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Total population: 10,391 (All urban)

Morro Bay,CA index of house prices


Houses: 6,286 (5,006 occupied: 2,778 owner occupied, 2,228 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

45%
State:

40%

Housing density: 1219 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $361,782.


Median contract rent in 2009: $950 (lower quartile is $613, upper quartile is $1,311)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,578


Median gross rent in Morro Bay, CA in 2009: $1,048


Housing units in Morro Bay with a mortgage: 1,293 (126 second mortgage, 151 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 984


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $79,313


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $40,060


Median monthly housing costs: $1,010





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Morro Bay, California Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $505,184 (it was $231,400 in 2000)
Morro Bay:

$505,184
California:

$384,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $354,289 - $666,449

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $579,701
Here:

$579,701
State:

$521,364

Townhouses or other attached units: $181,664
Here:

$181,664
State:

$436,871

In 2-unit structures: $137,412
Here:

$137,412
State:

$634,434

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,173,832
Here:

$1,173,832
State:

$443,730

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,025,748
Here:

$1,025,748
State:

$418,318

Mobile homes: $75,240
Here:

$75,240
State:

$59,450

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $3,116
Here:

$3,116
State:

$63,652

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,114
  • In family households: 7,121 (1,896 male householders, 726 female householders)
    2,013 spouses, 1,818 children (1,692 natural, 54 adopted, 72 stepchildren), 64 grandchildren, 87 brothers or sisters, 40 parents, 167 other relatives, 310 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,993 (964 male householders (689 living alone)), 1,459 female householders (1,275 living alone)), 570 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 194 (185 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,587 2-persons, 524 3-persons, 347 4-persons, 95 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,964 1-person, 370 2-persons, 79 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

954 married couples with children.
439 single-parent households (127 men, 312 women).

88.3% of residents of Morro Bay speak English at home.
9.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 740 (7.2%)
(47.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.1
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

3.5

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Morro Bay, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 116
  • 3 rooms: 269
  • 4 rooms: 514
  • 5 rooms: 761
  • 6 rooms: 669
  • 7 rooms: 235
  • 8 rooms: 90
  • 9 or more rooms: 98
  • 1 room: 239
  • 2 rooms: 325
  • 3 rooms: 445
  • 4 rooms: 693
  • 5 rooms: 366
  • 6 rooms: 83
  • 7 rooms: 77
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Morro Bay, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 372
  • 2 bedrooms: 999
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,171
  • 4 bedrooms: 198
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
  • no bedroom: 280
  • 1 bedroom: 699
  • 2 bedrooms: 893
  • 3 bedrooms: 311
  • 4 bedrooms: 45
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Morro Bay, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 124
  • 1 vehicle: 1,091
  • 2 vehicles: 1,253
  • 3 vehicles: 200
  • 4 vehicles: 70
  • 5+ vehicles: 40
  • no vehicle: 190
  • 1 vehicle: 1,223
  • 2 vehicles: 573
  • 3 vehicles: 167
  • 4 vehicles: 52
  • 5+ vehicles: 23

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 51
  • 2000 to 2004: 644
  • 1990 to 1999: 565
  • 1980 to 1989: 709
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,342
  • 1960 to 1969: 857
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,124
  • 1940 to 1949: 490
  • 1939 or earlier: 319

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Morro Bay, CA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Morro Bay, CA:

  • Less than $10,000: 36
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 18
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 16
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 0
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 6
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 31
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 26
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 28
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 37
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 25
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 0
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 0
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 16
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 74
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 15
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 17
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 18
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 87
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 164
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 513
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 555
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 708
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 203
  • $1,000,000 or more: 198
 


