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Orange County, California

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Orange County, California
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
3,151,184
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
3,186,979
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-1.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 3,186,989
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 3,010,232
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
20.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
16.4%
Female persons, percent
50.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
69.1%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
2.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.1%
Asian alone, percent(a)
23.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Two or More Races, percent
3.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
34.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
38.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 94,517
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 29.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 1,146,436
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 56.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $862,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $3,216
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $804
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $2,248
Building permits, 2022 5,938
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 1,066,286
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.93
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 87.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 45.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 97.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 93.6%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 86.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 42.8%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 5.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 65.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 59.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 13,293,394
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 25,663,579
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,282,584
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 52,345,305
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $16,491
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 27.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $109,361
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $50,683
Persons in poverty, percent
10.0%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 103,811
Total employment, 2021 1,454,905
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 103,989,398
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 -6.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 312,859
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 82,477
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 48,040
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 16,397
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 26,758
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 48,679
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,752
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 72,262
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 4,019.7
Population per square mile, 2010 3,807.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 792.84
Land area in square miles, 2010 790.57
FIPS Code 06059
Value Notes

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Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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