Dana Point is a renowned California destination, where magnificent coastal surroundings meet a vibrant, small beach town lifestyle. Featuring some of the best weather in Southern California, countless attractions and amenities, as well as some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, this is an idyllic place for people of all lifestyles to live, work and play.

Dana Point is a small beach city located on the beautiful Southern California coast, between Laguna Beach and San Clemente CA. Dana Point has nearly seven miles of coastline and hills along the Pacific Ocean with charming beaches and some of California’s premier surfing destinations. The city of Dana Point offers tremendous coastal views from its prestigious Headlands Bluff, which overlooks the Dana Point Harbor, one of the most significant and beautiful harbors on the Orange County coastline. Dana Point covers 6.5 square miles and is home to over 35,100 residents and hundreds of flourishing local businesses. You can see the community in action during some of the City’s annual festivals including the November Turckey Trot, The Festival of Whales in March, and the annual 4th of July fireworks show at the Dana Point Harbor. The city is also home to the newly opened Ocean Institute and hundreds of local businesses, all within walking distance from one another. Dana Point offers several types of homes for sale including cape cod, colonial, contemporary, modern, craftsman and ranch styling. Whatever your personal taste, the city of Dana Point has homes for sale at any given time that will perfectly fit your style, personality and needs.

Dana Point Community Statistics

The City of Dana Point was incorporated in 1989, exactly 100 years after the County Of Orange was established. In 2014 we will be celebrating the 25 anniversary of the city and the 125th anniversary of Orange County, CA.

Fun Facts:

  1. Dana Point has over 6 1/2 sqaure miles of land in the city.
  2. Dana Point also has 7 1/2 miles of coastline
  3. The city has over 100 restaurants
  4. The city of Dana Point features 23 parks and recreational areas including 5 Dog park areas.
  5. Dana Point features more hotel and resort rooms than any other coastal Orange County community. Over 50 % of the cities revenue comes from travel and tourism. With over 1900 total hotel rooms available, the city can accommodate thousands of travelers at a time and has long been a popular vacation desitination.
  6. Doheny State Beach features 62 acres of land with over 122 campsites. It is California’s 1st state sanctioned beach and was donated to the state by Edward Doheny in 1931.


City Of Dana Point Demographics
Date Of Incorporation Jan 1st, 1989
Type Of Government Council / Manager
Total City Area 6.7 Sq Miles
Assessed Property Evaluation $8,735,352,174
Population 33,429 People
Labor Population Force 20,797 People
Registered Voters (2012) 23287
Median Age 43.7 Years Old
Dana Point Age Demographics 2012
0-14 Years old 16.2%
15-24 Years old 11.1%
25-34 Years old 12.2%
35-44 Years old 15.2%
45-54 Years old 16.2%
55-64 Years old 14.6%
65-74 Years old 7.5%
75-84 Years old 5.4%
85+ Years old 1.6%
Median Household Income For DP $80,468

Total Dana Point Housing 15,944
Single Family Home Units 63.4%
Multi Family Real Estate 34.2%
Mobile Homes 24%
Home Owners 58.4%
Home Renters 34.3%
Average Rental Cost In Dana Point $1,470
Real Estate Vacancies 11%
Number Of Businesses In Dana Point 1350*
Number Of Hotels In Dana Point 14
Total Hotel Rooms In Dana Point 1912
Employment Demographics For Dana Point
Professional / Managerial 42.7%
Sales / Administration / Support Jobs 28%
Service Industry Jobs 15.4%
Construction & Maintenance 7.2%
Top Dana Point Job Employers
Ritz Carlton Resort Hotel 970
St. Regis 800
Caistrano Unified School District 410
Laguna Cliffs Marriot Resort 250



Some Of Our Favorite Dana Point Businesses
The St. Regis Monarch Beach – One Monarch Beach Resort Dana Point, CA 92629     (949) 234-3200

GenKai Sushi – 34143 Pacific Coast Hwy Dana Point, CA 92629     (949) 240-2004

The Shwack Beach Grill – 24502 Del Prado Dana Point, CA 92629     (949) 218-2731

Thai This – 24501 Del Prado St. B Dana Point, CA 92629     (949) 240-7944

The Little Asain Cafe – 24831 Del Prado Dana Point, CA 92629     (949) 276-7799

Stacks Pancake House – 34255 Pacific Coast Hwy Dana Point, CA 92629    (949) 429-2222

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Dana Point, CA 92629

Cell: 949.505.2426

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Dana Point CA 92629
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Dana Point, CA 92629

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