Living in Morro Bay, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-07

Morro Bay SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Morro Bay, CA Crime Report

171
Total Crimes
1,599.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-37.73%
Below National Average

Morro Bay, CA Cost Of Living

151
Morro Bay's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average

Morro Bay, California Info Snack

Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 10,234, down from 10,350 at the 2000 census.
Population
10,592
Unemployment
7.2%
Poverty
9.8%
Median Home
$582,400
Median Income
$66,404
Median Rent
$1,464

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Rankings for Morro Bay in California

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4

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Map Of Morro Bay, CA

Population over time in Morro Bay

Year Population % Change
2017 10,592 0.2%
2016 10,568 0.5%
2015 10,519 0.5%
2014 10,471 0.8%
2013 10,383 0.6%
2012 10,322 0.4%
2011 10,282 0.2%
2010 10,263 0.1%
2009 10,255 -
Crime/100k Morro Bay CA USA
Violent Crime 336.7 447.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 37.4 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 271.2 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 1262.6 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 149.6 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1056.9 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 56.1 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Morro Bay

White
80.3% (8,510)
African American
1.1% (117)
American Indian
0.7% (75)
Asian
2.6% (279)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.0% (210)
Hispanic
13.2% (1,401)
Race Morro Bay CA USA
White 80.3% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 1.1% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.7% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 2.6% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.2% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Morro Bay, California

Less than $10,000
3.4% (36,249)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.7% (92,613)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.8% (82,446)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.6% (59,016)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (149,640)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (201,141)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (143,893)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.8% (177,933)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.2% (76,257)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (40,007)
Income Morro Bay CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.4% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.7% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.8% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.6% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.8% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.2% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Morro Bay

Female
51.2% (5,423)
Male
48.8% (5,169)
Gender Morro Bay CA USA
Female 51.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Morro Bay for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (317)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (423)
High School / GED
19.0% (2,012)
Some College
27.0% (2,859)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (847)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (2,224)
Master's Degree
12.0% (1,271)
Professional Degree
3.0% (317)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (317)
Education Morro Bay CA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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