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   (County: San Luis Obispo County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Morro Bay City, California give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Morro Bay City, California)

Male:

Under 5 years : 142

5 to 9 years : 179

10 to 14 years : 215

15 to 17 years : 194

18 and 19 years : 118

20 years : 132

21 years : 97

22 to 24 years : 190

25 to 29 years : 164

30 to 34 years : 167

35 to 39 years : 210

40 to 44 years : 254

45 to 49 years : 331

50 to 54 years : 341

55 to 59 years : 410

60 and 61 years : 159

62 to 64 years : 238

65 and 66 years : 149

67 to 69 years : 205

70 to 74 years : 407

75 to 79 years : 250

80 to 84 years : 286

85 years and over : 309

Female:

Under 5 years : 170

5 to 9 years : 77

10 to 14 years : 159

15 to 17 years : 150

18 and 19 years : 41

20 years : 86

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 93

25 to 29 years : 158

30 to 34 years : 114

35 to 39 years : 184

40 to 44 years : 197

45 to 49 years : 300

50 to 54 years : 597

55 to 59 years : 463

60 and 61 years : 174

62 to 64 years : 176

65 and 66 years : 133

67 to 69 years : 196

70 to 74 years : 379

75 to 79 years : 290

80 to 84 years : 455

85 years and over : 561


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Morro Bay City, California)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,488

Multiple ancestry : 2,926

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 1,886


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Morro Bay City, California)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 8,920

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 117

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 671

Not a U.S. citizen : 592


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Morro Bay City, California)

Total:

Under 5 years : 312

5 to 17 years : 974

18 to 24 years : 757

25 to 34 years : 603

35 to 44 years : 845

45 to 54 years : 1,569

55 to 59 years : 873

60 and 61 years : 333

62 to 64 years : 414

65 to 74 years : 1,469

75 years and over : 2,151

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 286

5 to 17 years : 853

18 to 24 years : 450

25 to 34 years : 368

35 to 44 years : 394

45 to 54 years : 909

55 to 59 years : 266

60 and 61 years : 178

62 to 64 years : 217

65 to 74 years : 390

75 years and over : 628

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 17 years : 92

18 to 24 years : 135

25 to 34 years : 91

35 to 44 years : 163

45 to 54 years : 463

55 to 59 years : 498

60 and 61 years : 155

62 to 64 years : 186

65 to 74 years : 826

75 years and over : 1,357

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 29

18 to 24 years : 27

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 32

45 to 54 years : 29

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 145

25 to 34 years : 144

35 to 44 years : 256

45 to 54 years : 168

55 to 59 years : 109

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 11

65 to 74 years : 253

75 years and over : 166


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Morro Bay City, California)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,591

Female : 2,348

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,788

Female : 2,193

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 28

Female : 89

Foreign born:

Male : 740

Female : 523


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Morro Bay City, California)

Born in state of residence : 4,761

Born in other state in the United States : 3,917

Native: born outside the United States : 88

Foreign born : 1,044


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Morro Bay City, California)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,209

Now married, except separated : 2,049

Divorced : 411

Separated : 134

Widowed : 288

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 602

Now married, except separated : 1,697

Divorced : 493

Separated : 98

Widowed : 1,008

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 69

Now married, except separated : 48

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 178

Now married, except separated : 862

Divorced : 94

Separated : 0

Widowed : 118


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Morro Bay City, California)

Speak only English : 8,499

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 254

Speak English less than "very well" : 823

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 58

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 48

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 42

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 26

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 144

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Morro Bay City, California

  • Other Groups: 1,938   (16.5%)
  • German: 1,833   (15.6%)
  • English: 1,672   (14.3%)
  • Irish: 1,628   (13.9%)
  • United States Or American: 507   (4.3%)
  • Italian: 447   (3.8%)
  • Scottish: 424   (3.6%)
  • European: 353   (3.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 337   (2.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 283   (2.4%)
  • Swedish: 273   (2.3%)
  • Dutch: 257   (2.2%)
  • Norwegian: 223   (1.9%)
  • Portuguese: 177   (1.5%)
  • Welsh: 172   (1.5%)
  • Danish: 155   (1.3%)
  • Polish: 117   (1.0%)
  • French Canadian: 100   (0.9%)
  • Russian: 82   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 82   (0.7%)
  • Arab: 78   (0.7%)
  • British: 72   (0.6%)
  • Finnish: 62   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 50   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 45   (0.4%)
  • Scandinavian: 42   (0.4%)
  • Celtic: 35   (0.3%)
  • Iranian: 32   (0.3%)
  • Northern European: 30   (0.3%)
  • Armenian: 26   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 25   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 24   (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 21   (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 21   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 15   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 11   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Basque: 9   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 7   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 7   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Morro Bay City, California is 10,300



