Grover Beach, California

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Population in 2017: 13,628 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 
Males: 6,713  (49.3%)
Females: 6,915  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

36.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93445.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,788 (it was $38,087 in 2000)
Grover Beach:

$65,788
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,700 (it was $18,812 in 2000)

Grover Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $513,489 (it was $179,700 in 2000)
Grover Beach:

$513,489
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $633,127; detached houses: $700,236; townhouses or other attached units: $432,012; in 2-unit structures: $612,613; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $327,744; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $290,127; mobile homes: $234,983; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $213,410

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,313.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grover Beach: 108.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.8%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.1% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.8% for other race residents, 3.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Grover Beach, CA (2017)
    • 7,96658.2%White alone
    • 4,41332.3%Hispanic
    • 3972.9%Asian alone
    • 4002.9%Two or more races
    • 2812.1%Black alone
    • 1471.1%American Indian alone
    • 1140.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Grover Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Grover Beach, California as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grover Beach is 855 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Grover Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(15.2)
2
(15.4)
7
(54.9)
3
(23.0)
3
(22.8)
6
(45.5)
10
(75.1)
3
(22.4)
7
(52.2)
5
(37.0)
4
(29.4)
3
(21.9)
7
(51.0)
5
(36.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(61.0)
10
(76.9)
5
(39.2)
7
(53.7)
7
(53.3)
5
(37.9)
3
(22.5)
5
(37.3)
7
(52.2)
3
(22.2)
7
(51.5)
5
(36.5)
7
(51.0)
4
(29.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(198.1)
27
(207.6)
N/A80
(614.0)
42
(319.8)
21
(159.1)
23
(172.8)
24
(179.1)
25
(186.6)
44
(326.0)
22
(161.9)
31
(226.5)
24
(174.9)
18
(131.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
66
(502.9)
77
(592.2)
76
(595.6)
106
(813.5)
99
(753.7)
82
(621.3)
77
(578.5)
91
(679.2)
94
(701.6)
95
(703.9)
67
(493.0)
58
(423.8)
43
(313.4)
45
(328.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
188
(1,433)
285
(2,192)
182
(1,426)
200
(1,535)
215
(1,637)
213
(1,614)
211
(1,585)
192
(1,433)
174
(1,299)
208
(1,541)
242
(1,781)
241
(1,761)
161
(1,173)
180
(1,314)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(243.8)
34
(261.5)
18
(141.1)
10
(76.7)
30
(228.4)
22
(166.7)
34
(255.4)
23
(171.7)
35
(261.2)
21
(155.6)
36
(264.9)
21
(153.4)
42
(306.1)
24
(175.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.5)
3
(23.0)
2
(15.2)
5
(37.9)
3
(22.5)
4
(29.9)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.7)
4
(29.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(29.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)182.1242.3208.0281.8234.7200.9225.8183.5216.7224.9198.3200.8199.1168.5

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City-data.com crime index in Grover Beach, CA

Crime rate in Grover Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: English (5.3%), German (4.8%), European (3.8%), Irish (3.7%), Italian (3.5%), American (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 2.32 square miles.

Population density: 5,879 people per square mile   (average).

Grover Beach, California map

1,424 residents are foreign born (7.5% Latin America, 2.8% Asia).

This city:

10.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,956 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,494 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Maria, CA (15.8 miles , pop. 77,423).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (91.2 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (146.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Oceano, CA (1.2 miles ),
Arroyo Grande, CA (1.4 miles ),
Pismo Beach, CA (1.6 miles ),
Callender, CA (2.2 miles ),
Los Berros, CA (2.3 miles ),
Edna, CA (2.4 miles),
Los Ranchos, CA (2.5 miles ),
Blacklake, CA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 35.12 N, Longitude: 120.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,515 (-25.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 763 (12.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 805

Distribution of median household income in Grover Beach, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Grover Beach, CA in 2017
Grover Beach satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
California:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,415 (+12.1%).
Most common industries in Grover Beach, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.9%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.9%)
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Grover Beach, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)

Average climate in Grover Beach, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.7. This is about average.

