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Grover Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the San Luis Obispo metro area.

The community was named after D.W. Grover, founder.

The latitude of Grover Beach is 35.121N. The longitude is -120.62W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 62 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,030.


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Median household income
Local
$38,087
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Grover Beach demographic reports
Grover Beach is on the Central Coast.
Former and merged names include:
· Grover
· Grover City
Founders originally promoted the city as "the grandest summer and winter seaside resort on the Pacific Coast," but later developers declared it "the home of the average man."
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 36. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.7 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Stone Soup Music Faire - Aug. 25-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check Grover Beach web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Grover Beach residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grover Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grover Beach was $18,812, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

19% of Grover Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Grover Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $678.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,267.


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San Luis Obispo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grover Beach political report.

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The average commute time for Grover Beach workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Grover Beach include Holiday Inn Express.

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