Costa Mesa Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Costa Mesa Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 113,159 0.0%
Male Population 56,956 -0.1%
Female Population 56,203 0.1%
Male Population 50.33 %
Female Population 49.67 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35.2 0.6%
Citizen US Born 83,694 -0.5%
Citizen not US Born 13,537 2.5%
Not Citizen 15,928 0.2%
Citizen US Born 73.96 %
Citizen not US Born 11.96 %
Not Citizen 14.08 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 850 32.0%
Moved from Same Country 10,828 -1.1%
Moved from Same State 2,715 6.5%
Moved from Different State 1,514 -14.7%
Same House as Last Year 95,835 -0.2%
Moved from Abroad 0.76 %
Moved from Same Country 9.69 %
Moved from Same State 2.43 %
Moved from Different State 1.35 %
Same House as Last Year 85.76 %

Occupational Employment in Costa Mesa top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 55,217 0.7%
Blue Collar 9,200 3.6%
White Collar 85.72 %
Blue Collar 14.28 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 9,796 -1.8%
Private Companies 46,284 1.5%
Governmental Workers 5,444 2.0%
Not for Profit Companies 2,893 2.8%
Self Employees 15.21 %
Private Companies 71.85 %
Governmental Workers 8.45 %
Not for Profit Companies 4.49 %

Number of Households in Costa Mesa top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 40,986 -0.1%
Average People Per Household 3 0.0%
Family Households 24,389 -0.5%
Non-family Households 16,597 0.5%
Family Households 59.51 %
Non-family Households 40.49 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 12,296 0.1%
Households without Children 28,690 -0.2%
Households with Children 30 %
Households without Children 70 %

Median and Average Income in Costa Mesa top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $109,308.00 5.9%
Median Household Income $84,138.00 6.2%
People below Poverty Level 13,166 -8.6%
People above Poverty Level 97,386 0.8%

Housing in Costa Mesa top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 43,122 0.1%
Median Year Built 1970 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 564 -12.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,323 12.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 7,717 -6.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 11,528 5.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 10,189 -1.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 5,291 -4.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,709 -1.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 2,229 -0.7%
Built in 2010 or Later 1,572 38.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 40,986 -0.1%
Owner Occupied 15,707 -2.0%
Renter Occupied 25,279 1.2%
Owner Occupied 38.32 %
Renter Occupied 61.68 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 11,514 -1.5%
Without Mortgage 4,193 -3.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $761,200.00 5.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $713,100.00 6.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,945.00 4.7%
With Mortgage 73.3 %
Without Mortgage 26.7 %

Costa Mesa Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 7,309 -5.4%
Some High School 21,937 2.6%
Some College 21,975 -0.9%
Associate Degree 5,887 -3.3%
Bachelor's Degree 23,002 -0.7%
Graduate Degree 10,351 4.9%
No High School 8.11 %
Some High School 24.34 %
Some College 24.02 %
Associate Degree 6.53 %
Bachelor's Degree 25.52 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Costa Mesa top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 39,100 0.4%
Married 41,707 1.9%
Separated 1,545 8.1%
Widowed 3,592 -4.4%
Divorced 9,710 -5.0%
Never Married 41.55 %
Married 44.32 %
Separated 1.64 %
Widowed 3.82 %
Divorced 10.32 %

Means of Transport to Work in Costa Mesa top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 53,178 -0.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,251 6.3%
Subway or Elevated 33 N/A
Railroad 16 -48.4%
Ferryboat 8 N/A
Bicycle 672 -13.7%
Motorcycle 349 15.6%
TaxiCab 130 47.7%
Walk 1,775 11.4%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 92626 92627

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Costa Mesa is an area in Orange County,California with a population of 113,159. There are 56,956 male residents living in Costa Mesa and 56,203 female residents. The total number of households is 40,986 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 35 with 41,707 people being married and 53,947 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 85.72% white collar employees and 14.28% blue collar employees in Costa Mesa..
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