|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Laguna Woods is 17,452. Laguna Woods, California is the 2,096th largest city in the US.
Laguna Woods is located entirely in Orange County.
The peak population of Laguna Woods was in 2020, when its population was 17,657. In 2020, Laguna Woods was the 2,067th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,096th largest city in the US. Laguna Woods is currently 1.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Laguna Woods has shrunk 0.7% since the year 2000. Laguna Woods, California's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Laguna Woods has a population density of 5,198.1 people per square mile.
|1989||Santa Fe Springs||18,678||13.5%|
|2092||Holly Springs, Georgia||17,473||385.2%|
|2093||West Columbia, South Carolina||17,466||30.6%|
|2095||Takoma Park, Maryland||17,462||0.6%|
|2096||Laguna Woods, California||17,452||-0.7%|
|2097||St. Matthews, Kentucky||17,437||0.7%|
|2098||New Castle, Indiana||17,424||-9.7%|
The total voting age population of Laguna Woods, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,274. The voting age population is 36.2% male and 63.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 82.8% of the residents of Laguna Woods are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Laguna Woods are 76.3% White, 19.7% Asian, 1.8% Other, 1.4% Two or more races, 0.7% Black and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 5.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Laguna Woods, 11.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 26.5%. On a per-household basis, 6.1% of families are below the poverty line in Laguna Woods.
Among those aged 16 and older, 19.9% of Laguna Woods residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.7% of Laguna Woods residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 49.3% have a bachelor's degree and 21.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Laguna Woods residents aged 5 and older, 29.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 17.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Laguna Woods is 3.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Laguna Woods, 13.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Laguna Woods is $44,020.
In Laguna Woods, 73.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 26.6% of housing units in Laguna Woods.
Of all the housing units in Laguna Woods, 0.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Laguna Woods, 1.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 140 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Laguna Woods is $1,755.
In Laguna Woods, 79.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.