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Morro Bay City, California: 5,147
Female Population in Morro Bay City, California: 5,153


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Morro Bay City, California: 52.2
Median Female Resident Age in Morro Bay City, California: 57.9


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of California is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Morro Bay City, California


White


Both sexes

51.6

Male

49.0

Female

53.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

48.5

Male

56.3

Female

44.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

46.0

Male

47.5

Female

42.5

Asian


Both sexes

42.8

Male

38.0

Female

45.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

58.5

Male

56.5

Female

60.5

Other


Both sexes

27.2

Male

26.6

Female

27.7

Two or More Races


Both sexes

24.6

Male

21.5

Female

27.1

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

28.6

Male

27.6

Female

30.1

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

53.4

Male

51.2

Female

55.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Morro Bay City, California


  • White: 9,810
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 62
  • Asian: 291
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 84
  • Two or More Races: 53



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Morro Bay City, California citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Morro Bay City, California

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 11   (0.31%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 12   (0.34%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 51   (1.45%)
  • 9th Grade: 45   (1.28%)
  • 10th Grade: 68   (1.93%)
  • 11th Grade: 42   (1.19%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 69   (1.96%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 777   (22.03%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 375   (10.63%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 696   (19.73%)
  • Associate Degree: 336   (9.53%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 642   (18.2%)
  • Master's Degree: 266   (7.54%)
  • Professional School Degree: 102   (2.89%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 35   (0.99%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 19   (0.43%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 34   (0.78%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 77   (1.76%)
  • 9th Grade: 45   (1.03%)
  • 10th Grade: 82   (1.87%)
  • 11th Grade: 76   (1.73%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 117   (2.67%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,123   (25.62%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 403   (9.19%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 929   (21.19%)
  • Associate Degree: 328   (7.48%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 717   (16.35%)
  • Master's Degree: 330   (7.53%)
  • Professional School Degree: 73   (1.67%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 31   (0.71%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Morro Bay City, California

  • Del Mar Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 501 Sequoia St., Morro Bay, CA 93442, Phone: (805) 771-1858, Students: 427 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Morro Bay City, California

  • Morro Bay High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 235 Atascadero Rd., Morro Bay, CA 93442, Phone: (805) 771-1845, Students: 956 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Morro Bay City, California

  • Central Coast Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 600 Quintana Road, Morro Bay, CA 93442, Phone: (805) 772-9317, Students: 1 )

  • Heartland Christian Academy


    ( Grades: .-., Location: Po Box 1674, Morro Bay, CA 93443, Phone: (805) 995-1941, )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Morro Bay City, California

  • Morro Bay Library


    625 Harbor St., Morro Bay, CA 93442

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Morro Bay City, California


  • Central Coast Maritime Museum Association


    Po Box 1775, Morro Bay, CA 93442

  • Central Coast Natural History Association


    20 State Park Rd, Morro Bay, CA 93442

  • Historical Society Of Morro Bay


    Po Box 921, Morro Bay, CA 93442

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Morro Bay City, California affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Morro Bay City, California.

