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Costa Mesa Population

Costa Mesa is a city in Orange County in California, State of United States, Costa Mesa population in 2023 is estimated to be 111,925, covers city area of 15.81 sq mi (40.96 sq km), ranks fifty-eighth largest city in California State, two-hundred-seventy-first city in the United States. Costa Mesa is located 37 miles southeast of Los Angeles, 87 miles northwest of San Diego and 425 miles southeast of San Francisco. Costa Mesa population as per 2020 census is 111,918 compared to 2010 population of 109,960 with the increase number of 1,958 people and growth of 1.8 percent. The city is home to the two tallest skyscrapers in Orange County.

Below is the Costa Mesa population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010110,225
2011111,1620.85
2012111,8300.60
2013112,3070.43
2014112,5770.24
2015112,9300.31
2016113,0920.14
2017113,8250.65
2018113,615-0.18
2019111,454-1.90
2020111,9180.42
2021 *110,750-1.044
2022 *111,7230.87
2023 *111,9250.18
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Costa Mesa Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Costa Mesa population is 113,011, out of these 57,483 are male, 55,528 are female, The sex ratio of Costa Mesa is 104. The median age of the Costa Mesa population is 34.9, Costa Mesa population by age are, under 18 years is 26,051, 16 years and over is 89,571, 18 years and over is 86,960, 21 years and over is 84,212, 65 years and over is 16,208. 50.9% are male, 49.1% are female, Population of Costa Mesa by age percent-wise is, 23.1% are under 18 years old, 79.3% are 16 years and over, 76.9% are 18 years and over, 74.5% are 21 years and over, 12.5% are 65 years and over. There are total 41,378 housing units, The voting population of Costa Mesa are 70,429, out of these 34,846 are male voters, 35,583 are female voters, 49.5% are male, 50.5% are female. Costa Mesa population in 2022 is estimated to be 111,723, and in 2021 is estimated to be 110,750.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -59,7928.7%
5 - 95,5484.9%
10 - 145,9355.3%
15 - 196,3265.6%
20 - 246,2145.5%
25 - 3422,80620.2%
35 - 4417,46115.5%
45 - 5414,89213.2%
55 - 596,4255.7%
60 - 643,4463.0%
65 - 748,9117.9%
75 - 843,1802.8%
85 and over2,0751.8%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Costa Mesa Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Costa Mesa by race are:

White Population

White population in Costa Mesa, California are 65,384, percentage wise 57.9 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Costa Mesa, California are 1,003, percentage wise 0.9 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Costa Mesa, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Costa Mesa are 12,279, percentage wise 10.9 percent are asians, out of these 1,475 are Asian Indians, 2,566 are Chinese, 1,743 are Filipinos, 1,404 are Japanese, 871 are Korean, 3,514 are Vietnamese and 706 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Costa Mesa, California are 39,777. Percentage wise 35.2 percent are hispanics, out of these 30,952 are Mexican people, 174 are Puerto Ricans, 340 are Cubans, and 8,311 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race113,011Percent
White65,38457.9%
Black or African American1,0030.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native9920.9%
Asian Population12,27910.9%
Asian Indian1,4751.3%
Chinese2,5662.3%
Filipino1,7431.5%
Japanese1,4041.2%
Other Asian Population706
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5490.5%
Hispanic or Latino39,77735.2%
Mexican30,95227.4%
Puerto Rican1740.2%
Cuban3400.3%
Other Hispanic or Latino8,311
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Costa Mesa native population is 84,391, out of these 65,059 born in the California state and 18,255 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 28,620, out of these 11,124 are Naturalized US citizen, 919 are in Europe, 5,657 in Asia, 152 in Africa, 4,209 in Latin America and 81 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Costa Mesa are 17,496, out of these 690 are from Europe, 3,012 are from Asia, 101 from Africa, 13,438 are from Latin America and 68 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native84,391
Born in state of residence65,059
Born in other state in the United States18,255
Northeast4,294
Midwest7,254
South2,879
West3,828
Born outside the United States1,077
Puerto Rico138
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)939
Foreign born
Born outside of United States28,620
Naturalized U.S. citizen11,124
Europe919
Asia5,657
Africa152
Oceania106
Latin America4,209
Northern America81
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen17,496
Europe690
Asia3,012
Africa101
Oceania187
Latin America13,438
Northern America68
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Costa Mesa Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Costa Mesa, California are 41,378, Occupied housing units are 38,762, Rental vacancy rate is 5. Percentage of occupancy is 94, 35.98% of houses are owner occupied and 57.70% of houses are renter occupied in Costa Mesa. There are 38.54 percent of one-unit detached, 8.85 percent of one-units attached, 3.13 percent of two-unit houses, 11.55 percent of three or four unit homes. 2.23 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 26.99 percent are available with one vehicle, 40.59 percent are available with two vehicles, 21.77 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 4.34 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of Costa Mesa rental homes or apartments are 23,875, occupied by Renter, The median value of Costa Mesa average rental rate is $1,946.

HousingUnits
Total housing units41,378
Occupied housing units38,762
Occupied housing units percent94
Rental vacancy rate5
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached15,946
1-unit attached3,661
2 units1,294
3 or 4 units4,779
Mobile home922
Boat, RV, van, etc.262
Owner-occupied14,887
Renter-occupied23,875
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Costa Mesa Housing Market

Costa Mesa Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Costa Mesa, California is $826,000, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.52 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.66 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.31 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.20 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 0.09 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 2.18 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 25.79 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 6.22 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000214
$50,000 to $99,999275
$100,000 to $149,999130
$150,000 to $199,99983
$200,000 to $299,99939
$300,000 to $499,999901
$500,000 to $999,99910,673
$1,000,000 or more2,572
Median (dollars)826,000
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Costa Mesa Housing Mortgage

Costa Mesa Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $3,082, 0.52 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 0.80 percent pay between $500 to $999, 1.64 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 2.45 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 3.46 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 4.57 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 14.62 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $670, 0.54 percent of homes pay less than $250, 1.29 percent pays between $250 to $399, 1.69 percent pay between $400 to $599, 1.99 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.98 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 1.95 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500216
$500 to $999330
$1,000 to $1,499680
$1,500 to $1,9991,013
$2,000 to $2,4991,430
$2,500 to $2,9991,891
$3,000 or more6,051
Median (dollars)3,082
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250223
$250 to $399534
$400 to $599698
$600 to $799823
$800 to $999407
$1,000 or more807
Median (dollars)670
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

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