In 2021, Costa Mesa, CA had a population of 112k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $96,391. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Costa Mesa, CA declined from 112,958 to 112,148, a −0.717% decrease and its median household income grew from $90,370 to $96,391, a 6.66% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Costa Mesa, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.1%), Other (Hispanic) (17.5%), White (Hispanic) (12.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.02%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.36%).
None of the households in Costa Mesa, CA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
87.5% of the residents in Costa Mesa, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Costa Mesa, CA are Orange Coast College (5,030 degrees awarded in 2021), University of Phoenix-California (484631) (1,624 degrees), and Vanguard University of Southern California (594 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Costa Mesa, CA was $841,700, and the homeownership rate was 40.3%.
Most people in Costa Mesa, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Costa Mesa, CA was 2 cars per household.