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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

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

 

Total Population
47,896

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.6%
5 - 17:
18.2%
18 - 24:
8.0%
25 - 34:
12.3%
35 - 54:
30.9%
55 - 64:
14.7%
Over 65 Years:
9.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
6.1%
6.1%
High School Graduates
95.5%
95.5%
College Graduated
51.1%
51.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Rancho Santa Margarita
$54,066
$54,066
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Rancho Santa Margarita
$121,017
$121,017
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
3.6%

Employment Industries in Rancho Santa Margarita

 
Manufacturing
11.9%
11.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
11.7%
11.7%
Healthcare
10.7%
10.7%
Retail
10.6%
10.6%
Education
8.8%
8.8%
Finance
7.6%
7.6%
Accommodation
6.1%
6.1%
Other
5.6%
5.6%
Public Service
4.2%
4.2%
Arts
4.1%
4.1%
Wholesale
3.7%
3.7%
Administration
3.3%
3.3%
Real estate
3.1%
3.1%
Construction
2.9%
2.9%
Transportation
2.4%
2.4%
Information Technology
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
60.8%
60.8%
Black Or African American
3.1%
3.1%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
10.5%
10.5%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
4.7%
4.7%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
20.6%
20.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
13.1%
13.1%
Irish
11.7%
11.7%
English
9.6%
9.6%
Italian
8.1%
8.1%
European
3.0%
3.0%
Norwegian
2.4%
2.4%
Swedish
2.3%
2.3%
Scottish
2.1%
2.1%
French
2.1%
2.1%
Dutch
1.9%
1.9%
Polish
1.9%
1.9%
British
1.7%
1.7%
Welsh
1.2%
1.2%
Iranian
1.0%
1.0%
French Canadian
0.9%
0.9%
Russian
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Portuguese
0.8%
0.8%
Czech
0.6%
0.6%
Scandinavian
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
79.6%
79.6%
Spanish
9.9%
9.9%
Tagalog
1.7%
1.7%
Chinese
1.3%
1.3%
Persian
1.0%
1.0%
Langs. of India
1.0%
1.0%
Vietnamese
0.7%
0.7%
Other Asian languages
0.7%
0.7%
Arabic
0.5%
0.5%
Korean
0.5%
0.5%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
French
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Japanese
0.3%
0.3%
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:
16.5%