Orange County CA Information


Orange County Subdivisions

Orange County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,229,809
Daytime Population: Workers 1,622,248
Daytime Population: Residents 1,694,173
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,316,421
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 3,185,857
Population in Familes 2,632,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 43,952
Population Density2 4,085
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $81,194
Average Household Income $113,678
Per Capita Income $37,516


Total Housing Units 1,103,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 607,803 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 444,556 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 50,774 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $620,545
Average Home Value $670,800


Total Households 1,052,359
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 750,781
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.98% 0.89%
Households 0.81% 0.79%
Families 0.8% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   2.26%


Orange County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orange County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 3 97th
Population Density # 2 98th
Diversity Index # 18 71st
Median Household Income # 7 90th
Per Capita Income # 11 83rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.