Lompoc

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Lompoc

Home to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Lompoc is a town that embraces big-city art, deep culture, and small-town hospitality. Numerous outdoor murals tell the story of Lompoc’s past and adorn the storefronts in the older part of town. The nearby beaches provide a sanctuary for solitude as well as a haven for whale watchers, surfers, and fishermen. Lompoc boasts famous flower fields, award-winning wines, and exciting possibilities for outdoor activities.

Climate

On average, there are 285 sunny days per year in Lompoc. The July high is around 72 degrees. The January low is 43. The city is mostly sunny with an ocean breeze. Fog is common.

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Culture

There is never a dull moment is Lompoc. Cycle at the River Bend Bike Park. Tour the beautifully restored La Purisma California Mission, a historical gem full of history and culture. Explore the parks, beaches, and golf courses.The huge indoor aquatic center is a state-of-the-art facility for year-round, all-weather fun for water enthusiasts. Annual events include the Arts & Culture Weekend, Flower Festival, Family Day at the Ranch, and Wild Horse Sanctuary Guided Tour.

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Schools

There are 17 public schools in this area. There are three private schools in Lompoc with a student/teacher ratio of 14:1.  The closest college is Allan Hancock College–about 20 minutes away.

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Market

The median home value in Lompoc is $334,787. Lompoc home values increased 6.1% over the past year, and Zillow predicts they will rise 4.3% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Lompoc is $227, which is lower than the Santa Maria-Santa Barbara Metro average of $485.

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Lifestyle

Lompoc offers dozens of locally owned, casual-dining restaurants. You will find something for everyone with the dizzying array of choices that suit any budget. These affordable eats include Italian, Asian Fusion, Mexican, Thai, burgers, brew pubs, and wine bars. You’ll find cafes, American comfort food, pizza, and a variety of international choices.

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Lompoc Real Estate

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