In 2019, Costa Mesa, CA had a population of 113k people with a median age of 35.2 and a median household income of $84,138. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Costa Mesa, CA declined from 113,198 to 113,159, a −0.0345% decrease and its median household income grew from $79,207 to $84,138, a 6.23% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Costa Mesa, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.1%), White (Hispanic) (21%), Other (Hispanic) (12.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.36%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.86%). 0% of the households in Costa Mesa, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 85.9% of the residents in Costa Mesa, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Costa Mesa, CA are Orange Coast College (5,246 degrees awarded in 2019), Vanguard University of Southern California (549 degrees), and Paul Mitchell the School-Costa Mesa (228 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Costa Mesa, CA was $749,400, and the homeownership rate was 38.3%. Most people in Costa Mesa, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21 minutes. The average car ownership in Costa Mesa, CA was 2 cars per household.