costa mesa Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 7,780 11.4 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 10,806 15.8 % 32.6 %
Some College 17,684 25.8 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 21,123 30.9 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 11,020 16.1 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 57,330 83.8 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 27,570 40.3 % 40.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 113,186 - -
19 years old and under 25,101 22.2 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 49,508 43.7 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 27,146 24.0 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 11,431 10.1 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 69,098 70.0 % 84.6 %
Spanish 28,747 29.1 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 924 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 17,132 39.4 % 33.5 %
Married 18,407 42.3 % 50.5 %
Separated 1,425 3.3 % 2.6 %
Divorced 6,556 15.1 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 45,111 - -
Occupied Housing Units 42,871 95.0 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 2,240 5.0 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 16,542 36.7 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 4,259 9.4 % 5.8 %
2-Units 1,636 3.6 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 5,014 11.1 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 4,374 9.7 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 2,989 6.6 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 9,617 21.3 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 680 1.5 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 2,673 5.9 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 5,194 11.5 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 11,594 25.7 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 12,068 26.8 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 10,238 22.7 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 399 0.9 % 13.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 84,639 77.8 % 75.5 %
African-American 2,688 2.5 % 13.1 %
Native American 1,006 0.9 % 0.8 %
Asian 7,676 7.1 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 12,782 11.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 72,128 55,775
Median Family Income 74,029 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 36,445 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 73.33 %
  • Temperature 70.3 ℉
  • Rainfall 0.42 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 3.54
    [CDD] 0.82
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 7.64 %
6.0 4.01 %
7.0 0.60 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Moderate Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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