Town Of Moraga

About Moraga

The Town of Moraga is nestled in the beautiful hillsides of the East Bay between the City of Orinda and the City of Lafayette. Moraga is deep in history, diverse in demographics and offers many valuable local resources.

Please see this 25th Anniversary video to learn what others are saying about Moraga.

OUR MISSION IS TO PRESERVE AND ENHANCE THE UNIQUE QUALITY OF LIFE IN OUR TOWN BY:

  • Providing a safe environment
  • Preserving our natural landscape
  • Creating a greater sense of community
  • Supporting quality education, traffic congestion relief and leisure opportunities within Lamorinda
  • Honoring our tradition of minimal service government

    General Facts

    Moraga

    Average High Temperature     
    Coldest month - January: 36 - 53 degrees F
    Warmest Month - September: 53 - 80 degrees F

    Average Annual Rainfall:  26.86 inches
    Average Home Price 2010: $727,500
    Total Town Area:
    9.54 sq. mi.

     

     

    Land Use Acreage in Moraga

    This data is based on uses depicted on the 1990 Moraga General Plan.  

    LAND USE IN MORAGA
    Category Percent of Total Developed Acreage Undeveloped Acreage Total Acreage

    Residential

    50.5

    2,731.8

    353.2

    3,085.0

    Commercial/Office

    1.8

    92.9

    17.4

    110.3

    Institutional

    8.1

    495.5

    0

    495.5

    Parks

    0.9

    57.5

    0

    57.5

    Open Space

    33.8

    389.9

    1,672.8

    2,062.7

    Study

    4.9

    0

    298.0

    298.0

    Total

    100.0

    3,767.6

    2,341.4

    6,109.0

    Demographics

    Year

     Population

    # Single Family Homes

    Total Housing Units

    1974 14,418 3,081 4,484
    1980 15,014 3,364 4,986
    1990 15,852 3,791 5,562
    1995 16,308 3,886 5,737
    2000 16,290 3,894 5,760
    2010 16,016 3,897 5,754

    Official Census Bureau Information for 2000

     More Census Bureau Information for 2010 will be added as available. 

    U.S. Census data 1990
    2000 2010
    Population 15,852   16,290  16,016
    By Gender        
    Male 7,608   7,679   7,549
    Female 8,244   8,611   8,467
    By Race        
    White 14,230   13,212 12,201
    Asian 1,425   2,026  2,393
    Black 80   165  277
    Other 117   887   1,145
    By Age        
    5 and Under 1,002 Under 5 650 559
    6 - 13 1,603 5 - 9 1,014 942
         10 - 14  1,288  1,112
    14 - 20 1,917 15 - 19 1,726 1,912
     21 - 29  1,566  20 - 24  1,277  1,291 
     30 - 39  1,926 25 - 34 869 630
    40 - 49 2,680 35 - 44 2,153 1,563
         45 - 54  2,731  2,600
    50 - 59 2,288 55 - 59  1,145 1,295  
    60 - 69 1,787 60 - 64 860 1,052 
    65 - 74 1,460 1,553
    70 - 79 750 75 - 84 904   1,003
      80 and over 333 85 and over 213   504
    School Enrollment        
    Pre-Primary School        
    Public 142      
    Private 246      
    Elementary or High School        
    Public 2,188      
    Private 185      
    College        
    Public 801      
    Private 1,523      
    Education Attainment - Persons 25 years and over        
    Less Than 9th Grade 118       26
    9th - 12th Grade, No Diploma 183       107
    High School Graduate 1,176   879   604
    Some College, No Degree 2,113       1,119
    Associate Degree 776       664
    Bachelor's Degree 3,674   3,921   3,809
    Graduate or Professional Degree 2,315   3,238   3,228
    Family Income      
     Less than $24,999  357   313 561 
    $25,000 - 34,999 177   220  166
    $35,000 - $49,999  215   348  306
    $50,000 - $74,999  884   663  689
    $75,000 - $99,999  567   964  542
    $100,000 and more 3,395   3,256  3,137
    Median Family Income:                           In 1989 $79,619    In 1999 $116,113 $118,429