Half Moon Bay demographics profile

StatisticHalf Moon BayCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,91223291
Median age47.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1832%46%43%
Speak English68%56%79%
Speak Spanish22%29%13%
Half Moon Bay, CA has a population of 12,281 and is the 3,352nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,912 per sq mi which is 723% higher than the California average and 2010% higher than the national average. The median age in Half Moon Bay is 47 which is approximately 31% higher than the California average of 36. In Half Moon Bay, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 68% speak English and 22% speak Spanish. 46% of Half Moon Bay residents were born in California, 27% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 25% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Half Moon Bay is 723% higher than California.
  • The median age in Half Moon Bay is 31% higher than California.
  • In Half Moon Bay 80.10% of the population is White.
  • In Half Moon Bay 0.79% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Half Moon Bay 6.25% of the population is Asian.

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Half Moon Bay population breakdown by race

RaceHalf Moon BayCaliforniaNational
Black or African American0.79%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.17%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.56%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race3.00%4.62%3.06%
Other race9.14%13.28%4.75%
In Half Moon Bay, 27.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Half Moon Bay, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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