Rancho Santa Margarita Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Rancho Santa Margarita Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
47,896

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.0%
5 - 17:
19.1%
18 - 24:
8.1%
25 - 34:
12.5%
35 - 54:
31.2%
55 - 64:
14.2%
Over 65 Years:
8.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
5.9%
5.9%
High School Graduates
95.6%
95.6%
College Graduated
51.5%
51.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Rancho Santa Margarita
$51,219
$51,219
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Rancho Santa Margarita
$115,073
$115,073
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
4.2%

Employment Industries in Rancho Santa Margarita

 
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Manufacturing
12.1%
12.1%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
11.5%
11.5%
Retail
10.7%
10.7%
Healthcare
10.1%
10.1%
Education
9.0%
9.0%
Finance
7.5%
7.5%
Accommodation
6.5%
6.5%
Other
4.9%
4.9%
Wholesale
4.4%
4.4%
Public Service
4.4%
4.4%
Arts
4.0%
4.0%
Construction
3.3%
3.3%
Real estate
3.1%
3.1%
Administration
3.1%
3.1%
Transportation
2.2%
2.2%
Information Technology
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
61.9%
61.9%
Black Or African American
2.9%
2.9%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.0%
0.0%
Asian
10.4%
10.4%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.2%
4.2%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
20.7%
20.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
14.0%
14.0%
Irish
12.4%
12.4%
English
9.9%
9.9%
Italian
8.4%
8.4%
Norwegian
3.1%
3.1%
European
2.7%
2.7%
French
2.5%
2.5%
Scottish
2.4%
2.4%
Swedish
2.1%
2.1%
Polish
2.1%
2.1%
Dutch
1.5%
1.5%
British
1.4%
1.4%
Welsh
1.3%
1.3%
Iranian
1.0%
1.0%
Russian
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.9%
0.9%
French Canadian
0.8%
0.8%
Portuguese
0.8%
0.8%
Danish
0.7%
0.7%
Hungarian
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
78.9%
78.9%
Spanish
10.7%
10.7%
Chinese
1.6%
1.6%
Tagalog
1.4%
1.4%
Persian
1.0%
1.0%
Langs. of India
1.0%
1.0%
Other Asian languages
0.7%
0.7%
Arabic
0.6%
0.6%
Korean
0.6%
0.6%
Vietnamese
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.4%
0.4%
Japanese
0.4%
0.4%
Pacific Island languages
0.3%
0.3%
Scandinavian languages
0.2%
0.2%
West Germanic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Italian
0.2%
0.2%
Urdu
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Rancho Santa Margarita Residents:
16.7%