San Luis Obispo County CA Information


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  1. San Luis Obispo County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forSan Luis Obispo County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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San Luis Obispo County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 287,468
Population in Households 271,858
Population in Familes 203,581
Population in Group Qrtrs 15,610
Population Density2 87
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $74,462
Average Household Income $98,942
Per Capita Income $37,461


Total Housing Units 123,161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65,456 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 42,823 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,882 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $612,780
Average Home Value $692,852


Total Households 108,279
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 67,558
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.69% 0.73%
Households 0.65% 0.71%
Families 0.64% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   3.01%


San Luis Obispo County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Luis Obispo County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 62nd
Population Density # 34 43rd
Diversity Index # 41 31st
Median Household Income # 17 72nd
Per Capita Income # 15 76th

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