Morro Bay employment information

IndexMorro BayCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$32,613$29,906$28,555
Median household income$50,914$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$80,082$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$39,382$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$31,275$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$25,708$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level12.4%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Morro Bay is 14% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Morro Bay is 5% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Morro Bay is 19% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Morro Bay is 21% lower than the national average.

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Morro Bay median earnings by income bracket

Morro Bay employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.2%0.5%
Manufacturing sector7.9%2.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services17.5%11.5%
Public administration1.6%6.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%4.0%
Education, health & social services17.2%40.2%

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Garden Farms, CA341$102,34491%
Los Ranchos, CA1,676$96,70581%
Edna, CA174$75,29441%
Avilla Beach, CA1,166$73,30437%
Templeton, CA7,753$72,85436%
Morro Bay, CA10,383$50,9145%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pine Hill, NJ10,383$50,8765%
Oil City, PA10,383$34,89735%
Northbrook, OH10,384$39,70426%
Hillsdale, NJ10,381$113,077111%
Chesapeake Ranch Estates, MD10,385$87,76864%
Morro Bay, CA10,383$50,9145%
Source: The Morro Bay, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.