Mission Viejo, CA

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2020 Population
95,638
0.128% 1-year growth
US Senator
Dianne Feinstein
Democratic Party
US Senator
Alex Padilla
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
45.3
0.44% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
4.84%
9.4% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$121,299
2.38% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$732,100
5.64% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
48,623
2.41% 1-year decline

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In 2020, Mission Viejo, CA had a population of 95.6k people with a median age of 45.3 and a median household income of $121,299. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Mission Viejo, CA grew from 95,516 to 95,638, a 0.128% increase and its median household income grew from $118,477 to $121,299, a 2.38% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mission Viejo, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (13.7%), White (Hispanic) (10.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.25%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.22%).

None of the households in Mission Viejo, 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.

93.8% of the residents in Mission Viejo, CA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mission Viejo, CA are Saddleback College (6,766 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Mission Viejo, CA was $732,100, and the homeownership rate was 77.2%.

Most people in Mission Viejo, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Mission Viejo, CA was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Mission Viejo, CA is home to a population of 95.6k people, from which 93.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 21.7% of Mission Viejo, CA residents were born outside of the country (20.8k people).

In 2020, there were 4.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (59.4k people) in Mission Viejo, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.74k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.8%
2020 Citizenship
93.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 93.8% of Mission Viejo, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Mission Viejo, CA was 93.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mission Viejo, CA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    59.4k ± 2.17k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    13.1k ± 2.22k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    9.74k ± 1.07k
18.5%
Hispanic Population
17.7k people

In 2020, there were 4.53 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (59.4k people) in Mission Viejo, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 9.74k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.5% of the people in Mission Viejo, CA are hispanic (17.7k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    4,008,868 ± 46,586 people
  2. Philippines
    829,356 ± 22,122 people
  3. China
    683,718 ± 20,124 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,008,868 California residents, followed by Philippines with 829,356 and China with 683,718.

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Foreign-Born Population

21.7%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
20.8k people
20%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
19.1k people

As of 2020, 21.7% of Mission Viejo, CA residents (20.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mission Viejo, CA was 20%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,751 ± 294
  2. Korea
    769 ± 320
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    671 ± 184

Mission Viejo, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Mission Viejo, CA employs 48.6k people. The largest industries in Mission Viejo, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,276 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,313 people), and Manufacturing (4,723 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($130,570), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($96,639), and Public Administration ($92,279).

Males in California have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $64,427. The income inequality in California (measured using the Gini index) is 0.498, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

48.6k
2020 Value
± 1,682
−2.41%
1 Year decline
± 4.67%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Mission Viejo, CA declined at a rate of −2.41%, from 49.8k employees to 48.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mission Viejo, CA, are Management Occupations (8,403 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,304 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,583 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mission Viejo, CA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

48.6k
2020 Value
± 1,682
−2.41%
1 Year decline
± 4.67%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Mission Viejo, CA declined at a rate of −2.41%, from 49.8k employees to 48.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mission Viejo, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,276 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,313 people), and Manufacturing (4,723 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mission Viejo, CA, though some of these residents may live in Mission Viejo, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$71,819
Median earning men ± $5,715
$48,302
Median earning women ± $3,745

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($104,276), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($95,693), and Information ($93,922).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Manufacturing ($79,286), Information ($74,600), and Construction ($71,016).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in California. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in California.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $407B
  2. $158B
  3. $149B

In 2020, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $407B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($158B) and Mixed freight ($149B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.26T
2020 Value in California
$4.61T
Projected 2050 Value in California
104% growth

In 2020, total outbound California trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 104% to $4.61T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $83.5B
  2. $44.4B
  3. $43.3B

In 2020, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $83.5B, followed by Arizona with $44.4B and Ohio and $43.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing the state of California. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from California

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Dianne Feinstein
Senator from California1
Assumed office on November 10, 1992
Elected to the seat to succeed John Seymour (California politician)|John Seymour, who had been appointed to the seat after Pete Wilson was elected Governor of California.
Alex Padilla
Senator from California3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Kamala Harris, who had become Vice President of the United States.

Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla are the senators currently representing California.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in California over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from California

California is currently represented by 53 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for California have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Mission Viejo, CA awarded 6,766 degrees. The student population of Mission Viejo, CA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 8,093 male students and 10,891 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mission Viejo, CA are White (3,598 and 53.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,716 and 25.6%), Asian (650 and 9.7%), and Two or More Races (373 and 5.56%).

The largest universities in Mission Viejo, CA by number of degrees awarded are Saddleback College (6,766 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Mission Viejo, CA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (3,145 and 46.5%), General Business Administration & Management (376 and 5.56%), and General Cosmetology (349 and 5.16%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 18,984 students enrolled in Mission Viejo, CA, 42.6% men and 57.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,773 records, of which 55.7% were women and 44.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 375 degree-majors awarded
  2. 219 degree-majors awarded
  3. 959 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Mission Viejo, CA was General Business Administration & Management with 375 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Mission Viejo, CA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
6,766 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Saddleback College with 6,766 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 2,905 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mission Viejo, CA, which is 0.752 times less than the 3,861 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,598 degrees mean that there were 2.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,716 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,288) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($42) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,972) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.74% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.99% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (7.14M), High School or Equivalent (6.69M), and Bachelors Degree (6.15M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Mission Viejo, CA was $732,100 in 2020, which is 3.19 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $693,000 to $732,100, a 5.64% increase. The homeownership rate in Mission Viejo, CA is 77.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Mission Viejo, CA have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mission Viejo, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Mission Viejo, CA is $121,299. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Mission Viejo, CA was Census Tract 423.28 with a value of $205,417, followed by Census Tract 320.58 and Census Tract 423.33, with respective values of $192,132 and $180,771.

Property

$732,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$10,100
$25,488
Median Property Taxes
±$955

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mission Viejo, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Mission Viejo, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

77.2%
Homeownership
2020
72.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 77.2% of the housing units in Mission Viejo, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 423.28
  2. Census Tract 320.58
  3. Census Tract 423.33

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mission Viejo, CA was Census Tract 423.28 with a value of $205,417, followed by Census Tract 320.58 and Census Tract 423.33, with respective values of $192,132 and $180,771.

The following map shows all of the places in Mission Viejo, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$121,299
Median Household Income
± $3,908
33k
Number of Households
± 1,236

In 2020, the median household income of the 33k households in Mission Viejo, CA grew to $121,299 from the previous year's value of $118,477.

The following chart displays the households in Mission Viejo, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mission Viejo, CA is from California.
0.498
2020 Wage GINI in California
0.499
2019 Wage GINI in California

In 2020, the income inequality in California was 0.498 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.321% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (80.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.36%)
  3. Carpooled (6.92%)

In 2018, 80.8% of workers in Mission Viejo, CA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.36%) and those who carpooled to work (6.92%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mission Viejo, CA have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.46% of the workforce in Mission Viejo, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mission Viejo, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mission Viejo, CA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.84% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mission Viejo, CA (4.61k out of 95.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mission Viejo, CA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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96.6% of the population of Mission Viejo, CA has health coverage, with 55.8% on employee plans, 9.86% on Medicaid, 16.6% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 0.577% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in California was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Orange County, CA see 1012 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.46% decrease from the previous year (1027 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 870 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 344 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in California, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,012 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Orange County, CA

Primary care physicians in Orange County, CA see an average of 1,012 patients per year. This represents a 1.46% decrease from the previous year (1,027 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Orange County, CA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of California across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.2% under 18 years, 16.5% between 18 and 34 years, 41.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

3.42%
Uninsured
55.8%
Employer Coverage
9.86%
Medicaid
16.6%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
0.577%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mission Viejo, CA declined by 19.5% from 4.25% to 3.42%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mission Viejo, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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