Laguna Niguel

Overview for Laguna Niguel, CA

3,608 people live in Laguna Niguel, where the median age is 54 and the average individual income is $126,544. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

54 years

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Nestled in southern Orange County, California, Laguna Niguel is a thriving city known for its upscale neighborhoods, beautiful parks, and proximity to stunning beaches. In this article, we'll delve into what makes Laguna Niguel a desirable place to live, work, and play.

Proximity to Major City

Laguna Niguel is conveniently situated between the bustling cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, making it an ideal location for those who crave both metropolitan excitement and suburban tranquility.

A Rich Tapestry of History

Originally part of the Juaneno and Gabrieleno Native American territories, Laguna Niguel has a rich cultural heritage dating back centuries. Today, it stands as a testament to its diverse past while embracing modernity.

A Diverse Job Market

With its proximity to major urban centers, Laguna Niguel offers a diverse job market across various industries, including technology, healthcare, finance, and retail.


Residents have access to a variety of educational options, including public, private, and charter schools. Notable institutions include Laguna Niguel Elementary School, Aliso Niguel High School, and Saddleback College.

Food, Entertainment, and the Works!

  1. Culinary Adventures: From upscale dining establishments to cozy cafes, Laguna Niguel boasts a diverse culinary scene that caters to every palate.

  2. Weekend Vibes: Residents can enjoy weekly farmers' markets, art festivals, and cultural events that add vibrancy to the community.

  3. Retail Therapy: The city offers ample shopping opportunities, including boutique shops, upscale malls, and mixed-use developments like the Ocean Ranch Village.

Greenspaces and Outdoor Fun

Laguna Niguel is renowned for its abundant green spaces and outdoor recreational opportunities. Residents can explore parks like Crown Valley Park, Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, and enjoy hiking, biking, and picnicking amidst scenic landscapes.

Beyond the Everyday

Beyond its natural beauty, Laguna Niguel hosts a variety of community events, including concerts in the park, art exhibitions, and fitness classes, fostering a strong sense of camaraderie among residents.

Luxury Living

For those seeking luxury living, Laguna Niguel offers several exclusive subdivisions, including Bear Brand Ranch, Monarch Point, South Peak, and Ocean Ranch. These neighborhoods boast luxurious estates, breathtaking views, and unparalleled amenities.

In a Nutshell

In summary, Laguna Niguel offers the perfect blend of coastal charm, urban convenience, and natural beauty. Whether you're drawn to its rich history, diverse job market, or luxury living options, this city has something to offer for everyone.


In conclusion, Laguna Niguel stands as a beacon of opportunity and community spirit. With its thriving economy, top-notch schools, and endless recreational activities, it's no wonder why Laguna Niguel continues to attract residents from all walks of life. Whether you're a young professional, growing family, or retiree, Laguna Niguel welcomes you with open arms.

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Demographics and Employment Data for Laguna Niguel, CA

Laguna Niguel has 1,390 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Laguna Niguel do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,608 people call Laguna Niguel home. The population density is 3,565.51 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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53.13 / 46.87%

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Around Laguna Niguel, CA

There's plenty to do around Laguna Niguel, 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 Food Vibes, MAX, and Sunrise Martial Arts.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.65 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.34 miles 121 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.47 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.25 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.37 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Nightlife 2.26 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

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