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San Miguel, California - Basic Facts

The San Miguel Census Designated Place had a population of 2,595 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for San Miguel is located at latitude 35.7534 and longitude -120.6924 in San Luis Obispo County. The formal boundaries for the San Miguel Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Luis Obispo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 633 feet.

The San Miguel Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409265) 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 San Miguel Census Designated Place is located within Paso Robles CCD of San Luis Obispo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with San Miguel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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San Miguel, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,595
Daytime Population: Workers 385
Daytime Population: Residents 1,304
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,689
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 2,584
Population in Familes 2,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 1,546
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $48,058
Average Household Income $68,892
Per Capita Income $20,538


Total Housing Units 866 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 462 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 302 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $301,807
Average Home Value $330,465


Total Households 764
Average Household Size 3.38
Family Households 581
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.46% 1.42%
Households 1.25% 1.3%
Families 1.3% 1.24%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

San Miguel, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Miguel to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 821 46th
Population Density # 667 56th
Diversity Index # 481 68th
Median Household Income # 1001 34th
Per Capita Income # 1151 24th

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