Lakeside, CA Community Profile: Data

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Lakeside: Basic Info

Lakeside is the everyday name that most people use for the community and surrounding area. However, the Lakeside Census Designated Place is the formal official name. It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in San Diego County at latitude 32.8573 and longitude -116.9222. The elevation is 413 feet.

The Lakeside Census Designated Place has formally defined boundaries. The boundaries are displayed in the map section. The defined boundaries encompass a land area of 6.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles.

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

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

Lakeside: Community Profile Overview & Basic Data


The Lakeside 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 Lakeside (Formal Name, Census Class Code, Coordinates and Time Zone) , current Demographic Information and a Peer Comparsion Table that shows how Lakeside ranks in comparison to its peer group.
  2. The Maps section has a Boundary Map for the Lakeside Census Designated Place with a 1-click link to Driving Directions, California Congressional District Maps and a Map of San Diego County.
  3. The Photos section of the Community Profile has Lakeside 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 Lakeside 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 Lakeside Community Profile has a searchable database of employment opportunities in or near Lakeside. The jobs database can be searched by job category or keywords.
  7. The Places section lists popular "Places of Interest" in the local Lakeside 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.

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


Total Population 21,091
Population in Households 20,988
Population in Familes 17,650
Population in Group Qrtrs 103
Population Density1 3,057
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 7,496
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 5,600
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,949 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,547 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 379 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $322,134
Average Home Value $351,960


Median Household Income $61,758
Average Household Income $76,072
Per Capita Income $26,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.5% 0.88%
Households 0.47% 0.87%
Families 0.77% 0.86%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
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.


Lakeside, CA: Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (As of July 1, 2014)

The table below compares Lakeside 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 # 330 78th
Population Density1 # 441 71st
Diversity Index2 # 932 39th
Median Household Income # 504 67th
Per Capita Income # 699 54th
Information Updates

The Demographic Data for the 3,653 California cities, towns, counties, ZIP Codes and Census Designated Places (CDPs) profiled in this gazetteer is updated annually. Last Update: July 1, 2014.

The ZIP Code maps and the data regarding the number of residential and business addresses in each ZIP Code are updated four times per year. Last Update: August 1, 2014.

The information on the 120,914 California Physical, Cultural and Historic Features is updated six times per year. Last Update: August 2, 2014.

The School Attendance Zone Maps are updated four times per year. Last Update: January 6, 2014.