Morro Bay is a city located in San Luis Obispo County California. Morro Bay has a 2020 population of 10,495. Morro Bay is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually but its population has increased by 2.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,244 in 2010.
The average household income in Morro Bay is $82,964 with a poverty rate of 10.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,560 per month, and the median house value is $607,300. The median age in Morro Bay is 50.8 years, 45.9 years for males, and 55.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Morro Baywas:
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 2+ races people with a rate of 67.21%.
89.38% of Morro Bay residents speak only English, while 10.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.19% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Morro Bay is Black, with 92.59% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Morro Bay is Hispanic, with 5.16% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.60%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.06%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Morro Bay
94.76% of Morro Bay residents were born in the United States, with 67.14% having been born in California. 2.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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