Los Osos is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Los Osos Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in San Luis Obispo County at latitude 35.3111 and longitude -120.8324. San Luis Obispo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 131 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Los Osos Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 12.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.Photos of the local Los Osos, CA area
Also See: Los Osos, CA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||14,236|
|Population in Familes||11,000|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||86|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||6,610 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,983 (60.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,023 (30.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||604 ( 9.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$353,387|
|Average Home Value||$408,750|
|Median Household Income||$59,834|
|Average Household Income||$75,369|
|Per Capita Income||$31,852|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.13%|
|Per Capita Income||2.95%|
The table below compares Los Osos to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 410||73rd|
|Population Density1||# 755||50th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1041||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 537||65th|
|Per Capita Income||# 477||69th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.