CITY LANDING: About Costa Mesa

Learn more about the city of Costa Mesa by reading about the specific demographics and lifestyle that is unique to this city area. This includes local information such as age ranges, population, income, households, schools, search tips, restaurants, shopping, local flavor and more. Knowing the area of Costa Mesa will be essential if you are going to consider renting in Costa Mesa. You can also view apartments for rent in Costa Mesa, CA by clicking the link and search box below.

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Costa Mesa Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 14.37%
    10-17: 8.66%
    18-29: 22.09%
    30-39: 19.64%
    40-49: 15.21%
    50-64: 11.50%
    65 & Over: 8.53%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 15.63 sq mi
    Total Population: 111,253
    Population Density Ranking (National): 83rd percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 55th percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 68th percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 67th percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $54,162
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $66,677
    Median Income Ranking (National): 74th percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 57th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 70th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 58th percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 44th percentile
    Single: 56th percentile
    Married With Children: 22nd percentile
    Married With No Children: 22nd percentile
    Single With Children: 8th percentile
    Single With No Children: 49th percentile
  • Schools  
    School District Name: NEWPORT-MESA UNIFIED
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 23.73 : 1

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