Rancho Santa Margarita



Rancho Santa Margarita

Rancho Santa Margarita is an affluent city in Orange County, California. One of Orange County’s youngest cities, Rancho Santa Margarita is a master planned community set upon rolling hills. In 1989, the people of the community of Rancho Santa Margarita established a Community Civic Association (CCA) for the purpose of providing a political voice for the community, but it was in 1995 that the RSM Cityhood Committee, a separate community organization, began the official drive for cityhood. Rancho Santa Margarita was planned to be an “Urban Village”, offering the best of two worlds: all of the elements and advantages of a small city plus the quality of life of a small village. Most neighborhoods in Rancho Santa Margarita are within various homeowners associations. The population is roughly 48,000 at the end of 2014.

Although it is named for Rancho Santa Margarita y Las Flores, which was in San Diego County, the city limits fall within the borders of Rancho Mission Viejo.

The television series The Real Housewives of Orange County, although based in Coto De Caza, is mainly filmed in Rancho Santa Margarita where many of the housewives do business, shopping, commuting, and dining.

The city’s name often creates confusion: people in the Las Flores, Dove Canyon, Rancho Cielo, or Robinson Ranch neighborhoods, for example, can receive mail addressed to them at Rancho Santa Margarita, Dove Canyon, Coto de Caza, Robinson Ranch or Trabuco Canyon. (Information from Racho Santa Margarita Wikipedia)

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        Number of households 26,576
        Household Avg. Income 150,820
        Avg. year dwelling build 1991
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        Population 48,808
        Population Density 2,408
        Median Age 38
        Average value of the dwelling in which household lives $1,367,451
        Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling. 16 years
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