Dana Point, California

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Population in 2013: 34,062 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 
Males: 17,007  (49.9%)
Females: 17,055  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  47.0 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 92624, 92629, 92672, 92675.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $78,795 (it was $63,043 in 2000)
Dana Point:

$78,795
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $48,686 (it was $37,938 in 2000)

Dana Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $734,019 (it was $365,400 in 2000)
Dana Point:

$734,019
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $924,831; Detached houses: over $1,000,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $584,452; In 2-unit structures: $618,127; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $450,977; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $395,390; Mobile homes: $86,076

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,752.

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  • Races in Dana Point, CA (2013)

    Dana Point races chart
    • 26,57777.4%White alone
    • 5,11814.9%Hispanic
    • 1,1703.4%Asian alone
    • 5331.6%Two or more races
    • 2410.7%Black alone
    • 1480.4%American Indian alone
    • 180.05%Other race alone

Races in Dana Point detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Dana Point: 131.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.2%), English (11.8%), Irish (10.7%), Italian (6.4%), French (3.9%), United States (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 160 feet

Land area: 6.64 square miles.

Population density: 5,132 people per square mile   (average).

Dana Point,CA real estate house value index trend

Dana Point, California map

For population 25 years and over in Dana Point:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dana Point city:

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

4,325 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 3.9% Europe, 2.3% Asia).

This city:

12.6%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dana Point, California as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Dana Point to the number of sex offenders is 34,048 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,433 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,459 (0.6%)

Dana Point satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Coast, CA (3.2 miles , pop. 288,147).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Diego, CA (57.4 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities: San Juan Capistrano, CA (1.6 miles ), South Coast, CA (1.8 miles ), Laguna Niguel, CA (2.0 miles ), San Clemente, CA (2.2 miles ), Laguna Beach, CA (2.5 miles ), Aliso Viejo, CA (2.7 miles ), Ladera Ranch, CA (2.8 miles ), Las Flores, CA (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 44 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $334,800
  • 1999: 78 buildings, average cost: $446,400
  • 2000: 82 buildings, average cost: $389,300
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $482,100
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $539,000
  • 2003: 47 buildings, average cost: $500,400
  • 2004: 59 buildings, average cost: $500,800
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $540,600
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $556,300
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $551,300
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $931,300
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $1,077,200
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $1,107,600
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $891,700
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $1,088,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.47 N, Longitude: 117.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,963 (-17.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,306 (24.3%)

Dana Point household income distribution Dana Point home values distribution

Crime rates in Dana Point by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0011000000000
per 100,000 0.00.02.82.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2443723432059
per 100,000 5.611.011.18.319.35.58.311.28.45.60.014.626.3
Robberies 1617119911149131351310
per 100,000 44.746.730.424.924.830.438.825.236.436.214.838.029.2
Assaults 54446547453530353151484751
per 100,000 151.0120.9179.7130.0124.196.783.297.986.7142.1142.3137.5148.9
Burglaries 127106129120120728896113129101129133
per 100,000 355.1291.2356.6331.9331.0198.9244.1268.6316.0359.5299.3377.5388.2
Thefts 392455448390371350425448516438489444429
per 100,000 1,096.11,250.01,238.31,078.61,023.2967.11,178.91,253.61,443.11,220.51,449.21,299.31,252.1
Auto thefts 39617268384039374328373124
per 100,000 109.1167.6199.0188.1104.8110.5108.2103.5120.378.0109.790.770.0
Arson 54118665874020
per 100,000 14.011.030.422.116.516.613.922.419.611.10.05.90.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 128.2133.5153.0129.8122.796.3110.1115.7127.1126.6123.1139.2145.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Dana Point detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.7%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3,295 (+10.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Dana Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Dana Point, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Dana Point-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 685% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 129.4 miles away from Dana Point center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 102.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 116.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 27.7 miles away from Dana Point center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 215.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dana Point topographic map

Birthplace of: Melinda Clarke - Actress, Brian Ireland - Drummer, Steve Hegg - Racing cyclist, Dana Brown - Documentary filmmaker.

