Rancho Santa Margarita, California 

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Population

49,078

+3.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$104,952

Median Home Price

$659,100

Best Places to Live in Rancho Santa Margarita, California

National-center complex - Southern California Coast, south and west of the San Bernardino Mountains. May, October and June are the most pleasant months in Rancho Santa Margarita, while February and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Entertainment
Coastline and beach areas
Big-city amenities
Cons
Overcrowding
Air quality
Cost of living
 $1,119,000 
7 Springside
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2731 SqFt
 $849,000 
22 Flossmoor
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2500 SqFt
 $874,900 
4 Saint Annes
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2300 SqFt

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QUICK FACTS

City: Rancho Santa Margarita
Zip Codes: 92688 92678
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rancho Santa Margarita is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rancho Santa Margarita jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rancho Santa Margarita's cost of living is 62.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rancho Santa Margarita's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and June are the most pleasant months in Rancho Santa Margarita, while February and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Orange county flipped Democratic in the most recent Presidential election, after voting Republican in the previous four. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rancho Santa Margarita's population is 49,078 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rancho Santa Margarita is $659,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Rancho Santa Margarita public schools spend $8,589 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 28.2 students per teacher in Rancho Santa Margarita. More Education



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Housing Market in Rancho Santa Margarita

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The median home price in Rancho Santa Margarita is $659,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Rancho Santa Margarita   12 Reviews
Lovely - 8/30/2015
The weather here is amazing. We get a few hot days in the summer but it cools down in the evening. I love being able to sleep with the windows... Read More

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Best little city in the O.C. - 7/23/2015
This is the best place to live in South Orange County with mild temperatures, low crime, great schools and family orientated. RSM is a city that sits in a pocket backing... Read More

Lovely area for families - 12/5/2014
I've raised my son here, and have couldn't asked for a better place to do so. Weather is great year-round (although it can get brutally hot and dry sometimes), the... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CALIFORNIA
92688 92678

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NEW LISTINGS IN RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA
$1,119,000
7 Springside
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$849,000
22 Flossmoor
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$874,900
4 Saint Annes
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$1,499,000
4 Sawmill
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$1,189,000
12 Glen Iris
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$1,349,900
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Bed 5 | Bath 4

$749,000
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Bed 3 | Bath 3

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