About Mission Viejo

The residential city of Mission Viejo is in the southern part of Orange County, 55 miles south of Los Angeles and 74 miles north of San Diego. A master planned community, Mission Viejo has been named the safest city in the United States and the safest city in California.

Mission Viejo, with an estimated population of 94,624, is located in the 92630, 92691, 92692 ZIP codes. The city has an average home value of $297,400.00, an average household income of $78,937.00 and an average household size of 2.78 persons.

Mission Viejo Shopping

The Shops at Mission Viejo , a Simon Mall, is the city’s largest shopping center. The indoor shopping mall has national retail department stores, clothing and accessory stores and consumer electronics retailers, including an Apple store. In addition to the Shops at Mission Viejo, the city has smaller shopping centers, malls and other retailers.

Utility Companies Serving Mission Viejo

Southern California Gas

Southern California Edison

Waste Management of Orange County

El Toro Water District

Moulton Niguel Water District

Santa Margarita Water District

Trabuco Canyon Water District

Cox Communications

Mission Viejo Business Climate

The education, health care, technology and real estate sectors are all represented among Mission Viejo’s top employers. These include Saddleback College and the Saddleback Valley Unified School District; Mission Hospital and Quest Diagnostics; Unisys; and Coldwell Banker.

Mission Viejo Government

Incorporated in 1988, the City of Mission Viejo is governed by a mayor, a mayor pro-tem and a three member City Council.

The city is in the 33rd Senate District of the California State Legislature and the 71st Assembly District. Mission Viejo is in California’s 42nd Congressional District in the Federal Government.