Dana Point, California Population 2020

33,406

Dana Point is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 33,406, it is the 229th largest city in California and the 1175th largest city in the United States. Dana Point is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually but its population has increased by 0.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,351 in 2010. Dana Point reached it's highest population of 35,110 in 2000. Spanning over 7 miles, Dana Point has a population density of 5,151 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dana Point is $139,734 with a poverty rate of 6.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,007 per month, and the median house value is $861,600. The median age in Dana Point is 48.6 years, 48.7 years for males, and 48.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.2 males.

Dana Point Demographics

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

  • White: 82.81%
  • Other race: 8.63%
  • Two or more races: 3.62%
  • Asian: 3.21%
  • Black or African American: 1.25%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Dana Point, California is 33,406, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,730.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,351.

Dana Point, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,08582.81%
Some Other Race2,9278.63%
Two or More Races1,2293.62%
Asian1,0883.21%
Black or African American4241.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native1410.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.06%

Dana Point Population Pyramid 2020

Dana Point Median Age

48.6


Total

48.7


Male

48.5


Female

Dana Point Adults

There are 27,980 adults, (7,354 of whom are seniors) in Dana Point.

Dana Point Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dana Point Sex Ratio

Female

17,555

51.76%

Male

16,358

48.24%

Dana Point Households and Families

Dana Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dana Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.7%30.3%
All61.4%38.6%
Non Family55.2%44.8%
Male46.4%53.6%
Female40.3%59.7%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5612.3261.4
Married7,4772.9269.7
Non Family5,6801.355.2
Female9903.3240.3
Male4143.0146.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dana Point Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8783.32%
9th to 12th Grade6672.53%
High School Graduate2,91711.04%
Some College5,94022.49%
Associates Degree2,64510.01%
Bachelors Degree8,12530.76%
Graduate Degree5,24119.84%

Dana Point Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,71220,26811,529
Hispanic3,7312,694763
Other Race1,7241,033170
Asian1,0241,020730
Multiple Races726707298
Black255214103
Native American1026325
Islander1919

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 71.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,335$69,142$41,804
Less Than High School$15,650$23,313$11,784
High School Grad$36,250$41,461$29,003
Some College$40,996$45,560$38,180
Bachelors Degree$71,422$105,027$53,279
Graduate Degree$96,040$128,043$67,361

$53,335

Average Earnings

$69,142

Average Male

$41,804

Average Female

Dana Point Language

Dana Point Language by Age

Dana Point Language

83.34% of Dana Point residents speak only English, while 16.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.29% of the population.

Dana Point Poverty

Dana Point Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,1741,6356.49%
Hispanic6,0015228.70%
Other2,92335912.28%
Multiple1,229645.21%
Black4245613.21%
Asian1,083302.77%

6.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.94%

Male Poverty Rate

7.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dana Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dana Point is Black, with 13.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dana Point is Asian, with 2.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.47%
High School8.76%
Some College5.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.82%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed16.19%
Female Unemployed8.74%
Female Employed6.58%
Male Employed3.33%

Dana Point Income

Dana Point Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$97,519$139,734
Families$127,718$164,555
Married Families$140,069-
Non Families$63,574$98,655

Dana Point Marital Status

Dana Point Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dana Point Married by Age and Sex

Dana Point Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Dana Point Marital Status by Race

Dana Point Veterans

1,837

Number of Veterans

1,750

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam685
Korea285
World War II209
Second Gulf War200
First Gulf War181
Age Group Veterans
75+795
65 to 74501
55 to 64244
35 to 54178
18 to 34119
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6747.04%
Hispanic842.07%
2 or More749.55%
Asian646.19%
Other251.31%

$Dana Point Veterans by Education

1.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dana Point Employment Status

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dana Point Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.10%

Born in California

85.78%

Native Born

14.22%

Foreign Born

4.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

85.78% of Dana Point residents were born in the United States, with 54.10% having been born in California. 4.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,406-162-0.48%
201933,568-162-0.48%
201833,730-94-0.28%
201733,824-162-0.48%
201633,986-27-0.08%
201534,013510.15%
201433,962-26-0.08%
201333,9881400.41%
201233,8482040.61%
201133,6443010.90%
201033,343-1,767-0.52%
200035,1103,2140.96%
199031,89621,29411.64%
198010,6025,8578.37%
19704,7453,55914.87%
19601,1860.00%