San Luis Obispo County, California 

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Population

280,119

+5.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$59,454

Median Home Price

$615,100

Best Places to Live in San Luis Obispo County, California

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

Pros
College-town atmosphere
Year-round climate
Historic interest
Cons
Healthcare
Isolation
Cost of living
 $569,999 
116 W Branch St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1715 SqFt
 $1,069,000 
1283 Trail View Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 3049 SqFt
 $1,200,000 
8406 Temettate Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2600 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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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: California
County: San Luis Obispo County
Metro Area: San_Luis_Obispo-Paso_Robles-Arroyo_Grande
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles, 29 total
Zip Codes: 93446, 93405, 93422, 93420, 93401, 93444, 93402, 93433, 93442, 93465, 21 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 238 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in San Luis Obispo County is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. San Luis Obispo County jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, San Luis Obispo County's cost of living is 50.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare San Luis Obispo County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and October are the most pleasant months in San Luis Obispo County, 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 County's population is 280,119 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in San Luis Obispo County is $615,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
San Luis Obispo County public schools spend $10,833 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.5 students per teacher in San Luis Obispo County. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
93446, 93405, 93422, 93420, 93401, 93444, 93402, 93433, 93442, 93465, 21 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN SAN LUIS OBISPO
$569,999
116 W Branch St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,069,000
1283 Trail View Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$1,200,000
8406 Temettate Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$10,000,000
5750 Eagle Oak Ranch Way
Bed 7 | Bath 8

$1,700
3995 Old Creek Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$1,100,000
2630 Maple Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$869,999
891 Trail View Pl
Bed 2 | Bath 2

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