Foothill, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Foothill?

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There are 24,991 residents in Foothill, with a median age of 22.7. Of this, 53.44% are males and 46.56% are females. US-born citizens make up 89.85% of the resident pool in Foothill, while non-US-born citizens account for 6.87%. Additionally, 3.27% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 13,594 people in Foothill currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 24,991 -0.4%
Male Population 13,356 0.8%
Female Population 11,635 -1.7%
Male population 53.44%
Female population 46.56%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 22.7 -0.4%
Citizen US Born 22,455 -1.2%
Citizen not US Born 1,718 17.6%
Not Citizen 818 -8.6%
Citizen US Born 89.85%
Citizen not US Born 6.87%
Not Citizen 3.27%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 110 -20.9%
Moved from Same County 6,321 -5.0%
Moved from Same State 3,965 7.6%
Moved from Different State 891 -7.2%
Same House as Last Year 13,594 -0.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.44%
Moved from Same County 25.4%
Moved from Same State 15.94%
Moved from Different State 3.58%
Same House as Last Year 54.64%

What are the employment statistics in Foothill?

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White-collar workers make up 86.01% of the working population in Foothill, while blue-collar employees account for 13.99%. There are also 797 entrepreneurs in Foothill (6.81% of the workforce); 7,768 workers employed in private companies (66.4%); and 2,362 people working in governmental institutions (20.19%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 10,061 -2.9%
Blue Collar 1,637 4.7%
White Collar 86.01%
Blue Collar 13.99%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 797 -14.8%
Private Companies 7,768 -2.1%
Governmental Workers 2,362 -0.5%
Not for Profit Companies 771 13.9%
Self Employees 6.81%
Private Companies 66.4%
Governmental Workers 20.19%
Not for Profit Companies 6.59%

How many households are there in Foothill?

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There are a total of 8,439 households in Foothill, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 33.31% of these Foothill households, while non-family units account for the remaining 66.69%. Additionally, 10.85% of households have children and 89.15% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 8,439 1.3%
Average People Per Household 3 0.0%
Family Households 2,811 3.5%
Non-family Households 5,628 0.2%
Family Households 33.31%
Non-family Households 66.69%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 916 4.5%
Households without Children 7,523 0.9%
Households with Children 10.85%
Households without Children 89.15%

What are the median and average incomes in Foothill?

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The average annual household income in Foothill is $85,462, while the median household income sits at $48,388 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $98,984, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $152,097. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $20,112 and $73,247, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $85,462 0.6%
Median Household Income $48,388 -2.6%
People below Poverty Level 10,627 7.6%
People above Poverty Level 12,391 -2.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Foothill?

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There are 9,437 housing units in Foothill, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1976. Of the 8,439 occupied housing units in Foothill, 33.11% are owner-occupied, while 66.89% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 60.88% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $897,800. In general, housing costs reach $1,909 per month in Foothill.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 9,437 -0.2%
Median Year Built 1976 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 543 -3.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 256 -6.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,188 8.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,385 -10.9%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,376 6.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,370 -1.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,237 -8.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 884 6.0%
Built between 2010 and 2019 198 12.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 8,439 1.3%
Owner Occupied 2,794 -3.0%
Renter Occupied 5,645 3.6%
Owner Occupied 33.11%
Renter Occupied 66.89%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,701 -9.8%
Without Mortgage 1,093 9.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $897,800 15.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $807,900 14.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,909 7.2%
With Mortgage 60.88%
Without Mortgage 39.12%

What is the level of education in Foothill?

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Approximately 18.05% of the population in Foothill holds a high school degree (that's 4,199 residents), while 47.99% have attained a college certificate (2,901 locals) and 17.84% have a bachelor's degree (4,150 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 318 -3.3%
Some High School 4,199 -4.0%
Some College 2,901 4.5%
Associate Degree 1,329 24.1%
Bachelor's Degree 4,150 -9.0%
Graduate Degree 2,102 -7.4%
No High School 1.37%
Some High School 18.05%
Some College 47.99%
Associate Degree 5.71%
Bachelor's Degree 17.84%
Graduate Degree 9.04%

What is the marital status of Foothill residents?

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A total of 17,415 people in Foothill have never been married (which represents 73.82% of the total population), while 4,599 of them are wedded (19.49%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 261 (1.11%) and 816 (3.46%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 17,415 2.2%
Married 4,599 -4.7%
Separated 261 -18.2%
Widowed 761 -4.5%
Divorced 816 -16.1%
Never Married 73.82%
Married 19.49%
Separated 1.11%
Widowed 3.23%
Divorced 3.46%

What are the most common means of transportation in Foothill?

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The top three means of transportation people in Foothill use to get to work are: car, walking and bicycle. A total of 8,313 residents commute by car, 898 prefer going to work by walking and 698 by bicycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 8,313 -5.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 164 24.2%
Bicycle 698 11.9%
Motorcycle 8 -73.3%
TaxiCab 30 -14.3%
Walk 898 -4.2%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 93405