Arroyo Grande

The perfect coastal area, five cities have it all including some of the richest soil for agriculture around.

Welcome to Arroyo Grande

The Five Cities area encompasses Pismo Beach, Arroyo Grande, Oceano, Grover Beach, and Shell Beach and lies in Southern San Luis Obispo County. The perfect coastal area, five cities have it all including some of the richest soil for agriculture around. Oceano and Grover Beach are the gateways to the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area an oceanfront sand-dune area for ATV recreation and beach camping, with native plants & wildlife. In Pismo Beach, the Monarch Butterfly Grove’s Eucalyptus trees become filled with thousands of monarch butterflies from late October through February. With a fun town filled with restaurants and shops that lead to a white-sand beach and pier, Pismo Beach attracts locals and tourists alike to enjoy the waves, sun, and fun! The Old Village of Arroyo Grande is one of the best downtown areas on the central coast with plenty of eateries and shops to keep everyone happy.
 

Overview for Arroyo Grande, CA

19,473 people live in Arroyo Grande, where the median age is 44.9 and the average individual income is $39,833.43. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,473

Total Population

44.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$39,833.43

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Arroyo Grande, CA

Arroyo Grande has 7,582 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Arroyo Grande do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,473 people call Arroyo Grande home. The population density is 2,073.95 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,473

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44.9

Median Age

46.03 / 53.97%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,582

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$39,833.43

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Arroyo Grande, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Arroyo Grande. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Arroyo Grande Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
3/5
Ocean View Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
St Patricks Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Valley View Adventist Academy
PRIVATE
K - 10th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5

Around Arroyo Grande, CA

There's plenty to do around Arroyo Grande, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

60
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
37
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Unknown Mexican Chef, Cacti Coffee Roasters, and Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Arroyo Grande.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.41 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.38 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.16 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.35 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.39 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.31 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
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