Costa Mesa, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Costa Mesa, California Info Snack

Population
113,159
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
11.9%
Median Home
$749,400
Median Income
$84,138
Median Rent
$1,857

Costa Mesa SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
8

Costa Mesa, CA Crime Report

4,051
Total Crimes
3,552.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
43.42%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Costa Mesa
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,051 3,552.0 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 312 273.6 441.2 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 104 91.2 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 156 136.8 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 3,739 3,278.5 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 450 394.6 386.1 340.5
Larceny 2,934 2,572.6 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 355 311.3 358.8 219.9

Costa Mesa, CA Cost Of Living

166
Costa Mesa's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Costa Mesa California National Average
Overall 166 140 100
Services 110 111 100
Groceries 116 118 100
Health 109 113 100
Housing 293 196 100
Transportation 130 128 100
Utilities 90 118 100

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Rankings for Costa Mesa in California

Map Of Costa Mesa, CA

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Population over time in Costa Mesa

Year Population % Change
2019 113,159 -0.0%
2018 113,198 0.2%
2017 112,930 0.4%
2016 112,439 0.1%
2015 112,377 0.7%
2014 111,635 0.7%
2013 110,871 0.5%
2012 110,322 0.5%
2011 109,796 0.4%
2010 109,316 -

Race / Ethnicity in Costa Mesa

White
50.1% (56,647)
African American
1.8% (1,988)
American Indian
0.2% (198)
Asian
8.4% (9,456)
Hawaiian
0.7% (846)
Other
0.4% (458)
Two Or More
2.9% (3,234)
Hispanic
35.6% (40,332)
Race Costa Mesa CA USA
White 50.1% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 1.8% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 8.4% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 35.6% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Costa Mesa

Female
49.7% (56,203)
Male
50.3% (56,956)
Gender Costa Mesa CA USA
Female 49.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 50.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Costa Mesa for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (10,184)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (6,789)
High School / GED
17.0% (19,237)
Some College
21.0% (23,763)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (7,921)
Bachelor's Degree
27.0% (30,552)
Master's Degree
9.0% (10,184)
Professional Degree
3.0% (3,394)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,131)
Education Costa Mesa CA USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 27.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Costa Mesa, California

Less than $10,000
4.5% (512,978)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.3% (265,324)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.6% (633,630)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.0% (676,977)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.5% (1,076,758)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.8% (1,789,075)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (1,574,827)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.9% (2,255,946)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.0% (1,129,215)
$200,000 or more
12.4% (1,401,166)
Income Costa Mesa CA USA
Less than $10,000 4.5% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.3% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.6% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.0% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.5% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.8% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.9% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.0% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 12.4% 12.2% 7.7%

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