Lakehead, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Lakehead Census Designated Place had a population of 503 as of July 1, 2016. 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 (GNIS ID: 2408556) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lakehead Census Designated Place is located within Sacramento Canyon CCD of Shasta County.

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, 2016.

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

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Lakehead, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 503
Population in Households 503
Population in Familes 365
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 380 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (34.5%)
Median Home Value $330,556
Average Home Value $472,209


Median Household Income $71,539
Average Household Income $112,827
Per Capita Income $56,597
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.4% 1.13%
Households 1.42% 1.1%
Families 1.27% 1.21%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.39%
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.

Lakehead, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakehead 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1183 22nd
Population Density1 # 1261 17th
Diversity Index2 # 1482 2nd
Median Household Income # 416 73rd
Per Capita Income # 126 92nd

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