Rancho Santa Margarita is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 47,969, it is the 198th largest city in California and the 920th largest city in the United States. Rancho Santa Margarita is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 0.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,949 in 2020. Spanning over 13 miles, Rancho Santa Margarita has a population density of 3,720 people per square mile.
The average household income in Rancho Santa Margarita is $150,200 with a poverty rate of 4.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,133 per month, and the median house value is $679,500. The median age in Rancho Santa Margarita is 38.5 years, 37.9 years for males, and 39 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rancho Santa Margaritawas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.38%.
78.77% of Rancho Santa Margarita residents speak only English, while 21.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.05% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Rancho Santa Margarita is Native, with 19.27% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Rancho Santa Margarita is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.71%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Rancho Santa Margarita
81.86% of Rancho Santa Margarita residents were born in the United States, with 57.78% having been born in California. 7.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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