Laguna Niguel is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 66,385 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 90.86% 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 (16.36%), sales jobs (15.10%), and office and administrative support (11.82%).
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.
Of important note, Laguna Niguel is also a city of artists. Laguna Niguel has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Laguna Niguel’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.14% 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.
If knowledge is power, Laguna Niguel is a pretty powerful place. 53.63% 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 2018 was $59,581, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $238,324 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 16.38% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Laguna Niguel include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Iranian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Laguna Niguel's cultural character, accounting for 21.51% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Laguna Niguel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.