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Lake Los Angeles, California - Basic Facts

The Lake Los Angeles Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Los Angeles County at latitude 34.6098 and longitude -117.8303. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,661 feet.

The formal official name is the Lake Los Angeles Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lake Los Angeles, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Lake Los Angeles indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Lake Los Angeles Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

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Lake Los Angeles, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 12,378
Population in Households 12,349
Population in Familes 10,891
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 1,271
Diversity Index2 84


Total Households 3,273
Average Household Size 3.77
Family Households 2,652
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,288 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 985 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 385 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $120,995
Average Home Value $134,524


Median Household Income $46,619
Average Household Income $58,425
Per Capita Income $15,578
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.1% 0.37%
Households 0.04% 0.36%
Families -0.11% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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.


Lake Los Angeles, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Los Angeles 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 # 442 71st
Population Density1 # 722 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 195 87th
Median Household Income # 950 38th
Per Capita Income # 1296 15th

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