Laguna Beach

World-famous resort community with magnificent coastline.

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Overview for Laguna Beach, CA

28,044 people live in Laguna Beach, where the median age is 54.1 and the average individual income is $96,598.17. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

54.1 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Laguna Beach, CA

Laguna Beach has 12,524 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Laguna Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 28,044 people call Laguna Beach home. The population density is 1,118.09 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

51.12 / 48.88%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


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10-17 Years


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25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in Laguna Beach, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Laguna Beach. 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.
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Montessori School Of Laguna Beach
PreK - K
No rating available
K - 3rd
No rating available
6th - 8th
St Catherine Of Siena Parish School
K - 8th
No rating available
9th - 12th
Top of the World Elementary
K - 5th

Around Laguna Beach, CA

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

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Betty Lou's Cake Pops, Balboa Wine, and 61hundred bread.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 21.14 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 8.95 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 6.4 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 14.05 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 20.79 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 8.16 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

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About Laguna Beach, CA Real Estate

Laguna Beach is one of the world’s most famous resort and luxury home communities, on one of the world’s most magnificent coastlines. Laguna Beach’s gorgeous Pacific coast features pristine coves, white sand beaches, and breathtaking cliffs. This outstanding scenic beauty has made Laguna an art colony of great renown. Laguna Beach is an artful place to live with an eclectic and appealing mix of styles and communities. This Orange County city also boasts an incredible school district. Laguna Beach School District has high-quality teachers and small class sizes in public schools with private school education standards.
Laguna Beach’s eclectic and enchanting real estate mix includes stunning cliff top mansions, quaint coastal cottages, ocean-view single-family homes, and luxury properties in private gated communities. View Laguna Beach waterfront homes for sale and other luxury properties with premier realtor Mike Johnson today!

What to Love

  • Luxury homes
  • Magnificent coastal scenery
  • Diverse businesses
  • Incredible school district

People & Lifestyle

This captivating destination combines bohemian beachfront living with chic upscale appeal. With exceptional scenery, great restaurants, and excellent schools, most people find Laguna Beach is a place they never want to leave.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Laguna Beach features a huge variety of one-of-a-kind boutiques, surf shops, art galleries, and outstanding restaurants. The main downtown area runs between Broadway Street and Legion Street to the north of the beachfront and the South Coast Highway. Lumberyard is a casual but stylish downtown eatery serving an eclectic menu of land and sea specialties.
Highlights include half-pound Angus chuck cheeseburgers, housemade pasta dishes, king salmon with soy-mustard glaze, parmesan-crusted sole filet, 10oz filet mignon, BBQ baby back ribs, and hearty salads. Nirvana Grille on Broadway Street offers innovative coastal Californian cuisine in an inviting setting with a rooftop patio. The seasonal fare at Nirvana Grille is prepared using fresh and sustainable local ingredients. The menu features seafood delights such as blackened seafood di mare and basil aioli roasted steelhead salmon, meaty dishes including filet mignon beef stroganoff, and a variety of small plates and vegan options.
Many more restaurants can be found close to the ocean along the South Coast Highway. Starfish is a chic destination for Asian cuisine and impressive drinks. Starfish’s extensive menu spans 90 items, with diverse dishes celebrating the coastal cuisine of Thailand, Vietnam, China, Korea, and Japan. Starfish’s drinks program is just as impressive, taking in Californian and European wines, local craft beers, Ty-Ku sake, exotic martinis, and creative cocktails. Wine Gallery pairs a lengthy curated selection of limited edition global wines with delicious wood-fired meals and small plates. Food menu favorites include flatiron steak with hand-cut herbed frites, pizzas crisped to perfection, oven-roasted meatballs, and charcuterie platters.
Wine Gallery offers a daily happy hour with $2 off all wine glasses and regular live music nights. Along Laguna Canyon Road in the northern part of Laguna Beach, Oliver’s Osteria is a traditional Italian restaurant showcasing the authentic cuisine of Italy’s Emilia Romagna region. The adjacent Laguna Beach Beer Company pairs artisanal flatbreads and sandwiches with excellent ales.

Things to Do

Laguna Beach boasts awesome white sand beaches along the magnificent Pacific coast. Crescent Bay is a beautiful quarter-mile cove with rocky tide pools and two off-shore scuba diving areas. The scuba diving spot of Seal Rock at Crescent Bay is named for the seals that are often seen resting on top of it. Atop the bluffs at Crescent Bay’s western edge, Crescent Bay Point Park offers panoramic views over the ocean and tide pools.
The gentle waves of the Thalia Street Beach surf break make it an ideal spot for novice surfers. Just south of Thalia Street Beach, Anita Street Beach is a secluded sandy stretch perfect for romantic oceanfront relaxation. Peaceful Pearl Street Beach features a striking sandstone arch and a blowhole offering daring swimmers an underwater swim-through to the ocean. Descend the steep staircase at Thousand Steps Beach to explore caves, rock tunnels, and tide pools. Thousand Steps Beach also offers beach volleyball courts. Table Rock Beach is a hidden cove with dramatic waves and a rock arch. Shaw’s Cove is a local favorite for swimming, bodyboarding, scuba diving, snorkeling, and exploring tide pools. The scenic blufftop greenspace of Heisler Park features walking trails, gardens, picnic and barbecue areas, lawn bowling greens, and popular wedding sites.

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