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Living In Half Moon Bay, CA

Half Moon Bay, California is a small city with slightly less than 13,000 residents. Retirees should fit right in, as they account for 21% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults figure less prominently in the demographics. At an average age of just under 44, the city's population is older than most cities in California. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 69% of residents own their homes. With an average rent of $1,668/month, exceeding the state average, relatively high rent costs could be playing a role in the higher levels of ownership.

Half Moon Bay residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose. The five most common are retail, entertainment, scientific, healthcare, and education. Together, these industries make up 33% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 10% of the city's population works in management, making it the top field in the city. Half Moon Bay workers take home an average annual income of about $123,000, more than the average California resident. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Half Moon Bay has a high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 14% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. Further, 19% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

Half Moon Bay residents have an average commute of about 33 minutes. Many residents (48%) drive themselves to work, while public transportation is not used extensively. Few commuters (2%) walk to work, though the number exceeds the national average.

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