Area Features of Morro Bay City, California


Area


(1) Chorro Delta  

Bay


(1) Estero De Limantour  

Beach


(1) Morro Rock Beach  

Building


(1) California Department Of Forestry And Fire Protection Station 11 Cayucos   (2) California Department Of Forestry And Fire Protection Station 14 Morro Torro   (3) Morro Bay Branch San Luis Obispo City-county Library   (4) Morro Bay Community Center   (5) Morro Bay Fire Department Station 1   (6) Morro Bay Fire Department Station 2   (7) Morro Bay Museum Of Natural History   (8) Morro Bay Police Department   (9) Morro Bay Power Plant   (10) Veterans Memorial Building  

Cape


(1) Fairbank Point  

Cemetery


(1) Quintana Cemetery  

Church


(1) Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church   (2) Church Of Christ   (3) Estero Bay United Methodist Church   (4) First Baptist Church   (5) First Christian Church   (6) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (7) Morro Bay Assembly Of God Church   (8) Morro Bay Christian Center   (9) Morro Bay Foursquare Church   (10) Morro Bay Presbyterian Church   (11) Saint Peters By The Sea Episcopal Church   (12) Saint Timothys Roman Catholic Church   (13) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (14) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints  

Civil


(1) City Of Morro Bay   (2) Moro Y Cayucos   (3) San Bernardo   (4) San Luisito  

Flat


(1) Quail Flat  

Locale


(1) Black Mountain Golf Course   (2) Cerro Alto Campground   (3) Chorro Willows Camp Ground   (4) Morro Bay Boat Launch   (5) Morro Bay State Park Headquarters   (6) Morro Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant   (7) North T Pier   (8) South T Pier  

Mine


(1) Castro Mine  

Park


(1) Anchor Street Park   (2) Atascadero State Beach   (3) Del Mar Park   (4) Dunes Street Park   (5) Lila Keiser Park   (6) Morro Bay State Park   (7) Tidelands Park  

Populated Place


(1) Morro Bay  

Post Office


(1) Morro Bay Post Office  

Reserve


(1) Heron Rookery Natural Preserve   (2) Morro Rock Natural Preserve  

Ridge


(1) Park Ridge  

School


(1) Banning School   (2) Del Mar Elementary School   (3) Fairview School   (4) Morro Bay High School   (5) Morro Elementary School   (6) Mountain View School Historical  

Spring


(1) Bello Spring  

Stream


(1) Alva Paul Creek   (2) East Fork Morro Creek   (3) Little Morro Creek   (4) Morro Creek   (5) San Bernardo Creek   (6) San Luisito Creek   (7) Smith Creek   (8) Toro Creek  

Summit


(1) Black Hill   (2) Cerro Alto   (3) Cerro Cabrillo   (4) Coyote Point   (5) Dark Range Peak   (6) Hollister Peak   (7) Morro Rock   (8) Rusty Peak  

Tower


(1) Kbai-am Morro Bay  

Trail


(1) Black Hill Trail   (2) Turtle Rock Trail  

Valley


(1) Sycamore Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Morro Bay City, California

93442 (pop. 10,891)


Cities Nearby Morro Bay City, California

Baywood-los Osos Cdp, CA  (pop. 15,112) 4.4 Miles
Cayucos Cdp, CA  (pop. 3,237) 4.6 Miles
Atascadero City, CA  (pop. 28,818) 12.5 Miles
San Luis Obispo Ccd, CA  (pop. 59,490) 12.9 Miles
San Luis Obispo City, CA  (pop. 45,867) 12.9 Miles
Templeton Cdp, CA  (pop. 5,535) 14.5 Miles
Cambria Cdp, CA  (pop. 6,394) 17.9 Miles
Pismo Beach City, CA  (pop. 8,541) 19.7 Miles
El Paso De Robles (paso Robles) City, CA  (pop. 30,486) 19.8 Miles
Paso Robles Ccd, CA  (pop. 47,354) 22.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Morro Bay City, California

805



Elevation in Morro Bay City, California is 39.0 ft. (12.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Morro Bay City, California

Lat: 35.379043 N        Long: -120.853354 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Morro Bay City, California need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In California

