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Lookout, California - Basic Facts

The Lookout Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Modoc County at latitude 41.2104 and longitude -121.153. Modoc County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,144 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Lookout 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 Lookout Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 84
Population in Households 84
Population in Familes 68
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 31
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 21
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (34.0%)
Median Home Value $233,333
Average Home Value $325,000


Median Household Income $41,585
Average Household Income $51,510
Per Capita Income $21,602
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.72%
Households 0.0% -0.65%
Families -1.09% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.41%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.


Lookout, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lookout 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 # 1444 5th
Population Density1 # 1486 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 1177 23rd
Median Household Income # 1094 28th
Per Capita Income # 969 36th

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