Morro Bay

Morro Bay is a true gem on the central coast that maintains a busy fishing trade.

Welcome to Morro Bay

A Family-friendly beach town with miles of white sand and surf to explore, Morro Bay is a true gem on the central coast that maintains a busy fishing trade. With Morro Rock, an extinct volcanic peak, as the backdrop to almost every vista on the horizon, the landmark has “peaked” the interest of residents and visitors alike. The Embarcadero is filled with shops, art galleries, wine tasting, amazing restaurants and even a chance to sample the catch-of-the-day from local fisherman coming in from the deep Pacific Ocean in this working fishing town. There’s always something to do in Morro Bay, including kayaking, sailing, stand-up paddle boarding, surfing and flying kites on the beach. The little town of Morro Bay is truly one of a kind.
 
 

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

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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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

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 Baby'O Cafe, Bear City Social, and Myndful Meals.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.27 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.72 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.95 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.15 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.89 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.24 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
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