Costa Mesa, CA

Orange County

What you need to know about Costa Mesa, CA

Costa Mesa is located in Orange County, California. The population is 50% White, 1% Black, 7% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 15% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 27% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $66,491 and the median home value is $586,800. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Costa Mesa, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Costa Mesa has a Walk Score ® of 60.


Homes Owned 39.80%
39.80% Complete
Homes Rented 60.20%
60.20% Complete

Real Estate

In Costa Mesa, California

Ready to move to Costa Mesa? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Costa Mesa.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average


In Costa Mesa, California

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Costa Mesa rates.

Median Household Income

Higher than the national average


In Costa Mesa, California

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Costa Mesa.


Most residents are
25-34 Years old


In Costa Mesa, California

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Costa Mesa.


Bachelor’s Degree 37%
37% Complete
Graduated High School 85%
85% Complete

Costa Mesa, CA's Livability Rankings