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Avila Beach

    Report Card

    grade B minus
    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade A+
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade unavailable
    3. Housing
      grade D+
    4. Nightlife
      grade B+
    5. Good for Families
      grade B minus
    6. Diversity
      grade C+
    7. Jobs
      grade B minus
    8. Weather
      grade unavailable
    9. Cost of Living
      grade D+
    10. Health & Fitness
      grade A
    11. Outdoor Activities
      grade A minus
    12. Commute
      grade B+

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    Avila Beach is a with a population of 1,311. Avila Beach is in San Luis Obispo County. Living in Avila Beach offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Avila Beach there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Avila Beach and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Avila Beach are highly rated.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $1,034,500
    National
    $217,500
    Median Rent
    $1,507
    National
    $1,062
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      30%
    • Own
      70%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      No data available  
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      No data available  
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      No data available  
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      No data available  
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      No data available  
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      No data available  
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      No data available  
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade C+
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      4%
    • 10-17 years
      0%
    • 18-24 years
      4%
    • 25-34 years
      8%
    • 35-44 years
      6%
    • 45-54 years
      14%
    • 55-64 years
      17%
    • 65+ years
      47%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      19%
      national  12%
    • Bachelor's degree
      14%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      35%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      31%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      1%
      national  12%

    Working in Avila Beach

    Jobs
    grade B minus
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $80,281
    National
    $62,843

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