Costa Mesa SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
10
Affordability
3
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
8

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Costa Mesa Jobs

Costa Mesa 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
112,439
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
13.5%
Median Home
$637,200
Median Income
$70,438
Median Rent
$1,641

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Map Of Costa Mesa, CA

Population over time in Costa Mesa

Year Population % Change
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 362.0 445.3 386.3
Murder 0.9 4.9 5.3
Robbery 127.4 139.6 102.8
Aggravated Assault 181.0 265.9 248.5
Property Crime 4050.4 2553.0 2450.7
Burglary 645.8 479.8 468.9
Larceny 2895.9 1623.0 1745.0
Car Theft 508.7 450.3 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Costa Mesa

White
50.1% (56,279)
African American
1.7% (1,912)
American Indian
0.1% (147)
Asian
8.7% (9,819)
Hawaiian
0.6% (673)
Other
0.4% (401)
Two Or More
2.4% (2,687)
Hispanic
36.0% (40,521)
Race Costa Mesa CA USA
White 50.1% 38.4% 60.6%
African American 1.7% 5.6% 10.4%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 8.7% 13.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.4% 0.1%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.9% 2.5%
Hispanic 36.0% 38.6% 17.3%

Household Income For Costa Mesa, California

Less than $10,000
4.7% (5,284)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.5% (3,935)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.7% (7,533)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (9,219)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.7% (14,279)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (18,664)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.7% (15,404)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.3% (20,576)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.4% (8,320)
$200,000 or more
8.4% (9,444)
Income Costa Mesa CA USA
Less than $10,000 4.7% 5.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.5% 4.9% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.7% 9.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 8.7% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.7% 11.8% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 16.5% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.7% 12.1% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.3% 15.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.4% 7.3% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 8.4% 8.7% 5.7%

Gender in Costa Mesa

Female
48.9% (54,981)
Male
51.1% (57,457)
Gender Costa Mesa CA USA
Female 48.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 51.1% 49.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
9.6% (10,836)
9-12th Grade
5.7% (6,381)
High School / GED
17.4% (19,601)
Some College
21.6% (24,279)
Associate's Degree
8.2% (9,239)
Bachelor's Degree
26.2% (29,452)
Master's Degree
8.2% (9,170)
Professional Degree
2.2% (2,521)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (957)
Education Costa Mesa CA USA
< 9th Grade 9.6% 9.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 5.7% 8.0% 7.4%
High School / GED 17.4% 20.6% 27.5%
Some College 21.6% 21.7% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.2% 7.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 26.2% 20.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 8.2% 8.0% 8.2%
Professional Degree 2.2% 2.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 1.6% 1.3%

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