Economic Profile

City Facts & Figures

Retail sales tax:  7.25% 

Location

Atascadero was founded as California’s first planned community in 1913 and incorporated in 1979. It is located 18 miles inland from the Pacific Coast midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on Highway 101. The elevation at City Hall is 850 feet.

Population Demographics

Economic Growth and Trends

Population in the County - 269,637
Population in City Limits - 28,310
Total Taxable Retail Sales in Millions, County - 2,974.9
Total Taxable Retail Sales in Millions, City - 328.5
Total Number of Dwellings, City - 10,228
Total School Enrollment, Atascadero Unified School District - 5,036

Gender & Age

Male - 51.5%
Female - 48.5%
Median Age (years) -  38.2

Race

Caucasian  - 24,457
Black/African American - 585
Hispanic or Latino - 3,429
American Indian - 295
Asian - 685
Other - 2,231
(Total can be greater than 100% because other could be counted in other races)

Housing Tenure

Average Household Size - 2.62
Housing Units within the City - 11,505
(Occupied) - 10,737
(Vacant) - 768


Climate

Prevailing Winds

Direction - Northwest
Mean Hourly Speed - 15 m.p.h.

Average Temperature

89 year average

 

Avg. Temp.

   

Rain

Humidity

Period Min F° Mean F° Max F° Inches Mean F°
Jan - Mar 32.9 47.1 61.2 10.12 74.0
Apr - Jun 39.3 56.3 73.3 1.65 61.2
Jul - Sept 50.1 72.0 93.9 0.25 53.2
Oct - Dec 41.2 61.6 82.0 5.30 67.1
Year 40.9 59.1 77.2 17.21 63.9


Rainfall

87 year average

Period Min Mean Max Rain Humidity
Jan - Mar 32.9 47.1 61.2 10.12 74.0
Apr - Jun 39.3 56.3 73.3 1.65 61.2
Jul - Sept 50.1 72.0 93.9 0.25 53.2
Oct - Dec 41.2 61.6 82.0 5.30 67.1
Yearly 40.9 59.1 77.2 17.21 63.9

Top 12 Employers In Atascadero & Surrounding Area

Atascadero State Hospital  

2,100 employees

For up todate Job Openings visit www.dsh.ca.gov/jobs/jobswithdsh.asp#step1


Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

1,723 employees
406 Higuera St.
San Luis Obispo, Ca 93406
(805) 546-5290


Twin Cities Community Hospital

1,250 employees
1100 Las Tablas Road
Templeton, Ca 93465
(805) 434-3500


Atascadero Unified School Dist.

604 employees
5601 West Mall
Atascadero, Ca 93422


 


Vons Market (Atascadero)

90 employees
713 El Camino Real
Atascadero, Ca 93422
(805) 466-4949 


Rabobank

233 employees
6950 El Camino Real
Atascadero, Ca 93422
(805) 466-2325


Home Depot

255 employees
905 El Camino Real
Atascadero, Ca 93422
(805) 464-0960


Food 4 Less

197 employees
8360 El Camino Real
Atascadero, Ca 93422
(805)461-9699


K-Mart

87 employees
3980 El Camino Real
Atascadero, Ca 93422
(805) 466-7700


Kennedy Club Fitness

275 employees
3534 El Camino Real
Atascadero, Ca 63422
(805) 466-6775


City of Atascadero

116 employees
6907 El Camino Real
Atascadero, Ca 93422
(805) 461-5000