Mission Viejo, California Population 2022

93,723
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Mission Viejo is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 93,723, it is the 86th largest city in California and the 382nd largest city in the United States. Mission Viejo is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually but its population has decreased by -2.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 95,638 in 2020. Spanning over 18 miles, Mission Viejo has a population density of 5,295 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mission Viejo is $141,788 with a poverty rate of 4.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,326 per month, and the median house value is $732,100. The median age in Mission Viejo is 45.5 years, 43.1 years for males, and 47.6 years for females.

Mission Viejo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mission Viejowas:

  • White: 72.25%
  • Asian: 13.87%
  • Two or more races: 8.47%
  • Other race: 3.83%
  • Black or African American: 1.14%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Mission Viejo, California is 93,723 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 95,638.

Mission Viejo, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Mission Viejo Population by Race

Mission Viejo Population Pyramid 2022

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Mission Viejo Median Age

45.3


Total

43.5


Male

47


Female

Mission Viejo Adults

There are 76,415 adults, (20,417 of whom are seniors) in Mission Viejo.

Mission Viejo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mission Viejo Sex Ratio

Female

48,289

50.49%

Male

47,349

49.51%

Mission Viejo Population by Age

Mission Viejo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mission Viejo Household Types

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mission Viejo Households and Families

3.22

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Mission Viejo Households by Type

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Mission Viejo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mission Viejo Educational Attainment by Race

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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 60.89%.

Mission Viejo Educational Attainment by Race

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$61,810

Average Earnings

$76,814

Average Male

$50,866

Average Female

Mission Viejo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mission Viejo Language by Age

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Mission Viejo Language

71.87% of Mission Viejo residents speak only English, while 28.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.13% of the population.

Mission Viejo Language

Mission Viejo Poverty by Race

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4.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.19%

Male Poverty Rate

5.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mission Viejo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mission Viejo is Islander, with 12.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mission Viejo is Multiple, with 2.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.28%.

Mission Viejo Poverty

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Mission Viejo Poverty Rate by Education

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Mission Viejo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mission Viejo Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Mission Viejo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mission Viejo Married by Age and Sex

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Mission Viejo 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.

Mission Viejo Marital Status by Race

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Mission Viejo Marital Status

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4,840

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Mission Viejo Veterans by War

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Mission Viejo Veterans by Age

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Mission Viejo Veterans by Race

Mission Viejo Veterans by Education

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4.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mission Viejo Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mission Viejo Employment by Age

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Mission Viejo Employment by Race

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Mission Viejo 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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53.14%

Born in Mission Viejo

78.28%

Native Born

21.72%

Foreign Born

6.21%

Non Citizen

15.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.28% of Mission Viejo residents were born in the United States, with 53.14% having been born in California. 6.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mission Viejo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Mission Viejo Population by Year