Nipomo is a city located in San Luis Obispo County California. With a 2020 population of 18,468, it is the 367th largest city in California and the 2485th largest city in the United States. Nipomo is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 1.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,176 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Nipomo has a population density of 1,243 people per square mile.
The average household income in Nipomo is $104,506 with a poverty rate of 7.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,605 per month, and the median house value is $582,300. The median age in Nipomo is 39.6 years, 38.1 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Nipomowas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.60%.
66.13% of Nipomo residents speak only English, while 33.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.72% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Nipomo is Black, with 28.74% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Nipomo is Multiple, with 4.08% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.33%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Nipomo
83.36% of Nipomo residents were born in the United States, with 71.76% having been born in California. 9.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.