Also See: Los Osos, CA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Los Osos Census Designated Place had a population of 14,422 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Los Osos is located at latitude 35.3111 and longitude -120.8324 in San Luis Obispo County. The formal boundaries for the Los Osos Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 12.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. San Luis Obispo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 131 feet.
The Los Osos Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407812) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Los Osos Census Designated Place is located within North Coast CCD of San Luis Obispo County.
|Total Population||14,422 (100%)|
|Population in Households||14,342 (99.4%)|
|Population in Families||11,053 (76.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||80 ( 0.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$75,522|
|Average Household Income||$101,952|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||32%|
|Per Capita Income||$42,354|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||6,571 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,304 (65.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,665 (25.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||602 ( 9.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$579,088|
|Average Home Value||$643,676|
|Housing Affordability Index3||74|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.77%|
|Per Capita Income||2.78%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.4%|
The table below compares Los Osos to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 413||73rd|
|Population Density||# 748||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 577||62nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 443||29th|
|Per Capita Income||# 425||72nd|
|Diversity Index||# 1070||30th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.