Laguna Niguel, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Laguna Niguel, California - Basic Facts

The City of Laguna Niguel had a population of 66,566 as of July 1, 2017. Laguna Niguel ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Laguna Niguel is located at latitude 33.5289 and longitude -117.7012 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Laguna Niguel (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 400 feet.

The City of Laguna Niguel (GNIS ID: 2411597) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Laguna Niguel is located within South Coast CCD of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laguna Niguel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Laguna Niguel, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 66,566
Daytime Population: Workers 18,593
Daytime Population: Residents 32,803
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 51,396
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 66,309
Population in Familes 55,631
Population in Group Qrtrs 257
Population Density2 4,516
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $110,295
Average Household Income $156,165
Per Capita Income $59,220


Total Housing Units 25,974 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,815 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,318 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 841 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $820,968
Average Home Value $850,755


Total Households 25,133
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 17,913
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.79% 0.78%
Households 0.55% 0.62%
Families 0.55% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Laguna Niguel, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laguna Niguel to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 136 91st
Population Density # 276 82nd
Diversity Index # 902 40th
Median Household Income # 113 93rd
Per Capita Income # 139 91st

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