San Luis Obispo County Population 2018

San Luis Obispo County's estimated population is 282,887 with a growth rate of 0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. San Luis Obispo County is the 23rd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016282,8871,9270.69%
2015280,9602,0830.75%
2014278,8772,6860.97%
2013276,1911,7040.62%
2012274,4873,3111.22%
2011271,1761,2670.47%
2010269,90952,74724.29%
1990217,16261,72739.71%
1980155,43549,74547.07%
1970105,69024,64630.41%
196081,04429,62757.62%
195051,41718,17154.66%
194033,2463,63312.27%
193029,6137,72035.26%
192021,8932,51012.95%
191019,3832,74616.51%
190016,6375653.52%
189016,0726,93075.80%
18809,1424,37091.58%
18704,7722,990167.79%
18601,7821,446430.36%
18503360.00%

San Luis Obispo County Population Growth

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San Luis Obispo County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White250,35788.50%
Asian10,8613.84%
Two or More Races9,5873.39%
Black or African American5,7282.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8771.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5500.19%

San Luis Obispo County Population Pyramid

0k5k10k15k Male Population0k5k10k15k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990