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Dana Point is a city in Orange County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The community was named after writer Richard Henry Dana Jr., who mentions the site in his book, "Two Years Before the Mast"
The latitude of Dana Point is 33.466N. The longitude is -117.697W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 144 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 35,745.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dana Point demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 92624 ZIP code.
15% of Dana Point residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dana Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dana Point was $37,938, compared with $21,587 nationally.
41% of Dana Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Dana Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,063. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,999.
Libraries in Dana Point include Dana Point Branch Library ... View libraries
Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dana Point political report.
Dana Point restaurants taking online reservations include Cannons Seafood Grill, Harpoon Henry's Seafood Restaurant, Salt Creek Grille, Wind & Sea Restaurant ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Dana Point workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dana Point between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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