This unique coastal town sits along California State Route 1 with homes perched along the hill. It offers six miles of white sand beaches that stretch all the way to Morro Rock. It is the perfect place to spend time surfing, and swimming.

Overview for Cayucos, CA

2,133 people live in Cayucos, where the median age is 62 and the average individual income is $49,603. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

62 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Cayucos, CA

Cayucos has 1,138 households, with an average household size of 1.87. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cayucos do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,133 people call Cayucos home. The population density is 688.07 and the largest age group is 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

54.06 / 45.94%

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Schools in Cayucos, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Cayucos. 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.
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Cayucos Elementary
K - 8th

Around Cayucos, CA

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

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Chu Chew’s Churros, Phenix Sportfishing, and Cayucos Wine Bar.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.31 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.94 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 1.18 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Cayucos, California, invites you to embrace a coastal haven where small-town charm meets breathtaking natural beauty. Nestled along the Pacific Ocean, this idyllic town of around 3,000 residents offers a scenic escape for those seeking a relaxed lifestyle and a strong sense of community.

Imagine waking up to the sound of ocean waves and enjoying stunning sunsets over pristine beaches. Cayucos is a place where the outdoors beckon, providing opportunities for hiking, biking, surfing, and whale watching against a backdrop of mild, year-round coastal weather.

The heart of Cayucos is its historic pier, a symbol of community gathering and a focal point for both residents and visitors. The town's architecture exudes character, adding to the picturesque surroundings. Despite its small size, Cayucos boasts a vibrant arts and culture scene, with local galleries and events contributing to the creative atmosphere.

This is a place where the pace of life is deliberately slower, offering a respite from the hustle and bustle of larger cities. Community engagement is a cornerstone, with farmers' markets, festivals, and local gatherings fostering a strong sense of connection among residents.

For those who appreciate a small-town lifestyle but desire proximity to amenities, Cayucos is conveniently located near larger cities such as San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles. The result is a perfect blend of tranquility and accessibility.

In Cayucos, it's not just about finding a home; it's about becoming part of a welcoming community, where the quality of life is measured in stunning coastal views, friendly neighbors, and a laid-back atmosphere. Come discover why Cayucos, CA, is more than a destination—it's a coastal retreat where living feels like a perpetual vacation.

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