Oceano, California

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Population in 2010: 7,286.
Population change since 2000: +0.4%
Males: 3,851  (52.9%)
Females: 3,435  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

38.7 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93445.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,303 (it was $38,014 in 2000)
Oceano:

$59,303
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,865 (it was $16,561 in 2000)

Oceano CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $390,863 (it was $138,700 in 2000)
Oceano:

$390,863
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: $1,157.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oceano: 106.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.8%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 43.2% for other race residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oceano, CA (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Oceano, California as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oceano is 493 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (5.6%), American (3.2%), European (2.1%), Portuguese (1.9%), Hungarian (1.8%), Irish (1.4%).

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, California map

1,728 residents are foreign born (17.1% Latin America).

This place:

21.9%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,618 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,203 (1.0%)

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: -2,610 (-33.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 110 (3.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 805

Distribution of median household income in Oceano, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oceano, CA in 2017
Oceano satellite photo by USGS

Oceano tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Oceano, CA
Historical housing units in Oceano, CA
Most common industries in Oceano, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.1%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.0%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.0%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.1%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.4%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Oceano, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
  • Construction laborers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Oceano, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Oceano, California environmental map by EPA

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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 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.173
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.87. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.87
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 1.9 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 1.9 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 21.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.37. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.37
U.S.:

8.46

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 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 240.3 miles away from Oceano 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 Oceano 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).
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:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Oceano:

Marital status in Oceano, CA
  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

For population 25 years and over in Oceano:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.2
California average:

15.0

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oceano
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oceano, 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
San Luis Obispo County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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
This 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:
This county:

6.1%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Luis Obispo County:

21.5%
State:

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

14.5%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.1%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oceano:

44.0%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Oceano:

28.4
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oceano:

24.2%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oceano:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oceano:

31.1%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Oceano:

78.9%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oceano, CA Residents

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)

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.)
Oceano fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Oceano fatal accident list:

Oct 21, 2011 08:35 PM, Sr-1, Lat: 35.098311, Lon: -120.611689, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.5mTotal length
  • $579,000Total costs
  • 19,848Total average daily traffic
  • 1,746Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,626Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oceano)

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 10/06/2015, Expiration Date: 12/06/2025, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequioia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, 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 It Communications, 1495 Kansas Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, 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, Phone: (213) 977-6443

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Oceano Airport (Lat: 35.101361 Lon: -120.622111), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KST9,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.700 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2016, Expiration Date: 05/07/2026, Registrant: County Of San Luis Obispo It Communications, 1495 Kansas Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, Phone: (805) 781-4003, Fax: (805) 781-1225, Email:
  • 561 Air Park Dr. (Lat: 35.100861 Lon: -120.623194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 9.2 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WRAT972,
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.375 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2018, Expiration Date: 03/02/2028, Certifier: Leland Armitage, Registrant: County Of San Luis Obispo, 1495 Kansas Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, Phone: (805) 781-4003, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 102EA , Serial Number: 32R-7680158, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 02/26/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 12/16/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Steves Atv Services Inc, 1586 Railroad St, Oceano, CA 93445
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD PT-26A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: FAIRCHILD 6-440 SERIES (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1056N , Serial Number: T424242, Year manufactured: 1942
    Registrant (Individual): Bart T Meeks, Box 204, Oceano, CA 93445
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AK1A (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 14221 , Serial Number: T18208820, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 05/28/2008
    Registrant (LLC): Hilltop Growers LLC, Po Box 458, Oceano, CA 93475
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 733ZY , Serial Number: 17268690, Airworthiness Date: 02/28/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 01/20/2015
    Registrant (Corporation): Steve's Atv Service Inc, 1586 Railroad St, Oceano, CA 93445

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 in Oceano, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oceano, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 56 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2011. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Oceano, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (48.3%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (22.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oceano, CA
    • 10148.3%Outside Fires
    • 4722.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4320.6%Structure Fires
    • 188.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oceano, CA
  • 85.6%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oceano, CA
  • 78.8%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 8.6%No fuel used


Oceano compared to California state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Oceano on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 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+)"
  • #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+)"
There are 5 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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