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Moraga
  • Suburb of Oakland, CA

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Moraga is a suburb of Oakland with a population of 16,859. Moraga is in Contra Costa County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Moraga offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Moraga there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Moraga and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Moraga are highly rated.

About

About Moraga...
Population
16,859

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,481,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,741
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%
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Moraga Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    132.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    24.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    24.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    253.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    568
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    114.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    17%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    38%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    14%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Moraga

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$193,707
National
$75,149

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