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Orange County Focus : 1990 CENSUS

Orange County grew to 2,410,556, up 25% from 1980, according to the 1990 census. The Anglo population went up by 3% to 1,554,501 and is now 65% of the total. Hispanics saw an increase of 97% to 564,828, or 23% of the county population. The Asian population rose 177% to 247,756, now 10% of the total. Blacks grew 60% to 39,159, or 2% of the population. The U.S. Census makes a distinction between racial groups and ethnic groups. All categories except “Hispanic” are considered racial groups. The “Hispanic” category is considered an ethnic group and includes Hispanics of all races. All of the groups together represent the total population picture.

ANAHEIM

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 266,406 +21 -- Anglo 150,874 -10 57 Hispanic 83,755 +122 31 Asian 24,083 N/A 9 Black 6,302 +159 2 Indian 996 N/A * Other 396 -76 *

Dwelling Units: 93,177

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BREA

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 32,873 +18 -- Anglo 25,359 +8 77 Hispanic 5,078 +57 15 Asian 1,957 N/A 6 Black 332 +170 1 Indian 115 N/A * Other 32 -82 *

Dwelling Units: 12,648

BUENA PARK

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1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 68,784 +7 -- Anglo 40,298 -17 59 Hispanic 16,879 +48 24 Asian 9,508 N/A 14 Black 1,840 +145 3 Indian 345 N/A * Other 114 -80 *

Dwelling Units: 23,200

COSTA MESA

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 96,357 +17 -- Anglo 69,493 +1 72 Hispanic 19,319 +128 20 Asian 5,998 N/A 6 Black 1,140 +122 1 Indian 340 N/A * Other 67 -90 *

Dwelling Units: 39,611

CYPRESS

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 42,655 +6 -- Anglo 30,198 -6 71 Hispanic 5,765 +31 14 Asian 5,643 N/A 13 Black 806 +59 2 Indian 180 N/A * Other 53 -85 *

Dwelling Units: 14,715

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DANA POINT

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 31,896 +201 -- Anglo 26,453 +185 83 Hispanic 4,425 +352 14 Asian 685 N/A 2 Black 170 +188 1 Indian 128 N/A * Other 34 -28 *

Dwelling Units: 14,666

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 53,691 -3 -- Anglo 39,164 -15 73 Asian 9,368 N/A 17 Hispanic 4,357 +17 8 Black 485 +22 1 Indian 257 N/A * Other 60 -90 *

Dwelling Units: 18,019

FULLERTON

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 114,144 +12 -- Anglo 73,408 -9 64 Hispanic 24,304 +76 21 Asian 13,552 N/A 12 Black 2,348 +45 2 Indian 369 N/A * Other 163 -83 *

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Dwelling Units: 42,956

GARDEN GROVE

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 143,050 +16 -- Anglo 78,182 -19 55 Hispanic 33,579 +102 24 Asian 28,538 N/A 20 Black 1,938 +97 1 Indian 610 N/A * Other 203 -83 *

Dwelling Units: 45,984

HUNTINGTON BEACH

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 181,519 +6 -- Anglo 143,848 -1 79 Hispanic 20,397 +52 11 Asian 14,565 N/A 8 Black 1,622 +37 1 Indian 932 N/A 1 Other 155 -91 *

Dwelling Units: 72,736

IRVINE

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 110,330 +78 -- Anglo 81,483 +57 74 Asian 19,701 N/A 18 Hispanic 6,902 +84 6 Black 1,912 +112 2 Indian 206 N/A * Other 126 -78 *

Dwelling Units: 42,221

LA HABRA

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 51,266 +13 -- Anglo 31,210 -7 61 Hispanic 17,395 +73 34 Asian 1,957 N/A 4 Black 428 +222 1 Indian 209 N/A * Other 67 -78 *

Dwelling Units: 18,670

LA PALMA

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 15,392 0 -- Anglo 8,119 -26 53 Asian 4,699 N/A 31 Hispanic 1,872 +3 12 Black 633 +67 4 Indian 37 N/A * Other 32 -81 *

Dwelling Units: 4,935

LAGUNA BEACH

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 23,170 +29 -- Anglo 20,984 +26 91 Hispanic 1,590 +107 7 Asian 379 N/A 2 Black 156 +75 1 Indian 50 N/A * Other 11 -86 *

Dwelling Units: 12,846

LAGUNA NIGUEL

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 44,400 +263 -- Anglo 36,886 +225 83 Hispanic 3,451 +575 8 Asian 3,360 N/A 8 Black 564 +183 1 Indian 102 N/A * Other 37 -45 *

Dwelling Units: 18,892

LOS ALAMITOS

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 11,876 +1 -- Anglo 9,040 -4 77 Hispanic 1,460 +4 13 Asian 781 N/A 7 Black 337 +109 3 Indian 45 N/A * Other 13 -86 *

