Oceano, California

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Population in 2010: 7,286. Population change since 2000: +0.4%
Males: 3,487  (47.9%)
Females: 3,799  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93445.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,167 (it was $38,014 in 2000)
Oceano:

$43,167
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,227 (it was $16,561 in 2000)

Oceano CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $227,096 (it was $138,700 in 2000)
Oceano:

$227,096
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $496,820; Detached houses: $545,552; Townhouses or other attached units: $394,937; In 2-unit structures: $491,579; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $373,064; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $314,914; Mobile homes: $151,606; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $180,669

Median gross rent in 2013: $998.

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  • Races in Oceano, CA (2010)

    Oceano races chart
    • 3,48447.8%Hispanic
    • 3,45147.4%White alone
    • 1351.9%Asian alone
    • 1321.8%Two or more races
    • 370.5%American Indian alone
    • 300.4%Black alone
    • 70.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Oceano: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (9.3%), English (8.2%), Irish (3.8%), United States (2.8%), Portuguese (2.8%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 4,791 people per square mile   (average).

Oceano,CA real estate house value index trend

Oceano, California map

For population 25 years and over in Oceano:

  • High school or higher: 69.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oceano CDP:

  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

1,362 residents are foreign born (15.8% Latin America).

This place:

18.0%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Oceano, California as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Oceano to the number of sex offenders is 364 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,298 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $694 (0.5%)

Oceano satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Maria, CA (14.5 miles , pop. 77,423).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (91.0 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (145.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Grover Beach, CA (1.2 miles ), Arroyo Grande, CA (1.4 miles ), Callender, CA (1.9 miles ), Pismo Beach, CA (1.9 miles ), Los Berros, CA (2.1 miles ), Blacklake, CA (2.3 miles ), Edna, CA (2.6 miles) , Los Ranchos, CA (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.10 N, Longitude: 120.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,231 (-42.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 261 (8.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 805

Oceano household income distribution Oceano home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Oceano: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oceano, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oceano, California average temperatures Oceano, California average precipitation Oceano, California humidity Oceano, California wind speed Oceano, California snowfall Oceano, California sunshine Oceano, California clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Oceano-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 27.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from Oceano center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 240.3 miles away from the city 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 240.7 miles away from the city 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 153.2 miles away from Oceano 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 44.2 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 (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Oceano:

  • ARROYO GRANDE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • PIKE, THE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • MARIAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, ARROYO GRANDE Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • BRIGHTON AVENUE HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; GROVER BEACH, CA)
  • TAYLOR COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • PISMO BEACH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PISMO BEACH, CA)
  • CHUPARROSA STREET HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA)

Airports located in Oceano:

Amtrak stations near Oceano:

  • 2 miles: 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.
  • 10 miles: GUADALUPE/SANTA MARIA (SANTA MARIA, 330 GUADELUPE ST.)
  • 13 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.

Operable nuclear power plants near Oceano:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oceano:

  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (about 14 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; Full-time enrollment: 17,345)
  • Allan Hancock College (about 16 miles; Santa Maria, CA; FT enrollment: 6,639)
  • Cuesta College (about 18 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 6,518)
  • University of California-Santa Barbara (about 65 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 22,806)
  • Taft College (about 66 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Santa Barbara City College (about 71 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 12,568)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 87 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)

Public elementary/middle school in Oceano:

See full list of schools located in Oceano, School District: LUCIA MAR UNIFIED

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Notable location: Oceano Community Services District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Oceano include: Church of God of Prophecy (A), Open Door Church (B), Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (C), The Temple of the People (D), Anchor of Faith Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Halcyon Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Oceano: Oceano Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.5. This is about average.

City:

75.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.236. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.92
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0849. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0849
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 21.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.68
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.9%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.0% for other race residents, 25.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.5%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
16 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Oceano, California environmental map by EPA

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Oceano compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.1
California average:

15.4

Oceano travel time to work - commute Oceano mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • No fuel used (11%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oceano CDP (based on San Luis Obispo County data)

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
San Luis Obispo County:

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.
State:

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.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Here:

11.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Luis Obispo County:

21.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

17.9%

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($261 average AGI)
San Luis Obispo County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Santa Barbara County, CA  0.69% ($45,654 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.50% ($69,926)
from Kern County, CA  0.26% ($56,568)


5.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($295 average AGI)
San Luis Obispo County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Santa Barbara County, CA  0.69% ($37,273 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.47% ($38,742)
to San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($36,862)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oceano:

  • 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)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KKJL (1400 AM; 1 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: SAN LUIS OBISPO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KVEC (920 AM; 1 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSMA (1240 AM; 1 kW; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSBQ (1480 AM; 1 kW; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oceano:

