Castroville Tourism

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Castroville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Monterey County, California, United States. At the time of the 2010 census the population was 6,481. The site of the community was originally part of Rancho Bolsa Nueva y Moro Cojo, a 30,901-acre (125.05 km2) Mexican land grant given in 1844 by Manuel Micheltorena, Governor of Alta California, to María Antonia Pico de Castro. After the 1848 cession of California to the United States following the Mexican-American War, Juan Bautista Castro, son of María Antonia Pico de Castro, founded Castroville in 1863. Castroville is known for its artichoke crop and for the annual Castroville Artichoke Festival, leading to its nickname as the "Artichoke Center of the World".

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Castroville in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Castroville like a local. After your splendid visit to Castroville, you can proceed to an important near-by city of San Francisco. San Francisco is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Bridge. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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- Know before you go to Castroville

Facts and Stats for Castroville*

  • Pollution Statistics in Castroville

    Know the pollution level of Castroville before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 37.5 (Low)
  • Castroville: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Castroville for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Castroville.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 65 (High)
    • Car Stealing 70 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 80 (Very High)
    • Attacks 55 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 30 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 65 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 70 (High)
  • Living in Castroville - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 33.75 (Low)
    • Climate Index 95.62 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 10.34 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.5 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Castroville

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Castroville

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

* Some of the data on this page is powered by Numbeo
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