The City of Big Bear Lake had a population of 5,228 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Big Bear Lake is located at latitude 34.243 and longitude -116.8959 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the City of Big Bear Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,752 feet.
The City of Big Bear Lake (GNIS ID: 2409843) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Big Bear Lake is located within Big Bear CCD of San Bernardino County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Bear Lake: Big Pear Lake Village, Pine Lake.
|Population in Households||5,204|
|Population in Familes||3,927|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||24|
|Median Household Income||$47,778|
|Average Household Income||$65,301|
|Per Capita Income||$28,521|
|Total Housing Units||9,728 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,216 (12.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,060 (10.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||7,452 (76.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$432,022|
|Average Home Value||$544,691|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.99%|
|Per Capita Income||4.81%|
The table below compares Big Bear 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.
|Total Population||# 642||58th|
|Population Density||# 815||46th|
|Diversity Index||# 823||46th|
|Median Household Income||# 1060||30th|
|Per Capita Income||# 849||44th|
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