Costa Mesa

Sunny Climate, Proximity to the Coast, Urban Amenities

Overview for Costa Mesa, CA

123,939 people live in Costa Mesa, where the median age is 36.5 and the average individual income is $45,800.82. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

123,939

Total Population

36.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$45,800.82

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Costa Mesa, CA

Costa Mesa has 46,113 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Costa Mesa do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 123,939 people call Costa Mesa home. The population density is 5,362.34 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

123,939

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.5

Median Age

49.95 / 50.05%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
46,113

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$45,800.82

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Costa Mesa, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Costa Mesa. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
International School for Science and Culture
PUBLIC
K - 8th
No rating available
College Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
St Joachim Elementary School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The Waldorf School Of Orange County
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Christ Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Heinz Kaiser Elementary
PUBLIC
3rd - 6th
4/5
Everett A. Rea Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
Monte Vista High/Cloud Campus
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Christian Montessori School-Costa Mesa
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Montessori Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Coastline Regional Occupational Program
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Maude B. Davis Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
5/5
Orange County Special Education
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
Mariners Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St John The Baptist Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
ACCESS County Community
PUBLIC
K - 12th
1/5
Central Orange County CTE Partnership (CTEp)
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
California Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Charles W. Tewinkle Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
2/5
Montessori Harbor Mesa School
PRIVATE
K - 6th
No rating available
Renascence School International
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
The Childs-Pace Foundation Inc.
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5

Around Costa Mesa, CA

There's plenty to do around Costa Mesa, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

50
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
70
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
41
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Fitz In Fitness, J Fit Dance Fitness, and Fibo Kids Art Academy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 13.77 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.7 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 12.22 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.82 miles 37 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 15.55 miles 42 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 24.17 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Costa Mesa is a city located in Orange County, California that has a lot to offer. Located just a few miles from the coast, it boasts a Mediterranean climate and is a great place to enjoy outdoor activities.

One of the main attractions in Costa Mesa is the Orange County Fairgrounds, which hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including the Orange County Fair. The city is also home to the South Coast Plaza, one of the largest shopping centers in the U.S., as well as a range of dining options, from casual cafes to upscale restaurants.

Costa Mesa is also home to a number of parks and green spaces, providing opportunities for recreation and relaxation. The city is known for its cultural diversity, with a mix of families, singles, and retirees calling it home.

Overall, living in Costa Mesa offers a combination of urban amenities and a relaxed, laid-back lifestyle. With its sunny climate and diverse community, it's a great place to call home.


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