San Luis Obispo, California

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Population in 2013: 46,377 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.0%
 
Males: 24,575  (53.0%)
Females: 21,802  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  25.8 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93401.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,618 (it was $31,926 in 2000)
San Luis Obispo:

$44,618
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,011 (it was $20,386 in 2000)

San Luis Obispo city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $530,947 (it was $252,900 in 2000)
San Luis Obispo:

$530,947
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $470,680; Detached houses: $541,254; Townhouses or other attached units: $393,503; In 2-unit structures: $410,785; In 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $386,833; Mobile homes: $104,612

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,222.

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  • Races in San Luis Obispo, CA (2013)

    San Luis Obispo races chart
    • 33,72072.9%White alone
    • 7,26715.7%Hispanic
    • 2,7556.0%Asian alone
    • 1,3132.8%Two or more races
    • 1,1402.5%Black alone
    • 830.2%American Indian alone
    • 340.07%Other race alone
    • 140.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in San Luis Obispo detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in San Luis Obispo: 111.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.5%), Irish (9.7%), English (8.9%), Italian (5.8%), French (3.2%), Polish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 234 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles.

Population density: 4,351 people per square mile   (average).

San Luis Obispo,CA real estate house value index trend

San Luis Obispo, California map

For population 25 years and over in San Luis Obispo:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Luis Obispo city:

  • Never married: 58.6%
  • Now married: 30.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

4,242 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 3.3% Asia, 1.8% Europe).

This city:

9.2%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 48 registered sex offenders living in San Luis Obispo, California as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in San Luis Obispo to the number of sex offenders is 956 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,798 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,788 (0.4%)

San Luis Obispo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Maria, CA (25.8 miles , pop. 77,423).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (92.3 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (153.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Los Ranchos, CA (2.2 miles ), Edna, CA (2.4 miles) , Avilla Beach, CA (2.5 miles ), Santa Margarita, CA (2.9 miles ), Pismo Beach, CA (3.0 miles ), Los Osos, CA (3.1 miles ), Baywood-Los Osos, CA (3.2 miles ), Garden Farms, CA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 132 buildings, average cost: $138,800
  • 1998: 109 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2001: 111 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2002: 180 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2003: 154 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2004: 59 buildings, average cost: $222,300
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2006: 38 buildings, average cost: $178,200
  • 2007: 48 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2008: 69 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $248,700
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $167,400
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $248,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.27 N, Longitude: 120.66 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): SLO - as in, Experience the SLO Life

Daytime population change due to commuting: +13,984 (+30.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,202 (60.2%)

Area code: 805

San Luis Obispo household income distribution San Luis Obispo home values distribution

Crime rates in San Luis Obispo by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0011203000210
per 100,000 0.00.02.22.24.50.07.00.00.00.04.42.20.0
Rapes 23322025232227323027242034
per 100,000 51.169.944.755.951.950.163.173.768.961.452.643.573.8
Robberies 17191929352539383935341926
per 100,000 37.841.542.564.979.056.991.287.589.579.574.541.456.4
Assaults 12910999128110113996671647479101
per 100,000 286.7238.0221.4286.3248.2257.4231.4152.0163.0145.4162.1171.9219.1
Burglaries 393318344399361358312334324372330414328
per 100,000 873.4694.4769.2892.4814.5815.5729.3769.2743.7845.3722.9901.0711.6
Thefts 1,3361,4891,4691,4421,3351,2731,4501,3281,2401,2601,3451,4761,384
per 100,000 2,969.23,251.43,284.93,225.13,011.92,899.73,389.43,058.42,846.32,863.12,946.43,212.43,002.5
Auto thefts 1321261311319796845568541078163
per 100,000 293.4275.1292.9293.0218.8218.7196.3126.7156.1122.7234.4176.3136.7
Arson 853541423841N/A405022254844
per 100,000 188.976.491.793.985.793.4N/A92.1114.850.054.8104.595.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 269.2272.4263.2293.2274.3257.4292.9259.8252.0245.7251.9250.9258.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in San Luis Obispo detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 83 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,038 (+4.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in San Luis Obispo: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in San Luis Obispo, California

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Earthquake activity:

San Luis Obispo-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 669% 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 32.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from San Luis Obispo center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 228.8 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 246.6 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 141.2 miles away from San Luis Obispo 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 33.1 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).
San Luis Obispo topographic map

Birthplace of: Kyle Whittingham - College football coach, Stephanie Brown Trafton - Discus thrower, Tim Kennedy (fighter) - Martial artist, Bud Ogden - Basketball player-coach, Chris Seitz - Soccer player, Chuck Estrada - Baseball player, Ed Brown (quarterback) - Football player, Judith McNaught - Romantic fiction writer, Katie Burkhart - Softball player, Robert Hunter (lyricist) - Poet.

