Upper Lake, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Upper Lake, California - Basic Facts

The Upper Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 1,046 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Upper Lake is located at latitude 39.1651 and longitude -122.9052 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Upper Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,345 feet.

The Upper Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409382) 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 Upper Lake Census Designated Place is located within Upper Lake-Nice CCD of Lake County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Upper Lake: Upper Clear Lake, Upperlake.

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


Total Population 1,046
Population in Households 1,034
Population in Familes 821
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 622
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $30,337
Average Household Income $48,999
Per Capita Income $18,487


Total Housing Units 440 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $256,429
Average Home Value $269,124


Total Households 386
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 257
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 -0.07% -0.02%
Households -0.12% 0.0%
Families -0.14% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Upper Lake, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Upper Lake 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 # 1051 31st
Population Density # 888 41st
Diversity Index # 696 54th
Median Household Income # 1443 5th
Per Capita Income # 1274 16th

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