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Residential Living

Geography

Nipomo is located at 35°1 48 N 120°29 24 W (35.030027, -120.490032)

According to the United States Census Bureau, Nipomo is a Census Designated Place (CDP) comprised of a total area of 14.9 square miles (39 km2), virtually all of it land.

Climate

Nipomo experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Kšppen Climate Classification system, Nipomo has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated “Csb” on climate maps.

Demographics

The 2010 United States Census reported that Nipomo had a population of 16,714. The population density was 1,125.4 people per square mile (434.5/km). The racial makeup of Nipomo was 12,281 (73.5%) White; 177 (1.1%) African American; 200 (1.2%) Native American; 421 (2.5%) Asian; 33 (0.2%) Pacific Islander; 2,821 (16.9%) from other races; and 781 (4.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6,645 persons (39.8%).

The Census reported that 16,703 people (99.9% of the population) lived in households, 11 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 5,474 households, out of which 2,258 (41.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them; 3,353 (61.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together; 686 (12.5%) had a female householder with no husband present and 326 (6.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 338 (6.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 49 (0.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 807 households (14.7%) were made up of individuals and 346 (6.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.05. There were 4,365 families (79.7% of all households); the average family size was 3.35.

The population was spread out with 4,422 people (26.5%) under the age of 18; 1,531 people (9.2%) aged 18 to 24; 4,058 people (24.3%) aged 25 to 44; 4,593 people (27.5%) aged 45 to 64; and 2,110 people (12.6%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.0 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 males.

There were 5,759 housing units at an average density of 387.8 per square mile (149.7/km), of which 3,898 (71.2%) were owner-occupied, and 1,576 (28.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.1%. 11,583 people (69.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 5,120 people (30.6%) lived in rental housing units. The current average price-per-square-foot is $269.80 and the median price for sold single-family residences in Nipomo is $440,000 which is a 3.3% reduction from the same time last year.

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