Los Osos, California

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Population in 2010: 14,276.
Males: 7,193  (50.4%)
Females: 7,083  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

47.9 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 93402.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $77,265
Los Osos:

$77,265
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $38,308

Los Osos CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $637,000
Los Osos:

$637,000
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $658,206; detached houses: $706,564; townhouses or other attached units: $616,308; in 2-unit structures: $613,325; mobile homes: $194,835

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,703.

March 2019 cost of living index in Los Osos: 102.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.5%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.9% for Black residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.9% for American Indian residents, 31.2% for other race residents, 4.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Los Osos, CA (2019)
    • 12,32174.1%White alone
    • 2,70116.2%Hispanic
    • 7324.4%Asian alone
    • 4802.9%Two or more races
    • 1230.7%American Indian alone
    • 310.2%Black alone
    • 150.09%Other race alone

Races in Los Osos detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Los Osos, California as of October 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Los Osos is 932 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (9.3%), English (7.4%), German (7.2%), Irish (5.0%), European (4.9%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 126 feet

1,686 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 1.5% Europe).

This place:

10.2%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $5,993 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,160 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Maria, CA (33.6 miles , pop. 77,423).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (101.6 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (163.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Baywood-Los Osos, CA (0.7 miles ),
Morro Bay, CA (2.2 miles ),
Cayucos, CA (3.1 miles ),
San Luis Obispo, CA (3.1 miles ),
Avilla Beach, CA (3.2 miles ),
Los Ranchos, CA (3.6 miles ),
Santa Margarita, CA (3.7 miles ),
Edna, CA (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 35.31 N, Longitude: 120.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 805

Distribution of median household income in Los Osos, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Los Osos, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
California:

7.9%
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 68.9. This is about average.

City:

68.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.205. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.205
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.57. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.57
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.17. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.17
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Los Osos-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6765% 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 29.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 105.8 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 221.5 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 135.0 miles away from Los Osos center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 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 256.5 miles away from Los Osos 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 12/22/2003 at 19:15:56, a magnitude 6.6 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.6 MW, 6.4 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 25.2 miles away from the city 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 (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 7, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Los Osos:

  • BAYSIDE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MORRO BAY, CA)
  • SIERRA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA)
  • BESTCARE CENTRAL COAST HHA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA)
  • HOSPICE PARTNERS OF THE CENTRAL COAST (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA)
  • CHUPARROSA STREET HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA)

Amtrak stations near Los Osos:

  • 11 miles: SAN LUIS OBISPO-CAL POLY (SAN LUIS OBISPO, GRAND AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: SAN LUIS OBISPO (RAILROAD AVE & SANTA ROSA ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: ATASCADERO (EAST MALL & PALMA AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, taxi stand.

Operable nuclear power plants near Los Osos:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Los Osos:

  • Cuesta College (about 6 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,518)
  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (about 10 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 17,345)
  • Allan Hancock College (about 35 miles; Santa Maria, CA; FT enrollment: 6,639)
  • Taft College (about 79 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • University of California-Santa Barbara (about 84 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 22,806)
  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 89 miles; Lemoore, CA; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • Santa Barbara City College (about 90 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 12,568)

Public elementary/middle schools in Los Osos:

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Notable locations in Los Osos: Baywood Park Farmers Market (A), Sea Pines Golf Course (B), South Bay Community Center (C), South Bay Branch San Luis Obispo City-County Library (D), Los Osos-Baywood Park Chamber of Commerce (E), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Station 15 - South Bay (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Los Osos include: Baywood Park Community Church (A), El Morro Church of the Nazarene (B), First Baptist Church of Los Osos (C), Los Osos Valley Assembly of God Church (D), Saint Benedicts Episcopal Church (E), Saint Pauls Anglican Church (F), Trinity United Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Los Osos Valley Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Eto Lake (A), Warden Lake (B), Sweet Springs Marsh (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Los Osos include: Morro Coast Audubon Society Sweet Springs Nature Preserve (1), Elfin Forest Preserve (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Custom Ski Escape (Ski & Helicopter Tours; Po Box 6488) (1), Central Coast Outdoors (Po Box 6893) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Baywood Bed & Breakfast Inn (1370 2nd Street) (1), Back Bay Inn (1391 2nd Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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 place:

