Morro Bay, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Morro Bay, California Info Snack

Population
10,592
Unemployment
9.6%
Poverty
8.6%
Median Home
$651,400
Median Income
$73,864
Median Rent
$1,579

Morro Bay SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Morro Bay, CA Crime Report

205
Total Crimes
1,938.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-17.38%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Morro Bay
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 205 1,938.2 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 46 434.9 442.0 387.8
Murder 1 9.5 5.6 6.5
Robbery 3 28.4 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 41 387.6 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 159 1,503.3 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 32 302.5 369.7 314.2
Larceny 120 1,134.5 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 7 66.2 427.6 246.0

Morro Bay, CA Cost Of Living

149
Morro Bay's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Morro Bay California National Average
Overall 149 140 100
Services 101 112 100
Groceries 101 113 100
Health 110 115 100
Housing 229 198 100
Transportation 130 134 100
Utilities 169 126 100

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Rankings for Morro Bay in California

Map Of Morro Bay, CA

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Population over time in Morro Bay

Year Population % Change
2020 10,592 0.0%
2019 10,592 0.2%
2018 10,568 0.5%
2017 10,519 0.5%
2016 10,471 0.8%
2015 10,383 0.6%
2014 10,322 0.4%
2013 10,282 0.2%
2012 10,263 0.1%
2011 10,255 -

Race / Ethnicity in Morro Bay

White
78.7% (8,332)
African American
0.1% (8)
American Indian
0.2% (25)
Asian
5.3% (565)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.7% (286)
Hispanic
13.0% (1,376)
Race Morro Bay CA USA
White 78.7% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 0.1% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 5.3% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.7% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 13.0% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Morro Bay

Female
52.8% (5,594)
Male
47.2% (4,998)
Gender Morro Bay CA USA
Female 52.8% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (317)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (529)
High School / GED
12.0% (1,271)
Some College
28.0% (2,965)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (847)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (2,330)
Master's Degree
17.0% (1,800)
Professional Degree
3.0% (317)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (211)
Education Morro Bay CA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 12.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 28.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 17.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Morro Bay, California

Less than $10,000
3.0% (31,320)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (60,231)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.4% (78,848)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.0% (74,030)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (117,177)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (173,466)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.1% (159,668)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.8% (220,776)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.1% (53,879)
$200,000 or more
8.5% (89,799)
Income Morro Bay CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.4% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.0% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.1% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.8% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.1% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 8.5% 13.3% 8.3%

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