Arroyo Grande, CA Real Estate
Arroyo Grande is a small coastal town in the heart of the Central Coast of California with historic, suburban, and rural elements. Located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, Arroyo Grande is located in San Luis Obispo County. One of the cities on the Central Coast known as the Five Cities (Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach, Oceano, Shell Beach, and Pismo Beach). Arroyo Grande has a total area of 5.8 square miles, all of which is land. Arroyo Grande covers the following zip codes: 93420 and 93421 (zip code boundary map).
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Incorporated on July 10, 1911, Arroyo Grande has experienced rapid growth in the 1970s and 1980s, primarily due to the expansion of the wastewater treatment plant, under an EPA Clean Water Grant, that removed a growth constraint. The buildings along Branch Street, the main strip, are kept up beautifully and there is a park square where an art market and a farmer’s market are held. The farmer’s and art market is held each Saturday from 12-2:30pm at the square – 215 E. Branch Street.
As of 2014, Arroyo Grande’s population is 17,284 with 2,962 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 44.6. 55.78% of people are married and 11.56% are divorced. The average household size is 2.5 people. 29.75% of people are married, with children and 14.04% have children and are single.
Arroyo Grande has a Temperate-Mediterranean climate and gets 17 inches of rain per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 44. On average, Arroyo Grande boasts 286 sunny days per year with July highs around 70 degrees and January lows around 42. The comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 62 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.
The median home value in Arroyo Grande is $535,000 with home appreciation is 12.60% over the last year. The median age of Arroyo Grande CA, real estate is 34 years. Renters make up 28.13% of the Arroyo Grande, CA, population. 12.34% of houses and apartments are unoccupied (vacancy rate).
Value of owner-occupied housing:
Less Than $20,000 1.01%
$20,000 to $39,999 0.84%
$40,000 to $59,999 2.07%
$60,000 to $79,999 1.44%
$80,000 to $99,999 0.41%
$100,000 to $149,999 0.43%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.67%
$200,000 to $299,999 8.17%
$300,000 to $399,999 21.78%
$400,000 to $499,999 14.78%
$500,000 to $749,999 36.92%
$750,000 to $999,999 8.04%
$1,000,000 or more 3.45%
Arroyo Grande is served by the Lucia mar Unified School District. Schools spend $10,543 per student. There are 21 pupils per teacher, 54,330 students per librarian, and 945 children per counselor.
All Arroyo Grande Schools:
- Preschools (12)
- Elementary Schools (11)
- Middle Schools (11)
- High Schools (7)
- Public Schools (8)
- Private Schools (19)
The unemployment rate in Arroyo Grande is 5.20%, with job growth of 0.23%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.30%. Area sales tax rate is 8.00%. and income tax is 6.00%. The income per capita is $32,117, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $62,976
- San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority (RTA) operates South County Area Transit. Routes 21, 23 & 24 with hourly service connecting the Five Cities area, including Pismo Beach, Grover Beach, Shell Beach, Arroyo Grande, & Oceano, to the rest of the county via RTA’s Route #10.
The nearest major airport to Arroyo Grande is San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP / KSBP). This airport has domestic flights from San Luis Obispo, California and is 12 miles from the center of town. Another major airport is Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX / KSMX), which has domestic flights from Santa Maria, 21 miles from town.
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