Seaside, California 

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Population

34,259

+5.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.7%

Median Income

$52,538

Median Home Price

$543,500

Best Places to Live in Seaside, California

Beach town/Small city - Northern California, on the south end of Monterey Bay, 110 miles south of San Francisco. August, September and July are the most pleasant months in Seaside, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Year-round climate
-Recreation/Entertainment
Cons
-Tourist impact
-Isolation
-Cost of living and housing

Local Listings in Seaside
 $779,000 
1145 Plumas Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1783 SqFt
 $690,000 
1473 Soto St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1432 SqFt
 $639,000 
Lorenzo Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1256 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Seaside
Zip Codes: 93955
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 267 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Seaside is 2.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Seaside jobs have increased by 1.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Seaside's cost of living is 44.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Seaside's Cost of Living

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

VOTING
Monterey county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Seaside's population is 34,259 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Seaside is $543,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Seaside public schools spend $11,359 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.5 students per teacher in Seaside. More Education


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Housing Market in Seaside

It's a good time to buy in Seaside. Home Appreciation is up 7.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Seaside Real Estate

The median home price in Seaside is $543,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Seaside   3 Reviews
Getting better and worse - 4/19/2010
Housing in Seaside is more affordable than it was, mainly due to the bursting of the housing bubble. There are still problems, though, mainly because of the huge number... Read More

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crazy housing costs! - 12/6/2006
unless you went to grad school, or are already rich, don't expect to be able to get a nice house here. You'll be house-poor(not able to afford anything outside of your... Read More

Ever Improving Area - 2/7/2006
Seaside used to be one of the most dangerous places in California back in the 1970's. These days it is a community that is growing and expanding with new shopping... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN SEASIDE
$779,000
1145 Plumas Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$690,000
1473 Soto St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$639,000
Lorenzo Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$585,000
1738 Goodwin St
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$765,000
4 Lindberg Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$939,000
4890 Peninsula Point Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$632,000
1728 Mendocino St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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