City:

62.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.173. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.173
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.95. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.95
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.00428. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00428
U.S.:

1.78937
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.27. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.27
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Grover Beach-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 666% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 27.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 239.0 miles away from Grover Beach center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 241.4 miles away from Grover Beach center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 151.9 miles away from Grover Beach center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 12/22/2003 at 19:15:56, a magnitude 6.6 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.6 MW, 6.4 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 42.9 miles away from Grover Beach center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 40 injuries, causing $200,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Luis Obispo County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grover Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Grover Beach:

  • BRIGHTON AVENUE HOME (1757 BRIGHTON AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Grover Beach:

  • PISMO BEACH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PISMO BEACH, CA)
  • ARROYO GRANDE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • MARIAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, ARROYO GRANDE Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • PIKE, THE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • TAYLOR COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • CHUPARROSA STREET HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA)
  • CENTRAL COAST HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA)

Amtrak station:

GROVER BEACH (180 GRAND AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Grover Beach:

  • 8 miles: Diablo Canyon 1 and 2 in Avila Beach, CA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grover Beach:

  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (about 13 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; Full-time enrollment: 17,345)
  • Cuesta College (about 17 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 6,518)
  • Allan Hancock College (about 17 miles; Santa Maria, CA; FT enrollment: 6,639)
  • University of California-Santa Barbara (about 66 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 22,806)
  • Taft College (about 66 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Santa Barbara City College (about 72 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 12,568)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 88 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)

Public elementary/middle schools in Grover Beach:

See full list of schools located in Grover Beach

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Elementry Schools In Grover Beach Grover Heights Elementry k thru 6 located on Richie Road . 805-474-3700 added by A1doll

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grover Beach: Pismo State Beach Golf Course (A), Le Sage Riviera Golf Course (B), Grover Beach City Hall (C), Grover Beach Chamber of Commerce (D), Grover Beach Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Grover City Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Grover Beach include: Bethel Baptist Church (A), Central Coast Baptist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Grover Beach Assembly of God Church (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (E), Landmark Missionary Baptist Church (F), Mount Zion Baptist Church (G), Pentecostal Church of God (H), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grover Beach include: Grover City Park (1), Grover Heights Park (2), Mentone Drainage Basin Park (3), Ramona Gardens Park (4), Sixteenth Street Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Central Coast Exploration Station (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 867 Ramona Avenue).

Hotel: Budget Beach Inn (150 South 5th Street).

Courts: California State - Superior Court- Grover Beach Branch- Traffic (214 South 16th), California State - Superior Court- Grover Beach Branch- Civil-Small Cl (214 South 16th Street).

San Luis Obispo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.5%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.4%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Grover Beach in 2010:

  • 166 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Grover Beach in 2000:

  • 106 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in nursing homes

Banks with branches in Grover Beach (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: South Oak Park Blvd & West Grand Ave at 1758 West Grand Avenue, branch established on 2011/10/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Grover Beach Branch at 1580 W Grand Avenue, branch established on 2000/12/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Rabobank, National Association: Grover Beach Branch at 899 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1964/01/02. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $11,745.0 mil, Deposits: $8,446.0 mil, headquarters in Roseville, CA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 124 total offices, Holding Company: Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "rabobank Nederland

For population 15 years and over in Grover Beach:

Marital status in Grover Beach, CA
  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Grover Beach:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Grover Beach
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grover Beach, CA (based on San Luis Obispo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic89,07517
Evangelical Protestant27,483138
Mainline Protestant16,09956
Other11,53047
Black Protestant1,0783
Orthodox2052
None124,167-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 60
Here:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
San Luis Obispo County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
San Luis Obispo County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
San Luis Obispo County:

11.00 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Luis Obispo County:

21.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Grover Beach:

48.8%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grover Beach:

46.4%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Grover Beach:

28.7
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.1%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Grover Beach:

