Atascadero, CA Real Estate
Located in San Luis Obispo County, California, halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on U.S. Route 101, Atascadero is a small town with convenient access to the nearby cities and towns in the San Luis Obispo – Atascadero – Paso Robles metropolitan area. The city has a total area of 26.1 square miles, of which, 25.6 square miles is land and 0.5 square miles is water.
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Atascadero is geographically the largest city in San Luis Obispo County, and the 5 Cities within a 15 Mile of Atascadero include: Cayucos, Creston, Morro Bay, Paso Robles and Templeton. Zip codes covering Atascadero include: 93422 and 93423.
The City of Atascadero offers access to hundreds of wineries, championship golf, the Central Coast’s only accredited zoo (Charles Paddock Zoo), an scenic Pacific Ocean beaches just minutes away.
As of 2014 Atascadero’s population is 28,441 with 1,109 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 41.9. 53.62% of people are married and 12.45% are divorced. The average household size is 2.46 people. 31.61% of people are married, with children and 17.81% have children, but are single.
Atascadero experiences a hot semi-arid climate. The city is farther inland than most of the other cities in San Luis Obispo County, and will typically experience warmer, drier summers, and cooler winters than other nearby cities such as San Luis Obispo and Pismo Beach. Atascadero gets 31 inches of rain per year and zero snow. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 49. On average, there are 290 sunny days per year with July highs around 93 degrees and January lows around 33.The comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 60 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable.
The median home value in Atascadero is $389,800 with home appreciation at 12.80% over the last year. The median age of Atascadero CA real estate is 31 years. Renters make up 32.02% of the Atascadero, CA, population. 8.01% of houses and apartments in Atascadero, CA, are unoccupied (vacancy rate).
Value of owner-occupied housing:
Less Than $20,000 0.18%
$20,000 to $39,999 2.26%
$40,000 to $59,999 1.49%
$60,000 to $79,999 1.74%
$80,000 to $99,999 0.41%
$100,000 to $149,999 1.49%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.11%
$200,000 to $299,999 14.74%
$300,000 to $399,999 26.04%
$400,000 to $499,999 20.91%
$500,000 to $749,999 19.80%
$750,000 to $999,999 6.28%
$1,000,000 or more 1.55%
The city is served by the Atascadero Unified School District. and home to 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 3 high schools. (GreatSchools.org links to all Atascadero schools with reviews). Their mission statement is ” to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society.” Atascadero schools spend $10,543 per student. There are 22 pupils per teacher, 5,030 students per librarian, and 798 children per counselor.
The unemployment rate in Atascadero is 4.20%, Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 36.30%. Sales tax rate is 7.50%. Income tax is 6.00%. The income per capita in Atascadero is $31,443, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $66,603. Estimated households by household income:
Income Less Than 15K 9.40%
Income between 15K and 20K 3.76%
Income between 20K and 30K 8.68%
Income between 30K and 40K 10.04%
Income between 40K and 50K 6.65%
Income between 50K and 60K 7.02%
Income between 60K and 75K 11.19%
Income between 75K and 100K 16.70%
Income between 100K and 150K 17.00%
Income between 150K and 200K 6.44%
Income greater than 200K 3.11%
The Parks Division is responsible for maintenance of city parks, trees, medians and City grounds. Parks in Atascadero include: Apple Valley Park, Colony Park, Atascadero Lake Park and Paloma Creek Park (park descriptions and facilities).
Things to Do & Events
Situated In the heart of all Central Coast attractions, Atascadero offers a variety of fun and interesting things to do for the entire family, from the Arts, to wine tasting, to the many nearby beaches, just to name a few. Annual Events in Atascadero include:
Farmers Market – Downtown (Every Wednesday)
Sweetheart Stroll – Downtown (Saturday before Valentine’s Day)
Wildflower Bike Ride (April)
Central Coast Cinco de Mayo (Saturday before May 5)
Atascadero Wine & Golf Festival – Atascadero Lakeside Park (June
Tuesday Concerts in the Park – Atascadero Lakeside Park (June to August)
Saturday Concerts in the Park – Atascadero Lakeside park (June to August)
Great American Holiday – (Saturday after July 4)
Ice Cream Zoofari at the Zoo (July)
Hot El Camino Cruise Night – Huge car Cruise on Friday evening (August)
Mid-State Cruizers Car Show – Atascadero Lakeside Park (August)
Sunken Gardens Flea Market (September)
Colony Days Parade & Celebration – Downtown (Third Saturday in October)
Halloween ZooBoo at the Zoo (October)
Downtown Winter Wonderland – Downtown (Second Friday in December)
Regional Transit Authority for the City of Atascadero – Route 9 (San Luis Obispo to North County)
The nearest major airport is San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP / KSBP). This airport has domestic flights from San Luis Obispo, 22 miles from the center of Atascadero. Another major airport is Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX / KSMX), which has domestic flights from Santa Maria, 54 miles from Atascadero.
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