Lakehead, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lakehead, California - Basic Facts

The Lakehead Census Designated Place had a population of 497 as of July 1, 2015. Lakehead ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Lakehead is located at latitude 40.9034 and longitude -122.3997 in Shasta County. The formal boundaries for the Lakehead Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.58 sq. miles. Shasta County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,161 feet.

The Lakehead 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 Lakehead population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lakehead: Lakeshore, Lakeside, Loftus, Pollock.

Lakehead Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Lakehead, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 497
Population in Households 497
Population in Familes 362
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 106
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 248
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 377 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 203 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 129 (34.2%)
Median Home Value $190,132
Average Home Value $269,581
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,856
Average Household Income $81,521
Per Capita Income $41,387
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.44% 1.06%
Households 1.61% 1.1%
Families 1.51% 1.21%
Median Household Income   3.58%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
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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Lakehead, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakehead 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 # 1191 22nd
Population Density1 # 1272 17th
Diversity Index2 # 1486 2nd
Median Household Income # 539 65th
Per Capita Income # 271 82nd

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