StatisticRancho Santa MargaritaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,80325691
Median age36.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%46%43%
Speak English77%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Rancho Santa Margarita is 1385% higher than California
  • The median age in Rancho Santa Margarita is 2% higher than California
  • In Rancho Santa Margarita 79.24% of the population is White
  • In Rancho Santa Margarita 1.98% of the population is Black
  • In Rancho Santa Margarita 11.05% of the population is Asian

Compare Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Demographics


      Rancho Santa Margarita population breakdown by race

      RaceRancho Santa MargaritaCaliforniaNational
      American Indian0.24%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.08%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race4.06%4.62%3.06%
      Other race3.35%13.28%4.75%
      In Rancho Santa Margarita, 19.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Rancho Santa Margarita age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Rancho Santa Margarita, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).