55.7%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.7%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grover Beach, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$138,321$92,2142$3,838
Police - Other 8$38,138$57,2070$0
Financial Administration 6$30,026$60,0521$3,069
Firefighters 6$37,076$74,15214$11,764
Other and Unallocable 5$26,371$63,2901$3,460
Streets and Highways 5$25,568$61,3630$0
Water Supply 4$24,379$73,1370$0
Other Government Administration 4$26,616$79,8481$1,462
Parks and Recreation 3$14,314$57,2565$5,891
Sewerage 2$9,513$57,0780$0
Fire - Other 1$4,793$57,5160$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 62$375,115$72,60324$29,484

Grover Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $347,000 ($25.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $240,000 ($17.61)
    Police Protection: $144,000 ($10.57)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,693,000 ($270.99)
    Water Utilities: $2,742,000 ($201.20)
    Central Staff Services: $1,582,000 ($116.08)
    Sewerage: $1,574,000 ($115.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,375,000 ($100.90)
    Regular Highways: $560,000 ($41.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $422,000 ($30.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $381,000 ($27.96)
    Financial Administration: $321,000 ($23.55)
    General - Other: $193,000 ($14.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $179,000 ($13.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($3.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $19,000 ($1.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,671,000 ($342.75)

Grover Beach government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,855,000 ($136.12)
    Other: $201,000 ($14.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000 ($7.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $67,000 ($4.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $463,000 ($33.97)
    General Revenue - Other: $177,000 ($12.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $56,000 ($4.11)
    Rents: $48,000 ($3.52)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($0.95)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($0.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,931,000 ($215.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $386,000 ($28.32)
    Other: $272,000 ($19.96)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($1.98)
  • Tax - Property: $5,123,000 ($375.92)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $880,000 ($64.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $632,000 ($46.38)
    Other Selective Sales: $261,000 ($19.15)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $74,000 ($5.43)
    Other License: $60,000 ($4.40)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $34,000 ($2.49)

Grover Beach government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,045,000 ($296.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,955,000 ($290.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $90,000 ($6.60)

Grover Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $198,000 ($14.53)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,197,000 ($528.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,516,000 ($111.24)

5.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($72,362 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($377 average AGI)
San Luis Obispo County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Santa Barbara County, CA  0.67% ($61,128 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.58% ($74,537)
from Kern County, CA  0.33% ($79,695)


5.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
California average:

5.21%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($357 average AGI)
San Luis Obispo County:

0.04%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Santa Barbara County, CA  0.76% ($50,866 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.39% ($56,817)
to San Diego County, CA  0.23% ($45,972)
Businesses in Grover Beach, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Papa John's Pizza1
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
AutoZone1Safeway1
Burger King1Starbucks1
FedEx2T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Jamba Juice1Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets5

Strongest AM radio stations in Grover Beach:

  • KXTK (1280 AM; 10 kW; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLFF (890 AM; 5 kW; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: JERRY J. COLLINS)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KUHL (1440 AM; 5 kW; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KJDJ (1030 AM; 3 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: PADRE SERRA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KYNS (1340 AM; 1 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KKJL (1400 AM; 1 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: SAN LUIS OBISPO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KVEC (920 AM; 1 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSMA (1240 AM; 1 kW; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KSBQ (1480 AM; 1 kW; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grover Beach:

  • K244DE (96.7 FM; ARROYO GRANDE, ETC., CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXTZ (95.3 FM; PISMO BEACH, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KURQ (107.3 FM; GROVER BEACH, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSTT-FM (101.3 FM; LOS OSOS-BAYWOOD PAR, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSLY-FM (96.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAL (99.7 FM; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KZOZ (93.3 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA-TEXAS, INC.)
  • KWSR (92.5 FM; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KKJG (98.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: AGM SAN LUIS OBISPO, L.P.)
  • KIDI-FM (105.5 FM; GUADALUPE, CA; Owner: EMERALD WAVE MEDIA)
  • KWWV (106.1 FM; SANTA MARGARITA, CA; Owner: SALISBURY RADIO LLC)
  • K209CE (89.7 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLRM (97.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: GTM SAN LUIS OBISPO)
  • KIQO (104.5 FM; ATASCADERO, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC)
  • KCBX (90.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: KCBX, INC.)
  • KLVH (88.5 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K213CO (90.5 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KXFM (99.1 FM; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLMM (94.1 FM; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRAZ (105.9 FM; SANTA YNEZ, CA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grover Beach:

