Dana Point, California

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Population in 2017: 33,934 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 
Males: 16,384  (48.3%)
Females: 17,550  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

49.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 92624, 92629, 92672, 92675.

Dana Point Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $95,127 (it was $63,043 in 2000)
Dana Point:

$95,127
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $58,812 (it was $37,938 in 2000)

Dana Point city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $912,947 (it was $365,400 in 2000)
Dana Point:

$912,947
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $723,955; in 2-unit structures: $511,213; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $816,333; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $611,209; mobile homes: $101,666

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,047.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dana Point: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.6%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Black residents, 9.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.7% for American Indian residents, 12.8% for other race residents, 7.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dana Point, CA (2017)
    • 25,42373.9%White alone
    • 5,65916.5%Hispanic
    • 1,1753.4%Asian alone
    • 9152.7%Two or more races
    • 5531.6%Black alone
    • 770.2%American Indian alone
    • 570.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Dana Point, California as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dana Point is 4,306 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Dana Point by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(19.3)
2
(5.5)
3
(8.3)
4
(11.2)
3
(8.4)
2
(5.6)
0
(0.0)
5
(14.6)
9
(26.3)
12
(35.0)
9
(26.2)
11
(32.0)
6
(17.6)
7
(20.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(24.8)
11
(30.4)
14
(38.8)
9
(25.2)
13
(36.4)
13
(36.2)
5
(14.8)
13
(38.0)
10
(29.2)
7
(20.4)
12
(35.0)
17
(49.5)
22
(64.5)
13
(38.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
45
(124.1)
35
(96.7)
30
(83.2)
35
(97.9)
31
(86.7)
51
(142.1)
48
(142.3)
47
(137.5)
51
(148.9)
52
(151.9)
36
(104.9)
36
(104.8)
36
(105.5)
49
(144.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
120
(331.0)
72
(198.9)
88
(244.1)
96
(268.6)
113
(316.0)
129
(359.5)
101
(299.3)
129
(377.5)
133
(388.2)
61
(178.1)
120
(349.7)
121
(352.3)
85
(249.1)
73
(214.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
371
(1,023)
350
(967.1)
425
(1,179)
448
(1,254)
516
(1,443)
438
(1,220)
489
(1,449)
444
(1,299)
429
(1,252)
374
(1,092)
417
(1,215)
400
(1,165)
399
(1,169)
395
(1,161)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
38
(104.8)
40
(110.5)
39
(108.2)
37
(103.5)
43
(120.3)
28
(78.0)
37
(109.7)
31
(90.7)
24
(70.0)
28
(81.8)
52
(151.6)
38
(110.6)
31
(90.8)
36
(105.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(16.5)
6
(16.6)
5
(13.9)
8
(22.4)
7
(19.6)
4
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.8)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)120.294.3107.8113.3124.4124.0120.6136.3142.4127.2137.7141.5126.0126.7

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City-data.com crime index in Dana Point, CA

Crime rate in Dana Point detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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Dana Point, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (8.2%), Italian (7.3%), American (6.7%), Irish (6.2%), English (5.6%), European (5.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 160 feet

Land area: 6.64 square miles.

Population density: 5,113 people per square mile   (average).

Dana Point, California map

4,649 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 4.0% Europe, 2.3% Asia).

This city:

13.5%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,197 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,903 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.47 N, Longitude: 117.69 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,631 (-10.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,406 (29.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Dana Point, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dana Point, CA in 2017
Dana Point satellite photo by USGS

Dana Point tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Population change in the 1990s: +3,295 (+10.4%).
Most common industries in Dana Point, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Dana Point, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)

Average climate in Dana Point, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.5. This is worse than average.

City:

96.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.153. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.153
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.87
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.113. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.113
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.90
U.S.:

8.46

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 Dana Point 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 Dana Point 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 (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, 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

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:

  • DANA HILLS HIGH (Students: 2,063, Location: 33333 GOLDEN LANTERN, Grades: 9-12)
  • OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING - CAPISTRANO (Location: 33621 DEL OBISPO ST., STE. E, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dana Point:

Private elementary/middle schools in Dana Point:

  • ST EDWARD THE CONFESSOR PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 782, Location: 33866 CALLE LA PRIMAVERA, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONARCH BAY MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 107, Location: 32920 PACIFIC COAST HWY, Grades: PK-3)
  • BRODERICK MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 87, Location: 24292 DEL PRADO, Grades: PK-3)
See full list of schools located in Dana Point