Dwelling Units: 4,279

MISSION VIEJO

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 72,820 +46 -- Anglo 61,902 +38 85 Hispanic 5,615 +104 8 Asian 4,410 N/A 6 Black 658 +102 1 Indian 176 N/A * Other 59 -83 *

Dwelling Units: 26,393

NEWPORT BEACH

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 66,643 +7 -- Anglo 61,727 +4 93 Hispanic 2,648 +56 4 Asian 1,884 N/A 3 Black 215 +57 * Indian 148 N/A * Other 21 -92 *

Dwelling Units: 34,861

ORANGE

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 110,658 +21 -- Anglo 75,033 0 68 Hispanic 25,278 +122 23 Asian 8,477 N/A 8 Black 1,367 +64 1 Indian 414 N/A * Other 89 -87 *

Dwelling Units: 38,018

PLACENTIA

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 41,259 +18 -- Anglo 26,912 +4 65 Hispanic 10,174 +43 25 Asian 3,272 N/A 8 Black 696 +89 2 Indian 139 N/A * Other 66 -65 *

Dwelling Units: 13,733

SAN CLEMENTE

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 41,100 +50 -- Anglo 34,324 +43 83 Hispanic 5,285 +130 13 Asian 1,067 N/A 3 Black 251 +5 1 Indian 145 N/A * Other 28 -84 *

Dwelling Units: 18,726

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 26,183 +38 -- Anglo 19,755 +21 75 Hispanic 5,708 +178 22 Asian 488 N/A 2 Indian 127 N/A * Black 88 +35 * Other 22 -79 *

Dwelling Units: 9,612

SANTA ANA

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 293,742 +44 -- Hispanic 191,383 +111 65 Anglo 67,897 -25 23 Asian 26,867 N/A 9 Black 6,454 -19 2 Indian 720 N/A * Other 421 -88 *

Dwelling Units: 74,973

SEAL BEACH

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 25,098 -3 -- Anglo 22,513 -6 90 Hispanic 1,253 +38 5 Asian 1,025 N/A 4 Black 244 +36 1 Indian 48 N/A * Other 15 -88 *

Dwelling Units: 14,407

STANTON

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 30,491 +29 -- Anglo 15,992 -4 52 Hispanic 10,209 +110 34 Asian 3,476 N/A 11 Black 650 +135 2 Indian 123 N/A * Other 41 -84 *

Dwelling Units: 10,755

TUSTIN

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 50,689 +57 -- Anglo 32,136 +19 63 Hispanic 10,508 +272 21 Asian 5,012 N/A 10 Black 2,759 +230 5 Indian 205 N/A * Other 89 -73 *

Dwelling Units: 19,300

VILLA PARK

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 6,299 -12 -- Anglo 5,270 -18 84 Asian 660 N/A 11 Hispanic 331 +23 5 Black 27 +28 * Indian 11 N/A * Other 0 0 *

Dwelling Units: 1,966

WESTMINSTER

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 78,118 +10 -- Anglo 44,907 -18 58 Asian 17,105 N/A 22 Hispanic 14,896 +74 19 Black 795 +64 1 Indian 347 N/A * Other 68 -92 *

Dwelling Units: 25,852

YORBA LINDA

1980-'90 % of Total Percent 1990 Population Change Total TOTAL 52,422 +86 -- Anglo 41,512 +68 79 Asian 5,200 N/A 10 Hispanic 4,948 +113 9 Black 551 +388 1 Indian 164 N/A * Other 47 -75 *

Dwelling Units: 17,341

N/A: Comparable census data not available

* Less than 1%

Note: 1990 percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding

Hispanic Population in Orange County Cities

0-10%: Seal Beach Fountain Valley Irvine Newport Beach Laguna Beach Laguna Niguel Mission Viejo Yorba Linda Villa Park

11-20%: La Palma Cypress Los Alamitos Huntington Beach Westminster Costa Mesa Brea San Clemente Dana Point

21-30%: Buena Park Fullerton Garden Grove Placentia Orange Tustin San Juan Capistrano

31-40: Anaheim La Habra Stanton

50% and above: Santa Ana

Asian Population in Orange County Cities

0-10%: Anaheim Brea Dana Point Costa Mesa Huntington Beach Laguna Beach La Habra Los Alamitos Laguna Niguel Placentia Newport Beach Mission Viejo San Clemente Santa Ana San Juan Capistrano Seal Beach Yorba Linda Tustin Orange

11-20% Buena Park Cypress Fountain Valley Fullerton Irvine Garden Grove Stanton Villa Park

21-30%: Westminster

30% and more: La Palma


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