Lake Los Angeles, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lake Los Angeles, California - Basic Facts

The Lake Los Angeles Census Designated Place had a population of 12,610 as of July 1, 2015. Lake Los Angeles ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Los Angeles is located at latitude 34.6098 and longitude -117.8303 in Los Angeles County. 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. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,661 feet.

The Lake Los Angeles Census Designated Place 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.

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

Lake Los Angeles Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Lake Los Angeles, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,610
Population in Households 12,580
Population in Familes 11,108
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 1,295
Diversity Index2 84
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,333
Average Household Size 3.77
Family Households 2,707
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,320 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,014 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 421 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $139,096
Average Home Value $152,071
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,530
Average Household Income $59,822
Per Capita Income $15,950
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.52%
Households 0.38% 0.52%
Families 0.3% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.

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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, 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 # 440 71st
Population Density1 # 716 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 189 87th
Median Household Income # 974 36th
Per Capita Income # 1295 15th

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