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Dana Point:

Marital status in Dana Point, CA
  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Dana Point:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dana Point
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Dana Point:

(Dana Point, California Neighborhood Map)

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.3%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

18.5%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.5%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Dana Point:

48.8%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Dana Point:

28.5
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Dana Point:

9.3%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Dana Point:

34.6%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.5%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Dana Point:

79.1%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dana Point, CA Residents
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
Housing and Community Development (Local) 20$148,393$89,0363$6,939
Streets and Highways 14$115,502$99,0021$815
Parks and Recreation 8$51,028$76,5425$7,536
Other Government Administration 8$54,823$82,23511$8,548
Other and Unallocable 4$29,455$88,3651$1,180
Financial Administration 2$19,997$119,9823$8,599
Natural Resources 1$5,965$71,5801$1,076
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 57$425,163$89,50825$34,693

Dana Point government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,091,000 ($120.56)
  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $4,477,000 ($131.93)
    Central Staff Services: $4,016,000 ($118.35)
    Regular Highways: $3,772,000 ($111.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,226,000 ($95.07)
    Financial Administration: $1,009,000 ($29.73)
    General - Other: $598,000 ($17.62)
    Health - Other: $316,000 ($9.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $438,000 ($12.91)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $9,588,000 ($282.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,415,000 ($159.57)

Dana Point government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,110,000 ($32.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $393,000 ($11.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $750,000 ($22.10)
    Rents: $150,000 ($4.42)
    Interest Earnings: $86,000 ($2.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($0.65)
    Sale of Property: $19,000 ($0.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,044,000 ($30.77)
    Other: $525,000 ($15.47)
    General Local Government Support: $68,000 ($2.00)
  • Tax - Property: $9,755,000 ($287.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,382,000 ($276.48)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,024,000 ($118.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,198,000 ($35.30)
    Other License: $507,000 ($14.94)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $230,000 ($6.78)

Dana Point government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,345,000 ($245.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,185,000 ($241.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $160,000 ($4.72)

Dana Point government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,367,000 ($305.50)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,909,000 ($586.70)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,018 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.64% ($74,627 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.45% ($58,801)
from San Diego County, CA  0.27% ($69,550)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
California average:

5.21%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,308 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.07%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.35% ($64,742 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.64% ($64,976)
to San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($85,709)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Dana Point fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 377ft / 115mTotal length
  • $7,550,000Total costs
  • 1,311,500Total average daily traffic
  • 73,487Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,075,169Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dana Point, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dana Point, CA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dana Point)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Dana Point, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 207 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dana Point)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Dana Point)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 in Dana Point, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dana Point, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 42. The highest number of fire incidents - 66 took place in 2005, and the least - 26 in 2006. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Dana Point, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (37.4%), and Outside Fires (32.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dana Point, CA
    • 22237.4%Structure Fires
    • 19332.5%Outside Fires
    • 12220.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 569.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dana Point, CA

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

  • Doubletree Guest Suites-Doheny Beach, 34402 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, California 92629 , Phone: (949) 661-1100, Fax: (949) 489-0628
  • Best Western Plus Dana Point Inn By The Sea, 34744 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, California 92624 , Phone: (949) 240-0150, Fax: (949) 240-4862
  • Blue Lantern Inn, 34343 Blue Lantern St, Dana Point, California 92629 , Phone: (949) 661-1304, Fax: (949) 496-1483
  • Ritz-carlton, 1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, California 92629 , Phone: (949) 240-2000, Fax: (949) 496-4335
  • Best Western Plus, Marina Shores Hotel, 34280 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, California 92629 , Phone: (800) 232-3262, Fax: (949) 661-3136
  • Dana Point Harbor Inn, 25325 Dana Pt Harbor Dr, Dana Point, California 92629 , Phone: (949) 493-5001, Fax: (949) 661-6895
  • St, Regis Monarch Beach Resort, One Monarch Bch Resort, Dana Point, California 92629 , Phone: (949) 234-3200, Fax: (949) 234-3385
  • Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa, 25135 Park Lantern, Dana point, California 92629 , Phone: (949) 661-5000, Fax: (949) 661-1461
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Dana Point, California
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dana Point, CA
  • 81.7%Utility gas
  • 13.5%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Solar energy
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dana Point, CA
  • 64.7%Utility gas
  • 29.7%Electricity
  • 3.4%No fuel used
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Dana Point on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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