Avila Beach, CA Real Estate
Located about 160 miles northwest of Los Angeles, and about 200 miles south of San Francisco, Avila Beach is a census-designated place in San Luis Obispo County, CA. The CDP covers an area of approximately 6.0 square miles, of which 99.71% of it is land, and 0.29% of it water. The beach itself is less than 0.5 miles long and sheltered in San Luis Bay, which is formed by Point San Luis on the west and Fossil Point on the east. The zip code for the community is 93424.
San Luis Obispo County Real Estate Specialists – Call Today! (805) 225-3151
Avila Beach was established in the latter half of the 19th century, when it served as the main shipping port for San Luis Obispo. And although the community still has a working commercial fishing pier, tourism is now the main industry. The community is also known for its hot springs, which are used for resort spas.
The community has three piers, including: Avila Beach Pier, 1,685 feet long, intended for tourist strolling and recreational fishing); Harford Pier, which is for commercial fishing boats to offload their wares since 1873; and the California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly SLO) Pier, part of the university’s marine research program and not publicly accessible.
As of 2014, the population of Avila Beach is 913 with 347 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 60. 50.38% of people in Avila Beach are married and 12.38% are divorced. The average household size is 1.67 people.
The beach is protected from northwesterly winds by Point San Luis which creates a warmer climate than other beaches on the central coast. Avila Beach and gets around 17 inches of rain per year with no snowfall. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 44. On average, the beach 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 58 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.
The median home value in Avila Beach is $489,400 with home appreciation at 12.70% over the last year. The median age of Avila Beach CA real estate is 27 years. Renters make up 29.47% of the population and 19.94% of houses and apartments are unoccupied (vacancy rate).
Value of owner-occupied housing:
Less Than $20,000 0.00%
$20,000 to $39,999 0.00%
$40,000 to $59,999 0.00%
$60,000 to $79,999 0.00%
$80,000 to $99,999 0.00%
$100,000 to $149,999 0.00%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.00%
$200,000 to $299,999 0.00%
$300,000 to $399,999 28.41%
$400,000 to $499,999 23.77%
$500,000 to $749,999 30.15%
$750,000 to $999,999 17.68%
$1,000,000 or more 0.00%
Avila Beach is served by San Luis Coastal Unified School District. Schools spend $10,543 per student. There are 20 pupils per teacher, 92,330 students per librarian, and 1,368 children per counselor. Schools serving Avila Beach include:
The unemployment rate in Avila Beach is 5.20%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.30%. Sales tax rate is 8.00% and income tax is 6.00%. The income per capita is $41,544, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $69,186. Estimated households by household income:
Income Less Than 15K 6.78%
Income between 15K and 20K 0.00%
Income between 20K and 30K 16.48%
Income between 30K and 40K 4.40%
Income between 40K and 50K 17.03%
Income between 50K and 60K 0.00%
Income between 60K and 75K 22.71%
Income between 75K and 100K 18.86%
Income between 100K and 150K 7.14%
Income between 150K and 200K 6.59%
Income greater than 200K 0.00%
Events & Things to Do
The nearest major airport to Avila Beach is San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP / KSBP). This airport has domestic flights from San Luis Obispo,12 miles from the center of Avila Beach. Another major airport is Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX / KSMX), which has domestic flights from Santa Maria, 31 miles from Avila Beach.
Avila Beach Schools
San Luis Obispo County Buying Specialists – Call Today! (805) 225-3151
If you are a buyer, our foremost goal is to provide you with exceptional customer service and assist you in finding the perfect home in the right neighborhood to fit for your lifestyle and needs. Please utilize our San Luis Obispo area real estate expertise to make your Avila Beach home search and buying experience as stress free and rewarding as possible. And remember, our services are completely free to buyers.
San Luis Obispo County Selling Specialists – Call Today! (805) 225-3151
If you are a seller, rest assured that we utilize the latest, cutting-edge real estate marketing tools to expose your property to the widest range of potential buyers. Our number one priority is to get your listing sold as quickly as possible and for the best price! Our mission is to provide our clients with exceptional customer service and be of assistance throughout the entire transaction.
Hot Avila Beach Properties
Please call, email or fill out our online contact form, and let us know how we can best serve your San Luis Obispo County and Los Osos CA real estate needs! We look forward to speaking with you!
Rock View Realty is a full-service real estate brokerage located in beautiful Cayucos. We specialize in representing buyers and sellers of residential property all over California ‘s Central Coast. Our extensive knowledge of San Luis Obispo County neighborhoods allows us to guide our clients whether you are considering buying, selling, investing or renting. We offer a variety of comprehensive real estate services in the following San Luis Obispo County areas, but not limited to: