Pacific Grove

The Mood: Victorian seaside meets Monterey history. Pacific Grove, is a charming seaside town renowned for its natural beauty and Victorian architecture. This idyllic community, often referred to as "America's Last Hometown," exudes a nostalgic charm and a welcoming atmosphere that welcomes visitors to explore its scenic landscapes and historic streets.

Located along the coast just south of Monterey, Pacific Grove, is blends Victorian style with a contemporary point of view.  Pacific Grove's notable feature is its breathtaking coastline, where the rocky shores meet the Pacific Ocean. Lovers Point offers stunning views of the coastline, providing a perfect spot for picnics, coastal walks, and kayaking in the tranquil waters. Visitors can also witness the mesmerizing Monarch Butterfly Grove, a seasonal haven for thousands of migrating butterflies.


The town's historic downtown is lined with colorful Victorian-era homes, bed-and-breakfast inns, restaurants and small boutiques. Charming streets lined with Victorian cottages inspire a sense of timeless elegance, an inviting atmosphere that complement the coastal surroundings.


Pacific Grove is home to the renowned Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds, a picturesque retreat with sandy shores and coastal dunes. Asilomar's architecture reflects the Arts and Crafts movement, adding to the Pacific Grove’s distinctive character.


With its combination of natural beauty, historic charm, and a laid-back coastal ambiance, Pacific Grove stands as a delightful destination for those seeking a tranquil escape by the sea. It's a town with a great walk score, you can easily get around without getting in your car. 


Why you would want to live here:
Victorian charm and vintage homes for a small town feel with tons of options for goods and services. Perfect array of family activities and schools. A close, interactive community and sport options from surfing and scuba to butterfly migration tracking. A great place to grow up in.

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.


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50 years

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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.


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45.43 / 54.57%

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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
9th - 12th
6th - 8th
Community High (Continuation)
9th - 12th
No rating available
Forest Grove Elementary
K - 5th

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