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Lake Arrowhead, California - Basic Facts

The Lake Arrowhead CDP(1) had a population of 12,819 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Arrowhead is located at latitude 34.2483 and longitude -117.1892 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Arrowhead Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 17.73 sq. miles and a water area of 1.22 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,174 feet.

The Lake Arrowhead 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lake Arrowhead Census Designated Place is located within Lake Arrowhead CCD of San Bernardino County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Arrowhead: Lake Arrowhead Village, Little Bear Lake.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Lake Arrowhead, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 12,819 (100%)
Population in Households 12,782 (99.7%)
Population in Families 10,802 (84.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 37 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 723
Diversity Index2 61


Median Household Income $77,462
Average Household Income $103,449
% of Income for Mortgage4 33%
Per Capita Income $39,299
Wealth Index5 135


Total HU (Housing Units) 12,117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,429 (28.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,440 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,248 (59.8%)
Median Home Value $605,485
Average Home Value $695,904
Housing Affordability Index3 74


Total Households 4,869
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 3,536
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.28% 0.44%
Households 0.37% 0.46%
Families 0.3% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
Owner Occupied HU   0.53%

Lake Arrowhead, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Arrowhead to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 434 72nd
Population Density # 846 44th
Median Household Income # 569 63rd
Housing Affordability Index # 571 38th
Per Capita Income # 542 64th
Diversity Index # 863 43rd

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