Laguna Niguel, California Population 2021

66,997
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Laguna Niguel is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 66,997, it is the 135th largest city in California and the 564th largest city in the United States . Laguna Niguel is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 6.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,979 in 2010. Laguna Niguel reached it's highest population of 66,997 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Laguna Niguel has a population density of 4,545 people per square mile.

The average household income in Laguna Niguel is $152,396 with a poverty rate of 7.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,263 per month, and the median house value is $827,100. The median age in Laguna Niguel is 45.2 years, 43.4 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Laguna Niguel Demographics

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

  • White: 75.89%
  • Asian: 10.33%
  • Other race: 5.87%
  • Two or more races: 5.81%
  • Black or African American: 1.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.21%
The current population of Laguna Niguel, California is 66,997 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 66,079.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 62,979.

Laguna Niguel, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,94475.89%
Asian6,79810.33%
Some Other Race3,8635.87%
Two or More Races3,8265.81%
Black or African American1,0071.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2310.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native1390.21%
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Laguna Niguel Population by Race

Laguna Niguel Population Pyramid $2021

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Laguna Niguel Median Age

45.2


Total

43.4


Male

46.8


Female

Laguna Niguel Adults

There are 52,929 adults, (11,650 of whom are seniors) in Laguna Niguel.

Laguna Niguel Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Laguna Niguel Sex Ratio

Female

34,105

51.83%

Male

31,703

48.17%

Laguna Niguel Population by Age

Laguna Niguel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laguna Niguel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.7%24.3%
All69%31%
Non Family62.2%37.8%
Female51.9%48.1%
Male49.5%50.5%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laguna Niguel Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,2902.5969
Married15,1713.1375.7
Non Family7,1321.2262.2
Female2,0492.9951.9
Male9383.2649.5

3.06

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Laguna Niguel Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7501.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,5373.21%
High School Graduate5,80512.14%
Some College9,97220.85%
Associates Degree4,1188.61%
Bachelors Degree15,75732.94%
Graduate Degree9,89720.69%
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Laguna Niguel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laguna Niguel Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White33,91833,19119,226
Hispanic6,3665,1031,573
Asian5,3175,1703,915
Other Race2,2431,698424
2+ Races1,6191,404709
Black800788383
Islander15815828
Native American10010019

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.63%.

Laguna Niguel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,971$80,308$46,320
Less Than 9th Grade$28,913$32,191$21,011
High School Graduate$33,892$34,786$31,932
Some College$44,398$46,771$38,998
Bachelors Degree$72,753$96,835$55,950
Graduate Degree$105,024$147,125$78,510

$57,971

Average Earnings

$80,308

Average Male

$46,320

Average Female

Laguna Niguel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laguna Niguel Language by Age

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Laguna Niguel Language

73.49% of Laguna Niguel residents speak only English, while 26.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.93% of the population.

Laguna Niguel Language

Laguna Niguel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White43,7242,4805.67%
Hispanic10,7649128.47%
Other3,85973419.02%
Asian6,7936058.91%
Multiple3,81438710.15%
Islander2314921.21%
Black1,00630.30%

7.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.77%

Male Poverty Rate

8.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laguna Niguel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laguna Niguel is Islander, with 21.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laguna Niguel is Black, with 0.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.57%.

Laguna Niguel Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.05%
High School11.19%
Some College6.82%
Bachelors or Greater4.28%

Laguna Niguel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed18.06%
Female Unemployed11.86%
Female Employed3.44%
Male Employed2.65%

Laguna Niguel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laguna Niguel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$108,537$152,396
Families$134,058$178,505
Married Families$147,563-
Non Families$56,402$81,583
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Income by Household Type

Laguna Niguel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

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 45-54, 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 Marital Status

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2,678

Number of Veterans

2,574

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,109
Second Gulf War339
Korea297
First Gulf War296
World War II133

Laguna Niguel Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+821
65 to 74820
35 to 54407
55 to 64402
18 to 34228

Laguna Niguel Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2845.51%
Hispanic2483.29%
Black15218.10%
Asian1462.52%
Islander5031.65%
2+ Races381.83%
Other Race80.32%

Laguna Niguel Veterans by Race

Laguna Niguel Veterans by Education

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3.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laguna Niguel Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Laguna Niguel Employment by Age

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Laguna Niguel Employment by Race

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Laguna Niguel 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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50.16%

Born in Laguna Niguel

78.49%

Native Born

21.51%

Foreign Born

7.23%

Non Citizen

14.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.49% of Laguna Niguel residents were born in the United States, with 50.16% having been born in California. 7.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Laguna Niguel Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202166,9973060.46%
202066,6913060.46%
201966,3853060.46%
201866,079680.10%
201766,0118661.33%
201665,145-251-0.38%
201565,3963170.49%
201465,0796981.08%
201364,3812470.39%
201264,1343600.56%
201163,7746551.04%
201063,1191,2280.20%
200061,89117,4913.38%
199044,40032,16313.76%
198012,2377,59310.17%
19704,6440.00%

Laguna Niguel Population by Year