San Luis Obispo County

San Luis Obispo County, California

1155 Monterey St Rm D-120
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
Phone: (805) 781-5245
Fax: (805) 781-1111
www.slocounty.org

On central coast of CA; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the mission, named for Saint Louis, Bishop of Toulouse, son of King Charles II of Naples and Sicily

Area (sq mi):: 3615.54 (land 3304.32; water 311.22) Population per square mile: 77.30
Population 2005: 255,478 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 3.60%; 1990-2000 13.60% Population 2000: 246,681 (White 76.10%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 16.30%; Asian 2.70%; Other 10.60%). Foreign born: 8.90%. Median age: 37.30
Income 2000: per capita $21,864; median household $42,428; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,455-$30,228
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • San Luis Obispo County seat (44,032)
  • Atascadero (27,158)
  • El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles) (26,887)
  • Arroyo Grande (16,183)
  • Grover Beach (13,036)
  • Morro Bay (10,309)

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    Release date- 04092019 - SEATTLE-- Alaska Airlines announced today it will launch daily nonstop service between San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport and San Diego International Airport on Jan.
    Topaz owns and operates a 550-megawatt solar photovoltaic electric power generating facility located in San Luis Obispo County, California.
    Jones and Codding synthesize the archaeological work since the last synthesis in 1972 along a 20-kilometer stretch of California coastline in San Luis Obispo County, the Pecho Coast, where Chumash-speaking people were living when Europeans arrived.
    "With so many locally-based community banks in San Luis Obispo County and throughout California's Central Coast being acquired by large, non-local banks in recent years, we are very confident that our approach to banking will appeal to people who prefer the personal and responsive service that Community West Bank has been providing for almost 30 years."
    This is the second branch office in San Luis Obispo County for Community West Bank, which has eight full-service branch offices from Westlake Village to Paso Robles.
    'Dream Drive' hopes to draw adventurous travelers back to the Golden State's iconic highway and increase tourism in areas that suffered tremendous loss, especially in northern San Luis Obispo County as travelers during the time of the closure were forced to reroute their trips.
    San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (IATA: SBP) opened its new terminal building on November 1.
    The Alamo fire which broke out Thursday spread to 6,000 acres and eventually roared across 12,000 acres near San Luis Obispo County by Saturday.
    In 2014, the San Luis Obispo County Planning Commission voted 3-2 to reject a proposed mining project that would have produced up to 500,000 tpy of aggregate on a property along Highway 58.
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    In January Sierra Bancorp signed a definitive agreement to acquire Coast Bancorp of San Luis Obispo County, California.
    (AP) -- A former community college employee has been sentenced to nearly a year in jail for stealing identity information of her coworkers in San Luis Obispo County.

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