Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Quick Facts

Rancho Santa Margarita, California,

Rancho Santa Margarita (city), California

People QuickFactsRancho Santa MargaritaCalifornia
Population, 2003 estimate 49,14235,484,453
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 4.1%4.8%
Population, 2000 47,21433,871,648
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 X13.6%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 10.2%7.3%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 33.6%27.3%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 3.4%10.6%
Female persons, percent, 2000 50.8%50.2%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)81.6%59.5%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)1.7%6.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.4%1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)7.4%10.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)0.2%0.3%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)4.5%16.8%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 4.1%4.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 13.0%32.4%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 37.4%50.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 13.2%26.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 18.3%39.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 95.1%76.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 43.8%26.6%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 32.827.7
Housing units, 2000 16,51512,214,549
Homeownership rate, 2000 78.3%56.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $280,700$211,500
Households, 2000 16,25311,502,870
Persons per household, 2000 2.902.87
Median household income, 1999 $78,475$47,493
Per capita money income, 1999 $31,531$22,711
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 2.9%14.2%
Business QuickFactsRancho Santa MargaritaCalifornia
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) NA548,864,451
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) NA263,118,346
Retail sales per capita, 1997 NA$8,167
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) NA42,312,641
Total number of firms, 1997 F2,565,734
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 F28.8%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 F27.3%
Geography QuickFactsRancho Santa MargaritaCalifornia
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 12155,959
Persons per square mile, 2000 3,847.6217.2
FIPS Code 5958706

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms

Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:03:48 EST

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