Orange County Population 2017

Orange County's estimated population is 3,172,532 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Orange County is the 3rd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20163,172,53215,9590.51%
20153,156,57322,1350.71%
20143,134,43821,8620.70%
20133,112,57627,6410.90%
20123,084,93531,0511.02%
20113,053,88436,2371.20%
20103,017,647607,09125.18%
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 Population Growth

Population Data via

Orange County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White2,309,09672.78%
Asian631,05419.89%
Two or More Races105,9393.34%
Black or African American65,1432.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native33,2831.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12,0580.38%

Orange County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Orange County

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%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990