The City of Lake Elsinore had a population of 60,818 as of July 1, 2016. Lake Elsinore 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 Elsinore is located at latitude 33.686 and longitude -117.3354 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Elsinore (see map below) encompass a land area of 38.35 sq. miles and a water area of 5.48 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,296 feet.
The City of Lake Elsinore (GNIS ID: 2411601) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lake Elsinore is located within Elsinore Valley CCD of Riverside County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Elsinore population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Elsinore: Elsinore, Etengvo, Etengvo Wumona, Laguna, Laguna Grande, Machadao, Machado, Wamoma.
|Population in Households||60,403|
|Population in Familes||52,700|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||415|
|Average Household Size||3.5|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||18,751 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||10,745 (57.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||6,497 (34.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||1,509 ( 8.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$253,355|
|Average Home Value||$302,997|
|Median Household Income||$61,096|
|Average Household Income||$75,165|
|Per Capita Income||$21,881|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.48%|
|Per Capita Income||1.54%|
The table below compares Lake Elsinore to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 151||90th|
|Population Density1||# 661||56th|
|Diversity Index2||# 274||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 595||61st|
|Per Capita Income||# 1045||31st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.