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 992 as of July 1, 2019.

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 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lake of the Woods, CA Housing Affordability Index is 160
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Lake of the Woods, CA Wealth Index is 119
State of California Wealth Index is 123
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 992
Population in Households 992
Population in Familes 771
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 282
Diversity Index1 49
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,632
Average Household Income $87,602
Per Capita Income $37,208
Wealth Index3 119

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 506 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 292 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 69 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $207,759
Housing Affordability Index2 160
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 437
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 269
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.85% 0.97%
Households 0.83% 0.9%
Families 1.2% 0.8%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   4.43%

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

The table below compares Lake of the Woods to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1063 30th
Population Density # 1067 30th
Diversity Index # 1021 33rd
Median Household Income # 712 53rd
Per Capita Income # 532 65th

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