Moss Beach, CA

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Moss Beach Profile


Overview

Moss Beach is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 3,312 people and just one neighborhood, Moss Beach is the 579th largest community in California.

Moss Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Moss Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Moss Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Moss Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Moss Beach is a town of professionals, managers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Moss Beach who work in management occupations (21.06%), art, media, and design (7.20%), and healthcare (7.02%).

Of important note, Moss Beach is also a town of artists. Moss Beach has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Moss Beach’s character.


Setting & Lifestyle

One of the nice things about Moss Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Moss Beach is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Moss Beach, the average commute to work is 31.68 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Despite being a small town, Moss Beach has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

Moss Beach Demographics

The population of Moss Beach is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.41% of adults in Moss Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Moss Beach in 2010 was $44,554, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,216 for a family of four.

Moss Beach is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Moss Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Moss Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Moss Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.37% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Moss Beach include English, Irish, European, and Italian.

In addition, Moss Beach has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.20%).

The most common language spoken in Moss Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Moss Beach 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Moss Beach 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Pilarcitos Alternative High (continuation) School
498 Kelly Ave.
Half Moon Bay, CA, 94019
09-12
Manuel F. Cunha Intermediate School
498 Kelly Ave.
Half Moon Bay, CA, 94019
06-08
Kings Mountain Elementary School
498 Kelly Ave.
Half Moon Bay, CA, 94019
KG-05
Half Moon Bay High School
Lewis Foster Dr.
Half Moon Bay, CA, 94019
09-12
Farallone View Elementary School
250 La Conte And Kanoff
Montara, CA, 94037
KG-05
Elementary School Granada
400 Santiago St.
Half Moon Bay, CA, 94019
KG-05
Alvin S. Hatch Elementary School
490 Miramontes Ave.
Half Moon Bay, CA, 94019
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.2% 58.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.4% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.7% 8.6%

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