  • KXTZ (95.3 FM; PISMO BEACH, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K244DE (96.7 FM; ARROYO GRANDE, ETC., CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KURQ (107.3 FM; GROVER BEACH, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIDI-FM (105.5 FM; GUADALUPE, CA; Owner: EMERALD WAVE MEDIA)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Oceano:

  • KSSY-LP (Channel 66; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: CHERIE ERWIN)
  • KAGP-LP (Channel 8; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • KSBY (Channel 6; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: NVG-SANTA BARBARA II, LLC)
  • KFUL-LP (Channel 44; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: KJLA, 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)
  • KCCE-LP (Channel 50; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: ANET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $575,000Total costs
  • 14,148Total average daily traffic
  • 1,569Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,892Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • GLEN S NASH, 555 Pier Ave (Lat: 35.106639 Lon: -120.626833), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 13.7 m
    Registrant: 9166579454, Glen.Nash@dgs.Ca.Gov, 601 SEQUOIA PACIFIC BLVD
  • Aleen M Reid, 1425 South 4th Street (Lat: 35.104944 Lon: -120.618889), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.3 m
    Registrant: 8055037100, Atbm@msn.Com, 3220 S. HIGUERA ST. #102
  • GLEN S NASH, 555 Pier Ave (Lat: 35.106639 Lon: -120.626833), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 13.7 m
    Registrant: 9166576174, Kayleen.Burkhalter@dgs.Ca.Gov, 601 SEQUOIA PACIFIC BLVD
  • JOHN LEMMON, 555 Pier Ave (Lat: 35.106639 Lon: -120.626833), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 13.7 m
    Registrant: 9166576153, Radiolicensing@dgs.Ca.Gov, 601 SEQUOIA PACIFIC BLVD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 928 Pacific Blvd (Lat: 35.112194 Lon: -120.626278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPEZ824
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/29/2002, Expiration Date: 10/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2005, Certifier: Glen S Nash
  • PISMOBEACHP&R, 555 Pier Ave (Lat: 35.106639 Lon: -120.626833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WPFS417
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.920 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/09/2013, Expiration Date: 03/31/2023, Certifier: Glen S Nash
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • 928 Pacific Blvd (Lat: 35.112194 Lon: -120.626278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPQY890
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.62000 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/18/2005, Expiration Date: 12/06/2015, Certifier: Glen S Nash
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • Lat: 35.100472 Lon: -120.616250, Call Sign: WPSR784
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2001, Expiration Date: 07/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/24/2011, Certifier: Gary Kobara
    Registrant: Sterling Communications, Arroyo Grande, CA 93421, Phone: (805) 489-2256, Fax: (805) 473-8639
  • Arroyo Grande Creek At 22nd St. Bridge (Id 0734) (Lat: 35.095556 Lon: -120.607222), Type: Bridg, Structure height: 1 m, Call Sign: WQLB823
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/25/2009, Expiration Date: 11/25/2019, Certifier: Leland Armitage
    Registrant: County Of San Luis Obispo, 1495 Kansas Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408, Phone: (805) 781-4003, Fax: (805) 781-1225, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 4 Mi S Se Of (Lat: 35.042194 Lon: -120.591278), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WBV288
    Assigned Frequencies: 1885.00 MHz, 1855.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/26/1991, Expiration Date: 12/26/1996, Cancellation Date: 07/11/1996
    Registrant: Phone: (213) 977-6443

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Oceano Airport (Lat: 35.101361 Lon: -120.622111), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KST9
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2006, Expiration Date: 05/07/2016
    Registrant: San Luis Obispo County Gsa It Communications, 1495 Kansas Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408, Phone: (805) 781-4003, Fax: (805) 781-1225, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oceano)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oceano)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$248,30620$235,41159$242,5355$156,10618$308,5931$68,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$193,2402$174,2955$286,1460$02$230,3700$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$109,8804$150,04536$289,9853$160,90710$208,9252$87,525
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$231,8855$224,46029$276,2050$09$259,8411$100,030
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$159,9000$06$275,2080$02$223,1700$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$351,6200$01$225,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$256,1401$187,1800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$282,2800$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$280,3900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 23
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Oceano

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oceano, CA
Most common first names in Oceano, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3676.8 years
James3074.1 years
William2974.0 years
John2572.7 years
Robert2270.6 years
Frank2077.5 years
George1778.8 years
Charles1470.6 years
David1359.1 years
Dorothy1277.6 years
Most common last names in Oceano, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1167.8 years
Thompson1071.8 years
Martin973.3 years
Lopez871.5 years
Jones872.6 years
Johnson870.1 years
Perry770.4 years
Anderson774.4 years
Hunter674.7 years
Brown671.5 years

Oceano on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other financial specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #69 (93445) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Northern European first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #82 (93445) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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