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The Latino Factor

December 22, 1988|Clipboard researched by Henry Rivero / Los Angeles Times; Graphics by Tom Penix / Los Angeles Times

Despite Orange County's Latino heritage, apparent in city and place names in all its regions, Latinos comprise just one-fifth of the residents. During the next 5 years, that won't change much. Here's a city-by-city look at how percentages have changed since 1980 and where estimates show they will be in 5 years:

1980 CENSUS

City/area % Latino Santa Ana 44 La Habra 22 Stanton 19 Anaheim 18 Buena Park 18 Placentia 17 COUNTYWIDE 15 El Toro Station 14 Fullerton 14 Garden Grove 14 Midway City 14 La Palma 13 Orange 13 Trabuco Canyon 13 Los Alamitos 12 San Juan Capistrano 12 Westminster 12 Brea 11 Capistrano Beach 11 Cypress 11 Costa Mesa 10 Dana Point 9 San Clemente 9 Yorba Linda 9 Huntington Beach 8 Tustin 8 El Toro 7 Fountain Valley 7 Irvine 7 Mission Viejo 6 Silverado 5 Sunset Beach 5 Laguna Beach 4 Laguna Niguel 4 Rossmoor 4 Tustin Foothills 4 Villa Park 4 Laguna Hills 3 Newport Beach 3 Seal Beach 3

1988 ESTIMATE

City/area % Latino Santa Ana 54 La Habra 29 Stanton 24 Anaheim 23 Buena Park 23 Placentia 22 COUNTYWIDE 19 Fullerton 18 Garden Grove 18 Midway City 18 El Toro Station 17 Los Alamitos 17 Orange 17 Westminster 16 Brea 15 La Palma 15 Capistrano Beach 14 Costa Mesa 14 Cypress 14 San Juan Capistrano 14 Trabuco Canyon 13 Dana Point 11 Irvine 11 San Clemente 11 Tustin 11 Yorba Linda 11 Huntington Beach 10 El Toro 9 Fountain Valley 9 Sunset Beach 8 Mission Viejo 7 Silverado 6 Tustin Foothills 6 Villa Park 6 Laguna Beach 5 Laguna Niguel 5 Rossmoor 5 Seal Beach 5 Laguna Hills 4 Newport Beach 4

1993 PROJECTION

City/area % Latino Santa Ana 58 La Habra 34 Anaheim 26 Stanton 26 Buena Park 25 Placentia 25 COUNTYWIDE 21 Fullerton 20 Garden Grove 20 Los Alamitos 20 Midway City 20 El Toro Station 19 Orange 19 Brea 18 Westminster 18 Capistrano Beach 16 Costa Mesa 16 Cypress 16 La Palma 16 San Juan Capistrano 15 Trabuco Canyon 14 San Clemente 13 Yorba Linda 13 Dana Point 12 Irvine 12 Tustin 12 Huntington Beach 11 Sunset Beach 11 Fountain Valley 10 El Toro 9 Mission Viejo 8 Laguna Beach 6 Silverado 6 Tustin Foothills 6 Villa Park 6 Laguna Niguel 5 Rossmoor 5 Seal Beach 5 Laguna Hills 4 Newport Beach 4

Source: National Planning Data Corp.

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