Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove possesses a quaint and quiet charm all its own.

Overview for Pacific Grove, CA

14,828 people live in Pacific Grove, where the median age is 50 and the average individual income is $56,992. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

50 years

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Welcome to Pacific Grove

Popularly known as America's Last Home Town, Pacific Grove possesses a quaint and quiet charm all its own. Famous for its numerous Victorian-style homes, some of which have been converted into inns or bed and breakfasts, Pacific Grove has a rich architectural history, apparent in its old-style downtown. The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History and the Community Library, two of the town's attractions, are popular with residents and indicative of the understated nature of the town.
The monarch butterfly also calls Pacific Grove home, famously migrating there annually to nest in the coastal grove at the edge of town. Other notable aspects of Pacific Grove include the sweeping expanse of coastline on the Monterey Bay, with many homes enjoying one-of-a-kind views and a city-owned golf course that is also near the bay and is regarded as one of the great golf values on the Monterey Peninsula. In addition to the variety of sizes and prices of single-family homes, Pacific Grove's real estate options are also comprised of a number of large condominium complexes that are available in Pacific Grove.
Pacific Grove offers an unparalleled quality of life among eclectic Victorian cottages with spectacular access and incredible views to the Monterey Bay. This charming small town provides a variety of recreational activities and amenities including surfing and diving at Asilomar State Beach and Lover’s Point, hiking and biking along the recreation trail, and a timeless downtown area with award winning restaurants and lodging, shopping, antique stores and galleries. Other areas of interest include a monarch butterfly habitat sanctuary, a rugged coastline with world famous “pink carpet” ice plant along Ocean View Boulevard, and is home to the oldest continuously-operating lighthouse on the west coast, an award winning natural history museum and nationally recognized public golf course. Affectionately known as "PG", Pacific Grove personifies small town living, hospitality and sense of community.

Demographics and Employment Data for Pacific Grove, CA

Pacific Grove has 6,609 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Pacific Grove do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 14,828 people call Pacific Grove home. The population density is 6,704.436 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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45.43 / 54.57%

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Around Pacific Grove, CA

There's plenty to do around Pacific Grove, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Hale Kai Lana, Girl-Lee Boutique, and Undefeated Fitness Monterey.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 4.18 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.45 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.05 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.44 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.31 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.15 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Pacific Grove, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Pacific Grove. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Robert Down Elementary
K - 5th
K - 8th
6th - 8th
9th - 12th
Community High (Continuation)
9th - 12th
No rating available
Forest Grove Elementary
K - 5th

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