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San Juan's Population Creeps Higher, New Census Data Shows

The 2010 population in San Juan Capistrano was 34,593.

The overall change in San Juan Capistrano's population in the last decade is barely noticeable with an increase of just 282 people, figures released Tuesday from the 2010 Census show.

Overall, the city's population in 2010 was 34,593, an increase of .82 percent compared with 2000.

That compares with neighboring Laguna Niguel, which saw a 1.8 percent percent bump in its population from 61,891 in 2000 to 62,979 in 2010. The 2010 population in the county of Orange was 3,010,232, an increase of 5.8 percent since 2000, according to the Census.

Below is the data released for San Juan Capistrano today online:

SubjectTotal18 years and over NumberPercentNumberPercent POPULATION         Total population 34,593 100.0 26,075 100.0           RACE         One race 33,385 96.5 25,386 97.4 White 26,664 77.1 20,744 79.6 Black or African American 193 0.6 152 0.6 American Indian and Alaska Native 286 0.8 236 0.9 Asian 975 2.8 811 3.1 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 33 0.1 30 0.1 Some Other Race 5,234 15.1 3,413 13.1 Two or More Races 1,208 3.5 689 2.6           HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE         Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 13,388 38.7 8,694 33.3 Not Hispanic or Latino 21,205 61.3 17,381 66.7 One race 20,639 59.7 17,063 65.4 White 19,312 55.8 15,953 61.2 Black or African American 146 0.4 125 0.5 American Indian and Alaska Native 156 0.5 136 0.5 Asian 952 2.8 794 3.0 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 30 0.1 28 0.1 Some Other Race 43 0.1 27 0.1 Two or More Races 566 1.6 318 1.2           HOUSING UNITS         Total housing units 11,940 100.0               OCCUPANCY STATUS         Occupied housing units 11,394 95.4     Vacant housing units 546 4.6    


Check out the Census data on American Fact Finder.


Jim Reardon March 09, 2011 at 03:02 AM
What a relief! With a population of only 34, 593, we won't have to give the City Council a raise in pay, according to state law.

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