Lake Elsinore is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 73,953, it is the 124th largest city in California and the 535th largest city in the United States. Lake Elsinore is currently growing at a rate of 2.56% annually and its population has increased by 5.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 70,265 in 2020. Spanning over 44 miles, Lake Elsinore has a population density of 1,933 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lake Elsinore is $83,155 with a poverty rate of 13.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,501 per month, and the median house value is $366,200. The median age in Lake Elsinore is 30.6 years, 30.8 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake Elsinorewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.76%.
57.53% of Lake Elsinore residents speak only English, while 42.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.94% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Elsinore is Black, with 19.64% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Elsinore is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.18%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lake Elsinore
77.77% of Lake Elsinore residents were born in the United States, with 63.73% having been born in California. 10.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.