Morro Bay

Morro Bay

Ocean-view homes on a hill to single-family residences in a beachy neighborhood.

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Welcome to Morro Bay

This coastal town is home to the famous Morro Bay Rock, which is one of the 7 Sisters here on the Central Coast, where you can kayak for hours, go boating, fishing, or bird watching in the estuary. You can also stroll for hours on the beach, enjoy the Morro Bay Museum of Natural History, take a short drive to Montaña de Oro for some sightseeing, or simply relax by the seaside. There is a wide range of housing from ocean-view homes on a hill to single-family residences in a beachy neighborhood or gorgeous private estates. If you are a nature lover, you will love Morro Bay!

Overview for Morro Bay, CA

10,785 people live in Morro Bay, where the median age is 51.3 and the average individual income is $48,058. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,785

Total Population

51.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$48,058

Average individual Income

Around Morro Bay, CA

There's plenty to do around Morro Bay, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

12
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
35
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bear City Social, Myndful Meals, and Shawn Hadley - Bodymind Therapy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.72 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.95 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.03 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.36 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.15 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.57 miles 24 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Morro Bay, CA

Morro Bay has 4,884 households, with an average household size of 2.18. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Morro Bay do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,785 people call Morro Bay home. The population density is 2,024.71 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,785

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

51.3

Median Age

48.8 / 51.2%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
4,884

Total Households

2.18

Average Household Size

$48,058

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Morro Bay, CA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Morro Bay. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Del Mar Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
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