Cambria : California

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What Cambria is like for active adults

Known as Pines by the Sea, Cambria is a seaside community located between San Francisco and LA.  The population is just over 6,000. Rocky cliffs and beaches make Cambria a relatively popular spot for tourists. Typical Californian activities are popular here, from biking to fishing. 

Photo of Burton Drive courtesy of Wikipedia and San Luis Obispo County Visitors & Conventions Bureau.

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Where to Live & Real Estate Values

There is at least one active adult community in the area.

The median home price was $466,300 in mid-2012 according to Zillow.

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What is special about this retirement community

The local beaches are perfect for either boogie boarding or relaxing.

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What is not special about this retirement community

The touristy element of the community might not be preferable for some. 

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What kinds of people like retiring here
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Local economy is driven by

tourism

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Climate and Physical Environment

As is characteristic of southern California, Cambria has hot summers and mild winters.

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Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Cambria is home to the Cambria Historical Museum. It's also a Marine Conservation Area and six miles from a Northern Elephant Seal rookery.

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Crime

Crime in Cambria is generally low.

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Medical facilities
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Transportation
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Cambria on Wikipedia

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Facts about CAMBRIA
  • State: CA
  • Environment: Coastal,Outdoor Oriented,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 45-64
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 60,001-80,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $300,001-$500,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • Culture Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide:

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