Moss Beach, California Population 2022

3,236
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Moss Beach is a city located in San Mateo County California. With a 2020 population of 3,236, it is the 757th largest city in California and the 8491st largest city in the United States. Moss Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,214 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Moss Beach has a population density of 1,442 people per square mile.

The average household income in Moss Beach is $177,943 with a poverty rate of 8.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,120 per month, and the median house value is $963,400. The median age in Moss Beach is 42.9 years, 44.1 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Moss Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Moss Beachwas:

  • White: 81.96%
  • Two or more races: 8.79%
  • Other race: 4.25%
  • Asian: 3.70%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Black or African American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Moss Beach, California is 3,236 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,214.

Moss Beach, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,81681.96%
Black or African American180.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.79%
Asian1273.70%
Some Other Race1464.25%
Two or More Races3028.79%
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Moss Beach Population by Race

Moss Beach Population Pyramid 2022

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Moss Beach Median Age

43.4


Total

45


Male

41.1


Female

Moss Beach Adults

There are 2,458 adults, (610 of whom are seniors) in Moss Beach.

Moss Beach Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Moss Beach Sex Ratio

Female

1,725

50.20%

Male

1,711

49.80%

Moss Beach Population by Age

Moss Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Moss Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Non Family85.6%14.4%
All81.2%18.8%
Married80.6%19.4%
Male0%100%

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moss Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1692.8381.2
Married7003.7180.6
Male331.730
Female822.78100
Non Family3541.285.6

3.4

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Moss Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1054.54%
9th to 12th Grade1968.47%
High School Graduate28712.41%
Some College31813.75%
Associates Degree1134.89%
Bachelors Degree79034.15%
Graduate Degree50421.79%
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Moss Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moss Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4421,4331,027
Asian12712772
2+ Races16511773
Other Race887224
Hispanic534309122
Black1818
Native American278

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 71.22%.

Moss Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,882$107,991$26,858
Less Than 9th Grade$38,213$38,674$37,747
High School Graduate$42,644$$26,172
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$80,217$133,750$
Graduate Degree$68,259$195,179$

$43,882

Average Earnings

$107,991

Average Male

$26,858

Average Female

Moss Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moss Beach Language by Age

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Moss Beach Language

69.70% of Moss Beach residents speak only English, while 30.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.98% of the population.

Moss Beach Language

Moss Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native27829.63%
Multiple3027123.51%
Hispanic90810411.45%
White1,9871025.13%
OtherNaN%

8.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.32%

Male Poverty Rate

14.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moss Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moss Beach is Native, with 29.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moss Beach is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.62%.

Moss Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.45%
High School14.83%
Some College11.22%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Moss Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.49%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Moss Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moss Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$110,540$153,614
Families$149,141$184,294
Married Families$151,538-
Non Families$71,300$74,406
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Income by Household Type

Moss Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Moss Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Moss Beach 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.

Moss Beach Marital Status by Race

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Moss Beach Marital Status

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108

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War4
Vietnam79
Korea7
World War II

Moss Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 6416
65 to 7479
75+13

Moss Beach Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White894.43%
Black422.22%
Other Race32.68%
2+ Races127.27%
Hispanic152.69%

Moss Beach Veterans by Race

Moss Beach Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moss Beach Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Moss Beach Employment by Age

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Moss Beach Employment by Race

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Moss Beach 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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51.48%

Born in Moss Beach

78.06%

Native Born

21.94%

Foreign Born

12.25%

Non Citizen

9.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.06% of Moss Beach residents were born in the United States, with 51.48% having been born in California. 12.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Moss Beach Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103,1030.00%
20113,114110.35%
20123,125110.35%
20133,136110.35%
20143,147110.35%
20153,158110.35%
20163,169110.35%
20173,180110.35%
20183,191110.35%
20193,202110.34%
20203,214120.37%
20213,225110.34%
20223,236110.34%

Moss Beach Population by Year