Half Moon Bay, California 

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Population

12,513

+12.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$103,239

Median Home Price

$1,472,100

Median Age

47.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 7.3

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Half Moon Bay, California

Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay. September, August and July are the most pleasant months in Half Moon Bay, while January and December are the least comfortable months.
State: California
County: San Mateo County
Metro Area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area
City: Half Moon Bay
Zip Codes: 94019
Cost of Living: 142.8% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

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Half Moon Bay, CA Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Year round climate
Attractive setting
Arts & culture
Cons
Soft economy
Crowding
Extreme living costs

What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Half Moon Bay is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Half Moon Bay jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Half Moon Bay's cost of living is 142.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Half Moon Bay's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, August and July are the most pleasant months in Half Moon Bay, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, San Mateo county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 77.9% to 20.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Half Moon Bay's population is 12,513 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 12.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Half Moon Bay is Real Estate: $1,472,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.0%.

SCHOOLS
Half Moon Bay public schools spend $9,789 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.5 students per teacher in Half Moon Bay. More Education



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Housing Market in Half Moon Bay

It's a good time to buy in Half Moon Bay. Home Appreciation is up 15.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Half Moon Bay is $1,472,100.
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Reviews for Half Moon Bay   3 Reviews
Great weather, great restaurants, but too many Dem - 10/29/2008
HMB has one of the best climates in the world. It also has some very good restaurants. You have the ocean on one side and scenic foothills to the east.It would be heaven... Read More

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Half Moon Bay - 6/14/2006
Rural coastal living in a great community close to San Francisco and Silicon... Read More

Incredible Area! - 8/29/2005
I lived in HMB for 17 years and loved (almost) every minute there. Beautiful hills to the east of the town and the Pacific ocean to the west. Close to San Francisco,... Read More


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94019

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