Dana Point, California Population 2022

33,059
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Dana Point is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 33,059, it is the 249th largest city in California and the 1377th largest city in the United States. Dana Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually and its population has decreased by -2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,782 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Dana Point has a population density of 5,097 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dana Point is $143,649 with a poverty rate of 4.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,219 per month, and the median house value is $923,100. The median age in Dana Point is 50.5 years, 50.1 years for males, and 51.1 years for females.

Dana Point Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dana Pointwas:

  • White: 83.88%
  • Other race: 5.09%
  • Two or more races: 4.56%
  • Asian: 3.93%
  • Black or African American: 2.08%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Dana Point, California is 33,059 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 33,782.

Dana Point, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Dana Point Population by Race

Dana Point Population Pyramid 2022

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Dana Point Median Age

48.9


Total

48.5


Male

49.4


Female

Dana Point Adults

There are 27,893 adults, (6,907 of whom are seniors) in Dana Point.

Dana Point Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dana Point Sex Ratio

Female

17,114

50.66%

Male

16,668

49.34%

Dana Point Population by Age

Dana Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dana Point Household Types

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dana Point Households and Families

2.9

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Dana Point Households by Type

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Dana Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dana Point Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.25%.

Dana Point Educational Attainment by Race

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$61,127

Average Earnings

$79,201

Average Male

$51,419

Average Female

Dana Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dana Point Language by Age

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Dana Point Language

83.64% of Dana Point residents speak only English, while 16.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.25% of the population.

Dana Point Language

Dana Point Poverty by Race

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4.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.35%

Male Poverty Rate

5.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dana Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dana Point is Asian, with 10.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dana Point is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.50%.

Dana Point Poverty

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Dana Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Dana Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dana Point Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Dana Point Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dana Point Married by Age and Sex

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Dana Point 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 45-54.

Dana Point Marital Status by Race

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Dana Point Marital Status

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1,488

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Dana Point Veterans by War

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Dana Point Veterans by Age

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Dana Point Veterans by Race

Dana Point Veterans by Education

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0.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dana Point Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dana Point Employment by Age

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Dana Point Employment by Race

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Dana Point 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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57.36%

Born in Dana Point

86.61%

Native Born

13.39%

Foreign Born

3.94%

Non Citizen

9.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.61% of Dana Point residents were born in the United States, with 57.36% having been born in California. 3.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dana Point Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Dana Point Population by Year