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
  Total Electric Industry 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
  Total Electric Industry 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
  Total Electric Industry 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 4.10 3.65 3.00 3.28 0.00 3.28
  Full-Service Providers 10.71 10.05 7.16 4.16 0.00 9.34
  Total Electric Industry 10.64 9.44 6.27 4.15 0.00 8.75
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 13.64 7.82 6.78 9.36 0.00 7.63
  Full-Service Providers 10.85 10.55 7.22 4.79 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.89 10.25 7.14 4.87 0.00 9.47
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.48 1.35 2.08 2.09 0.00 1.67
  Energy-Only Providers 13.21 8.02 7.49 10.78 0.00 8.21
  Full-Service Providers 12.08 12.41 9.54 8.47 0.00 11.41
  Total Electric Industry 12.09 12.15 9.23 8.48 0.00 11.22
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.80 3.57 2.17 5.73 0.00 2.95
  Energy-Only Providers 8.12 6.00 6.18 17.16 0.00 6.14
  Full-Service Providers 12.63 13.84 10.23 6.53 0.00 12.52
  Total Electric Industry 12.64 13.36 9.81 6.60 0.00 12.19
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.43 3.90 2.72 0.00 0.47 3.33
  Energy-Only Providers 7.41 5.76 6.18 0.00 3.47 5.94
  Full-Service Providers 12.23 12.83 9.79 0.00 7.38 12.05
  Total Electric Industry 12.23 12.48 9.59 0.00 5.80 11.78
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.66 4.31 3.14 0.00 0.50 3.72
  Energy-Only Providers 6.88 5.90 5.95 0.00 3.59 5.90
  Full-Service Providers 12.20 11.81 9.33 0.00 8.03 11.53
  Total Electric Industry 12.20 11.64 9.27 0.00 6.42 11.35
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.42 4.62 3.48 0.00 0.50 4.07
  Energy-Only Providers 9.52 6.83 6.68 0.00 3.95 6.75
  Full-Service Providers 12.49 11.97 9.39 0.00 8.11 11.71
  Total Electric Industry 12.51 11.92 9.55 0.00 6.55 11.63
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.79 4.92 3.54 0.00 0.55 4.27
  Energy-Only Providers 10.57 7.66 7.17 0.00 3.82 7.41
  Full-Service Providers 14.32 12.93 9.95 0.00 7.66 12.92
  Total Electric Industry 14.33 12.90 10.09 0.00 6.29 12.82

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Morro Bay City, California

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 143   (3.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 132   (3.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 95   (2.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 222   (5.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 343   (8.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 546   (13.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 701   (17.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 496   (12.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 249   (6.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 406   (10.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 165   (4.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 62   (1.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 258   (6.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 233   (5.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Morro Bay City, California)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,131

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 326

In 3-person carpool : 29

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 17

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 143

Walked : 283

Other means : 19

Worked at home : 241


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Morro Bay City, California)

Less than 5 minutes : 231

5 to 9 minutes : 908

10 to 14 minutes : 493

15 to 19 minutes : 401

20 to 24 minutes : 622

25 to 29 minutes : 410

30 to 34 minutes : 523

35 to 39 minutes : 82

40 to 44 minutes : 16

45 to 59 minutes : 188

60 to 89 minutes : 41

90 or more minutes : 33


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Morro Bay City, California)

With Social Security income : 1,687

No Social Security income : 2,864


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Morro Bay City, California)

With retirement income : 1,410

No retirement income : 3,141


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Morro Bay City, California)

Less than $10,000 : 62

$10,000 to $14,999 : 38

$15,000 to $19,999 : 137

$20,000 to $24,999 : 211

$25,000 to $29,999 : 58

$30,000 to $34,999 : 168

$35,000 to $39,999 : 98

$40,000 to $44,999 : 157

$45,000 to $49,999 : 90

$50,000 to $59,999 : 349

$60,000 to $74,999 : 380

$75,000 to $99,999 : 256

$100,000 to $124,999 : 213

$125,000 to $149,999 : 124

$150,000 to $199,999 : 197

$200,000 or more : 144


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Morro Bay City, California)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $59,274


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Morro Bay City, California

  • NEW (1060 AM; 10.0 kW; Arroyo Grande, CA; Owner: Hill & Glover Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KXTK (1280 AM; 2.5 kW; Arroyo Grande, CA; Owner: Pacific Coast Media Llc)
  • KYNS (1340 AM; 0.79 kW; San Luis Obispo, CA; Owner: Mapleton License Of San Luis Obispo, Llc)
  • KKJL (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; San Luis Obispo, CA; Owner: San Luis Obispo Broadcasting, Inc)
  • NEW (1580 AM; 1.3 kW; San Luis Obispo, CA; Owner: Amy Meredith)
  • KLFF (890 AM; 5.0 kW; Arroyo Grande, CA; Owner: The Collins Family Trust, Jerry & Catherine Collins,trustees)