Hospitals and medical centers in Dana Point:

  • SEA BRIGHT PLACE (33216 SEA BRIGHT DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Dana Point:

  • SADDLEBACK MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER - SAN CLEMENTE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SAN CLEMENTE, CA)
  • SAN CLEMENTE HOSP AND MED D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SAN CLEMENTE, CA)
  • SILVERADO HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA)
  • CAPISTRANO BEACH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CAPISTRANO BEACH, CA)
  • SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO SOUTH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA)
  • EMERITUS AT SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA)
  • SOUTH COAST MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LAGUNA BEACH, CA)

Amtrak stations near Dana Point:

  • 3 miles: SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO (LEE HALL, MONTEREY AVE. & SAN GORGONIO WAY) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: SAN CLEMENTE PIER (SAN CLEMENTE, MUNICIPAL PIER) . Services: free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: LAGUNA BEACH (TRANSIT DEPOT, BROADWAY BTW. BEACH & FOR) - Bus Station

Operable nuclear power plants near Dana Point:

  • 5 miles: San Onofre 2 and 3 in San Clemente, CA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dana Point:

  • Saddleback College (about 6 miles; Mission Viejo, CA; Full-time enrollment: 13,716)
  • Brandman University (about 14 miles; Irvine, CA; FT enrollment: 6,027)
  • Coastline Community College (about 14 miles; Fountain Valley, CA; FT enrollment: 4,591)
  • Concordia University-Irvine (about 15 miles; Irvine, CA; FT enrollment: 3,284)
  • Irvine Valley College (about 15 miles; Irvine, CA; FT enrollment: 8,005)
  • University of California-Irvine (about 15 miles; Irvine, CA; FT enrollment: 28,587)
  • Vanguard University of Southern California (about 18 miles; Costa Mesa, CA; FT enrollment: 2,104)

Public high schools in Dana Point:

Public elementary/middle schools in Dana Point:

Private elementary/middle schools in Dana Point:

  • ST EDWARD THE CONFESSOR PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 604; Location: 33866 CALLE LA PRIMAVERA; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONARCH BAY MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 160; Location: 32920 PACIFIC COAST HWY; Grades: PK - 3)
  • BRODERICK MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 36; Location: 24292 DEL PRADO; Grades: PK - 3)
  • DANA POINT MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 17; Location: 33501 DEL OBISPO ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Dana Point, School District: CAPISTRANO UNIFIED

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Notable locations in Dana Point: Serra (A), Orange County Marine Institute (B), Ken Sampson Overlook (C), Dana Niguel Branch Orange County Public Library (D), Orange County Fire Authority Station 30 (E), Orange County Fire Authority Station 29 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Monarch Bay Plaza Shopping Center (1), Lantern Bay Village Shopping Center (2), Capistrano Valley Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Arroyo Salado (A), Salt Creek (B), San Juan Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Dana Point include: Doheny State Beach (1), Capistrano Beach Park (2), Doheny Marine Life Refuge (3), Salt Creek Beach Park (4), Dana Cove Park (5), Del Obispo Community Park (6), Gazebo Park (7), Heritage Park (8), Lantern Bay County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Poche Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Dana Point Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 24642 San Juan Avenue).

Hotels: Blue Lantern Inn (34343 Blue Lantern Street), BNBINNS (P.O. Box 669).

Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.287. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.287
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.73
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0790. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0790
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Dana Point and their reported violations in the past:

ALPINE OAKS ESTATES LLC (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (FEB-24-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAR-06-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.4%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.8% for Black residents, 21.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.3% for American Indian residents, 41.8% for other race residents, 7.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Dana Point in 2010:

  • 78 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Dana Point in 2000:

  • 95 people in nursing homes
  • 81 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 38 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Dana Point compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Dana Point (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Ocean Ranch Branch at 32595 Golden Lantern Street, branch established on 2006/06/19; Dana Point Branch at 24801 Del Prado, branch established on 1990/06/18. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Dana Point Branch at 33621 Del Obispo Street, Suite A, branch established on 1996/02/12. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Union Bank, National Association: Dana Point Branch at 34177 Pacific Coast Highway, branch established on 1966/06/22. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Pacific Western Bank: Dana Point Office at 34180 Pacific Coast Highway, branch established on 2000/06/27. Info updated 2011/03/14: Bank assets: $5,513.1 mil, Deposits: $4,614.5 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Ii Lp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Dana Point Branch at 5 Manarch Bay Plaza, branch established on 2007/07/09. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Dana Point, California:

  • Doubletree Guest Suites-Doheny Beach, 34402 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629 , Phone: (949) 661-1100, Fax: (949) 489-0628
  • Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort And Spa, 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629 , Phone: (949) 661-5000, Fax: (949) 661-3688
  • Best Western Dana Point Inn By The Sea, 34744 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92624 , Phone: (949) 240-0150, Fax: (949) 240-4862
  • Blue Lantern Inn, 34343 Blue Lantern St, Dana Point, CA 92629 , Phone: (949) 661-1304, Fax: (949) 496-1483
  • Ritz-carlton, 1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629 , Phone: (949) 240-2000, Fax: (949) 496-4335
  • Best Western Plus, Marina Shores Hotel, 34280 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629 , Phone: (800) 232-3262, Fax: (949) 661-3136
  • Dana Point Harbor Inn, 25325 Dana Pt Harbor Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629 , Phone: (949) 493-5001, Fax: (949) 661-6895
  • St, Regis Monarch Beach Resort, One Monarch Bch Resort, Dana Point, CA 92629 , Phone: (949) 234-3200, Fax: (949) 234-3385
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dana Point, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
California average:

