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San Luis Obispo, CA

Population: 47,459
LIV
SCORE
627

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Founded in 1772, San Luis Obispo is one of California’s oldest cities and home to California Polytechnic State University. Residents can enjoy the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Santa Lucia Mountains to the east, and outdoor sport options include hiking, kayaking, sailing and scuba diving. Major highways like U.S. Route 101 and California State Route 1 are among the transportation advantages of living in San Luis Obispo.

San Luis Obispo, CA Ranking Data

Civic
60
Demographics
29
Economy
50
Education
59
Health
74
Housing
57
Infrastructure
59