Lookout, CA Community Profile: Data

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Lookout: Basic Info

Lookout is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the Lookout Census Designated Place is the formal official name. It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Modoc County at latitude 41.2079 and longitude -121.1553. The elevation is 4,144 feet.

The Lookout Census Designated Place has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries encompass a land area of 5.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

Modoc County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). Observes DST? Yes. Current Local Time.

Also See: Lookout, CA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Lookout: Community Profile Overview & Basic Data


The Lookout Community Profile has 7 main navigation sections plus some ancillary topics in the blue navigation bar:

  1. The Data section (this page) contains Basic Parameters for Lookout (Formal Name, Census Class Code, Coordinates and Time Zone) , current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Lookout ranks in comparison to its peer group.
  2. The Maps section has a Boundary Map for the Lookout Census Designated Place with a 1-click link to Driving Directions, California Congressional District Maps and a Map of Modoc County.
  3. The Photos section of the Community Profile has Lookout Local Area Photos. The locations where the photos were taken are plotted on a map. The photos are available in two sizes.
  4. The Directory is a Lookout Directory of Business, Government and Social Services. The Directory can be searched by business name or category. There are also 40 point and click links to the most popular search categories.
  5. The Schools section has School Profiles for local area schools. You can also search for profiles of all California Public and Private Schools by School Name, City, County or ZIP Code.
  6. The Jobs section of the Lookout Community Profile has a searchable database of employment opportunities in or near Lookout. The jobs database can be searched by job category or keywords.
  7. The Places section lists popular "Places of Interest" in the local Lookout area. The Places are listed by category. When you select a category, you're presented with a list of locations within a 15 mile search radius. Maps and driving direction are both 1-click links.

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
Owner Occupied HU 23
Renter Occupied HU 8
Vacant Housing Units 16
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 Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Lookout to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile. The place with the highest value is ranked # 1. Percentile example: a location that ranks higher than 25% of its peers would be in the 25th percentile of the peer group.

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Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1444 5th
Population Density1 # 1486 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 1177 23rd
Median Household Income # 1094 28th
Per Capita Income # 969 36th