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Ladera Ranch

Overview for Ladera Ranch, CA

25,526 people live in Ladera Ranch, where the median age is 34.5 and the average individual income is $65,164. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

34.5 years

Median Age


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


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Welcome to Ladera Ranch, a picturesque master-planned community located in southern Orange County, California. In this blog, we'll explore the charm and appeal of Ladera Ranch, highlighting its amenities, attractions, and lifestyle offerings.

Proximity to Major City

While Ladera Ranch offers a tranquil suburban lifestyle, it's conveniently situated near major urban centers like Los Angeles and San Diego. Residents enjoy easy access to highways and public transportation, making commuting a breeze.

A Rich Tapestry of History

Ladera Ranch has a rich history rooted in the traditions of southern California's ranching and agricultural heritage. Today, the community pays homage to its past through preserved landmarks, cultural events, and historical sites.

A Diverse Job Market

While Ladera Ranch itself is primarily residential, residents have access to a diverse job market in nearby cities like Irvine, Newport Beach, and Costa Mesa. Industries such as technology, healthcare, education, and finance offer plentiful employment opportunities.


Families in Ladera Ranch have access to a variety of educational options, including public, private, and charter schools. Notable institutions include Oso Grande Elementary School, Ladera Ranch Middle School, and Soka University of America.

Food, Entertainment, and the Works!

  1. Culinary Adventures: Ladera Ranch boasts a vibrant culinary scene, with restaurants offering a diverse range of cuisines to satisfy every palate. From cozy cafes to upscale eateries, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

  2. Weekend Vibes: Residents can partake in weekly farmers' markets, community festivals, and outdoor concerts, providing ample opportunities for relaxation and entertainment.

  3. Retail Therapy: Ladera Ranch features a variety of shopping options, including boutique shops, specialty stores, and mixed-use developments like Mercantile West. Nearby retail centers like the Shops at Mission Viejo offer additional shopping opportunities.

Greenspaces and Outdoor Fun

Nature enthusiasts will appreciate Ladera Ranch's abundance of parks, trails, and recreational facilities. Parks like Founders Park, Wagsdale Park, and Avendale Village Club provide opportunities for outdoor activities and gatherings.

Beyond the Everyday

In addition to its natural beauty, Ladera Ranch offers a close-knit community atmosphere with social clubs, events, and activities for residents of all ages. Whether it's a neighborhood barbecue, fitness class, or cultural event, there's always something happening in Ladera Ranch.

Luxury Living

Ladera Ranch features upscale neighborhoods and luxury amenities, offering residents a high-quality lifestyle. Some of the most exclusive subdivisions in the area include Covenant Hills, Arboledo, Oak Knoll Village, and Terramor.

In a Nutshell

In summary, Ladera Ranch offers the perfect blend of suburban tranquility, natural beauty, and modern amenities. With its top-rated schools, diverse housing options, and abundance of recreational opportunities, it's no wonder why Ladera Ranch continues to attract homebuyers seeking a vibrant and fulfilling lifestyle.


In conclusion, Ladera Ranch is more than just a place to live—it's a community where neighbors become friends, and every day brings new opportunities for adventure and connection. Whether you're a young professional, growing family, or retiree, Ladera Ranch offers an excellent choice for a wide range of people seeking a high-quality of life.



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Demographics and Employment Data for Ladera Ranch, CA

Ladera Ranch has 7,794 households, with an average household size of 3.28. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ladera Ranch do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,526 people call Ladera Ranch home. The population density is 5,161.81 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

49.27 / 50.73%

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Schools in Ladera Ranch, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Ladera Ranch. 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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Around Ladera Ranch, CA

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

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including D.N.A COUTURE, Soccer Trainer, and Enshin Karate Mission Viejo Dojo.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 4.82 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.61 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.05 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.96 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.72 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 1.94 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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