Aliso Viejo, California Population 2021

50,249
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Aliso Viejo is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 50,249, it is the 179th largest city in California and the 785th largest city in the United States. Aliso Viejo is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually but its population has increased by 5.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,823 in 2010. Aliso Viejo reached it's highest population of 51,206 in 2018. Spanning over 7 miles, Aliso Viejo has a population density of 7,262 people per square mile.

The average household income in Aliso Viejo is $135,824 with a poverty rate of 4.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,258 per month, and the median house value is $632,900. The median age in Aliso Viejo is 37.8 years, 36.9 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.5 males.

Aliso Viejo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aliso Viejo was:

  • White: 69.97%
  • Asian: 15.60%
  • Two or more races: 7.09%
  • Other race: 4.30%
  • Black or African American: 2.44%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Aliso Viejo, California is 50,249, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 51,206.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 47,823.

Aliso Viejo, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,44969.97%
Asian7,90515.60%
Two or More Races3,5917.09%
Some Other Race2,1794.30%
Black or African American1,2372.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native2380.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander640.13%
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Aliso Viejo Population by Race

Aliso Viejo Population Pyramid 2021

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Aliso Viejo Median Age

37.8


Total

36.9


Male

38.4


Female

Aliso Viejo Adults

There are 38,198 adults, (4,550 of whom are seniors) in Aliso Viejo.

Aliso Viejo Age Dependency

50.6

Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Aliso Viejo Sex Ratio

Female

26,457

52.22%

Male

24,206

47.78%

Aliso Viejo Population by Age

Aliso Viejo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Aliso Viejo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.4%31.6%
All60.1%39.9%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Female50%50%
Male40.2%59.8%

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Aliso Viejo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,5152.7260.1
Married10,0543.4268.4
Non Family5,7151.351.9
Female1,9373.0850
Male8093.0640.2

3.27

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Aliso Viejo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5631.64%
9th to 12th Grade6842.00%
High School Graduate3,55410.37%
Some College7,37021.51%
Associates Degree2,8198.23%
Bachelors Degree12,65636.95%
Graduate Degree6,61019.30%
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Aliso Viejo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Aliso Viejo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White21,34620,94312,494
Hispanic5,6044,9911,997
Asian5,5895,3703,911
Other Race1,4531,234453
Multiple Races1,1511,087572
Black932932405
Native American14814843
Islander2828

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.98%.

Aliso Viejo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$66,891$82,430$52,419
Less Than High School$28,133$30,125$26,023
High School Grad$42,652$52,344$32,304
Some College$49,925$53,189$45,625
Bachelors Degree$76,890$99,954$54,716
Graduate Degree$106,648$127,743$82,981

$66,891

Average Earnings

$82,430

Average Male

$52,419

Average Female

Aliso Viejo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Aliso Viejo Language by Age

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Aliso Viejo Language

70.45% of Aliso Viejo residents speak only English, while 29.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.86% of the population.

Aliso Viejo Language

Aliso Viejo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,6101,1133.76%
Hispanic9,0915726.29%
Asian7,7624585.90%
Multiple3,5742025.65%
Other2,126783.67%
Black1,223393.19%
Native235187.66%

4.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.72%

Male Poverty Rate

5.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Aliso Viejo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Aliso Viejo is Native, with 7.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Aliso Viejo is Black, with 3.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.23%.

Aliso Viejo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School9.57%
Some College6.18%
High School5.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%

Aliso Viejo Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.92%
Female Unemployed10.69%
Female Employed3.63%
Male Employed2.10%

Aliso Viejo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Aliso Viejo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$112,689$135,824
Families$131,530$151,046
Married Families$146,818-
Non Families$81,748$95,210
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Income by Household Type

Aliso Viejo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Aliso Viejo Married by Age and Sex

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Aliso Viejo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Aliso Viejo Marital Status by Race

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Aliso Viejo Marital Status

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1,282

Number of Veterans

1,171

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam324
First Gulf War310
Second Gulf War266
World War II101
Korea51

Aliso Viejo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54427
75+273
55 to 64240
65 to 74213
18 to 34129

Aliso Viejo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0623.87%
Hispanic2924.49%
Black747.07%
Other512.90%
2 or More483.16%
Asian470.76%

Aliso Viejo Veterans by Race

Aliso Viejo Veterans by Education

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10.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Aliso Viejo Veterans by Education

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75.5%

Labor Force Participation

72.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Aliso Viejo Employment by Age

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Aliso Viejo Employment by Race

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Aliso Viejo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.26%

Born in California

77.81%

Native Born

22.19%

Foreign Born

7.96%

Non Citizen

14.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.81% of Aliso Viejo residents were born in the United States, with 54.26% having been born in California. 7.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Aliso Viejo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202150,249-319-0.63%
202050,568-319-0.63%
201950,887-319-0.62%
201851,2062240.44%
201750,9821240.24%
201650,8581,3592.75%
201549,499-43-0.09%
201449,54240.01%
201349,5385001.02%
201249,0385641.16%
201148,4746731.41%
201047,8010.00%

Aliso Viejo Population by Year