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Moraga, California - Basic Facts

The Town of Moraga had a population of 17,677 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Moraga is located at latitude 37.8349 and longitude -122.1297 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Moraga encompass a land area of 9.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 499 feet.

The Town of Moraga (GNIS ID: 2413013) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Moraga is located within Central Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Moraga: Moraga Junction, Moraga Town, Rheem, Rheem Valley.

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Moraga, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,677
Population in Households 16,057
Population in Familes 14,319
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,620
Population Density2 1,868
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $157,265
Average Household Income $216,697
Per Capita Income $78,831


Total Housing Units 6,251 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,153 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 969 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $1,161,087
Average Home Value $1,190,423


Total Households 6,121
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 4,758
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.67% 0.74%
Households 0.61% 0.75%
Families 0.72% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Moraga, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moraga to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 375 75th
Population Density # 628 59th
Diversity Index # 963 36th
Median Household Income # 41 97th
Per Capita Income # 59 96th

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