San Luis Obispo, California Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
San Luis Obispo Rank California US
Current population (2012) 45,878 184th 38,041,430 313,914,040
Size in square miles 12.8 219th 155,779.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,531.3 308th 239.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
San Luis Obispo Rank California US
Residents younger than 5 3.3% 625th 6.7% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 12.2% 632nd 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.0% 288th 12.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
San Luis Obispo Rank California US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.8% 181st 80.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 45.2% 124th 30.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
San Luis Obispo Rank California US
Race - White 84.5% 81st 73.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.2% 442nd 6.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 482nd 1.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 5.2% 327th 13.9% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 504th 0.5% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 4.0% 455th 3.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 14.7% 502nd 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 75.8% 99th 39.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
San Luis Obispo Rank California US
Female residents 47.8% 601st 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.3% 549th 27.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
San Luis Obispo Rank California US
Housing units 20,553 150th 13,720,462 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 40.6% 71st 30.8% 25.9%
Households 18,485 152nd 12,433,172 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 38.2% 608th 56.7% 66.1%
Home median value $561,700 166th $421,600 $186,200
People per household 2.3 582nd 2.9 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
San Luis Obispo Rank California US
Income per capita $25,775 335th $29,634 $27,915
Income per household $42,528 537th $61,632 $52,762
Income below poverty line 31.5% 28th 14.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
San Luis Obispo Rank California US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 5,646 139th 3,425,510 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,283,291 93rd $455,032,270 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $29,499 29th $12,561 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $223,943 65th $80,852,787 $613,795,732

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