San Luis Obispo Real Estate Market Overview

Could San Luis Obispo, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about San Luis Obispo. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near San Luis... Obispo such as Arroyo Grande and Pismo Beach. When you’re ready, Trulia has 99 resale and new homes in San Luis Obispo lined up for you, including 4 open houses, and 16 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in San Luis Obispo show a 9% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a -6% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in San Luis Obispo for Jan 27 to Apr 26 was $622,500 based on 80 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for San Luis Obispo was $412, an increase of 5% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in San Luis Obispo for Mar 27 to Apr 27 was $3,200.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around San Luis Obispo can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Best Schools in San Luis Obispo

There are 17 schools in San Luis Obispo.

Elementary Schools

Teach Elementary School

Public, 4 - 6


Bellevue-Santa Fe Charter School

Public, K - 6


Los Ranchos Elementary School

Public, K - 6

Middle Schools

Laguna Middle School

Public, 7 - 8


San Luis Obispo County Community School

Public, K - 12


San Luis Obispo County Juvenile Court

Public, 6 - 12

High Schools

San Luis Obispo High School

Public, 9 - 12


Pacific Beach High School

Public, 10 - 12


Grizzly Challenge Charter School

Public, 10 - 12


Get to know your neighbors in San Luis Obispo by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in San Luis Obispo commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
86% commute by car
6% commute by bike
1% commute by public transportation
4% commute by foot

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