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
  • County: San Luis Obispo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.384, Longitude -120.85
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 572
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 5,663
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 314
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,349

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  1. 93442 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 93442 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Morro Bay, CA 93442 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 11,307
Population in Households 11,157
Population in Familes 7,868
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density2 251
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $55,981
Average Household Income $80,153
Per Capita Income $37,773


Total Housing Units 6,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,024 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,236 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,541 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $645,046
Average Home Value $739,418


Total Households 5,260
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 2,842
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 0.55% 0.65%
Households 0.4% 0.6%
Families 0.41% 0.58%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   4.15%

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

The table below compares 93442 to the other 1,763 ZIP Codes 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 # 987 44th
Population Density # 1060 40th
Diversity Index # 1338 24th
Median Household Income # 1029 42nd
Per Capita Income # 630 64th

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