In 2017, Costa Mesa, CA had a population of 113k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $75,109. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Costa Mesa, CA grew from 112,439 to 112,930, a 0.437% increase and its median household income grew from $70,438 to $75,109, a 6.63% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Costa Mesa, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (49.4%), White (Hispanic) (21.1%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (13.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.55%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.64%). N/A% of the people in Costa Mesa, CA speak a non-English language, and 85.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Costa Mesa, CA are Orange Coast College (4,354 degrees awarded in 2017), University of Phoenix-California (4,303 degrees), and Vanguard University of Southern California (527 degrees).
The median property value in Costa Mesa, CA is $671,800, and the homeownership rate is 39.1%. Most people in Costa Mesa, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Costa Mesa, CA is 2 cars per household.