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, Laguna Beach has a very low population density. Laguna Beach is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Laguna Beach, CA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 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. Laguna Beach has a population density of 2,598, with 22,988 current residents.
Out of the 22,988 current residents, 51% are male and 49% are female. 52% of the residents are married and 48% are single.
- 77% Sun
- 13% Rain
- 0% Snow
60°F average temperature
- 43 years Median home age
- $1,052,770 Median home price
- -11.1% Home appreciation rate
- 7.36% Annual property tax
As for living in Laguna Beach, 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 Laguna Beach, you should know that 52.1% of homes are owned while 34.8% of homes are rented, and 13.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $1,052,770, the median age of homes is 43 years, the annual home appreciation is -11.10% and the annual property tax is 7.36%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)3
When looking at the community of Laguna Beach, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Laguna Beach’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Laguna Beach is 48 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 47.63% Democratic, 50.19% Republican, and 2.17% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:21
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
96%High school diploma
7%Some college or associates degree
24%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Laguna Beach, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.10% of residents are unemployed in Laguna Beach (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Laguna Beach residents: 28.2% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 30.97% are in the arts and sciences field, 8.1% are in the customer service field, 26.6% are in the sales field, 0.18% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 3.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 2.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:21. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 96.25%, 7.28% of residents have an associate’s degree, 33.44% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 24.03% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Laguna Beach, you should be aware that the average commute time is 30 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Laguna Beach have a few different options. 77% of commuters use their own cars, 8% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 9% of residents work from home.