Costa Mesa SnackAbility

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

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Costa Mesa, California Info Snack

Costa Mesa is a city in Orange County, California. Since its incorporation in 1953, the city has grown from a semi-rural farming community of 16,840 to a primarily suburban and edge city with an economy based on retail, commerce, and light manufacturing. The population was 109,960 at the 2010 United States Census.
Population
112,930
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
13.8%
Median Home
$671,800
Median Income
$75,109
Median Rent
$1,722

Rankings for Costa Mesa in California

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Map Of Costa Mesa, CA

Population over time in Costa Mesa

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Costa Mesa Per 100k

Crime Costa Mesa CA USA
Violent Crime 318.7 449.3 382.9
Murder 0.9 4.6 5.3
Robbery 113.0 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 151.0 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 3794.6 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 547.4 446.9 430.4
Larceny 2788.1 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 459.1 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Costa Mesa

White
49.4% (55,764)
African American
1.6% (1,790)
American Indian
0.2% (208)
Asian
8.6% (9,660)
Hawaiian
0.8% (953)
Other
0.3% (371)
Two Or More
2.6% (2,983)
Hispanic
36.5% (41,201)
Race Costa Mesa CA USA
White 49.4% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 1.6% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 8.6% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.8% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 36.5% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Costa Mesa, California

Less than $10,000
4.6% (519,477)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (372,669)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.9% (779,217)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.4% (835,682)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.2% (1,264,816)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (1,874,638)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (1,456,797)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.1% (2,156,963)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.4% (948,612)
$200,000 or more
9.7% (1,095,421)
Income Costa Mesa CA USA
Less than $10,000 4.6% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.9% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.4% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.2% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.1% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.4% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 9.7% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in Costa Mesa

Female
49.0% (55,349)
Male
51.0% (57,580)
Gender Costa Mesa CA USA
Female 49.0% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 51.0% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
9.7% (10,960)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (6,787)
High School / GED
17.3% (19,579)
Some College
21.1% (23,869)
Associate's Degree
7.3% (8,277)
Bachelor's Degree
27.3% (30,877)
Master's Degree
8.2% (9,232)
Professional Degree
2.2% (2,430)
Doctorate Degree
0.8% (915)
Education Costa Mesa CA USA
< 9th Grade 9.7% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 17.3% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 21.1% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.3% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 27.3% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.2% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 2.2% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.8% 1.6% 1.4%

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