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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mission Viejo is 92,449. Mission Viejo, California is the 367th largest city in the US.
Mission Viejo is located entirely in Orange County.
The peak population of Mission Viejo was in 2000, when its population was 93,608. In 2000, Mission Viejo was the 266th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 367th largest city in the US. Mission Viejo is currently 1.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
Mission Viejo has shrunk 1.2% since the year 2000. Mission Viejo, California's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Mission Viejo has a population density of 5,259.9 people per square mile.
|367||Mission Viejo, California||92,449||-1.2%|
|368||Mount Pleasant, South Carolina||92,398||89.0%|
|370||Fort Myers, Florida||92,245||77.4%|
|373||South Gate, California||91,154||-5.5%|
The total voting age population of Mission Viejo, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 71,153. The voting age population is 49.5% male and 50.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.1% of the residents of Mission Viejo are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mission Viejo are 77.4% White, 11.8% Asian, 5.3% Two or more races, 3.8% Other, 1.2% Black, 0.3% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 17.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mission Viejo, 5.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.8%. On a per-household basis, 3.3% of families are below the poverty line in Mission Viejo.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.2% of Mission Viejo residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.2% of Mission Viejo residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 49.0% have a bachelor's degree and 17.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mission Viejo residents aged 5 and older, 24.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 7.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 6.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mission Viejo is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mission Viejo, 12.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mission Viejo is $118,477.
In Mission Viejo, 76.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 23.1% of housing units in Mission Viejo.
Of all the housing units in Mission Viejo, 0.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Mission Viejo, 4.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mission Viejo is $2,267.
In Mission Viejo, 94.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.