San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo County, California

San Luis Obispo: County seat of San Luis Obispo County, California, United States

About

San Luis Obispo is a city located in the county of San Luis Obispo in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 45,119. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 47,590 inhabitants.

The city was created 250 years ago in 1771.

San Luis Obispo Quick Facts

Population : 47,590 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : San Luis Obispo County
Postal code : 93412, 93401–93403, 93405–93410
Phone Area Codes : 805
Water as percent of area : 1.18%
Land as percent of area : 98.82%
Named for : Louis of Toulouse
Altitude : 764 feet / 233 meters
Capital city : San Luis Obispo is capital of San Luis Obispo County
Establishment : January 01, 1772 (250 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone, UTC−07:00, UTC−08:00
Local time : 13:07:05 (1st October 2022)
Population growth : 5.19% (2010-2020)
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Location of San Luis Obispo on California map.
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Geography

San Luis Obispo is located at 35°16'58"N 120°39'35"W (35.2827500, -120.6596200).

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Demographics

The population of San Luis Obispo increased by 5.19% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 45,119 - census
2011 45,346 0.5% estimation process
2012 45,728 0.84% estimation process
2013 46,236 1.1% estimation process
2014 46,478 0.52% estimation process
2015 47,016 1.14% estimation process
2016 47,313 0.63% estimation process
2017 47,344 0.07% estimation process
2018 47,300 -0.09% estimation process
2019 47,459 0.34% estimation process
2020 47,590 0.28% estimation process

San Luis Obispo zip code is 93401. County name: San Luis Obispo, County fips: 06079

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Best Things to Do in San Luis Obispo

1 Madonna Inn

Rating: 4.5 (5996)

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Where to Stay in San Luis Obispo

1 Apple Farm Inn

Rating: 4.5 (1438)

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2 Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort & Spa

Rating: 4.4 (1387)

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3 Motel 6 San Luis Obispo, CA - South

Rating: 3.8 (1158)

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4 Embassy Suites by Hilton San Luis Obispo

Rating: 4.2 (1017)

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5 Motel 6 San Luis Obispo, CA - North

Rating: 3.5 (955)

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Other Places in San Luis Obispo

1 City of San Luis Obispo Parking Services

Rating: 2.3 (15)

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2 City of San Luis Obispo Parks and Recreation

Rating: 4.8 (4)

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City of San Luis Obispo Parks and Recreation

3 County Government Building

Rating: 4 (2)

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4 San Luis Obispo GIS

Rating: 4.5 (2)

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5 San Luis Obispo Public Works

Rating: 5 (1)

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6 Finance Department

Rating: 1 (1)

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7 Treatment Plant

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8 Business Licenses

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9 Public Works Department

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10 San Luis Obispo Clerk

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People born in San Luis Obispo (57)

People born in San Luis Obispo, including film director John Sturges, drag queen Miss Fame, discus thrower Stephanie Brown Trafton, .

List

  • Loren Roberts (professional golfer) he was born in 24/06/1955
  • Jenaveve Jolie (American movie actress) she was born in 04/06/1984
  • Arron Oberholser (professional golfer) he was born in 02/02/1975
  • Beverly Hills (American movie actress) she was born in 11/07/1986
  • Chris Seitz (American soccer player) he was born in 12/03/1987
  • Kami Craig (American water polo player) she was born in 21/07/1987
  • Vincenzo Federico Devany (American volleyball player) he was born in 16/08/1988
  • Kyle Whittingham (American college football coach) he was born in 21/11/1959
  • Lisa Hilton (American musician) she was born in 01/01/2000
  • Paul Rachubka (American footballer) he was born in 21/05/1981
  • Judith McNaught (American writer) she was born in 10/05/1944
  • Kathie Browne (American actress) she was born in 19/09/1930
  • Virginia Farmer (American Samoan swimmer) she was born in 19/10/1975
  • Bud Ogden (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 29/12/1946
  • Tim Kennedy (American martial artist) he was born in 01/09/1979
  • Chuck Estrada (American baseball player) he was born in 15/02/1938
  • Dave Archer (American artist) he was born in 15/01/1941
  • Dave Hoffmann (American football player) he was born in 24/07/1970

Schools in San Luis Obispo

College & universities near San Luis Obispo, CA

Code Name City ZIP
110422 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo (CA) 93407

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near San Luis Obispo, CA

Code Name Address Type
SLP San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly), California Grand Avenue & Deer Road BUS
SLO San Luis Obispo 1011 Railroad Avenue RAIL
GVB Grover Beach 180 West Grand Avenue RAIL
ATA Atascadero, California 6910 El Camino Real BUS
GUA Guadalupe 330 Guadalupe Street RAIL

Post offices near San Luis Obispo

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mission San Luis Ob Post Office San Luis Obispo (CA) 93401

Other cities in San Luis Obispo County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in San Luis Obispo County , CA.

City Name Population Title
Atascadero 30,254 City in California, USA
Paso Robles 27,157 City in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States
Arroyo Grande 17,821 City in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States
Nipomo 16,714 Census-designated place in San Luis Obispo County, California
Grover Beach 13,325 City in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States
Morro Bay 10,560 City in San Luis Obispo County, California.
Pismo Beach 7,955 City of California, United States
Oceano 7,286 Census-designated place in San Luis Obispo County, California
Cambria 6,032 Census designated place
Cayucos 2,592 Census designated place
Lake Nacimiento 2,411 Census designated place
Shandon 1,295 Census-designated place in San Luis Obispo County, California

Distance to Other Cities

San Luis Obispo distances to largest California cities