Laguna Beach

Welcome to Laguna Beach 

An eclectic community with natural beauty and active local artisans 


Laguna Beach offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, with homes perched on cliffs and mountainsides. Neighboring Laguna Hills and Laguna Woods provide great dining and entertainment options. Laguna is Spanish for “Lagoon” and is in Orange County, California. Home to approximately 23,000 residents, Laguna Beach, is one of the most recognizable areas of Southern California. Laguna Beach has natural beauty, amazing estates, and a wonderful year-round climate. 


Laguna Beach has a long history associated with the arts. The Laguna Art Museum is one of the best art museums in Orange County. Several art festivals and art shows are held in Laguna Beach throughout the year. These events attract many tourists who enjoy learning more about Laguna Beach. Also, Laguna Beach has one of the oldest playhouses on the West Coast. The Laguna Playhouse is a wonderful place to enjoy entertainment in Laguna Beach. Laguna Beach is hilly and mountainous. Many homes are on the side of mountains that contain volcanic rock. 



What to Love 

Local Lifestyle 

The atmosphere and lifestyle in Laguna Beach are ideal. Residents of Laguna Beach foster a casual and liberating lifestyle that permeates the entire community. Everyone who lives and works in Laguna Beach takes part in this casual and open milieu. Residents enjoy brunch while watching the shimmering blue waters of the Pacific Ocean change colors before their eyes. Families and young professionals call Laguna Beach home because of its community atmosphere. Everyone who resides in Laguna Beach feels supported by their fellow residents. 



Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Laguna Beach is home to some of the best restaurants in Orange County. Nick’s is a popular restaurant where notable dishes include the pan-seared Scottish salmon, San Francisco cioppino, and Chilean sea bass. 


Sapphire is also a large venue in Laguna Beach with a couple of different restaurants and dining areas. The Pantry provides take-out breakfast and lunch items. Excellent dishes in the restaurant include chilled blue crab and sea salt roasted heirloom beets, chilled creamy bellwether farms fromage blanc dip, and signature crispy Meyer lemon and honey duck wings. Laguna Beach is also home to many excellent places for brunch. Residents of Laguna Beach enjoy mimosas and French toast while watching the sun illuminate the horizon. 



Things to Do 

Residents have fun visiting the Laguna Art Museum. Different exhibitions are displayed at the museum throughout the year in its oceanfront gallery. Residents attend the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters held in Laguna Beach


Heisler Park is a fantastic park in Laguna Beach with an extraordinary staircase that is great for photographers who want to obtain that perfect shot. Top of the World Hiking Trails provides gorgeous vistas while walking the trails. Victoria Beach is a unique beach that features a tower and beautiful tidal pools. Treasure Island Beach is also one of the most beautiful places to visit in Laguna Beach. The Pacific Marine Mammal Center offers residents a chance to learn about the unique ecosystems in Southern California. Residents never lack things to do in Laguna Beach. 




The schools in Laguna Beach are served by the Laguna Beach Unified School District. The following are some of the most notable schools in Laguna Beach. 




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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

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0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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