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San Luis Obispo, CA
Detailed City Facts Report

San Luis Obispo, California is one of the great places in the U.S. to live or retire. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.


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San Luis Obispo, California
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San Luis Obispo, California


San Luis Obispo Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2016 (est.)
San Luis Obispo County blank blank blank 282,887
San Luis Obispo 41,958 44,174 45,119 47,536



San Luis Obispo
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2018 .$677,90210.5%
Sep $746,590 . .
Aug $729,406 . .
Jul $719,163 . .
Jun $686,760 . .
May $702,106 . .
Apr $630,732 . .
Mar $640,548 . .
Feb $645,833 . .
Jan $585,455 . .
2017 .$613,5501.8%
2016 .$602,68011.2%
2015 .$541,882-2.1%
2014 .$553,72510.2%
2013 . $502,486 12.0%
2012 . $448,462 0.3%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2018)
. San Luis Obispo GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $677,902 $419,000
Nearest Big City Los Angeles na
Home Sales Price in Los Angeles $629,000 $340,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 87% of Los Angeles home prices 101%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2018)
. San Luis Obispo GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $677,902 $419,000
Monthly Rent $2,076 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 21.9 times the annual rent 19.0



San Luis Obispo
Cost of Living (2018)
150% GPTR 99 City Average
109%



San Luis Obispo Taxes
(2018)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 8.5% -- 42* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 113 days 41* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the lowest taxes



San Luis Obispo Building Permits
(single family homes)
2016 93
2015 151
2014 139
2013 57
2012 42
2011 8
2010 9



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