Morro Bay, CA 93442 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93442: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Morro Bay, CA 93442

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 562
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,299
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 298
  • County: San Luis Obispo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.384, Longitude -120.85
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Morro Bay, CA 93442 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,320
Daytime Population: Workers 4,381
Daytime Population: Residents 6,214
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,595
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 11,168
Population in Familes 7,776
Population in Group Qrtrs 152
Population Density2 290
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $55,078
Average Household Income $77,336
Per Capita Income $36,720


Total Housing Units 6,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,785 (40.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,518 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,540 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $607,255
Average Home Value $644,515


Total Households 5,303
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 2,861
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.71%
Households 0.51% 0.69%
Families 0.49% 0.67%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Morro Bay, CA 93442 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93442 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 977 45th
Population Density # 1039 41st
Diversity Index # 1333 24th
Median Household Income # 995 44th
Per Capita Income # 611 65th

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