FM Radio Stations Near Morro Bay City, California

  • KXDZ (100.5 FM; Atascadero, CA; Owner: Mapleton License Of San Luis Obispo, Llc)
  • KRKC-FM (102.1 FM; Bradley, CA; Owner: King City Communications Corporation)
  • NEW (90.9 FM; Cambria, CA; Owner: Gospel Spots, Inc)
  • KBDH (91.7 FM; Bradley, CA; Owner: Pataphysical Broadcasting Foundation, Inc.)
  • KXTZ (95.3 FM; Pismo Beach, CA; Owner: Mapleton License Of San Luis Obispo, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Morro Bay City, California

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 685  (30.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 512  (22.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 328  (14.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 90  (3.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 413  (18.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 816  (37.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 470  (21.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 758  (34.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 23  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 62 Farms In Morro Bay City, California


(updated 2008)



Banks In Morro Bay City, California

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Rabobank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $14.3m
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 121

Founders Community Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $168.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Heritage Oaks Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 17

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Morro Bay City, California

  • San Luis County Regional


    (about 15.4 miles in San Luis Obispo, California; Airport Code: SBP)

  • San Luis Obispo County Regional


    (about 15.6 miles in San Luis Obispo, California; Airport Code: SBP)

  • Oceano County


    (about 23.2 miles in Oceano, California; Airport Code: WQP)

  • Paso Robles Municipal


    (about 23.9 miles in Adelaide, California; Airport Code: PRB)

  • Santa Maria Public/Capt. G. Allan Hancock Field


    (about 39.7 miles in Orcutt, California; Airport Code: SMX)

  • Vandenberg AFB


    (about 47.5 miles in Lompoc, California; Airport Code: VBG)

  • Lompoc Airport


    (about 53.9 miles in Lompoc, California; Airport Code: LPC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Morro Bay City, California

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.81%

Carpooled

12.20%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.45%

Bicycle

1.09%

Walked

2.88%

Other Means

0.41%

Worked At Home

8.16%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Morro Bay City, California, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Morro Bay City, California)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,065

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 236

Female householder, no husband present : 381

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,720

Householder not living alone : 149


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Morro Bay City, California)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 4

Male householder and female partner : 38

Female householder and female partner : 16

Female householder and male partner : 83

All other households : 4,410


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Morro Bay City, California)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,510

Renter-occupied housing units : 555

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 72

Renter-occupied housing units : 164

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 126

Renter-occupied housing units : 255

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,019

Renter-occupied housing units : 850


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Morro Bay City, California)

Less than $10,000 : 221

$10,000 to $14,999 : 388

$15,000 to $19,999 : 298

$20,000 to $24,999 : 337

$25,000 to $29,999 : 133

$30,000 to $34,999 : 263

$35,000 to $39,999 : 224

$40,000 to $44,999 : 300

$45,000 to $49,999 : 168

$50,000 to $59,999 : 409

$60,000 to $74,999 : 459

$75,000 to $99,999 : 521

$100,000 to $124,999 : 328

$125,000 to $149,999 : 120

$150,000 to $199,999 : 212

$200,000 or more : 170


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Morro Bay City, California)

Total : 6,101


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Morro Bay City, California)

Occupied : 4,551

Vacant : 1,550


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Morro Bay City, California)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Morro Bay City, California)

Built 2005 or later : 51

Built 2000 to 2004 : 644

Built 1990 to 1999 : 565

Built 1980 to 1989 : 709

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,342

Built 1960 to 1969 : 857

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,124

Built 1940 to 1949 : 490

Built 1939 or earlier : 319


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Morro Bay City, California)

Utility gas : 3,823

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 76

Electricity : 555

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 13

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 18

Solar energy : 26

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 40


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Morro Bay City, California)

Less than $10,000 : 50

$10,000 to $14,999 : 13

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 12

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 27

$50,000 to $59,999 : 39

$60,000 to $69,999 : 15

$70,000 to $79,999 : 113

$80,000 to $89,999 : 12

$90,000 to $99,999 : 11

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 15

$150,000 to $174,999 : 38

$175,000 to $199,999 : 24

$200,000 to $249,999 : 11

$250,000 to $299,999 : 48

$300,000 to $399,999 : 263

$400,000 to $499,999 : 269

$500,000 to $749,999 : 1,167

$750,000 to $999,999 : 418

$1,000,000 or more : 182


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Morro Bay City, California)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 71