Hospitals in San Luis Obispo:

  • CHUPARROSA STREET HOME (60 CHUPARROSA ST)
  • FRENCH HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1911 JOHNSON AVE)
  • HOSPICE PARTNERS OF THE CENTRAL COAST (277 SOUTH STREET, SUITE R)
  • SIERRA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 1010 MURRAY ST)

Dialysis Facilities in San Luis Obispo:

  • SAN LUIS OBISPO DIALYSIS (1043 MARSH STREET)

Home Health Centers in San Luis Obispo:

  • BESTCARE CENTRAL COAST HHA (277 SOUTH ST STE W)
  • CENTRAL COAST HOME HEALTH INC (253 GRANADA DR STE D)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (3220 S HIGUERA ST STE 101)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (620 CALIFORNIA BLVD STE O)
  • STAFF BUILDERS SERVICES, INC (3440 EMPRESSA DRIVE, SUITE A)

Nursing Homes in San Luis Obispo:

  • BELLA VISTA TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (3033 AUGUSTA ST)
  • MISSION VIEW HEALTH CENTER (1425 WOODSIDE DR)
  • SAN LUIS TRANSITIONAL CARE (1575 BISHOP ST)

Airports located in San Luis Obispo:

Amtrak stations:

  • 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.
  • SAN LUIS OBISPO-CAL POLY (GRAND AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near San Luis Obispo:

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

Colleges/Universities in San Luis Obispo:

  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (Full-time enrollment: 17,345; Location: 1 Grand Ave.; Public; Website: calpoly.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Cuesta College (FT enrollment: 6,518; Location: Highway 1; Public; Website: WWW.CUESTA.EDU)
  • Laurus College (FT enrollment: 820; Location: 81 Higuera St Ste 110; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lauruscollege.edu)
  • Central California School (FT enrollment: 215; Location: 3195 McMillan Ste F; Private, for-profit; Website: ccsce.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near San Luis Obispo:

  • Allan Hancock College (about 27 miles; Santa Maria, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,639)
  • Taft College (about 69 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • University of California-Santa Barbara (about 76 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 22,806)
  • Santa Barbara City College (about 82 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 12,568)
  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 85 miles; Lemoore, CA; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 89 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)
  • Bakersfield College (about 96 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)

Public high schools in San Luis Obispo:

Private high school in San Luis Obispo:

  • MISSION COLLEGE PREPARATORY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 682 PALM ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in San Luis Obispo:

Private elementary/middle schools in San Luis Obispo:

  • OLD MISSION SCHOOL (Students: 332; Location: 761 BROAD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE LAUREATE SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 880 LAUREATE LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SAN LUIS OBISPO CLASSICAL ACADEMY (Students: 146; Location: 105 GRAND AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • THE MONTESSORI CHILDRENS SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 4200 S HIGUERA ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • SAN LUIS OBISPO CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 525 CERRO ROMAULDO; Grades: KG - 6)
See full list of schools located in San Luis Obispo, School District: SAN LUIS COASTAL UNIFIED

Library in San Luis Obispo:

  • SAN LUIS OBISPO CITY-COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,083,158; Location: 995 PALM ST.; 342,850 books; 24,798 audio materials; 31,782 video materials; 12 other licensed databases; 864 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • General Hospital has closed and should be removed from the list of hospitals/medical centers in San Luis Obispo.
  • An added note: Downtown San Luis Obispo's wind is very mild, however all surrounding areas of the city receives pretty constant high winds.

