Laguna Niguel, California Population 2020

68,008
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Laguna Niguel is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 68,008, it is the 131st largest city in California and the 549th largest city in the United States. Laguna Niguel is currently growing at a rate of 1.30% annually and its population has increased by 7.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,979 in 2010. Spanning over 15 miles, Laguna Niguel has a population density of 4,614 people per square mile.

The average household income in Laguna Niguel is $141,558 with a poverty rate of 8.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,181 per month, and the median house value is $795,300. The median age in Laguna Niguel is 45.1 years, 43.3 years for males, and 46.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.3 males.

Laguna Niguel Demographics

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

  • White: 75.59%
  • Asian: 10.19%
  • Other race: 6.09%
  • Two or more races: 5.70%
  • Black or African American: 1.81%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
The current population of Laguna Niguel, California is 68,008, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 66,266.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,979.

Laguna Niguel, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,62675.59%
Asian6,68810.19%
Some Other Race3,9976.09%
Two or More Races3,7435.70%
Black or African American1,1891.81%
American Indian and Alaska Native2300.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1790.27%
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Laguna Niguel Population Pyramid 2020

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Laguna Niguel Median Age

45.1


Total

43.3


Male

46.6


Female

Laguna Niguel Adults

There are 52,554 adults, (11,264 of whom are seniors) in Laguna Niguel.

Laguna Niguel Age Dependency

59

Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Laguna Niguel Sex Ratio

Female

33,617

51.20%

Male

32,035

48.80%

Laguna Niguel Households and Families

Laguna Niguel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laguna Niguel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.3%23.7%
All70%30%
Non Family63.8%36.2%
Female55.6%44.4%
Male47.2%52.8%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,3602.5770
Married15,1143.1376.3
Non Family7,3621.2663.8
Female2,0132.955.6
Male8713.347.2

3.05

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Laguna Niguel Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6881.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,5553.26%
High School Graduate6,11112.82%
Some College9,77620.51%
Associates Degree4,1388.68%
Bachelors Degree15,54832.63%
Graduate Degree9,83820.64%
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Laguna Niguel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,60532,92018,835
Hispanic6,6665,3841,781
Asian5,1985,0673,815
Other Race2,2321,745397
Multiple Races1,5691,388752
Black888877413
Native American151114
Islander14614655

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 73.39%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,170$77,522$45,915
Less Than High School$27,585$30,392$20,531
High School Grad$33,252$34,138$30,705
Some College$42,240$46,694$35,075
Bachelors Degree$73,472$95,299$54,756
Graduate Degree$96,705$131,910$74,421

$56,170

Average Earnings

$77,522

Average Male

$45,915

Average Female

Laguna Niguel Language

Laguna Niguel Language by Age

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Laguna Niguel Language

74.44% of Laguna Niguel residents speak only English, while 25.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.06% of the population.

Laguna Niguel Poverty

Laguna Niguel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,2472,6176.05%
Hispanic11,1941,31211.72%
Other3,99198124.58%
Asian6,6846349.49%
Multiple3,72947612.76%
Islander1793318.44%
Black1,188110.93%

8.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.83%

Male Poverty Rate

9.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laguna Niguel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laguna Niguel is Other, with 24.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laguna Niguel is Black, with 0.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.86%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.62%
High School13.15%
Some College8.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.23%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Unemployed13.46%
Female Employed3.73%
Male Employed3.08%

Laguna Niguel Income

Laguna Niguel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$103,910$141,558
Families$130,316$166,001
Married Families$141,914-
Non Families$59,000$77,968
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Laguna Niguel Marital Status

Laguna Niguel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Laguna Niguel Married by Age and Sex

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Laguna Niguel 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.

Laguna Niguel Marital Status by Race

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Laguna Niguel Veterans

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3,039

Number of Veterans

2,936

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,241
Korea365
Second Gulf War362
First Gulf War343
World War II205
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74989
75+931
55 to 64431
35 to 54424
18 to 34264
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6036.33%
Hispanic3003.83%
Black18419.83%
Asian1703.01%
Hawaiian4530.82%
2 or More371.89%

Laguna Niguel Veterans by Education

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4.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laguna Niguel Employment Status

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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48.95%

Born in California

78.24%

Native Born

21.76%

Foreign Born

7.73%

Non Citizen

14.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.24% of Laguna Niguel residents were born in the United States, with 48.95% having been born in California. 7.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202068,0088711.30%
201967,1378711.31%
201866,2661610.24%
201766,1058711.34%
201665,234-232-0.35%
201565,4663370.52%
201465,1297141.11%
201364,4152620.41%
201264,1533760.59%
201163,7776601.05%
201063,1171,2260.20%
200061,89117,4913.38%
199044,40032,16313.76%
198012,2377,59310.17%
19704,6440.00%