Laguna Beach, California Population 2024

22,199

Laguna Beach is a city located in Orange County California. Laguna Beach has a 2024 population of 22,199. Laguna Beach is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -3.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,000 in 2020.

The average household income in Laguna Beach is $231,367 with a poverty rate of 5.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Laguna Beach is 53.7 years, 54.3 years for males, and 53.2 years for females.

Laguna Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Laguna Beach was:

  • White: 86.02%
  • Two or more races: 7.84%
  • Asian: 3.16%
  • Other race: 2.04%
  • Black or African American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.22%
Land Area (mi²)
8.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,496.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.48% (-801)
The current population of Laguna Beach, California is 22,199 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,000.

Laguna Beach, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White19,73686.02%
Two or more races1,7987.84%
Asian7243.16%
Other race4672.04%
Black or African American1010.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander660.29%
Native American510.22%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Laguna Beach Population by Race

Laguna Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Laguna Beach Median Age

53.7

Total

54.3

Male

53.2

Female

Laguna Beach Adults

There are 19,330 adults, (6,471 of whom are seniors) in Laguna Beach.

Laguna Beach Age Dependency

78.4

Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Laguna Beach Sex Ratio

Female10,99047.9%
Male11,95352.1%

Laguna Beach Population by Age

Laguna Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,6182.1567.332.7
Married5,4362.7980.919.1
Non Family4,3771.2448.151.9
Female4742.8582.717.3
Male3312.7275.524.5
showing: 5 rows

2.74

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Laguna Beach Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Laguna Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laguna Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 81.35%.

Laguna Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$85,530

Average Earnings

$107,143

Average Male

$60,912

Average Female

Laguna Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laguna Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Laguna Beach Language

87.81% of Laguna Beach residents speak only English, while 12.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.59% of the population.

Laguna Beach Language

Laguna Beach Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,9988464.45%
Hispanic1,57720513%
Multiple1,7981367.56%
Other4225713.51%
Asian724466.35%
Islander663248.48%
Black1012827.72%
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5.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.58%

Male Poverty Rate

5.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laguna Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laguna Beach is Islander, with 48.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laguna Beach is White, with 4.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.8%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.15%.

Laguna Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School10.01%
Some College8.62%
Less Than 9th Grade7.53%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%
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Laguna Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25.05%
Female Unemployed15.64%
Female Employed4.91%
Male Employed2.22%
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Laguna Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laguna Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Laguna Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Laguna Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Laguna Beach 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 45-54.

Laguna Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Laguna Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,121

Number of Veterans

1,098

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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Laguna Beach Veterans by War

count

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Laguna Beach Veterans by Age

count

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Laguna Beach Veterans by Race

Laguna Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laguna Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Laguna Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Laguna Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Laguna Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

51.4%

Born in Laguna Beach

89.45%

Native Born

10.55%

Foreign Born

2.72%

Non Citizen

7.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.45% of Laguna Beach residents were born in the United States, with 51.4% having been born in California. 2.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Laguna Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202921,239-192-0.9%
202821,431-192-0.89%
202721,623-192-0.88%
202621,815-192-0.87%
202522,007-192-0.86%
202422,199-192-0.86%
202322,391-192-0.85%
202222,583-192-0.84%
202122,775-225-0.98%
202023,0001630.71%
201922,837-181-0.79%
201823,018-173-0.75%
201723,191-113-0.48%
201623,304-12-0.05%
201523,316550.24%
201423,261390.17%
201323,2221060.46%
201223,1161580.69%
201122,9581980.87%
201022,760-967-4.08%
200023,7275572.4%
199023,1705,31229.75%
198017,8583,30822.74%
197014,5505,26256.65%
19609,2882,62739.44%
19506,6612,20149.35%
19404,4602,479125.14%
19301,981
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Laguna Beach Population by Year