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About Rancho Santa Margarita

Rancho Santa Margarita is a suburb in the Los Angeles Metro Area and in the Orange County. It has a population of 47,702 and a population density of 3,689, which is 97% above the national average. It has a median age of 40, which is 3 years above the Los Angeles Metro median age and 1 year above the national average.


Rancho Santa Margarita has a median home value of $1,111,200, which is 16% above the Metro average.The average rent of $3,722 is 22% above the metro average rent and 44% above the national average rent. The average household income in Rancho Santa Margarita is $150,146 , which is 42% above the Metro average household income and 50% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Rancho Santa Margarita is 8. Rancho Santa Margarita also has a crime index 27 that is below the Metro average and below the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Los Angeles.


$1,111,200Median Home Value
$934,642 Los Angeles Metro Area
$3,722Median Rent
$2,897 Los Angeles Metro Area
2 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
28
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
1 hr 28 mins To Los Angeles Metro Area

Rancho Santa Margarita Zip Code

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Rancho Santa Margarita's population is made up of 60% married, 28% single, 8% divorced and 3% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 35%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 24%. Homeowners make up 73% of the population in Rancho Santa Margarita.

47,702Population
12,872,322 Los Angeles Metro Area
3,689Population Density
  • 50% Male
  • 50% Female
40 Median Age
37 Los Angeles Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Rancho Santa Margarita is $62,035. The Median Household Income is $150,146 and the Rancho Santa Margarita Unemployment Rate is 3%.

$62,035Income Per Capita
$45,171 Los Angeles Metro Area
$150,146Median Household Income
$87,743 Los Angeles Metro Area
4% Poverty Rate
13% Los Angeles Metro Area
3% Unemployment Rate
5% Los Angeles Metro Area
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Amenities in Rancho Santa Margarita
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$1,111,200Median Home Value
$934,642 Los Angeles Metro Area
$3,722Median Rent
$2,897 Los Angeles Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Los Angeles Metro Area

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Renters
27%
Home Owners
73%
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2 /10 - 9 /10
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Top Schools in Rancho Santa Margarita

Saddleback Valley Unified School District
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19422 Saddleback Ranch Road, Trabuco Canyon, CA, 92679
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Capistrano Unified School District
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24171 Pavion, Mission Viejo, CA, 92692
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Capistrano Unified School District
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Saddleback Valley Unified School District
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21001 Rancho Trabuco, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, 92688
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Saddleback Valley Unified School District
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21301 Avenida de Las Flores, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, 92688
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1 hr 28 mins
Los Angeles Metro Area
Commute To
John Wayne Airport
27 mins
Mission Viejo, CA
13 mins
Bethany College of Missions
22 mins
University of California Irvine Medical Ctr
26 mins
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Rancho Santa Margarita crime index is 28 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Rancho Santa Margarita.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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