Dana Point

This community stands as a beacon of coastal elegance and relaxed seaside living.

Welcome to Dana Point

Dana Point, located in the majestic Orange County of Southern California, stands as a beacon of coastal elegance and relaxed seaside living. This idyllic city is renowned for its stunning harbor, which not only offers breathtaking ocean views but also serves as a hub for maritime activities, including sailing, fishing, and whale watching. The architecture in Dana Point varies from charming beachfront properties to luxurious hilltop estates, each designed to maximize the picturesque views and embrace the city's coastal vibe.
 
The community is home to beautiful parks and beaches, like Doheny State Beach and Salt Creek Beach, providing residents with ample opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation by the sea. Dana Point’s vibrant town center features a variety of upscale restaurants, unique shops, and local businesses, all contributing to the city’s friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Furthermore, the city is known for its excellent schools and community-oriented events, making it an attractive destination for families and individuals who appreciate a balance of small-town charm and upscale coastal living.

Overview for Dana Point, CA

33,327 people live in Dana Point, where the median age is 48.5 and the average individual income is $67,484. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

33,327

Total Population

48.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$67,484

Average individual Income

Around Dana Point, CA

There's plenty to do around Dana Point, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

25
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including KOR Physical Therapy and Wellness, Kg Beach Camps, and iHeartYoga in the Park.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.27 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.19 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.56 miles 35 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.77 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.95 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.9 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Dana Point, CA

Dana Point has 14,197 households, with an average household size of 2.34. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Dana Point do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 33,327 people call Dana Point home. The population density is 5,136.65 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

33,327

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

48.5

Median Age

49.5 / 50.5%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
14,197

Total Households

2.34

Average Household Size

$67,484

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Dana Point, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Dana Point. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
St Edward The Confessor Parish School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Monarch Bay Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
San Clemente Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 9th
No rating available
Richard Henry Dana Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs
PUBLIC
K - 6th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
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