2.4 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.4%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.4%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Los Osos in 2010:

  • 58 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

Banks with branches in Los Osos (2011 data):

  • Rabobank, National Association: Los Osos Branch at 1001 Los Osos Valley Road, branch established on 1965/08/18. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Los Osos Ralphs Branch at 1240 Los Osos Valley Rd, branch established on 2001/03/09. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 1045 Los Osos Valley Road Branch at 1045 Los Osos Valley Road, branch established on 1919/01/01. 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.
  • Coast National Bank: Los Osos Branch at 1193 Los Osos Valley Road, branch established on 1999/07/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $132.2 mil, Deposits: $124.4 mil, headquarters in San Luis Obispo, CA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Coast Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Los Osos:

Marital status in Los Osos, CA
  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 59.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Los Osos:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Los Osos
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Los Osos, 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
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
San Luis Obispo 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.
California:

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:
San Luis Obispo County:

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%

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 Los Osos, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx3Subway1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Jones New York4Vons1
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Los Osos:

  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KJDJ (1030 AM; 3 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: PADRE SERRA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KXTK (1280 AM; 10 kW; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVEC (920 AM; 1 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLFF (890 AM; 5 kW; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: JERRY J. COLLINS)
  • KKJL (1400 AM; 1 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: SAN LUIS OBISPO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KYNS (1340 AM; 1 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KUHL (1440 AM; 5 kW; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Los Osos:

  • KLMM (94.1 FM; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KURQ (107.3 FM; GROVER BEACH, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXDZ (100.5 FM; TEMPLETON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KIDI-FM (105.5 FM; GUADALUPE, CA; Owner: EMERALD WAVE MEDIA)
  • KXFM (99.1 FM; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLUN (103.1 FM; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBDH (91.7 FM; SAN ARDO, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Los Osos:

  • KSBY (Channel 6; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: NVG-SANTA BARBARA II, LLC)
  • K22EE (Channel 22; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: CENTRAL COAST GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • KPXA-LP (Channel 42; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CAMINO REAL COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K28FK (Channel 28; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCCE-LP (Channel 50; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: ANET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K07WA (Channel 7; ATASCADERO, CA; Owner: CHARLES R. MEEKER)
  • K09UF (Channel 9; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: RAUL AND CONSUELO PALAZUELOS)
  • 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)
  • K47GD (Channel 47; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K15BD (Channel 15; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TV OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KTAS (Channel 33; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: RAUL & CONSUELO PALAZUELOS)
  • KKFX-CA (Channel 24; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KJCN-CA (Channel 36; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: CENTRAL COAST GOOD NEWS, INC.)

Los Osos fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 2013 05:11 PM, Cr-Los Osos Valley Rd, Lat: 35.302661, Lon: -120.797128, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 1.5mTotal length
  • 2,204Total average daily traffic
  • 65Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,938Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • JOAN ROBBINS, 2865 Clark Valley Rd (Lat: 35.297222 Lon: -120.810556), Type: 16.7, Overall height: 16.7 m, Registrant: Gte Service Corporation, Scarmel@dcoffice.Gte.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 463-5295
  • Holly E Groschner, 2865 Clark Valley Rd (Lat: 35.297222 Lon: -120.810556), Type: 16.7, Overall height: 16.7 m, Registrant: Crown Castle Gt Company LLC, Shawn.Dunlap@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2000
  • CHRISTINE A VERRE, 2865 Clark Valley Rd (Lat: 35.297222 Lon: -120.810556), Type: 16.7, Overall height: 16.7 m, Registrant: Crown Castle Gt Company LLC, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2516
  • 2865 Clark Valley Rd (Lat: 35.297222 Lon: -120.810556), Type: 16.7, Overall height: 16.7 m, Registrant: Gte Mobilnet Of Santa Barbara Limited Partnership, Jrobbins@mobilnet.Gte.Com, , Atlan-ta, Phone: (770) 391-1732

