Avila Beach

Avila sits almost directly in the middle of San Francisco and Los Angeles. This Beach town offers a family friendly setting with homes directly off of the beach or tucked in the hills for more privacy. One can enjoy a day at the hot springs, aquarium, biking or sunbathing on the beach.

Overview for Avila Beach, CA

1,613 people live in Avila Beach, where the median age is 63 and the average individual income is $101,697. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

63 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Avila Beach, CA

Avila Beach has 794 households, with an average household size of 2.03. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Avila Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.1 / 50.9%

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25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Avila Beach, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Avila Beach. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Bellevue-Santa Fe Charter
K - 6th

Around Avila Beach, CA

There's plenty to do around Avila Beach, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Viva Mexico Foods, Van Curaza Surf School, and Shell Beach Bluff Trail.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.5 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.44 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.64 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.71 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.85 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.5 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Avila Beach, located on the Central Coast of California, offers a picturesque and relaxed coastal lifestyle that appeals to a variety of individuals seeking a unique living experience. Nestled against the stunning backdrop of the Pacific Ocean, this charming coastal town boasts several compelling reasons for someone to consider making it their home.

The town's primary allure lies in its breathtaking natural beauty. Residents wake up to the sight of sandy beaches and azure waters, creating an atmosphere of perpetual vacation. With its mild climate, Avila Beach is a year-round playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you're into beach combing, kayaking along the pristine coastline, or exploring nearby hiking and biking trails, the options for outdoor recreation are abundant.

Avila Beach is also conveniently located near the renowned Central Coast wine country, offering residents the opportunity to savor local wines and vineyard tours. For those who value a sense of community, the town's small population fosters a close-knit atmosphere where neighbors become friends, making it an ideal place for those seeking a welcoming and supportive community.

Locals and Visitors come to enjoy festivals, events, and the local culinary scene. Quaint shops, cozy restaurants, and occasional entertainment options add to the town's charm.

For individuals who prioritize health and wellness, the coastal environment and numerous outdoor activities contribute to a healthier lifestyle. And for those who need access to larger cities and additional amenities, Avila Beach is conveniently close to places like San Luis Obispo.

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