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Lakeport, California - Basic Facts

The City of Lakeport is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lake County at latitude 39.0382 and longitude -122.9227. Lake County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,355 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lakeport, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lakeport, California.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lakeport indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Lakeport (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lakeport: Forbestown, Rocky Point, Stony Point, Tuckertown.

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Lakeport, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,582
Population in Households 4,465
Population in Familes 3,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 117
Population Density1 1,498
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 1,929
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 1,130
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,141 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 787 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 502 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $159,300
Average Home Value $215,316


Median Household Income $39,339
Average Household Income $53,580
Per Capita Income $22,983
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.86% -0.7%
Households -0.87% -0.72%
Families -0.87% -0.68%
Median Household Income   3.49%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lakeport, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeport to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 667 56th
Population Density1 # 674 56th
Diversity Index2 # 913 40th
Median Household Income # 1159 24th
Per Capita Income # 887 42nd

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