Lake of the Woods, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake of the Woods, California - Basic Facts

The Lake of the Woods Census Designated Place had a population of 957 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Lake of the Woods is located at latitude 34.8175 and longitude -118.9965 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Lake of the Woods Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,121 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Lake of the Woods Census Designated Place are located in Kern County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Ventura County.

The Lake of the Woods Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408548) 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 Lake of the Woods Census Designated Place is located within West Kern CCD of Kern County.

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Lake of the Woods, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 957
Population in Households 957
Population in Familes 750
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 272
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $53,607
Average Household Income $79,091
Per Capita Income $33,470


Total Housing Units 499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 281 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 140 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $397,531
Average Home Value $374,557


Total Households 421
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 260
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.52% 0.68%
Households 0.47% 0.61%
Families 0.92% 0.53%
Median Household Income   5.05%
Per Capita Income   5.11%

Lake of the Woods, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake of the Woods to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1069 30th
Population Density # 1073 29th
Diversity Index # 1027 32nd
Median Household Income # 913 40th
Per Capita Income # 635 58th

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