In the San Francisco Bay area, encompassing 9.4 square miles in Contra Costa County, California, is the incorporated town of Moraga, California. Moraga is a modest town with simple composition, a suburban haven of affluence, complete with in-town schools, library, theater, performing arts center, and country club with golf course and clubhouse. It’s an ideal place to settle in and call home.

Moraga, California is home to a population of just 17,270 in the 94556 zip code. More then twice the state’s average, residents living in Moraga, California earn average annual household incomes of around $128,004 in contrast to the state’s $64,500. Homes situated in Moraga hold average values exceeding a million dollars, as opposed to California’s $449,100 average home value.

Community members living in Moraga, California are proud of the area schools. Students attend Camino Pablo Elementary, Donald L. Rheem Elementary, Los Perales Elementary, Joaquin Moraga Intermediate, and Campolindo High. There are also a few private school options within Moraga and surrounding areas.

St. Mary’s College of California is a charming white structure set against the emerald green rolling hills of Moraga, a picturesque sight to see – and, for those residents interested in earning a higher education via a Catholic university, a great place to attend school.

The climate in Moraga, California is about as perfect as one could image. Sunshine drips and drizzles the community 260 days out of each year, bringing summer high temperatures around 82 degrees. Winter lows stay far above freezing at a comfortable 40 degrees, so you won’t see snow. You will, however, feel a few sprinkles from time to time. Moraga, California receives approximately 28 inches of rain per year, which falls across a total of 45 days with measurable precipitation.

Public transportation is made possible via the County Connection Bus Service. Travelers moving by air arrive and depart from the Oakland International Airport.

One of the staples of the community is the well-planned Commons Park, a park that features something for every-aged member of your household. Enjoy tot lots and splash pads for the tiny tots, skate parks and youth playgrounds, and games lie sand volleyball, horse shoes, bocce ball, basketball, and more. There are also places to enjoy a picnic.

Another local favorite is Rancho Laguna park, a gathering place for rest and relaxation on the outskirts of town. This park features park faves like picnic areas and playgrounds, but also boasts an off-leash dog park so even the family pooch can enjoy a bit of outdoor recreation.

Other areas of interest include Hacienda de Las Flores Park, Lafayette / Moraga Regional Trail, the Campolindo Soda Center, the New Rheem Movie Theater, the Campolindo Performing Arts Center, and the Moraga Country Club.

The Moraga Country Club features golf, tennis, swimming, and dining amidst your peers in a luxurious atmosphere with a staff who masters the art of customer service. The country club is also a picture-perfect elegant venue for hosting your wedding or special event.

Welcome to Moraga, California.

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