Big Bear City, California Population 2021

13,463
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Big Bear City is a city located in California. Big Bear City has a 2020 population of 13,463. Big Bear City is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 9.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,304 in 2010. Big Bear City reached it's highest population of 13,859 in 2016.

The average household income in Big Bear City is $64,673 with a poverty rate of 16.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,113 per month, and the median house value is $257,200. The median age in Big Bear City is 42.2 years, 40.7 years for males, and 43.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.3 males.

Big Bear City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Big Bear City was:

  • White: 94.73%
  • Two or more races: 2.24%
  • Black or African American: 1.20%
  • Native American: 0.83%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Big Bear City, California is 13,463, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,312.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,304.

Big Bear City, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,75494.73%
Two or More Races3022.24%
Black or African American1611.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native1120.83%
Asian850.63%
Some Other Race490.36%
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Big Bear City Population by Race

Big Bear City Population Pyramid 2021

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Big Bear City Median Age

42.2


Total

40.7


Male

43.4


Female

Big Bear City Adults

There are 10,233 adults, (2,642 of whom are seniors) in Big Bear City.

Big Bear City Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Bear City Sex Ratio

Female

6,756

50.18%

Male

6,707

49.82%

Big Bear City Population by Age

Big Bear City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Big Bear City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
Non Family68.9%31.1%
All65%35%
Male42.4%57.6%
Female34.7%65.3%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Big Bear City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3752.565
Married2,3983.0975
Non Family1,8161.2468.9
Female6663.3634.7
Male4953.1142.4

3.04

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Big Bear City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3403.71%
9th to 12th Grade5856.38%
High School Graduate2,74329.93%
Some College2,97532.46%
Associates Degree8989.80%
Bachelors Degree1,15912.64%
Graduate Degree4665.08%
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Big Bear City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Big Bear City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,9026,5101,207
Hispanic1,7811,310237
Multiple Races21018483
Black15315395
Native American8657
Asian85783
Other Race3531

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 62.09%.

Big Bear City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,617$44,683$27,480
Less Than High School$31,484$41,327$16,923
High School Grad$32,217$44,199$25,169
Some College$39,483$48,419$27,089
Bachelors Degree$51,136$53,468$50,068
Graduate Degree$44,531$42,552$47,105

$37,617

Average Earnings

$44,683

Average Male

$27,480

Average Female

Big Bear City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Big Bear City Language by Age

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Big Bear City Language

85.77% of Big Bear City residents speak only English, while 14.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.80% of the population.

Big Bear City Language

Big Bear City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,2501,46315.82%
Hispanic3,55167318.95%
Multiple3023411.26%
Black161127.45%
Native11287.14%
Asian8533.53%

16.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.67%

Male Poverty Rate

20.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Bear City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Bear City is Hispanic, with 18.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Bear City is Asian, with 3.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.23%.

Big Bear City Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School19.47%
Less Than High School16.76%
Bachelors or Greater13.91%
Some College11.72%

Big Bear City Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.59%
Male Unemployed40.43%
Female Employed10.35%
Male Employed5.67%

Big Bear City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Big Bear City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,875$64,673
Families$55,375$69,837
Married Families$63,706-
Non Families$37,151$49,271
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Income by Household Type

Big Bear City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Bear City Married by Age and Sex

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Big Bear City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Big Bear City Marital Status by Race

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Big Bear City Marital Status

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1,151

Number of Veterans

994

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam432
Korea137
World War II108
Second Gulf War100
First Gulf War96

Big Bear City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+401
65 to 74320
35 to 54187
55 to 64174
18 to 3469

Big Bear City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,02510.69%
2 or More7731.82%
Black4930.43%
Hispanic431.80%

Big Bear City Veterans by Race

Big Bear City Veterans by Education

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13.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Bear City Veterans by Education

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55.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Big Bear City Employment by Age

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Big Bear City Employment by Race

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Big Bear City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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70.15%

Born in California

93.59%

Native Born

6.41%

Foreign Born

3.12%

Non Citizen

3.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.59% of Big Bear City residents were born in the United States, with 70.15% having been born in California. 3.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Big Bear City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,4630.00%
202013,4630.00%
201913,4631511.13%
201813,3121260.96%
201713,186-673-4.86%
201613,8593242.39%
201513,5359727.74%
201412,5634163.42%
201312,1475194.46%
201211,6281241.08%
201111,504-800-6.50%
201012,3040.00%

Big Bear City Population by Year