Home equity loan only : 445

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 927

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,284


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Morro Bay City, California)

Built 2005 or later : $1,000,001

Built 2000 to 2004 : $700,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $696,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $478,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $427,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $609,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $589,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $669,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $522,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Morro Bay City, California: 53.6%

Percentage of Family Households in California: 68.7%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Morro Bay City, California

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 77.64%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 22.36%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Morro Bay City, California

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 52 52 $9,629,153
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

52 52 $9,629,153
2000        
  Single Family 74 74 $15,074,353
  Two Family 2 4 $323,589
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $320,146
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

77 81 $15,718,088
2001        
  Single Family 66 66 $14,222,775
  Two Family 3 6 $626,682
  Three and Four Family 2 6 $623,090
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

71 78 $15,472,547
2002        
  Single Family 31 31 $5,670,291
  Two Family 2 4 $600,150
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $503,667
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 42 $6,774,108
2003        
  Single Family 65 65 $13,070,293
  Two Family 3 6 $789,363
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

68 71 $13,859,656
2004        
  Single Family 36 36 $8,108,887
  Two Family 7 14 $1,699,409
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $434,244
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

44 53 $10,242,540
2005        
  Single Family 40 40 $7,822,055
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 3 10 $1,447,460
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

43 50 $9,269,515
2006        
  Single Family 35 35 $6,937,135
  Two Family 3 6 $1,047,700
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $398,815
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

39 44 $8,383,650


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Morro Bay City, CA): $34,379
Median Household Income In 2000 (California): $47,493


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Morro Bay City): $231,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (California): $198,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Morro Bay City): $697
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (California): $747


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Morro Bay City, California

Utility Gas: 79.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.8%
Electricity: 14.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.7%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Morro Bay City, California are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Morro Bay City, California

Bestcare Central Coast Hha


     Address: 277 South St Ste W, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 1/30/1997

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 3220 S Higuera St Ste 101, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/6/1978

Marian Hospital Homecare And Hospice


     Address: 504 E Plaza Dr, Santa Maria, California 93454
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 4/10/1989

Star Care Home Health, Inc


     Address: 10117 Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 203, Mission Hills, California 91345
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/18/2006

M.y. Home Health Inc


     Address: 15306 Devonshire Street Suite A, Mission Hills, California 91345
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/5/1999

Hospitals Close To Morro Bay City, California

French Hospital Medical Center


     Address: 1911 Johnson Ave, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1010 Murray St, San Luis Obispo, California 93405
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Twin Cities Community Hospital


     Address: 1100 Las Tablas Rd, Templeton, California 93465
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Arroyo Grande Community Hospital


     Address: 345 S Halcyon Rd, Arroyo Grande, California 93420
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Marian Medical Center


     Address: 1400 E Church St, Santa Maria, California 93454
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Morro Bay City, California

Bayside Care Center


     Address: 1405 Teresa Dr, Morro Bay, California 93442
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 128
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Danish Care Center


     Address: 10805 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California 93422
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Country Care Convalescent Hospital


     Address: 14900 El Camino Real, Atascadero, California 93422
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Mission View Health Center


     Address: 1425 Woodside Dr, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 111
     Percent Occupied: 69%

Cabrillo Care Center


     Address: 3033 Augusta St, San Luis Obispo, California 93401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 60%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Morro Bay City, California

Name: Diablo Canyon
Address: PO Box 56; Avila Beach, CA 93424
Distance: 16 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Morro Bay City, California

    Retired Workers: 2,025
    Disabled Workers: 300
    Widowers Workers: 270
    Spouses Workers: 170
    Children Workers: 105


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Morro Bay City, California


Charges


Housing & Community Development: $53,000
Parking Facilities: $4,000
Parks & Recreation: $444,000
Sewerage: $1,569,000
Sea And Inland Port Facilities: $1,214,000
All Other: $813,000


