Welcome to Nipomo

Gorgeous golf courses and lush gardening in a picturesque Central Coast town
The dusty beauty of sand dunes meets cool views of aquamarine waters in the scenic town of Nipomo. This Central Coast town blends California’s iconic sights, from the glitter of the Pacific to the rich farmland supplying the nation with fresh produce. Just 12 miles from iconic Pismo Beach, Nipomo is a peaceful oasis of relaxation and balmy weather. In fact, the sunshine and warmth have earned this legendary spot a place in pop culture – Nipomo was once the answer to a Jeopardy question about where to find the best weather in the United States.

Being the best is old hat for Nipomo. This gorgeous town is known for its first-class golf courses, outshining even the most affluent California cities. The Mediterranean climate and near-perfect conditions create the perfect setting for gardens to thrive. Epicureans may recognize Nipomo as the home of tri-tip barbeque. The area’s restaurants are bastions of decadent cuisine. Estates in Nipomo come with impressive acreage, with some properties sprawling over hundreds of acres. Luxury properties nestled in the hills feature large windows to capture the light and a host of luxury amenities.

What to Love

  • Gorgeous weather
  • Tranquil atmosphere 
  • Excellent schools
  • Lush landscaping and prime gardening
  • Breathtaking Central Coast beauty

Local Lifestyle

Nipomo residents enjoy the warm, sunny climate with a host of outdoor activities and paradisiacal endeavors. The summer concert series at Blacklake Resort is a beloved summertime event, and golf courses in this picturesque place are some of the best in the country.

The benefit of near-perfect weather extends beyond breezy beach trips and scenic hikes. Conditions in Nipomo are ideal for gardening, and locals show off their green thumbs with stunning beds of vivid flowers and homegrown produce.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Jocko’s leaves the frills to the new guys who need to prove themselves — this long-established steakhouse is a Nipomo landmark. Guests come from miles away to enjoy the succulent steaks and top-notch cuisine. The laid-back atmosphere and red oak coal grilling have locals lining up for a seat at the table. Overlooking the lush course at Monarch Dunes Golf Course, The Butterfly Grille pampers guests with superb hospitality and decadent dishes. The fish and chips are a must-try dish, and the classic American cuisine hits the spot after a round on the greens.

The scent of wildflowers along the pathways of DANA Adobe & Cultural Center is intoxicating and sets the stage for a trip into the past. This small museum and educational center is housed in one of the region’s oldest adobe structures and features exhibits and tours celebrating California’s Rancho history.

Vintage vibes bring old-fashioned fun at the Nipomo Swap Meet & Fleamarket. This retro-style market is the Central Coast’s largest swap meet and features antiques, entertainment, fresh produce, and the perfect setting for treasure hunting.

Things to Do 

The sounds of summer waft on the soft breeze during the summer concert series at Blacklake Golf Resort. The expansive lawn is dotted with lawn chairs and picnic baskets as Nipomo residents come out to soak up the sunshine and the dulcet tones of live music. Monarch Dunes Golf Club joins Blacklake Resort as a top-ranking golf course for the Nipomo area and shares in the glory of the region’s celebrated golf tournaments. The Annual Nipomo City Amateur Championship invites golfers to take a swing at the coveted title. The Nipomo Veterans of Foreign Wars Golf Challenge offers golf enthusiasts a chance to play for a good cause.

The Nipomo community takes care of its own, and Jack’s Helping Hand is a shining example of community service. The incredible programs at this social services organization assist children with special needs or cancer, offering customized swimming and horseback riding programs, medical and financial assistance, and a strong support group.

The legendary Paso Robles Event Center is home to California’s famous Mid-State Fair, an epic 12-day celebration held at the end of July. The top names in music entertain the crowd, while kids and adults get in on old-fashioned fun with games, races, pie-baking contests, horse shows, and an outstanding variety of food. Engines rev, and excitement builds at the Santa Maria Speedway. Grab a front-row seat to watch the competitive race car driving and let yourself get swept up in the action.


Served by the Lucia Mar Unified School District, Nipomo residents enjoy access to several excellent public schools and academic institutions, including:


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Overview for Nipomo, CA

235 people live in Nipomo, where the median age is 35 and the average individual income is $31,086. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Nipomo, CA

Nipomo has 65 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Nipomo do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 235 people call Nipomo home. The population density is 50,168.52 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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