15.4

Dana Point travel time to work - commute Dana Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Dana Point:

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Religion statistics for Dana Point city (based on Orange County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic797,47367
Evangelical Protestant345,893894
Other141,815329
Mainline Protestant76,574202
Orthodox13,40619
Black Protestant2,4248
None1,632,647-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 530
Orange County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 147
Orange County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 434
Orange County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,438
Here:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

18.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.4%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$19,997$119,9823$8,599
Other Government Administration 8$54,823$82,23511$8,548
Streets and Highways 14$115,502$99,0021$815
Parks and Recreation 8$51,028$76,5425$7,536
Housing and Community Development(Local) 20$148,393$89,0363$6,939
Natural Resources 1$5,965$71,5801$1,076
Other and Unallocable 4$29,455$88,3651$1,180
Totals for Government 57$425,163$89,50825$34,693

Dana Point government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,252,000 ($95.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,017,000 ($29.86)
    Central Staff Services: $175,000 ($5.14)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $2,480,000 ($72.81)
    Regular Highways: $1,420,000 ($41.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,253,000 ($36.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,149,000 ($33.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $461,000 ($13.53)
    Financial Administration: $333,000 ($9.78)
    Health Services - Other: $215,000 ($6.31)
    General - Other: $89,000 ($2.61)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $5,359,000 ($157.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($0.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,570,000 ($46.09)

Dana Point government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $720,000 ($21.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $234,000 ($6.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $240,000 ($7.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $38,000 ($1.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,942,000 ($57.01)
    General Revenue, NEC: $436,000 ($12.80)
    Rents: $300,000 ($8.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,071,000 ($60.80)
    All Other: $1,023,000 ($30.03)
    Highways: $928,000 ($27.24)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $7,349,000 ($215.75)
    Total General Sales: $3,961,000 ($116.29)
    Property: $3,551,000 ($104.25)
    NEC: $1,035,000 ($30.39)
    Public Utilities: $987,000 ($28.98)

Dana Point government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $46,258,000 ($1358.05)

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,017 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($597 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.70% ($53,226 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.56% ($47,472)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.30% ($44,337)


4.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
California average:

5.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($937 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.06%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.38% ($47,619 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.65% ($49,190)
to San Diego County, CA  0.29% ($52,789)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dana Point:

  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dana Point:

  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KSBR (88.5 FM; MISSION VIEJO, CA; Owner: SADDLEBACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLE (103.1 FM; NEWPORT BEACH, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC.)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUOR-FM (89.1 FM; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Dana Point:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Dana Point fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 162m531ftTotal length
  • $871,000Total costs
  • 953,210Total average daily traffic
  • 69,414Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 81960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Dana Point, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED43$424,794240$517,406990$406,00133$382,718218$463,8631$127,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$340,87030$556,809128$454,0725$105,05028$671,7691$121,570
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$379,73550$670,067340$474,80618$234,16687$487,0311$153,010
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$413,86949$666,971183$495,6355$318,36839$491,9990$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$547,7508$735,30859$446,0592$104,7657$484,6140$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Dana Point, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$301,9652$567,7450$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$381,6581$249,0501$301,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$447,4101$387,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$285,7701$387,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$313,0000$01$313,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 26
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Dana Point

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dana Point, CA
Most common first names in Dana Point, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John11077.6 years
Robert11071.5 years
William7577.4 years
Mary6381.5 years
James5874.6 years
Charles4275.4 years
Donald4272.0 years
Dorothy4183.9 years
Helen3981.4 years
Joseph3976.8 years
Most common last names in Dana Point, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2581.8 years
Johnson1781.6 years
Brown1778.5 years
Miller1482.9 years
Wilson1375.9 years
Jones1175.3 years
Clark1175.0 years
Anderson1182.2 years
Williams1178.2 years
Adams1078.6 years
Businesses in Dana Point, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Holiday Inn1
Albertsons1Jamba Juice1
Baskin-Robbins1Jones New York1
Best Western1Kroger2
Burger King1Marriott2
CVS2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Carl\s Jr.1McDonald's1
Circle K3Nike1
Dennys1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
El Pollo Loco1Starbucks4
FedEx4T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hilton1Vans3

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  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
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  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Religious workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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