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Los Padres Natl Forest (Lat: 35.360250 Lon: -120.655722), Structure height: 10 m, Call Sign: KPH935,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.980 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/1990, Expiration Date: 12/01/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2012, Registrant: C/O Frontier Broadcast Holdings, 4311 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 408, Los Angeles, CA 90010, Phone: (323) 964-5300, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2285 Clark Valley Rd (Lat: 35.296667 Lon: -120.810556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WQML722,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.837 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2004, Expiration Date: 04/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/08/2013, Certifier: Kim Christianson, Registrant: Motient Communications, Inc., 300 Knightsbridge Parkway, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, Phone: (847) 478-4212, Fax: (847) 478-4755, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2285 Turri Road (Id 0727) (Lat: 35.321944 Lon: -120.800833), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQKW432,
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.487 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2019, Expiration Date: 10/06/2029, Certifier: Leland Armitage, Registrant: County Of San Luis Obispo It Communications, 1495 Kansas Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, Phone: (805) 781-4003, Email:
  • Los Osos Valley Rd, West Of Lariate Ave, East Of Eto Ln (Id 0751) (Lat: 35.305833 Lon: -120.811667), Type: Bridg, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQKW670,
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.487 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2019, Expiration Date: 10/08/2029, Certifier: Leland Armitage, Registrant: County Of San Luis Obispo It Communications, 1495 Kansas Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, Phone: (805) 781-4003, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • SF9036, 3770 Campbell Lane (Lat: 35.282250 Lon: -120.812861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 2.4 m, Call Sign: WQLN601,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19435.0 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:
  • CBS01, Lat: 35.317778 Lon: -120.850278, Type: Bant, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQNY886,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2011, Expiration Date: 07/13/2021, Certifier: Steve E Terry, Registrant: Wilson Creek Communications, LLC, 10210 Huer Huero Road, Creston, CA 93432, Phone: (805) 365-4522, Fax: (866) 801-8767, Email:
  • 9th, Lat: 35.313972 Lon: -120.833778, Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQNY886,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2011, Expiration Date: 07/13/2021, Certifier: Steve E Terry, Registrant: Wilson Creek Communications, LLC, 10210 Huer Huero Road, Creston, CA 93432, Phone: (805) 365-4522, Fax: (866) 801-8767, Email:
  • SL06 - Clark Valley, 2983 Clark Valley Road (Lat: 35.282139 Lon: -120.812528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.5 m, Call Sign: WQOJ496,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2011, Expiration Date: 10/18/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2013, Certifier: Robert Vitanza, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • SBL002, 2983 Clark Valley Road (Lat: 35.283806 Lon: -120.812778), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5.2 m, Call Sign: WQPW350,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2012, Expiration Date: 08/29/2022, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2019, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • SLG06, 2983 Clark Valley Road Dup (Lat: 35.282139 Lon: -120.812528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.5 m, Call Sign: WQUG633,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2014, Expiration Date: 07/01/2024, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • LOSO, West Of Clark Valley Rd (Lat: 35.282139 Lon: -120.812583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WRCC453,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2018, Expiration Date: 08/23/2028, Certifier: John Rees, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

228 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Los Osos)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Los Osos)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Los Osos, California:

  • Blue Heron, 1899 9TH St, Los Osos, California 93401 , Phone: (805) 528-1493
  • Back Bay Inn, 1391 2nd St, Los Osos, California 93402 , Phone: (805) 528-1233, Fax: (805) 528-7481
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Los Osos, California
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Los Osos, CA
  • 87.6%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Los Osos, CA
  • 79.0%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke


Los Osos compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 37 pilots and 25 other airmen in this city.
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