Pacific Grove, CA

Population: 15,546

Key findings

  • Pacific Grove has a Livability Score of 84/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Pacific Grove crime rates are 37% lower than the California average
  • Cost of living in Pacific Grove is 30% higher than the California average
  • Pacific Grove real estate prices are 71% higher than the California average
  • Rental prices in Pacific Grove are 14% higher than the California average

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      Top Rated Schools in Pacific Grove

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Monterey Bay CharterKG - 8422n/a
      Robert Down Elementary SchoolKG - 5491n/a
      Forest Grove Elementary SchoolKG - 5464n/a
      Pacific Grove Middle6 - 8499n/a
      Pacific Grove High9 - 12619n/a
      Community High (Continuation)9 - 1218n/a
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      Pacific Grove, California: Living the Beach Dream

      Attractions7/10
      Community9/10
      Nightlife2/10
      Dining2/10
      Shopping6/10
      I retired here to Pacific Grove, California 7 years ago and I love it here. This place offers me everything that I need to enjoy by leisurely days. The neighborhoods are quiet and the people are friendly.

      Living in Pacific Grove, California gives me the chance to live out my dream of living in a beach side community. The best areas in Pacific Grove, California are without a doubt the views of the Pacific Ocean. There is always a place in the sand open.

      The community comes together throughout the year. Multiple events are held year-round in Pacific Grove. I absolutely love the Parade of Lights event. The local Farmers Market offers fresh produce year-round and also allows local schools and bands to perform small acts there throughout the year.

      Pacific Grove offers and provides everything that I need. The crime is low and the entertainment value is high. Everyone helps everyone here and there of course is the luxury of living so very close to the beach that you can smell the salt-water on a daily basis.
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      Source: The Pacific Grove, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).