|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Dana Point is 32,821. Dana Point, California is the 1,206th largest city in the US.
Dana Point is located entirely in Orange County.
The peak population of Dana Point was in 2000, when its population was 35,195. In 2000, Dana Point was the 915th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,206th largest city in the US. Dana Point is currently 6.7% smaller than it was in 2000.
Dana Point has shrunk 6.7% since the year 2000. Dana Point, California's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Dana Point has a population density of 5,133.3 people per square mile.
|1210||Desert Hot Springs||32,716||98.8%|
|1200||Brooklyn Center, Minnesota||32,880||12.8%|
|1201||Rochester, New Hampshire||32,869||14.9%|
|1202||Cottonwood Heights, Utah||32,864||-6.5%|
|1206||Dana Point, California||32,821||-6.7%|
|1207||Glendale Heights, Illinois||32,796||2.5%|
|1208||Goldsboro, North Carolina||32,749||-18.4%|
|1209||Wheat Ridge, Colorado||32,722||-0.4%|
|1210||Desert Hot Springs, California||32,716||98.8%|
|1212||Des Moines, Washington||32,689||10.4%|
The total voting age population of Dana Point, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 26,969. The voting age population is 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.8% of the residents of Dana Point are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Dana Point are 83.4% White, 7.5% Other, 3.7% Asian, 3.5% Two or more races, 1.4% Black, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 17.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Dana Point, 5.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 6.0%. On a per-household basis, 2.9% of families are below the poverty line in Dana Point.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.2% of Dana Point residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.2% of Dana Point residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 51.0% have a bachelor's degree and 19.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Dana Point residents aged 5 and older, 15.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Dana Point is 3.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Dana Point, 10.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Dana Point is $99,409.
In Dana Point, 63.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.2% of housing units in Dana Point.
Of all the housing units in Dana Point, 1.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Dana Point, 5.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 910 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Dana Point is $2,061.
In Dana Point, 93.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.