|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Morro Bay is 10,779. Morro Bay, California is the 2,970th largest city in the US.
Morro Bay is located entirely in San Luis Obispo County.
The current population of Morro Bay (10,779) is it's peak population.
Morro Bay has grown 3.7% since the 2000. Morro Bay, California's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Morro Bay has a population density of 1,929.9 people per square mile.
|2964||Campton Hills, Illinois||10,836||18.1%|
|2966||Manville, New Jersey||10,812||5.3%|
|2970||Morro Bay, California||10,779||3.7%|
|2971||Mount Kisco, New York||10,777||7.6%|
|2974||Essex Junction, Vermont||10,748||24.9%|
|2976||Corning, New York||10,738||-0.7%|
The total voting age population of Morro Bay, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,855. The voting age population is 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 31.0% of the residents of Morro Bay are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Morro Bay are 88.4% White, 3.6% Asian, 3.3% Two or more races, 2.3% Other, 1.3% Black and 1.2% American Indian. Additionally, 11.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Morro Bay, 11.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.1%. On a per-household basis, 8.7% of families are below the poverty line in Morro Bay.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.8% of Morro Bay residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.0% of Morro Bay residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 40.8% have a bachelor's degree and 18.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Morro Bay residents aged 5 and older, 10.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Morro Bay is 7.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Morro Bay, 20.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Morro Bay is $68,262.
In Morro Bay, 59.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.9% of housing units in Morro Bay.
Of all the housing units in Morro Bay, 5.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Morro Bay, 14.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 940 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Morro Bay is $1,560.
In Morro Bay, 83.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.