Morro Bay

Population: 10,519Median home value: $495,900 71 Ranks better than 68% of areas
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A+ Morro Bay Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Morro Bay Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% higher than California
Morro Bay
14747% more expensive than the US average
13838% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Morro Bay cost of living
B+ Morro Bay Crime Total crime is 31% lower than California
Total crime
2,04426% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4926% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-33%Year over year crime is down
Morro Bay crime
C Morro Bay Employment Household income is 16% lower than California
Median household income
$53,3484% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$33,35212% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%25% lower than the US average
Morro Bay employment
D Morro Bay Housing Home value is 21% higher than California
Median home value
$495,900168% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,33741% higher than the US average
Home ownership
54%15% lower than the US average
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C- Morro Bay Schools HS graduation rate is 10% higher than California
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
47%4% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:127% higher than the US average
Morro Bay K-12 schools

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Beautiful Coastal Weather Every Single Day

Living in Morro Bay, CA was one of the greatest experiences I ever had. I was able to see a lot and do a lot. I stayed here for a very short time, however due to the beautiful coastal scenery, I was able to explore this city quite often. This city has some of the most beautiful homes around the water. The cost of living has been steadily rising over the past few years, and homes are starting to be quite expensive. There is lots of opportunity for work here.

The best areas in Morro Bay, CA were the coastal scene and the restaurants. There was so many different restaurants to eat at every day. Some of my favorite restaurants here was the Blue Sky Bistro located on Embarcadero Street. Dutchman’s Seafood House was also an excellent seafood restaurant located on Embarcadero as well. The weather here is unbeatable. I never experienced any other place that had weather like this place. The sun was always shining.
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Source: The Morro Bay, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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