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"Pumpkin Capital"

Half Moon Bay is a city in San Mateo County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.

The community was named for its shape.

The latitude of Half Moon Bay is 37.463N. The longitude is -122.427W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 72 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,143.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$78,473
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Half Moon Bay demographic reports
Half Moon Bay is on the Pacific Coast.
Once a grazing land for the cattle, oxen and horses of the Mission Dolores. Settled by Italian and Portuguese farmers.

Because of its hidden coves and thick fog, a popular site for Canadian rumrunners during Prohibition.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 27. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.2 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1971 movie, "Harold and Maude"
· 1999 movie, "Bicentennial Man"
Local festivals include:
  • Art & Pumpkin Festival - Oct. 13-14, 2007
  • Pescadero Arts and Fun Festival - Aug. 18-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Half Moon Bay web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Bean Hollow State Beach, Half Moon Bay State Beach
Wildlife: Hawks, waterbirds and other wildlife can be seen at Pescadero Marsh Natural Preserve

Historic sites and museums: Spanish Town Historical Society Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Half Moon Bay demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the San Mateo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, San Francisco area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94019 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Half Moon Bay residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Half Moon Bay ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Half Moon Bay was $37,963, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

36% of Half Moon Bay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Half Moon Bay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,135.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,526.


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Libraries in Half Moon Bay include Half Moon Bay Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Half Moon Bay include Half Moon Bay Review

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Politics

San Mateo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Half Moon Bay political report.

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Restaurants

Half Moon Bay restaurants taking online reservations include Cetrella Bistro & Cafe, Half Moon Bay Inn - Kitchen & Cocktails, Navio at the Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay, Pasta Moon, Sam's Chowder House ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Half Moon Bay workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Half Moon Bay between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Half Moon Bay include Beach House at Half Moon Bay, Best Western Half Moon Bay Lodge, Comfort Inn Half Moon Bay, Cypress Inn, Days Inn Half Moon Bay, Holiday Inn Express, Landis Shores Oceanfront Inn, Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay.

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