Laguna Niguel is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 66,334 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Laguna Niguel is the 132nd largest community in California.
Laguna Niguel home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Laguna Niguel real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Laguna Niguel is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Laguna Niguel is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Laguna Niguel who work in management occupations (17.78%), sales jobs (14.66%), and office and administrative support (12.00%).
Also of interest is that Laguna Niguel has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.02% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Because of many things, Laguna Niguel is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Laguna Niguel really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Laguna Niguel perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
If knowledge is power, Laguna Niguel is a pretty powerful place. 53.07% of the adults in Laguna Niguel have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Laguna Niguel in 2010 was $53,433, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $213,732 for a family of four. However, Laguna Niguel contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Laguna Niguel is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Laguna Niguel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Laguna Niguel residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Laguna Niguel also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.84% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Laguna Niguel include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Iranian.
In addition, Laguna Niguel has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (20.91%).
The most common language spoken in Laguna Niguel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.