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Lucerne, California - Basic Facts

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The Lucerne Census Designated Place had a population of 3,111 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Lucerne is located at latitude 39.0568 and longitude -122.7703 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Lucerne Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,329 feet.

The Lucerne Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408150) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lucerne Census Designated Place is located within Lucerne-Clearlake Oaks CCD of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lucerne population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lucerne: Clear Lake Beach.

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Lucerne Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Lucerne, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,111
Population in Households 3,075
Population in Familes 2,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 625
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 1,388
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 721
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,869 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 830 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 558 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 481 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $143,590
Average Home Value $251,506


Median Household Income $36,098
Average Household Income $40,483
Per Capita Income $18,183
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.29%
Households 0.22% 0.26%
Families 0.16% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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.


Lucerne, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lucerne to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 778 49th
Population Density1 # 890 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 1023 33rd
Median Household Income # 1284 16th
Per Capita Income # 1198 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.