La Palma is a well-balanced city, which prides itself on a responsive municipal government and a strong sense of community. With one of the lowest crime rates in Orange County, La Palma is a place where residents can rest easy and enjoy hometown living.

La Palma 2022 Demographics

Orange County Housing Estimates

Subsequent to the release of the 2022 Orange County Progress Report, the California State Department of Finance (DOF) released their revised Population and Housing Estimates for Cities, Counties, and the State, January 2021-2022, with 2020 Benchmark in May 2022. These were benchmarked to the 2020 Decennial Census, which resulted in significant changes to city-level estimates. Attached here are the revised, benchmarked estimates that replace previous estimates and their locations within the report. Revised jurisdiction pages have been published at

Detailed Profile

In May 2019, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) released its detailed profile on La Palma. This profile includes information regarding population, households, transportation, employment, retail, education, and public health. A copy of 2019 City of La Palma profile can be found here.