Pismo Beach, California Population 2022

8,156
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Pismo Beach is a city located in San Luis Obispo County California. With a 2020 population of 8,156, it is the 525th largest city in California and the 4808th largest city in the United States. Pismo Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 1.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,072 in 2020. Spanning over 13 miles, Pismo Beach has a population density of 2,332 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pismo Beach is $117,035 with a poverty rate of 8.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,805 per month, and the median house value is $759,800. The median age in Pismo Beach is 57.5 years, 55.3 years for males, and 58.4 years for females.

Pismo Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pismo Beachwas:

  • White: 88.34%
  • Other race: 4.14%
  • Asian: 3.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.00%
  • Black or African American: 1.18%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Pismo Beach, California is 8,156 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,072.

Pismo Beach, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,10488.34%
Black or African American951.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.09%
Asian2623.26%
Some Other Race3334.14%
Two or More Races2413.00%
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Pismo Beach Population by Race

Pismo Beach Population Pyramid 2022

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Pismo Beach Median Age

57.5


Total

54.8


Male

58.6


Female

Pismo Beach Adults

There are 7,251 adults, (2,564 of whom are seniors) in Pismo Beach.

Pismo Beach Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

54.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Pismo Beach Sex Ratio

Female

4,049

50.35%

Male

3,993

49.65%

Pismo Beach Population by Age

Pismo Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pismo Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
Male81.2%18.8%
All72.5%27.5%
Female69.2%30.8%
Non Family56.9%43.1%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pismo Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1491.9472.5
Married1,7192.691.2
Male853.0281.2
Female3082.6969.2
Non Family2,0371.2256.9

2.56

Average Family Size

1.94

Average Household Size

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Pismo Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade851.23%
9th to 12th Grade1351.95%
High School Graduate1,11216.04%
Some College1,74625.19%
Associates Degree5347.70%
Bachelors Degree2,10330.34%
Graduate Degree1,21617.54%
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Pismo Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pismo Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black949466
Other Race223213146
White5,8675,7422,810
2+ Races19519593
Hispanic513470239
Asian262210111
Native American77

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 black people with a rate of 70.21%.

Pismo Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,781$66,750$40,417
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,076$$37,879
Some College$35,719$33,141$38,851
Bachelors Degree$87,674$91,586$46,391
Graduate Degree$75,278$135,985$

$50,781

Average Earnings

$66,750

Average Male

$40,417

Average Female

Pismo Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pismo Beach Language by Age

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Pismo Beach Language

90.66% of Pismo Beach residents speak only English, while 9.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.11% of the population.

Pismo Beach Language

Pismo Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,7814366.43%
Black9511.05%
Other141NaN%
Hispanic61918630.05%
Multiple2412711.20%

8.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.90%

Male Poverty Rate

10.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pismo Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pismo Beach is White, with 6.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pismo Beach is Multiple, with 11.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.75%.

Pismo Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.73%
High School17.18%
Some College5.96%
Bachelors or Greater6.15%

Pismo Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.92%
Male Unemployed33.85%
Female Employed0.59%
Female Unemployed21.62%

Pismo Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pismo Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$90,837$117,779
Families$112,308$149,116
Married Families$130,563-
Non Families$62,454$83,844
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Income by Household Type

Pismo Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pismo Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Pismo Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Pismo Beach Marital Status by Race

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Pismo Beach Marital Status

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799

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War114
First Gulf War177
Vietnam324
Korea142
World War II28

Pismo Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3430
35 to 54118
55 to 64124
65 to 74307
75+220

Pismo Beach Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White75411.70%
Other Race145.91%
2+ Races3115.27%
Hispanic142.47%

Pismo Beach Veterans by Race

Pismo Beach Veterans by Education

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11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pismo Beach Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pismo Beach Employment by Age

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Pismo Beach Employment by Race

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Pismo Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.80%

Born in Pismo Beach

91.31%

Native Born

8.69%

Foreign Born

4.07%

Non Citizen

4.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.31% of Pismo Beach residents were born in the United States, with 58.80% having been born in California. 4.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pismo Beach Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19501,4250.00%
19601,7623372.15%
19704,0432,2818.66%
19805,3641,3212.87%
19907,6692,3053.64%
20008,5518821.09%
20107,655-896-1.10%
20117,697420.55%
20127,739420.55%
20137,781420.54%
20147,823420.54%
20157,865420.54%
20167,907420.53%
20177,949420.53%
20187,991420.53%
20198,033420.53%
20208,072390.49%
20218,114420.52%
20228,156420.52%

Pismo Beach Population by Year