Pacifica Tourism, California

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Pacifica is a city in San Mateo County, California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean between San Francisco and Half Moon Bay.


Pacifica is a city in the state of California and is located just 15 minutes south of San Francisco. City of Pacifica is a famous tourist destination among regional and international traveller and is known for its natural beauty, beaches and boho style. Some of the most famous beaches in Pacifica are Sharp Park Beach, Linda Mar Beach (Pacifica State Beach), and Rockaway Beach. Things to do in Pacifica are: Enjoying beach activities like surfing, fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, scuba diving, playing beach volleyball, swimming or sun-bathing; Recreational sport activities like golf, bowling, or archery; Hiking along its beautiful mountains overlooking the oceans; Enjoying tasty sea-food and wine at a local restaurant; Going on a scenic ride on one of Pacifica's highways; and spending a relaxing day at the spa.


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Facts and Stats for Pacifica*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pacifica

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

    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Pacifica: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 10 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 60 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40 (Moderate)
  • Living in Pacifica - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 68.13 (High)
    • Pollution Index 6.9 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 55 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 88.75 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.5 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.76 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 146.21 (Very High)
    • 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 Pacifica

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 61.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.67 USD

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

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