Revenue


Water Utilities: $3,647,000
Transit Utilities: $56,000


Federal Intergovernmental


All Other: $33,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $1,289,000
Highways: $207,000
Housing & Community Development: $63,000
All Other: $974,000
Transit Utilities: $23,000


Local Intergovernmental


Transit Utilities: $56,000


Current Operations


Financial Administration: $1,252,000
Fire Protection: $1,499,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $251,000
Central Staff Services: $826,000
Regular Highways: $437,000
Housing & Community Development: $147,000
Parking Facilities: $17,000
Parks & Recreation: $1,706,000
Police Protection: $2,900,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $770,000
Sewerage: $1,034,000
Sea And Inland Port Facilities: $1,347,000
General - Other: $554,000
Water Utilities: $2,838,000
Transit Utilities: $411,000


Construction


Fire Protection: $152,000
Central Staff Services: $227,000
General: $189,000


Other Capital Outlay


Central Staff: $4,000
Regular Highways: $49,000
Parks & Recreation: $6,000
General - Other: $15,000


General


Interest On Debt: $71,000


Intergovernmental To State


Water Utilities: $1,440,000


Tax


Property: $1,983,000
Total General Sales: $1,784,000
Public Utilities: $676,000
Other Selective Sales: $1,806,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $206,000
Other License: $268,000
Documentary & Stock Transfer: $79,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $21,000
Interest Earnings: $258,000
Fines & Forfeits: $81,000
Rents: $85,000
General Revenue, Nec: $1,095,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $985,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $9,477,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $7,061,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $1,530,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,594,000


(updated 2006)



San Luis Obispo County, California Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 45.52%
  • Bush & Cheney 52.69%
  • Other 1.79%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Morro Bay City, California citizens.

Relocation to San Luis Obispo County, CA

6.77 % of San Luis Obispo County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $54,088

California Average 5.75 %

0.07 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $20,500

California Average 0.21 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to San Luis Obispo County, CA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Santa Barbara County , CA 0.82 % ($46,870 AGI )
  • Los Angeles County , CA 0.65 % ($69,229 AGI )
  • Fresno County , CA 0.29 % ($45,656 AGI )

Relocation away from San Luis Obispo County, CA

6.83 % of San Luis Obispo County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $47,406

California Average 6.27 %

0.06 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $34,704

California Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from San Luis Obispo County, CA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Santa Barbara County , CA 0.78 % ($83,550 AGI )
  • Los Angeles County , CA 0.47 % ($41,148 AGI )
  • San Diego County , CA 0.30 % ($35,034 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in California

Low Bracket: $6,827 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $44,815 (9.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in California

7.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Morro Bay City, California is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Morro Bay City, California directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Morro Bay City, California

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 3 4 4 2 1 4 3 2 2 1 3 0 3
    per 100,000 28 37 38 19 10 39 30 19 19 10 29 0 29
Robbery 1 0 0 2 0 4 2 3 2 1 2 4 1
    per 100,000 9 0 0 19 0 39 20 29 19 10 19 38 10
Assault 42 20 22 15 15 15 16 14 16 27 15 17 27
    per 100,000 398 186 207 143 145 146 158 136 155 260 145 163 259
Burglary 30 53 54 39 32 47 39 61 35 37 28 44 57
    per 100,000 285 494 509 372 308 456 386 595 339 356 270 422 547
Larceny Theft 163 132 150 139 132 109 97 122 124 120 113 92 105
    per 100,000 1,546 1,230 1,413 1,325 1,272 1,058 960 1,189 1,201 1,156 1,091 883 1,008
Vehicle Theft 9 12 4 9 13 11 17 7 4 14 3 4 9
    per 100,000 85 112 38 86 125 107 168 68 39 135 29 38 86
Arson 3 0 3 0 3 2 9 1 2 0 0 2 1
    per 100,000 28 0 28 0 29 19 89 10 19 0 0 19 10
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
12 6 7 5 4 6 5 5 5 7 5 5 8
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
51 49 53 47 45 42 41 48 41 43 36 36 43
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
31 28 30 26 25 24 23 26 23 25 21 20 25


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In California

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
102,616 86,846 87,706 66,041 63,500 86,912 123,821 0 80,848 82,147


(updated 2014)



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