Moorpark, CA
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Moorpark profile

Living in Moorpark

Moorpark is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 36,284 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Moorpark is the 227th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Moorpark are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Unlike some cities, Moorpark isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Moorpark are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Moorpark is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moorpark who work in management occupations (14.53%), office and administrative support (10.78%), and sales jobs (9.32%).

Also of interest is that Moorpark has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Moorpark telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.02% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Moorpark is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Moorpark’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The education level of Moorpark ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Moorpark, 45.85% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Moorpark in 2018 was $48,435, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $193,740 for a family of four.

Moorpark is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Moorpark home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Moorpark residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Moorpark also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Moorpark include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Moorpark also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.35%.

The most common language spoken in Moorpark is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.