Moraga, CA

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Population

17,231

1.5% growth

Poverty Rate

3.89%


Median Age

42.8


Median Household Income

$139,018

1.97% growth

Number of Employees

7,288

1.97% growth

Median Property Value

$1.04M

6.51% growth

About

In 2017, Moraga, CA had a population of 17.2k people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $139,018. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Moraga, CA grew from 16,977 to 17,231, a 1.5% increase and its median household income grew from $136,336 to $139,018, a 1.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Moraga, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (17.7%), White (Hispanic) (5.49%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (4.38%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.53%). N/A% of the people in Moraga, CA speak a non-English language, and 95.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Moraga, CA are Saint Mary's College of California (1,299 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Moraga, CA is $1.04M, and the homeownership rate is 82.4%. Most people in Moraga, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Moraga, CA is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Moraga, CA employs 7.29k people. The largest industries in Moraga, CA are Educational Services (1,219 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,090 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (897 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($190,114), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($182,782), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($176,250).

Median household income in Moraga, CA is $139,018. Males in Moraga, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in Moraga, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$139,018

2017 value

± $13,205

1.97%

1 Year Growth

± 15.3%

Households in Moraga, CA have a median annual income of $139,018, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $136,336 in 2016, which represents a 1.97% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in California by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Moraga, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 3512

  2. Census Tract 3521.02

  3. Census Tract 3521.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Moraga, CA was Census Tract 3512 with a value of $201,731, followed by Census Tract 3521.02 and Census Tract 3521.01, with respective values of $179,250 and $177,431.

The following map shows all of the places in Moraga, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.89% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Moraga, CA (595 out of 15.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    453 ± 188

  2. Asian

    140 ± 113

  3. Hispanic

    77 ± 129

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Moraga, CA is White, followed by Asian and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

7.29k

2017 Value

± 523

1.97%

1 Year growth

± 9.61%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Moraga, CA grew at a rate of 1.97%, from 7.15k employees to 7.29k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Moraga, CA, are Management Occupations (1,513 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (727 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (699 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Moraga, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Moraga, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,513 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (727 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (699 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Moraga, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.04 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (2.61 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.21 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Moraga, CA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($250,001), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($157,969), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($157,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

7.29k

2017 Value

± 523

1.97%

1 Year growth

± 9.61%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Moraga, CA grew at a rate of 1.97%, from 7.15k employees to 7.29k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Moraga, CA, are Educational Services (1,219 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,090 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (897 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Moraga, CA, though some of these residents may live in Moraga, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Moraga, CA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,219 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,090 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (897 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Moraga, CA has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.14 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.8 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.73 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Moraga, CA, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($190,114), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($182,782), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($176,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $232B

  2. $172B

  3. $136B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $232B, followed by Mixed freight ($172B) and Gasoline ($136B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.7T

2020 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

46.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $1.7T. This is expected to increase 46.3% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $71.8B

  2. $46.9B

  3. $34B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $71.8B, followed by Arizona with $46.9B and Washington and $34B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.7% of the population of Moraga, CA has health coverage, with 66.2% on employee plans, 1.62% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 0.123% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Moraga, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Moraga, CA see 1002 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1017 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1182 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,002 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Contra Costa County, CA see an average of 1,002 patients per year. This represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1,017 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Contra Costa County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.27%

Uninsured

66.2%

Employer Coverage

1.62%

Medicaid

14.7%

Medicare

14.2%

Non-Group

0.123%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Moraga, CA declined by 17.1% from 3.94% to 3.27%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Moraga, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

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Diversity

Moraga, CA is home to a population of 17.2k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 13.6% of Moraga, CA residents were born outside of the country (2.34k people).

In 2017, there were 3.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.5k people) in Moraga, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.05k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 946 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.2

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Moraga, CA was 42.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Moraga, CA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Moraga, CA residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.34k people

14.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.44k people

As of 2017, 13.6% of Moraga, CA residents (2.34k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Moraga, CA was 14.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 California residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

95.4%

2017 Citizenship

95.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.4% of Moraga, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Moraga, CA was 95.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Moraga, CA

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    11.5k ± 628

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    3.05k ± 337

  3. White (Hispanic)

    946 ± 224

In 2017, there were 3.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.5k people) in Moraga, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.05k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 946 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Moraga, CA as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    331 ± 90

  2. Korea

    113 ± 56

  3. World War II

    63 ± 43

Moraga, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Moraga, CA awarded 1,299 degrees. The student population of Moraga, CA is skewed towards women, with 1,501 male students and 2,412 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Moraga, CA are White (662 and 52.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (225 and 17.8%), Asian (154 and 12.2%), and Unknown (109 and 8.63%).

The largest universities in Moraga, CA by number of degrees awarded are Saint Mary's College of California (1,299 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Moraga, CA are Elementary Education & Teaching (166 and 12.8%), General Business (157 and 12.1%), and General Business Administration & Management (119 and 9.16%).

The median tuition costs in Moraga, CA are $45,536 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 41 degrees awarded

  2. 157 degrees awarded

  3. 43 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Moraga, CA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 41 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Moraga, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,299 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$45,536

Median Private

In 2017, the Moraga, CA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Saint Mary's College of California with 1,299 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

486

Degrees Awarded to Men

813

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 486 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Moraga, CA, which is 0.598 times less than the 813 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    662 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    225 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    154 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Moraga, CA were to White students. These 662 degrees mean that there were 2.94 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 225 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Moraga, CA was $1.04M in 2017, which is 4.51 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $971,700 to $1.04M, a 6.51% increase. The homeownership rate in Moraga, CA is 82.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Moraga, CA have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Moraga, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$1.04M

2017 Median

± $36,235

$971,700

2016 Median

± $33,487

In 2017, the median property value in Moraga, CA grew to to $1.04M from the previous year's value of $971,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Moraga, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Moraga, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $1M - $1,499,999 range.

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Household Income

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$139,018

Median Household Income

± $13,205

5.68k

Number of Households

± 419

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.68k households in Moraga, CA grew to $139,018 from the previous year's value of $136,336.

The following chart displays the households in Moraga, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Moraga, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Moraga, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

82.4%

2017 Homeownership

82.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 82.4% of the housing units in Moraga, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Moraga, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Moraga, CA have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.91% of the workforce in Moraga, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    62%

  2. Public Transit

    14%

  3. Worked At Home

    9.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Moraga, CA was Drove Alone (62%), followed by those who Public Transit (14%) and those who Worked At Home (9.66%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Moraga, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Moraga, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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