This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Aliso Viejo has a low population density. Aliso Viejo is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
Aliso Viejo, CA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Aliso Viejo has a population density of 4,798, with 49,068 current residents.
Out of the 49,068 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 62% of the residents are married and 38% are single.
- 77% Sun
- 13% Rain
- 0% Snow
60°F average temperature
- 13 years Median home age
- $371,050 Median home price
- -12.2% Home appreciation rate
- 7.36% Annual property tax
As for living in Aliso Viejo, the air quality is 4% and the weather, on average, is 77% sunny, 13% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 60°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Aliso Viejo, you should know that 62.6% of homes are owned while 34.3% of homes are rented, and 3.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $371,050, the median age of homes is 13 years, the annual home appreciation is -12.20% and the annual property tax is 7.36%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)2
When looking at the community of Aliso Viejo, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Aliso Viejo’s crime rate is 2 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Aliso Viejo is 35 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 47.63% Democratic, 50.19% Republican, and 2.17% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:23
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
96%High school diploma
11%Some college or associates degree
14%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Aliso Viejo, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 9.60% of residents are unemployed in Aliso Viejo (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Aliso Viejo residents: 27.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 27.22% are in the arts and sciences field, 8% are in the customer service field, 29.5% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 4.9% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:23. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 96.34%, 10.84% of residents have an associate’s degree, 34.57% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 13.88% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Aliso Viejo, you should be aware that the average commute time is 31 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Aliso Viejo have a few different options. 83% of commuters use their own cars, 9% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 5% of residents work from home.