Lake Forest is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 87,576, it is the 98th largest city in California and the 425th largest city in the United States. Lake Forest is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually and its population has increased by 2.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 85,858 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Lake Forest has a population density of 5,265 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lake Forest is $134,490 with a poverty rate of 6.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,121 per month, and the median house value is $682,700. The median age in Lake Forest is 39.6 years, 37.8 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake Forestwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.45%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.30%.
67.02% of Lake Forest residents speak only English, while 32.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.92% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Forest is Black, with 9.66% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Forest is Multiple, with 2.72% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.71%.
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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 Forest
75.27% of Lake Forest residents were born in the United States, with 54.99% having been born in California. 10.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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