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Dana Point is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 34,116 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Dana Point is the 231st largest community in California.
Dana Point home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Dana Point real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Dana Point is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.52% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dana Point is a city of managers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dana Point who work in management occupations (17.93%), sales jobs (15.03%) and office and administrative support (9.06%).
Of important note, Dana Point is also a city of artists. Dana Point has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Dana Point’s character.
Also of interest is that Dana Point has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Dana Point telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.81% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Dana Point is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Dana Point is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.41% of adults in Dana Point have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Dana Point in 2010 was $51,474, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,896 for a family of four. However, Dana Point contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dana Point is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dana Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dana Point residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Dana Point also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.73% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dana Point include German, English, Irish, Italian, French and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Dana Point is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|DANA POINT INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||14,523|
|DANA POINT HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||57.40%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||42.60%|
|TYPE OF DANA POINT HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||51.35%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||14.99%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||15.98%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||16.39%|
|SIZE OF DANA POINT HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.87%|
|AGE OF DANA POINT HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.97%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||71.21%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||21.55%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.28%|
|DANA POINT REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$934,132|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,247|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $66,000||1.96%|
|$66,001 - $132,000||1.04%|
|$132,001 - $264,000||1.47%|
|$264,001 - $396,000||2.72%|
|$396,001 - $528,000||3.68%|
|$528,001 - $660,000||9.18%|
|$660,001 - $990,000||35.67%|
|$990,001 - $1,320,000||23.97%|
|PEOPLE OF DANA POINT||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.05%|
|5 TO 17||12.39%|
|18 TO 24||6.48%|
|25 TO 34||12.48%|
|35 TO 54||27.98%|
|55 TO 64||17.29%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||18.33%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.07%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$84,404|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$51,474|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||9.10%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.78%)
Real estate (4.92%)
Public Service (3.70%)
Information Technology (2.01%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.69%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.45%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||7.35%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.65%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||15.73%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.88%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (82.37%)
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