Rancho Santa Margarita

A Planned Urban Village

Overview for Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

48,190 people live in Rancho Santa Margarita, where the median age is 39.7 and the average individual income is $55,965. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,190

Total Population

39.7 years

Median Age

High

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

$55,965

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Rancho Santa Margarita has 16,825 households, with an average household size of 2.86. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Rancho Santa Margarita do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 48,190 people call Rancho Santa Margarita home. The population density is 3,727.58 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

48,190

Total Population

High

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

39.7

Median Age

48.99 / 51.01%

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
16,825

Total Households

2.86

Average Household Size

$55,965

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Rancho Santa Margarita. 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
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 7th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
Dba Mission Hills Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Santa Margarita Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

Around Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

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

36
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
21
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Freedom Golf, Jennifer Bermingham Golf Academy, and Novastar Martial Arts.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 4.35 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.67 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.82 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.74 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.12 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.67 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Rancho Santa Margarita is a small city with the soul of a village located on the eastern edge of Orange County. The town carries with it traditions that honor the heritage of the land. A mix of land uses, and a balance of jobs and housing provide a planned community oasis where people live, work, shop, and play. Plaza Antonio is a beautiful shopping center in the heart of Rancho Santa Margarita. It offers convenience for dining, services, community events, and public gathering places which promote a family-oriented community and encourage community spirit and participation. Quality educational programs and facilities are promoted through cooperation between the City and the school districts. Arroyo Vista Middle and Santa Margarita High School are two of the top schools in the city. The neighborhoods in Rancho Santa Margarita family-friendly and some of the safest in the country. The three that we have focused on the most are Dove Canyon, a private residential community of approximately 1200 homes, is located within the eastern part of Rancho Santa Margarita, as well as Walden and Robinson Ranch. The surrounding areas offer so many beautiful views and opportunities to get out on the trail. O’Neil Regional Park features beautify mountains, waterways and has many trails to hike and walk. Tijeras Creek Golf Club is a fantastic way to enjoy the beautiful landscape of Orange County. Are you looking for a night out in Rancho Santa Margarita? Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas is a great destination for the entire family.
 
 

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