Dana Point

Mediterranean Climate, Picturesque Landscapes, Cultural Attractions

Overview for Dana Point, CA

33,327 people live in Dana Point, where the median age is 48.5 and the average individual income is $67,484. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

48.5 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Dana Point, CA

Dana Point has 14,197 households, with an average household size of 2.34. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dana Point do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 33,327 people call Dana Point home. The population density is 5,136.65 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

49.5 / 50.5%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
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Commute Time

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Schools in Dana Point, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Dana Point. 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.
School rating
St Edward The Confessor Parish School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Monarch Bay Montessori Academy
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PreK - K
No rating available
San Clemente Christian School
K - 9th
No rating available
9th - 12th
Richard Henry Dana Elementary
K - 5th
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs
K - 6th
No rating available
K - 5th

Around Dana Point, CA

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

Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mama Poon's Kitchen, Revital Exotic Jewelry & Apparel, and barre3 - San Clemente.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.89 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.42 miles 30 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.2 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.67 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.41 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.03 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Dana Point is a stunning coastal city located in southern Orange County, California. With its picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean and its abundant outdoor recreation opportunities, it's no surprise that Dana Point is a popular destination for both tourists and residents.

One of the most popular attractions in Dana Point is the Dana Point Harbor, which is home to a variety of boats, including luxury yachts and fishing vessels. The harbor also features a variety of dining and shopping options, as well as a range of recreational activities such as stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, and whale watching.

In addition to the harbor, Dana Point is home to a number of beautiful beaches, including Doheny State Beach, Salt Creek Beach, and Capistrano Beach. These beaches offer a variety of water sports and activities, including swimming, surfing, and beach volleyball.

Beyond its natural beauty, Dana Point is also home to a vibrant arts and culture scene. The city hosts a number of annual events, including the Dana Point Concours d'Elegance, the Dana Point Grand Prix, and the Dana Point Symphony.

Overall, living in Dana Point offers a unique blend of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, and cultural enrichment. It's a great place to call home for those who love the beach and the great outdoors.


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