Moss Beach, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Moss Beach, California - Basic Facts

The Moss Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 3,346 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Moss Beach is located at latitude 37.5184 and longitude -122.5035 in San Mateo County. The formal boundaries for the Moss Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Mateo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 66 feet.

The Moss Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408873) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Moss Beach Census Designated Place is located within Half Moon Bay CCD of San Mateo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moss Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Moss Beach, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,346
Population in Households 3,248
Population in Familes 2,686
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density1 1,491
Diversity Index2 71
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,129
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 787
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 911 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $756,031
Average Home Value $721,542
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $104,340
Average Household Income $139,149
Per Capita Income $48,293
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.21% 1.36%
Households 0.98% 1.19%
Families 1.14% 1.19%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Moss Beach, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moss Beach to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 754 50th
Population Density1 # 681 55th
Diversity Index2 # 601 60th
Median Household Income # 121 92nd
Per Capita Income # 199 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.