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
1,603,760
51%
50.8
Male
1,566,020
49%
49.2
Total Population
3,169,780
 
321,419,000

Orange County, CA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
190,685
6.0% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
197,777
6.2% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
200,364
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
210,602
6.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
223,928
7.1% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
451,147
14.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
422,368
13.3% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
460,232
14.5% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
210,777
6.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
171,050
5.4% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
243,641
7.7% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
129,280
4.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
57,925
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
2,453,620
77.4%
77.1
Female
1,254,290
51.1%
51.4
Male
1,199,330
48.9%
48.6
21 Years and over
2,325,550
73.4%
72.9
62 Years and over
525,104
16.6%
18.3
65 Years and over
430,846
13.6%
14.9
Female
240,773
55.9%
55.9
Male
190,073
44.1%
44.1
Median Age (years)
38
NR
NR

Orange County, CA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
3,055,490
96.4% 
96.9
White
1,982,430
62.5% 
73.1
Black or African American
53,969
1.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
14,049
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
622,001
19.6% 
5.4
Asian Indian
53,333
1.7% 
1.2
Chinese
110,921
3.5% 
1.3
Filipino
81,266
2.6% 
0.9
Japanese
37,151
1.2% 
0.2
Korean
94,878
3.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
191,498
6.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
52,954
1.7% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
10,388
0.3% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
2,061
0.1% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
676
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
4,407
0.1% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
3,244
0.1% 
0.1
Some Other Race
372,652
11.8% 
4.8
Two or More Races
114,285
3.6% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,089,060
34.4% 
17.6
Mexican
932,975
29.4% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
14,084
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
7,422
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
134,575
4.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,080,720
65.6% 
82.4

Orange County, CA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
193,181
9.0% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
147,512
6.9% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
370,756
17.3% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
440,544
20.5% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
162,489
7.6% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
538,334
25.1% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
293,604
13.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
340,693
15.9%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
1,805,727
84.2%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
831,938
38.8%
30.6

Orange County, CA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
881,686
34.2%
33.5%
Now Married
1,289,700
50.0%
47.5
Divorced
238,428
9.2%
11.0%
Separated
49,697
1.9%
2.1
Widowed
121,439
4.7
5.8%

Orange County, CA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,603,700
53.8%
78.5%
Languages other than english
1,375,400
46.2%
21.5%
Spanish
770,338
25.9%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
130,649
4.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
437,974
14.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
36,435
1.2%
1.0%

Orange County, CA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
49,261
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
35,995
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
72,178
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
69,217
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
105,849
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
155,166
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
136,763
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
176,192
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
96,230
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
125,691
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
78,428
 
55,775
Per capita income
35,651
 
29,979

Orange County, CA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
8,962
0.6%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
173,061
11.1%
9.8
Construction
92,825
6.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
298,457
19.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
132,057
8.5%
6.5
Information
32,910
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
209,316
13.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
85,194
5.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
220,638
14.2%
11.3
Public administration
42,465
2.7%
4.6
Retail trade
155,444
10.0%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
53,764
3.4%
5.1
Wholesale trade
54,080
3.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
107,979
6.9%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
637,333
40.9%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
167,797
10.8%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
376,144
24.1%
23.6%
Service occupations
269,920
17.3%
18.0%

Orange County, CA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,531,980
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,210,960
79.0%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
141,222
9.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
32,566
2.1%
5.2
Walked
30,769
2.0%
2.8
Other means
29,400
1.9%
1.8
Worked at home
87,058
5.7%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
27.0
 
26.0

Orange County, CA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
48,400
4.7%
8.9
1 vehicles
287,386
28.1%
33.5
2 vehicles
415,090
40.6%
37.2
3 or more
271,666
26.6%
20.3

Orange County, CA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
1,022,540
94.6%
87.7
Owner Occupied
578,950
56.6%
63.0
Renter Occupied
443,592
43.4%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
58,500
5.4%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Orange County, CA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,081,040
1 room
27,507
2.5%
2.3
2 rooms
37,415
3.5%
2.5
3 rooms
127,120
11.8%
9.0
4 rooms
220,330
20.4%
16.6
5 rooms
193,037
17.9%
20.0
6 rooms
181,978
16.8%
17.9
7 rooms
120,175
11.1%
12.1
8 rooms
85,052
7.9%
8.5
9 rooms or more
88,428
8.2%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Orange County, CA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,081,040
 
 
1-unit, detached
544,148
50.3%
61.4
1-unit, attached
127,777
11.8%
5.8
2-units
20,494
1.9%
3.7
3 or 4 units
79,834
7.4%
4.5
5 to 9 units
74,505
6.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
59,213
5.5%
4.6
20 or more units
145,848
13.5%
8.8
Mobile home
28,440
2.6%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
783
0.1%
0.1

Orange County, CA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
28,886
2.7%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
20,836
1.9%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
145,147
13.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
215,525
19.9%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
257,041
23.8%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
168,697
15.6%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
125,953
11.7%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
91,436
8.5%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
21,604
2.0%
2.5%
2014 or later
5,917
0.5%
0.5%

Orange County, CA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
696,226
68.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
12,100
1.2%
4.7
Electricity
258,097
25.2%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
604
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
2,144
0.2%
2.0
Solar energy
2,557
0.3%
0.1
Other fuel
477
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
50,337
4.9%
1.2

Orange County, CA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
413,103
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
1,979
0.5%
1.5%
$500 to $999
15,931
3.9%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
38,228
9.3%
29.2%
$2,500 to $2,999
69,249
16.8%
6.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
70,314
17.0%
20.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
76,973
18.6%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
140,429
34.0%
9.9%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
129,327
31.5%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
65,140
15.8%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
54,281
13.2%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
36,550
8.9%
7.3%
35.0% or more
125,875
30.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
1,930
NR
NR

Orange County, CA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
433,471 
 
41,410,200 
Less than $500
15,428
3.6%
11.0%
$3,000 or more
17,874
4.1%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
31,869
7.4%
1.7%
$500 to $999
32,015
7.4%
42.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
68,830
15.9%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
130,625
30.1%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
136,830
31.6%
27.9%
No Cash Rent
10,121
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,624
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
34,769
8.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
40,639
9.6%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
53,386
12.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
50,068
11.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
44,401
10.5%
9.2%
35.0% or more
199,951
47.2%
41.4%
Not Computed
20,378
NR
NR

Orange County, CA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
578,950
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
11,077
1.9%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
11,882
2.1%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
5,512
1.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
8,872
1.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
24,477
4.2%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
125,810
21.7%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
306,686
53.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
84,634
14.6%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
625,300
 
194,500
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