Morro Bay rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Morro Bay:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 33
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 25
  • $350 to $399: 0
  • $400 to $449: 12
  • $450 to $499: 12
  • $500 to $549: 103
  • $550 to $599: 99
  • $600 to $649: 61
  • $650 to $699: 86
  • $700 to $749: 84
  • $750 to $799: 77
  • $800 to $899: 125
  • $900 to $999: 84
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 225
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 361
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 242
  • $2,000 or more: 60
  • No cash rent: 135
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 189
  • 1990 to 1994: 117
  • 1985 to 1989: 63
  • 1980 to 1984: 108
  • 1975 to 1979: 36
  • 1970 to 1974: 33
  • 1970 to 1974: 25
  • 1965 to 1969: 169


Morro Bay, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 94.3%
Number of people working at home: 360 (8.2% of all workers)


Morro Bay commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 353
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 622
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 690
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 427
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 664
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 282
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 609
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 49
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 69
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 120
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 85
  • 90 or more minutes: 81
 


Morro Bay mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,300 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 538 (12%)
  • Motorcycle: 20 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 48 (1%)
  • Walked: 127 (3%)
  • Other means: 18 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 360 (8%)
 


Morro Bay, CA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 720
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 377
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 393
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 293
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 370
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 410
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 331
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 306
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 225
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 521
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 438
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 305
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 192
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 66
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 77
  • $200,000 or more: 21
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 1701
 German: 1199
 English: 1087
 Irish: 1077
 United States or American: 507
 Italian: 357
 European: 353
 Scottish: 288
 Scotch-Irish: 208
 French (except Basque): 185
 Swedish: 179
 Dutch: 147
 Norwegian: 135
 Portuguese: 132
 Danish: 111
 Polish: 85
 Russian: 73
 British: 72
 Swiss: 61
 Arab:: 60
 French Canadian: 59
 Welsh: 55
 Finnish: 52
 Canadian: 45
 Syrian: 39
 Celtic: 35
 Czech: 32
 Northern European: 30
 Armenian: 26
 Greek: 25
 Scandinavian: 23
 Eastern European: 21
 Hungarian: 16
 Lebanese: 12
 Serbian: 11
 Lithuanian: 10
 Egyptian: 9
 Romanian: 8
 Belgian: 8
 Yugoslavian: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 7
 Basque: 6
 Austrian: 6


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (52%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Hong Kong (4%)
  • France (3%)
  • Korea (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5815
  • Northeast: 731
  • Midwest: 1174
  • South: 945
  • West: 820

46% of Morro Bay residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 51
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 68
  • 11th grade: 42
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 69
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 777
  • Less than 1 year of college: 375
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 696
  • Associate degree: 336
  • Bachelor's degree: 642
  • Master's degree: 266
  • Professional school degree: 102
  • Doctorate degree: 35

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 19
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 34
  • 7th and 8th grade: 77
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 82
  • 11th grade: 76
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 117
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,123
  • Less than 1 year of college: 403
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 929
  • Associate degree: 328
  • Bachelor's degree: 717
  • Master's degree: 330
  • Professional school degree: 73
  • Doctorate degree: 31

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.5%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 6.5%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 4.7%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 6.1%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $43,619
  • Black householders: $66,444
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $42,687
  • Asian householders: $40,150
  • Some other race householders: $60,249
  • Two or more races householders: $25,587
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $50,416
Morro Bay household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Morro Bay household income for Black householders
Morro Bay household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Morro Bay household income for Asian householders
Morro Bay household income for Two or more races householders
Morro Bay household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Morro Bay marital status for males
Morro Bay marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $541,424
  • Black or African American householders: $256,303
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $409,343
  • Asian householders: $433,139
  • Some other race householders: $456,499
  • Two or more races householders: $1,130,660
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $519,156

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,080
  • One, attached: 354
  • Two: 328
  • 3 or 4: 294
  • 5 to 9: 200
  • 10 to 19: 145
  • 20 to 49: 122
  • Mobile homes: 595
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 168

Median worth of mobile homes: $74,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Morro Bay:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Morro Bay
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (84.5%)
  • Electricity (9.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.9%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Utility gas (73.9%)
  • Electricity (20.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

1.1%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

2.5%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

3.3%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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