Moraga, California Population 2021

17,963
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Moraga is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 17,963, it is the 311th largest city in California and the 2023rd largest city in the United States. Moraga is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually and its population has increased by 12.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,016 in 2010. Moraga reached it's highest population of 17,963 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Moraga has a population density of 1,898 people per square mile.

The average household income in Moraga is $205,195 with a poverty rate of 4.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,128 per month, and the median house value is $1.14 Mn. The median age in Moraga is 43.2 years, 44 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.8 males.

Moraga Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Moraga was:

  • White: 74.27%
  • Asian: 16.20%
  • Two or more races: 6.01%
  • Other race: 1.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.07%
  • Black or African American: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0.17%
The current population of Moraga, California is 17,963, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,693.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,016.

Moraga, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,02774.27%
Asian2,84116.20%
Two or More Races1,0546.01%
Some Other Race2781.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1881.07%
Black or African American1210.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.17%
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Moraga Population by Race

Moraga Population Pyramid 2021

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Moraga Median Age

43.2


Total

44


Male

42


Female

Moraga Adults

There are 13,770 adults, (3,734 of whom are seniors) in Moraga.

Moraga Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Moraga Sex Ratio

Female

9,289

52.96%

Male

8,250

47.04%

Moraga Population by Age

Moraga Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Moraga Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All82.4%17.6%
Female69.8%30.2%
Non Family67.5%32.5%
Male52.2%47.8%

82.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moraga Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8672.6682.4
Married3,9073.1889.7
Non Family1,5131.3167.5
Female4012.6769.8
Male462.4852.2

3.11

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Moraga Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade150.14%
9th to 12th Grade650.59%
High School Graduate7496.82%
Some College1,37112.49%
Associates Degree6936.31%
Bachelors Degree4,24038.62%
Graduate Degree3,84635.03%
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Moraga Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moraga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,3108,2546,255
Asian1,7901,7901,370
Hispanic502486252
Multiple Races304304153
Other Race12211375
Islander969635
Black332514
Native American1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.54%.

Moraga Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$81,017$130,398$51,500
Less Than High School$29,432$$
High School Grad$16,117$26,053$15,691
Some College$37,055$36,610$42,386
Bachelors Degree$87,279$160,388$43,362
Graduate Degree$120,027$168,068$85,139

$81,017

Average Earnings

$130,398

Average Male

$51,500

Average Female

Moraga Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moraga Language by Age

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Moraga Language

78.85% of Moraga residents speak only English, while 21.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.11% of the population.

Moraga Language

Moraga Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,4353963.46%
Asian2,5491937.57%
Hispanic840576.79%
Black3313.03%

4.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.61%

Male Poverty Rate

4.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moraga

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moraga is Asian, with 7.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moraga is Black, with 3.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.62%.

Moraga Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College5.02%
High School4.99%
Bachelors or Greater3.65%
Less Than High School0.00%

Moraga Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed10.29%
Male Employed3.40%
Female Employed1.78%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Moraga Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moraga Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$140,378$205,195
Families$186,500$244,495
Married Families$204,081-
Non Families$65,275$90,643
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Income by Household Type

Moraga Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Moraga Married by Age and Sex

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Moraga Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Moraga Marital Status by Race

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Moraga Marital Status

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820

Number of Veterans

784

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam334
Korea175
World War II63
First Gulf War44
Second Gulf War8

Moraga Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+507
65 to 74189
55 to 6469
35 to 5455
18 to 34

Moraga Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7677.42%
Asian311.37%
Hispanic201.81%
2 or More152.28%
Black75.79%

Moraga Veterans by Race

Moraga Veterans by Education

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2.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moraga Veterans by Education

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55.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Moraga Employment by Age

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Moraga Employment by Race

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Moraga Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.25%

Born in California

85.21%

Native Born

14.79%

Foreign Born

4.42%

Non Citizen

10.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.21% of Moraga residents were born in the United States, with 52.25% having been born in California. 4.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Moraga Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,963900.50%
202017,873900.51%
201917,783900.51%
201817,693930.53%
201717,6001590.91%
201617,4412211.28%
201517,2202271.34%
201416,9932401.43%
201316,7532771.68%
201216,4761681.03%
201116,3082511.56%
201016,057-233-0.14%
200016,2904380.27%
199015,8528380.54%
198015,0140.00%

Moraga Population by Year