Lake Forest, CA

83,236 Population
16.6 square miles 5,003.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
Ranked 101st Highest in CA
Population Density
5,003.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
44.4%
was 46.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
23.4%
was 25.2%
Ranked 82nd Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
20.6%
was 22.1%
Ranked 103rd Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
13.4%
was 13.2%
Ranked 56th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.6
was 3.2
Ranked 8th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
8.1%
was 9.6%
Ranked 33rd Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$92,415
was $87,084
Ranked 22nd Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.1
41.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 2.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
134.9
was 132.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,123.8
was 1,024.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
30,473
was 31,778
Ranked 93rd Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,954
was $1,741
Ranked 19th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
241
was 33
 
Occupied Housing Units
29,496
was 29,726
 
Homeownership Rate
68.5%
was 66.5%
Ranked 17th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
46
was 33
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,832.0
was 1,910.4
Ranked 57th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
9.5%
was 17.1%
Ranked 73rd Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
195
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.8
was 2.8
Ranked 94th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
8.8
was 1.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.0
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
94.6%
was 93.5%
Ranked 121st Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.4%
Ranked 21st Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.0%
Ranked 1st Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.0%
was 92.2%
Ranked 21st Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
47.7%
was 46.3%
Ranked 27th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
94.2%
was 88.4%
 
Debt Service Ratio
1.3%
 
Revenue
$79,531,832
was $46,228,838
 
Expenditure
$73,328,856
was $47,038,251
 
Revenue per Capita
$993
was $583
 
Expenditure per Capita
$915
was $593
 

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