Isolation
Cost of living


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 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, San Luis Obispo county remained strongly Democratic, 55.3% to 42.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
San Luis Obispo's population is 47,590 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $825,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%.

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 10.9% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in San Luis Obispo is $825,200.

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Reviews for San Luis Obispo   22 Reviews
Worst city I've ever lived in - 9/16/2021
Sure, the weather might be nice but it ends there.... There's absolutely no decent food, the drivers a AWFUL. Between college kids learning to drive and the elderly,... Read More

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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

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


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ZIP CODES IN SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA
93405 93401

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