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Notable locations in San Luis Obispo: Laguna Lake Municipal Golf Course (A), Dallidet Adobe (B), Veterans Memorial Building (C), Taylor Gymnasium (D), San Luis Obispo County Courthouse (E), San Luis Obispo Historical Museum (F), San Luis Obispo County Law Library (G), San Luis Obispo City Hall (H), Main Library San Luis Obispo City-County Library (I), San Luis Ambulance Service Headquarters (J), San Luis Obispo City Fire Department Station 4 (K), San Luis Obispo City Fire Department Station 2 (L), San Luis Obispo City Fire Department Station 3 (M), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Station 12 San Luis Obispo (N), San Luis Obispo City Fire Department Station 1 (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: University Square Shopping Center (1), Madonna Plaza Shopping Center (2), Foothill Plaza Shopping Center (3), Central Coast Plaza Shopping Center (4), Old Creamery Shopping Center (5), The Network Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in San Luis Obispo include: Apostolic Lighthouse Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Family Christian Center (C), First Baptist Church (D), Foothill Baptist Church (E), Grace Church (F), Meridian Fellowship Church (G), Mount Carmel Lutheran Church (H), Newman Catholic Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sutcliffe Cemetery (1), Old Mission Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Laguna Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Old Garden Creek (A), Froom Creek (B), Brizzolara Creek (C), Stenner Creek (D), Prefumo Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in San Luis Obispo include: Hawthorne Park (1), Johnson Park (2), Meadow Park (3), Mission Plaza (4), Mitchell Park (5), San Luis Obispo Baseball Stadium (6), Sinsheimer Park (7), Triangle Park (8), Laguna Hills Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Discount Travel Club (Tourism Consultants; 1685 Sydney Street) (1), Conservation Corps State Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Po Box 13510) (2), Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 801 Grand Avenue) (3), Childrens Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1010 Nipomo Street) (4), Avila Valley Inn Bed & Breakfast (Recreation Areas; 1215 Avila Beach Drive) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Avila Valley Inn Bed & Breakfast (1215 Avila Beach Drive) (1), Best Western Royal Oak Hotel (214 Madonna Road) (2), Best Western Somerset Inn (1895 Monterey Street) (3), Apple Farm Inn (2015 Monterey St) (4), Alex Madonna's Gold Rush Steak House (100 Madonna Road) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: San Luis Obispo County - Superior Court- Civil General- Jury Services (1070 Palm Street) (1), California State - Superior Court- Jury Services- Juror's Call-In Recorded Message- Local C (1035 Palm Street Rm 236) (2), San Luis Obispo County - Superior Court- Civil Court Operations- County Government Ce (1070 Palm Street) (3). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 84.3. This is about average.

City:

84.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.204. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.58
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0849. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0849
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.15. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.15
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in San Luis Obispo and their reported violations in the past:

CALIFORNIA MENS COLONY (Population served: 15,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In AUG-03-2012, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-26-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
AFUERA DE CHORRO WATER COMPANY (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SUNSET DRIVE-IN SNACK BAR (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in San Luis Obispo that have no violations reported:

  • LOPEZ RECREATION AREA (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BASSI RANCH MUTUAL WATER CO. (Population served: 85, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BEAR VALLEY WATER COMPANY (Population served: 45, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BARON CANYON MUTUAL WATER CO. (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CONGREGATION BETH DAVID (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.9%
(29.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 41.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.4% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.0% for other race residents, 40.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  39.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in San Luis Obispo in 2010:

  • 568 people in college/university student housing
  • 206 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 156 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 108 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 86 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in San Luis Obispo in 2000:

  • 913 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 362 people in nursing homes
  • 287 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 150 people in other group homes
  • 52 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 50 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 26 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

San Luis Obispo, California environmental map by EPA

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San Luis Obispo compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in San Luis Obispo (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 1235 Chorro Street Branch, San Luis Obispo - Madonna, Cal Poly Student Union Banking Cente. 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: Broad And Tank Farm Branch, San Luis Obispo Pcs Branch, San Luis Obispo Branch. 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
  • Mission Community Bank: Administration Branch, at 3380 S. Higuera Street, Main Office - South Higuera Branch. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $454.8 mil, Deposits: $413.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Scj, Inc.
  • Founders Community Bank: Marsh St Branch at 863 Marsh Street, branch established on 2009/01/08; at 237 Higuera Street, branch established on 2005/05/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $123.4 mil, Deposits: $108.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Founders Bancorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: San Luis Obispo Branch at 3991 S Higuera St., branch established on 2005/06/08; San Luis Obispo Ralphs Branch at 201 Madonna Rd, branch established on 2002/08/02. 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
  • Heritage Oaks Bank: San Luis Obispo Branch at 1135 Santa Rosa Street, branch established on 1996/04/15; San Luis Obispo Branch at 1501 Froom Ranch Way, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/06: Bank assets: $982.9 mil, Deposits: $786.8 mil, headquarters in Paso Robles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Oaks Bancorp
  • Rabobank, National Association: Broad Street Branch at 2276 Broad Street, branch established on 1982/12/01; San Luis Obispo Branch at 75 Santa Rosa Street, branch established on 1972/12/11. 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
  • Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, National Association: First Bank Of San Luis Obispo Branch at 995 Higuera Street, branch established on 1980/11/24; Edna Valley Branch at 3840-1 Broad Street, branch established on 1999/02/01. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $5,847.9 mil, Deposits: $4,684.3 mil, headquarters in Santa Barbara, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Sb Acquisition Company, Llc
  • American Perspective Bank: at 4051 Broad Street, Suite 140, branch established on 2007/10/15. Info updated 2010/10/28: Bank assets: $259.2 mil, Deposits: $210.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • 5 other banks with 5 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in San Luis Obispo, California:

  • Quality Suites, 1631 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 , Phone: (805) 541-5001, Fax: (805) 546-9475
  • La Cuesta Motor Inn, 2074 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 , Phone: (805) 543-2777, Fax: (805) 544-0696
  • Sands Suites & Motel, 1930 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 , Phone: (805) 544-0500
  • Best Western Royal Oak Motor Hotel, 214 Madonna Rd, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 , Phone: (805) 544-4410, Fax: (805) 544-3026
  • Motel 6, 1625 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 , Phone: (805) 541-6992
  • Motel 6, #138, 1433 Calle Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 , Phone: (805) 549-9595
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 950 Olive St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 , Phone: (805) 544-8886, Fax: (805) 543-1611
  • Apple Farm Inn, 2015 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 , Phone: (805) 544-1317, Fax: (805) 546-9495
  • 12 other hotels and motels
All 20 fire-safe hotels and motels in San Luis Obispo, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
California average:

15.4

San Luis Obispo travel time to work - commute San Luis Obispo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • No fuel used (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for San Luis Obispo city (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%
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
Financial Administration 23$167,812$87,5542$1,957
Other Government Administration 15$99,141$79,31316$10,333
Judicial and Legal 3$31,140$124,5600$0
Police Protection - Officers 52$634,118$146,3350$0
Police - Other 25$208,218$99,9450$0
Firefighters 43$531,486$148,3220$0
Fire - Other 0$0 4$6,255
Streets and Highways 16$97,660$73,2454$5,004
Sewerage 12$89,419$89,4191$3,697
Parks and Recreation 26$169,588$78,271114$95,470
Housing and Community Development(Local) 23$168,809$88,0743$2,006
Natural Resources 4$32,121$96,3630$0
Water Supply 42$293,705$83,9164$1,944
Transit 2$13,904$83,4240$0
Other and Unallocable 51$383,250$90,17643$57,666
Totals for Government 337$2,920,371$103,989191$184,332

San Luis Obispo government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,059,000 ($152.21)
    Parking Facilities: $5,844,000 ($126.01)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,370,000 ($72.67)
    Water Utilities: $3,209,000 ($69.19)
    Sewerage: $1,682,000 ($36.27)
    Transit Utilities: $1,186,000 ($25.57)
    Central Staff Services: $572,000 ($12.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $506,000 ($10.91)
    Police Protection: $501,000 ($10.80)
    Fire Protection: $216,000 ($4.66)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,991,000 ($172.31)
    Fire Protection: $5,906,000 ($127.35)
    Water Utilities: $4,971,000 ($107.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,781,000 ($103.09)
    Sewerage: $4,460,000 ($96.17)
    Regular Highways: $2,195,000 ($47.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,869,000 ($40.30)
    Transit Utilities: $1,853,000 ($39.96)
    Central Staff Services: $1,810,000 ($39.03)
    Financial Administration: $1,254,000 ($27.04)
    Parking Facilities: $1,188,000 ($25.62)
    General - Other: $851,000 ($18.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $384,000 ($8.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,502,000 ($32.39)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Water Utilities: $2,136,000 ($46.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,297,000 ($416.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $643,000 ($13.86)

San Luis Obispo government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,154,000 ($175.82)
    All Other: $3,636,000 ($78.40)
    Parking Facilities: $2,642,000 ($56.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,286,000 ($27.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,511,000 ($32.58)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,176,000 ($25.36)
    All Other: $102,000 ($2.20)
    General Support: $45,000 ($0.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,796,000 ($38.73)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,356,000 ($29.24)
    Special Assessments: $402,000 ($8.67)
    Property Sale Other: $102,000 ($2.20)
    Rents: $44,000 ($0.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,579,000 ($206.55)
    Transit Utilities: $478,000 ($10.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,323,000 ($157.90)
    General Support: $2,549,000 ($54.96)
    Highways: $981,000 ($21.15)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.11)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $11,336,000 ($244.43)
    Property: $5,219,000 ($112.53)
    Public Utilities: $4,920,000 ($106.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,790,000 ($81.72)
    NEC: $1,561,000 ($33.66)

San Luis Obispo government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $12,320,000 ($265.65)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $25,360,000 ($546.82)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $9,985,000 ($215.30)
    Water Utilities: $2,430,000 ($52.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $25,055,000 ($540.25)
    Water Utilities: $11,690,000 ($252.06)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,290,000 ($221.88)
    Water Utilities: $3,060,000 ($65.98)

San Luis Obispo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $45,248,000 ($975.66)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

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 San Luis Obispo:

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

  • 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.)
  • KWSR (92.5 FM; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZOZ (93.3 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA-TEXAS, 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.)
  • KLMM (94.1 FM; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXTZ (95.3 FM; PISMO BEACH, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KCPR (91.3 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIV.)