  • KAGP-LP (Channel 8; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • KSSY-LP (Channel 66; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: CHERIE ERWIN)
  • KSBY (Channel 6; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: NVG-SANTA BARBARA II, LLC)
  • KPXA-LP (Channel 42; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CAMINO REAL COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K28FK (Channel 28; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFUL-LP (Channel 44; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: KJLA, LLC)
  • KCCE-LP (Channel 50; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: ANET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Grover Beach fatal accident list:

Feb 15, 2016 08:59 PM, N 4th St, Brighton Ave, Lat: 35.124231, Lon: -120.626233, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 27, 2016 09:54 PM, W Grand Ave, S 7th St, Lat: 35.121614, Lon: -120.622731, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 21, 2006 05:06 PM, 8th St, Lat: 35.118940, Lon: -120.621660, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Grover Beach)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 1550 Grand Ave (Lat: 35.118611 Lon: -120.589722), Call Sign: WPVS422,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2002, Expiration Date: 08/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2012, Certifier: Keith Handley, Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • Lat: 35.126639 Lon: -120.630722, Call Sign: WQBI378,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.835 MHz, 153.500 MHz, 158.235 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/2014, Expiration Date: 10/13/2024, Certifier: Bruce Rizzoli, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 35.144417 Lon: -120.640444, Call Sign: WQCQ738,
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.587 MHz, 465.587 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2015, Expiration Date: 05/03/2025, Certifier: Jeffrey V Norton, Registrant: Applied Tech Group, Inc., 4440 Easton Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93309, Phone: (800) 481-0007, Fax: (661) 322-4060, Email:
  • Lat: 35.114000 Lon: -120.625222, Call Sign: WQNN565,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.737 MHz, 456.737 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2011, Expiration Date: 03/31/2021, Certifier: Rob Gillespie, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SF9031, 1081 Highland Way (Lat: 35.109111 Lon: -120.620000), Type: Building, Structure height: 7.9 m, Call Sign: WQLN575,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21885.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/16/2010, Expiration Date: 03/16/2020, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2018, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-5178, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grover Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Grover Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$313,86180$250,397280$256,00316$222,9821$459,87091$252,4171$105,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$275,39311$189,95136$260,2532$118,9600$015$195,7672$145,330
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$256,8289$235,91886$288,7363$180,5031$348,39027$234,0711$179,170
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$302,6189$193,67071$293,0554$249,6150$011$200,9040$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$189,64511$283,0610$00$02$226,4750$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0120.00 , 0121.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$322,9642$238,9052$230,955
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$246,3852$436,4850$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$421,5750$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0120.00 , 0121.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grover Beach, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grover Beach, CA - Value

2004 - 2010 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2010 the average number of fires per year is 43. The highest number of reported fires - 87 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Grover Beach, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.8%), and Outside Fires (26.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grover Beach, CA
    • 12841.8%Structure Fires
    • 8026.1%Outside Fires
    • 5317.3%Other
    • 4514.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grover Beach, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Grover Beach, California:

  • Holiday Inn Express, 775 N Oak Park Blvd, Grover Beach, California 93433 , Phone: (805) 481-4448, Fax: (805) 473-3609
  • AMERICAN INN, 135 S 5th St, Grover beach, California 93433 , Phone: (805) 668-2022
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Grover Beach, California
Most common first names in Grover Beach, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9074.8 years
William7577.5 years
Mary6177.8 years
Robert5969.0 years
James5774.1 years
Frank4275.1 years
Charles4076.5 years
Dorothy3077.2 years
George2977.0 years
Thomas2674.4 years
Most common last names in Grover Beach, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2973.7 years
Williams2278.8 years
Johnson2181.0 years
Wilson1676.9 years
White1680.3 years
Jones1574.0 years
Miller1479.4 years
Brown1472.5 years
Baker1470.3 years
Thompson1377.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grover Beach, CA
  • 85.1%Utility gas
  • 11.3%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.7%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grover Beach, CA
  • 68.4%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Electricity
  • 6.9%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood


Grover Beach compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Grover Beach on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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