Cambria, CA Real Estate
Located half-way between San Francisco and Los Angeles on the Central Coast of California, Cambria is an unincorporated coastal community located approximately 35 miles north of San Luis Obispo. Cambria has a total area of 8.5 square miles. The zip code for Cambria is 93428.
Moonstone Beach in Cambria was named after the moonstones that wash ashore there, and is home to a variety of sea life such as seals, sea otters and tide pools filled with sea urchins, star fish, crabs, snails and more. Moonstone Beach Boardwalk is a 1.5 mi walk with several beach access points. Cambria State Marine Conservation Area and White Rock (Cambria) State Marine Conservation Area are marine protected areas off the coast of Cambria. The marine protected areas help conserve ocean wildlife and marine ecosystems.
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Cambria offers year-round hiking, bicycling, surfing, tide pools, beach-combing, rock hunting and fishing. Cambria also has a full range of shops and services including: retail specialty shops, restaurants, art galleries, gift and antique shops, clothing stores, hardware stores, markets, gas service stations, auto repair, home furnishings and banking. The most popular annual events in Cambria include: the Cambria Art and Wine Festival, Cambria Chili Cook-Off & Classic Car Show, Cambria Western Dance Jamboree, and the Cambria Festival of the Trees.
As of 2014, the population of Cambria is 6,204 with 729 people per square mile (population density). The median age is 60.1. 66.19% of people are married and 9.18% are divorced. The average household size is 2.21 people. 20.06% of people are married with children and 5.57% have children and single.
Cambria gets around 17 inches of rain per year with no snowfall. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 44. On average Cambria has 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 58 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44. (Cambria local weather forecast).
All homes in Cambria are custom built with more than 50% being second homes. There are very few condominiums and apartments available. A limited number of homes are available for rent . The median home value is $540,300. The median age of Cambria CA real estate is 29 years. Renters make up 16.50% of the Cambria population and 31.29% of houses 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 0.66%
$60,000 to $79,999 0.00%
$80,000 to $99,999 0.00%
$100,000 to $149,999 1.08%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.03%
$200,000 to $299,999 2.26%
$300,000 to $399,999 11.88%
$400,000 to $499,999 8.64%
$500,000 to $749,999 34.10%
$750,000 to $999,999 24.28%
$1,000,000 or more 16.06%
Cambria is served by the Coast 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 Cambria include: Cambria Grammar School, Santa Lucia Middle School, Coast Union High School and Leffingwell High School. Colleges include Cuesta Community College and Cal Poly University in San Luis Obispo.
The primary economic activity of Cambria is tourism. The unemployment rate in Cambria is 5.20%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.30%. Sales tax rate is 7.50%. Income tax is 6.00%. The income per capita is $42,675, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $69,500. Estimated households by household income:
Income Less Than 15K 3.43%
Income between 15K and 20K 2.00%
Income between 20K and 30K 9.35%
Income between 30K and 40K 12.21%
Income between 40K and 50K 8.60%
Income between 50K and 60K 9.14%
Income between 60K and 75K 9.17%
Income between 75K and 100K 12.96%
Income between 100K and 150K 17.52%
Income between 150K and 200K 9.39%
Income greater than 200K 6.25%
Cambria “Otter” Bus available Free through Cambria Fri., Sat., Sun. & Mon. County bus service to San Luis Obispo, Monday through Saturday. The San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP / KSBP) is 35 miles south of Cambria. An Amtrak train station is also located in San Luis Obispo. The county bus runs between San Luis Obispo and Cambria.
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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 Cambria home search and buying experience as stress free and rewarding as possible. And remember, our services are completely free to buyers.
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