TV broadcast stations around San Luis Obispo:

  • 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)
  • KCCE-LP (Channel 50; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: ANET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAGP-LP (Channel 8; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • K47GD (Channel 47; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSSY-LP (Channel 66; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: CHERIE ERWIN)
  • 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.)
  • K09UF (Channel 9; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: RAUL AND CONSUELO PALAZUELOS)
  • KJCN-CA (Channel 36; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: CENTRAL COAST GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • KMMA-CA (Channel 18; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • K07WA (Channel 7; ATASCADERO, CA; Owner: CHARLES R. MEEKER)
  • K57BC (Channel 57; SAN LUIS OBISPO,ETC., CA; Owner: SMITH BROADCASTING OF SANTA BARBARA, LP)
  • K22EE (Channel 22; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: CENTRAL COAST GOOD NEWS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of San Luis Obispo fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 56Number of bridges
  • 178m584ftTotal length
  • $9,079,000Total costs
  • 1,167,190Total average daily traffic
  • 79,426Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41900-1909
  • 21910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 241950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for San Luis Obispo, CA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 219 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in San Luis Obispo)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in San Luis Obispo, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 131 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 434 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in San Luis Obispo)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in San Luis Obispo)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 179 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 5 partial 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 ORIGINATED31$354,479115$342,535483$313,85719$266,3463$723,783151$301,15610$94,243
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$417,45310$268,76049$303,8081$234,2600$014$282,4463$124,227
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$360,33022$325,306134$360,0143$221,1400$053$318,4404$165,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$445,43818$352,18795$347,1496$366,6050$029$381,0932$239,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$251,0003$187,50720$365,9142$213,1000$09$309,9861$77,580

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.02 , 0110.00, 0111.01, 0111.02, 0111.03, 0112.00, 0113.00, 0115.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$403,2192$395,555
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$339,7571$302,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$521,1502$329,450
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$836,8000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.02 , 0110.00, 0111.01, 0111.02, 0111.03, 0112.00, 0113.00, 0115.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 60
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - San Luis Obispo

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for San Luis Obispo, CA
Most common first names in San Luis Obispo, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John25874.8 years
William23374.2 years
Mary22881.3 years
James19672.6 years
Robert18172.8 years
George15179.5 years
Margaret14181.4 years
Charles13676.0 years
Helen13682.2 years
Dorothy11381.0 years
Most common last names in San Luis Obispo, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8475.1 years
Brown8380.4 years
Johnson7876.8 years
Anderson6078.8 years
Miller5078.1 years
Williams5081.4 years
Wilson4779.4 years
Jones4575.5 years
Davis4177.2 years
Martin4175.2 years
Businesses in San Luis Obispo, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Lane Furniture1
AT&T2Marriott1
Abercrombie & Fitch1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Ace Hardware1Mazda1
Albertsons1McDonald's1
Apple Store1Men's Wearhouse1
Applebee's1Motel 62
AutoZone1Motherhood Maternity1
BMW1New Balance6
Banana Republic1Nike8
Barnes & Noble1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Best Western2Panda Express2
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Budget Car Rental2Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS3PetSmart1
Carl\s Jr.2Pottery Barn1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Chick-Fil-A1Quiznos2
Chico's1RadioShack1
Chipotle1Ramada1
Circle K1Rite Aid2
Cold Stone Creamery1SAS Shoes1
Comfort Inn1Safeway1
Costco1Sephora1
Days Inn1Sprint Nextel1
Decora Cabinetry1Staples2
Dennys1Starbucks8
Domino's Pizza1Subaru1
Express1Subway6
FedEx13Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile2
Forever 211T.J.Maxx1
GNC3Taco Bell2
GameStop1Toyota1
Gap1Trader Joe's1
H&R Block1Travelodge2
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
Home Depot1UPS10
HomeTown Buffet1Urban Outfitters1
Honda1Vans3
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
Jamba Juice3Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York3Volkswagen1
Kohl's1Vons1
Kroger1YMCA1

San Luis Obispo on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #86 (93401) 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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