Pismo Beach, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Pismo Beach, California Info Snack

Population
8,042
Unemployment
2.6%
Poverty
8.1%
Median Home
$759,800
Median Income
$90,837
Median Rent
$1,805

Pismo Beach SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
7
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Pismo Beach, CA Crime Report

358
Total Crimes
4,352.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.51%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Pismo Beach
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 358 4,352.1 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 56 680.8 442.0 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 6.5
Robbery 6 72.9 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 46 559.2 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 302 3,671.3 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 37 449.8 369.7 314.2
Larceny 251 3,051.3 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 14 170.2 427.6 246.0

Pismo Beach, CA Cost Of Living

168
Pismo Beach's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Pismo Beach California National Average
Overall 168 140 100
Services 102 112 100
Groceries 101 113 100
Health 108 115 100
Housing 283 198 100
Transportation 129 134 100
Utilities 169 126 100

Pismo Beach, CA Photos

Shell Beach Elementary
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Pismo Beach in California

Map Of Pismo Beach, CA

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Population over time in Pismo Beach

Year Population % Change
2020 8,042 -0.9%
2019 8,116 0.7%
2018 8,060 1.0%
2017 7,984 1.2%
2016 7,890 1.3%
2015 7,789 0.6%
2014 7,746 0.3%
2013 7,721 -0.4%
2012 7,753 -0.6%
2011 7,802 -

Race / Ethnicity in Pismo Beach

White
84.3% (6,781)
African American
1.2% (95)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
3.3% (262)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.9% (233)
Hispanic
8.3% (671)
Race Pismo Beach CA USA
White 84.3% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 1.2% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 3.3% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.9% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 8.3% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Pismo Beach

Female
50.3% (4,048)
Male
49.7% (3,993)
Gender Pismo Beach CA USA
Female 50.3% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.7% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Pismo Beach for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (160)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (160)
High School / GED
16.0% (1,286)
Some College
25.0% (2,010)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (643)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (2,412)
Master's Degree
11.0% (884)
Professional Degree
4.0% (321)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (160)
Education Pismo Beach CA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Pismo Beach, California

Less than $10,000
6.0% (48,263)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.1% (24,616)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.1% (40,704)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.5% (52,334)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.8% (70,941)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.7% (118,430)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (111,839)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.1% (145,566)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.4% (75,981)
$200,000 or more
14.4% (115,522)
Income Pismo Beach CA USA
Less than $10,000 6.0% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.1% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.5% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.8% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.7% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.1% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.4% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 14.4% 13.3% 8.3%

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