Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California

Arroyo Grande is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 17,908. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.67 square miles. An elevation is 80 feet (24.38 m) above sea level. The population density was 3,158 people per square mile. The median age was 47 years (California state median age was 35.7 years). For every 100 females there were 94 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
17,908 residents
Population Change
+13% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
47 years (State: 35.7)
Below the Poverty Line
7.4% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
8,689 residents
Population Females
9,219 residents
Population Urban
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
3.6% Latin America, 1.4% Europe, 1.2% Asia
Daytime Population Change
-532 (-3%)
Live and Work in the City
2,307 (27.1%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.1% (State: 5.5%)

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    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Arroyo Grande Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Arroyo Grande Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Arroyo Grande Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $458,383 (State: $373,100)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$238,283 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $545 – $1,650
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              107 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $3,215 (0.70%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $2,886 (0.70%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $64,032 (State: $60,190)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$15,796 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$8,886 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
                      about 13 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 17 miles
                      San Luis Obispo, CA
                      FT enrollment: 6,518
                    • Taft College
                      about 64 miles
                      Taft, CA
                      FT enrollment: 2,121
                    • University of California-Santa Barbara
                      about 65 miles
                      Santa Barbara, CA
                      FT enrollment: 22,806
                    • Santa Barbara City College
                      about 71 miles
                      Santa Barbara, CA
                      FT enrollment: 12,568
                    • California State University-Bakersfield
                      about 86 miles
                      Bakersfield, CA
                      FT enrollment: 7,564

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • ARROYO GRANDE HIGH
                      Students: 1,604
                      Location: 495 VALLEY RD.
                      Grades: 8-12
                    • MESA MIDDLE
                      Students: 504
                      Location: 2555 HALCYON RD.
                      Grades: 6-9
                    • LOPEZ CONTINUATION HIGH
                      Students: 20
                      Location: 1055 MESA VIEW DR.
                      Grades: 9-12
                    • SANTA LUCIA ROP
                      Location: 602 ORCHARD ST.
                      Grades: 11-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • COASTAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
                      Students: 198
                      Location: 1220 FARROLL AVE
                      Grades: KG-12
                      Students: 63
                      Location: 230 VERNON ST
                      Grades: KG-10
                      Students: 21
                      Location: 1285 POPLAR ST
                      Grades: UG-11

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • PAULDING MIDDLE
                      Students: 598
                      Location: 600 CROWN HILL ST.
                      Grades: 7-8
                    • HARLOE ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 495
                      Location: 901 FAIR OAKS AVE.
                      Grades: KG-6
                    • OCEAN VIEW ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 430
                      Location: 1208 LINDA DR.
                      Grades: KG-6
                    • BRANCH ELEMENTARY
                      Students: 207
                      Location: 970 SCH RD.
                      Grades: KG-6

                    List of Largest Private Middle Schools

                    • ST PATRICKS CATHOLIC SCHOOL
                      Students: 330
                      Location: 900 W BRANCH ST
                      Grades: PK-8
                    Arroyo Grande Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2014)
                    28 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    25 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.40 policemen (State: 2.32)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Arroyo Grande Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              60 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              2.29 (State: 2.14)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              1 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.04 (State: 0.04)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              18 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.69 (State: 0.62)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              58 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              2.22 (State: 1.49)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              288 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              11.00 (State: 7.42)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Arroyo Grande

                                Voluntary non-profit – Private
                                provides emergency services
                                345 S HALCYON RD
                              • PIKE, THE
                                988 THE PIKE
                              • TAYLOR COMMUNITY HOME
                                601 TAYLOR PL
                              • ARROYO GRANDE CARE CENTER
                                1212 FARROLL AVE

                              Amtrak Stations in Arroyo Grande

                              • 3 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.
                              • 11 miles: GUADALUPE/SANTA MARIA (SANTA MARIA, 330 GUADELUPE ST.)
                              • 12 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.

                              Nuclear Plants near the City

                              • Diablo Canyon 1 and 2 (Location: Avila Beach, CA., Distance: 10 miles)

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Arroyo Grande by Race (According to 2013)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2013)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2014)


                                        Natural Disasters in Arroyo Grande


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            668% (Greater then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            15 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            13 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            2 pc.
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                                            ZIP Codes for Arroyo Grande: 93420, 93433
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