Laguna Woods, California Population 2021

15,652
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Laguna Woods is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 15,652, it is the 326th largest city in California and the 2257th largest city in the United States. Laguna Woods is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -3.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,192 in 2010. Laguna Woods reached it's highest population of 16,507 in 2000. Spanning over 3 miles, Laguna Woods has a population density of 4,679 people per square mile.

The average household income in Laguna Woods is $61,849 with a poverty rate of 11.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,755 per month, and the median house value is $288,400. The median age in Laguna Woods is 75.6 years, 75.8 years for males, and 75.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 55.4 males.

Laguna Woods Demographics

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

  • White: 76.31%
  • Asian: 19.74%
  • Other race: 1.79%
  • Two or more races: 1.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Laguna Woods, California is 15,652, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,949.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,192.

Laguna Woods, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,25076.31%
Asian3,16919.74%
Some Other Race2871.79%
Two or More Races2201.37%
Black or African American1140.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.08%
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Laguna Woods Population by Race

Laguna Woods Population Pyramid 2021

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Laguna Woods Median Age

75.6


Total

75.8


Male

75.5


Female

Laguna Woods Adults

There are 16,019 adults, (13,284 of whom are seniors) in Laguna Woods.

Laguna Woods Age Dependency

486.9

Age Dependency Ratio

485.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

1.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Laguna Woods Sex Ratio

Female

10,328

64.34%

Male

5,725

35.66%

Laguna Woods Population by Age

Laguna Woods Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Laguna Woods Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married82%18%
Female79.9%20.1%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family68.4%31.6%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Laguna Woods Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,0031.4573.4
Non Family7,0211.0968.4
Married3,5902.0582
Female3092.5879.9
Male832.27100

2.08

Average Family Size

1.45

Average Household Size

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Laguna Woods Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2381.49%
9th to 12th Grade6093.81%
High School Graduate2,65116.57%
Some College3,35320.96%
Associates Degree1,2617.88%
Bachelors Degree4,50328.15%
Graduate Degree3,38321.15%
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Laguna Woods Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Laguna Woods Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,51011,0675,175
Asian3,1693,0422,256
Hispanic920732285
Other Race287233106
Multiple Races22019086
Black1147648
Native American131313

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Laguna Woods Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,231$28,992$22,016
Less Than High School$21,291$$21,078
High School Grad$22,317$31,618$21,290
Some College$26,213$26,184$26,224
Bachelors Degree$25,579$27,215$21,419
Graduate Degree$29,792$30,179$24,671

$25,231

Average Earnings

$28,992

Average Male

$22,016

Average Female

Laguna Woods Earnings by Educational Attainment

Laguna Woods Language by Age

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Laguna Woods Language

70.69% of Laguna Woods residents speak only English, while 29.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 17.50% of the population.

Laguna Woods Language

Laguna Woods Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,5341,0549.14%
Asian3,14849815.82%
Hispanic92922424.11%
Multiple2204520.45%
Other287289.76%
Black1141412.28%

11.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.47%

Male Poverty Rate

13.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Laguna Woods

The race most likely to be in poverty in Laguna Woods is Hispanic, with 24.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Laguna Woods is White, with 9.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.05%.

Laguna Woods Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School13.92%
Some College12.68%
Bachelors or Greater10.05%
Less Than High School9.93%

Laguna Woods Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed65.71%
Female Unemployed21.43%
Female Employed2.26%
Male Employed1.90%

Laguna Woods Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Laguna Woods Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,020$61,849
Families$60,488$81,033
Married Families$62,874-
Non Families$32,610$50,841
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Income by Household Type

Laguna Woods Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Laguna Woods Married by Age and Sex

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Laguna Woods 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 35-44.

Laguna Woods Marital Status by Race

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Laguna Woods Marital Status

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1,762

Number of Veterans

1,724

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam665
Korea501
World War II346
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War1

Laguna Woods Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,207
65 to 74458
55 to 6486
35 to 5411
18 to 34

Laguna Woods Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,63913.42%
Asian611.92%
Hispanic384.09%
2 or More3013.64%
Other196.62%
Black1311.40%

Laguna Woods Veterans by Race

Laguna Woods Veterans by Education

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5.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Laguna Woods Veterans by Education

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19.9%

Labor Force Participation

19.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Laguna Woods Employment by Age

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Laguna Woods Employment by Race

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Laguna Woods 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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19.77%

Born in California

65.34%

Native Born

34.66%

Foreign Born

4.64%

Non Citizen

30.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.34% of Laguna Woods residents were born in the United States, with 19.77% having been born in California. 4.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Laguna Woods Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,652-99-0.63%
202015,751-99-0.62%
201915,850-99-0.62%
201815,949-119-0.74%
201716,068-116-0.72%
201616,184-67-0.41%
201516,251-13-0.08%
201416,264-26-0.16%
201316,290570.35%
201216,233850.53%
201116,1481360.85%
201016,012-495-0.30%
200016,5070.00%

Laguna Woods Population by Year