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The coastal community of Oceano is known for the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area–an exclusive coastline of beach that allows motor vehicles on the sand. Families and friends gather to spend the day in the sun and the evening to watch a magnificent sunset and build s’mores around a beach bonfire.


On average, there are 285 sunny days per year in Oceano. The July high is around 70 degrees. The January low is 43. The lowest monthly average temperature in Oceano for May is 50 degrees. The most monthly precipitation in Oceano occurs in January.

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Explore the sand dunes by ATV, dune buggy, or your favorite all-terrain vehicle. Ride horseback on the beach, or try fishing into the surf. Try kiteboarding, paragliding, or clam digging. Visit the historic Oceano Train Depot, or catch a popular theater/vaudeville show at The Great American Melodrama.

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The Lucia Mar Unified School District  offers an average class size of 22 students and is ranked in top 14% of school districts in California. There are two public schools in Oceano. There are six nearby private schools with a class average size of 13:1. Cuesta Community College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University are within 25 miles of city limits.

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The median home value in Oceano is $438,042, well below the median home price of $530,000 in San Luis Obispo County.  Oceano home values increased 5.1% over the past year, and Zillow predicts they will rise 3.4% within the next year.

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The dining scene in Oceano is relaxed and casual. Don’t miss Rock & Roll Diner, a train car that is converted into a 1950s-style diner. Oceano is known for delicious, authentic Mexican food–just ask the long-time locals for their favorite go-to spot. Bite into an award-winning, gourmet burger at Sylvester’s. Feel free to pack your meal to go so that you can take it to the beach nearby for an evening bonfire or sunny picnic.

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Oceano Real Estate

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Data last updated 3:08:15 PM, 09/13/2019


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