Orange County, California Population 2019

Orange County, California's estimated population is 3,190,400 with a growth rate of 0.40% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Orange County, California is the 3rd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20173,190,40012,6970.40%
20163,177,70317,1270.54%
20153,160,57623,8260.76%
20143,136,75023,1010.74%
20133,113,64928,2630.92%
20123,085,38631,9211.05%
20113,053,46536,3491.20%
20103,017,116606,56025.16%
19902,410,556477,84724.72%
19801,932,709512,32336.07%
19701,420,386716,461101.78%
1960703,925487,701225.55%
1950216,22485,46465.36%
1940130,76012,08610.18%
1930118,67457,29993.36%
192061,37526,93978.23%
191034,43614,74074.84%
190019,6966,10744.94%
189013,5890.00%

Orange County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White1,960,484
Asian621,178
Some Other Race373,605
Two or More Races123,199
Black or African American53,262
American Indian and Alaska Native14,468
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9,620

Orange County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Orange County, California Median Age

37.5


Total

36.3


Male

38.8


Female

Orange County, California Adults

There are 2,439,049 adults, (426,445 of whom are seniors) in Orange County, California.

Orange County, California Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Orange County, California Sex Ratio

Female

1,597,571

50.62%

Male

1,558,245

49.38%

Orange County, California Households and Families

Orange County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Orange County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.8%32.2%
All57.4%42.6%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Female42.8%57.2%
Male41.7%58.3%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,024,9763.0457.4
Married561,6383.6367.8
Non Family285,9241.4346.3
Female122,1813.742.8
Male55,2333.8741.7

3.52

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Orange County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade181,9508.53%
9th to 12th Grade144,0856.76%
High School Graduate369,12817.31%
Some College437,41720.52%
Associates Degree166,4627.81%
Bachelors Degree537,60025.21%
Graduate Degree295,51613.86%

Orange County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White992,777956,529474,466
Hispanic607,359376,84787,224
Asian448,513394,578238,062
Other Race213,137115,17122,367
Multiple Races53,38647,90922,000
Black36,21533,72613,281
Native American9,3497,2441,606
Islander6,5136,0261,474

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 53.08%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,271$50,250$36,326
Less Than High School$21,613$25,351$16,710
High School Grad$30,416$33,154$25,268
Some College$40,511$46,251$35,124
Bachelors Degree$61,639$76,723$50,238
Graduate Degree$87,128$104,479$71,628

$42,271

Average Earnings

$50,250

Average Male

$36,326

Average Female

Orange County, California Language

Orange County, California Language by Age

Orange County, California Language

54.45% of Orange County, California residents speak only English, while 45.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.84% of the population.

Orange County, California Poverty

Orange County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,064,664190,62317.90%
White1,291,83496,2777.45%
Other368,20376,81520.86%
Asian615,49973,61111.96%
Multiple121,95911,9889.83%
Black51,7767,83415.13%
Native14,3122,48717.38%
Islander9,3881,50316.01%

12.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.23%

Male Poverty Rate

13.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orange County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orange County, California is Other, with 20.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orange County, California is White, with 7.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.70%
High School12.66%
Some College8.11%
Bachelors or Greater4.95%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.33%
Male Unemployed23.82%
Female Employed6.36%
Male Employed5.75%

Orange County, California Income

Orange County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,851$111,775
Families$92,236$123,687
Married Families$107,728$140,047
Non Families$52,807$73,883

Orange County, California Marital Status

Orange County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Orange County, California Married by Age and Sex

Orange County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Orange County, California Marital Status by Race

Orange County, California Veterans

115,733

Number of Veterans

108,333

Male Veterans

7,400

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40,747
Second Gulf War16,445
First Gulf War15,937
Korea14,782
World War II9,147
Age Group Veterans
75+35,416
65 to 7430,794
35 to 5422,009
55 to 6416,985
18 to 3410,529

Orange County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White94,0316.08%
Hispanic16,0182.16%
Asian9,4071.87%
Black4,78311.38%
Other3,2991.27%
2 or More2,9674.40%
Indian7636.86%
Hawaiian4836.26%

Orange County, California Veterans by Education

5.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orange County, California Employment Status

65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Orange County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Anaheim336440351043146034.34%
Santa Ana32479233421794252.90%
Irvine2119062661225421625.58%
Huntington Beach19103720065296155.03%
Garden Grove17096417485838942.28%
Fullerton13523514072154864.06%
Orange13643214050440722.98%
Costa Mesa11007811282227442.49%
Mission Viejo931129639632843.53%
Westminster896139156519522.18%
Newport Beach852198668814691.72%
Lake Forest774488324057927.48%
Buena Park806138315625433.15%
Tustin753018039550946.76%
Yorba Linda641936823540426.30%
Laguna Niguel629856532823433.72%
San Clemente634826530918272.88%
La Habra602816166413832.29%
Fountain Valley553605652911692.11%
Placentia508935222813352.62%
Aliso Viejo480525142433727.02%
Rancho Santa Margarita478554896911142.33%
Cypress478604890610462.19%
Brea391894247132828.37%
Stanton37827386448172.16%
San Juan Capistrano347063627615704.52%
Dana Point33293340127192.16%
Laguna Hills302583150912514.13%
Seal Beach24072244403681.53%
Laguna Beach22730231904602.02%
Laguna Woods16046162722261.41%
La Palma15526157742481.60%
Los Alamitos11409116362271.99%
Villa Park58225918961.65%
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