Orange County, CA Demographic Data

Orange County, CA Summary

Orange County is located in California
  • Population: 3,090,132
  • Area: 948.07 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 790.57 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 157.50 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 3,259.40 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 131.23 ft
  • Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (GMT -8)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Orange County, CA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,606,970
51%
50.8
Male
1,565,560
49%
49.2
Total Population
3,172,530
 
323,128,000

Orange County, CA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
188,873
6.0% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
188,948
6.0% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
207,586
6.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
208,807
6.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
218,622
6.9% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
453,741
14.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
413,720
13.0% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
458,469
14.5% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
208,077
6.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
182,491
5.8% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
250,608
7.9% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
129,954
4.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
62,636
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,459,890
77.5%
77.2
Female
1,258,370
51.2%
51.3
Male
1,201,520
48.8%
48.7
21 Years and over
2,334,140
73.6%
73.1
62 Years and over
546,881
17.2%
18.8
65 Years and over
443,198
14.0%
15.2
Female
247,164
55.8%
55.8
Male
196,034
44.2%
44.2
Median Age (years)
38
0.0%
0.0

Orange County, CA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
3,054,510
96.3% 
96.8
White
1,986,190
62.6% 
72.6
Black or African American
53,602
1.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
13,443
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
637,622
20.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
53,805
1.7% 
1.2
Chinese
110,908
3.5% 
1.3
Filipino
79,822
2.5% 
0.9
Japanese
35,072
1.1% 
0.2
Korean
93,419
2.9% 
0.4
Vietnamese
216,835
6.8% 
0.6
Other Asian
47,761
1.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
10,791
0.3% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,661
0.1% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,921
0.1% 
0.0
Samoan
2,961
0.1% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
4,248
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
352,857
11.1% 
5.1
Two or More Races
118,023
3.7% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,086,690
34.3% 
17.8
Mexican
936,826
29.5% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
11,877
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
6,955
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
131,033
4.1% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,085,840
65.7% 
82.2

Orange County, CA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
180,976
8.4% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
145,823
6.8% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
369,136
17.1% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
431,672
20.0% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
169,289
7.8% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
560,115
25.9% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
302,685
14.0% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
326,799
15.2%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
1,832,897
84.8%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
862,800
39.9%
31.2

Orange County, CA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
885,028
34.2%
33.7%
Now Married
1,310,245
50.6%
47.5
Divorced
228,060
8.8%
11.0%
Separated
39,469
1.5%
2.0
Widowed
124,323
4.8
5.8%

Orange County, CA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,621,320
54.3%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,362,340
45.7%
21.6%
Spanish
777,491
26.1%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
115,982
3.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
436,761
14.6%
3.5%
Other Languages
32,105
1.1%
1.1%

Orange County, CA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
43,164
4.2%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
26,471
2.6%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
63,110
6.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
70,038
6.8%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
103,001
10.0%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
168,344
16.3%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
130,381
12.6%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
188,435
18.3%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
102,417
9.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
136,857
13.3%
6.4
Median household income
81,837
 
57,617
Per capita income
38,247
 
31,128

Orange County, CA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
8,743
0.6%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
175,580
11.1%
9.8
Construction
81,528
5.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
293,054
18.5%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
137,273
8.7%
6.6
Information
31,182
2.0%
2.1
Manufacturing
197,647
12.5%
10.1
Other services except public administration
88,058
5.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
233,852
14.7%
11.4
Public administration
45,655
2.9%
4.6
Retail trade
179,482
11.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
55,394
3.5%
5.2
Wholesale trade
59,006
3.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
99,433
6.3%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
651,107
41.0%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
162,649
10.3%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
394,071
24.8%
23.3%
Service occupations
279,194
17.6%
18.1%

Orange County, CA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,555,630
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,220,190
78.4%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
151,444
9.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
34,162
2.2%
5.1
Walked
25,980
1.7%
2.7
Other means
28,707
1.8%
1.8
Worked at home
95,142
6.1%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
27.9
 
26.6

Orange County, CA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
42,607
4.1%
8.7
1 vehicles
275,876
26.7%
33.2
2 vehicles
433,793
42.0%
37.1
3 or more
279,942
27.1%
21.0

Orange County, CA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,032,220
94.7%
87.6
Owner Occupied
584,632
56.6%
63.1
Renter Occupied
447,586
43.4%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
57,903
5.3%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.1
0.0%
2.5

Orange County, CA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,090,120
1 room
31,983
2.9%
2.4
2 rooms
36,461
3.3%
2.7
3 rooms
121,595
11.2%
9.1
4 rooms
217,806
20.0%
16.5
5 rooms
205,364
18.8%
19.8
6 rooms
180,644
16.6%
17.8
7 rooms
122,015
11.2%
12.0
8 rooms
88,688
8.1%
8.6
9 rooms or more
85,565
7.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Orange County, CA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,090,120
 
 
1-unit, detached
555,778
51.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
131,540
12.1%
5.9
2-units
18,353
1.7%
3.6
3 or 4 units
76,708
7.0%
4.4
5 to 9 units
76,621
7.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
56,823
5.2%
4.4
20 or more units
144,692
13.3%
9.0
Mobile home
28,974
2.7%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
632
0.1%
0.1

Orange County, CA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
25,436
2.3%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
23,460
2.2%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
140,767
12.9%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
212,574
19.5%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
258,654
23.7%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
164,003
15.0%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
134,281
12.3%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
89,599
8.2%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
24,239
2.2%
2.8%
2014 or later
17,108
1.6%
1.4%

Orange County, CA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
707,576
68.5%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
15,164
1.5%
4.7
Electricity
253,037
24.5%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
776
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
164
0.0%
0.1
Wood
1,940
0.2%
1.9
Solar energy
4,040
0.4%
0.1
Other fuel
1,066
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
48,455
4.7%
1.1

Orange County, CA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
416,419
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
1,887
0.5%
1.6%
$500 to $999
13,542
3.3%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
37,720
9.1%
28.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
62,601
15.0%
20.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
66,908
16.1%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
76,725
18.4%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
157,036
37.7%
10.3%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
136,064
32.8%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
61,243
14.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
48,454
11.7%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
40,657
9.8%
7.0%
35.0% or more
128,098
30.9%
21.3%
Not Computed
1,903
0.0%
0.0%

Orange County, CA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
435,966 
 
41,631,300 
Less than $500
13,498
3.1%
10.7%
$3,000 or more
27,064
6.2%
1.8%
$500 to $999
29,393
6.7%
41.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
36,579
8.4%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
77,722
17.8%
4.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
113,966
26.1%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
137,744
31.6%
11.9%
No Cash Rent
11,620
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,722
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
34,279
8.0%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
45,747
10.7%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
53,887
12.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
52,017
12.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
45,360
10.6%
9.0%
35.0% or more
196,971
46.0%
40.7%
Not Computed
19,325
0.0%
0.0%

Orange County, CA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
584,632
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
11,568
2.0%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
9,257
1.6%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
5,390
0.9%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
6,883
1.2%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
20,221
3.5%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
106,694
18.2%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
330,610
56.6%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
94,009
16.1%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
654,400
 
205,000
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