Rich Block, Poor Block: How Do Neighborhoods In Half Moon Bay Compare?

What are the annual median household incomes in different parts of town?

Drive through Half Moon Bay and you might notice that some neighborhoods are more affluent than others. But just how wide is the disparity between different parts of town?

A new data-based website, Rich Blocks, Poor Blocks provides some answers to that question. The site uses U.S. census information compiled from the 2007-2011 American Community Survey to show median household income and monthly rents by census tract.

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The data shows that the median household income in and around Half Moon Bay ranges from $83,000 to about $95,000.

In most of town, households make an average of $83,000 annually.

The homes in the north part of Half Moon Bay have annual incomes of $95,000.

The range for median household income in California is $28,000 to $125,000 a year. The statewide middle-class income range is $53,264 to $68,300.

To see the data mapped out census tract by census tract, visit the Rich Block, Poor Blocks website.


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