Lake Isabella, California Population 2024

3,514

Lake Isabella is a city located in Kern County California. Lake Isabella has a 2024 population of 3,514. Lake Isabella is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -2.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,621 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Isabella is $39,208 with a poverty rate of 36.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Isabella is 40.5 years, 41.9 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Lake Isabella Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake Isabella was:

  • White: 76.49%
  • Other race: 12.64%
  • Two or more races: 7.8%
  • Native American: 1.68%
  • Asian: 1.14%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
21.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
161.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.95% (-107)
The current population of Lake Isabella, California is 3,514 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,621.

Lake Isabella, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,68876.49%
Other race44412.64%
Two or more races2747.8%
Native American591.68%
Asian401.14%
Black or African American90.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Isabella Population by Race

Lake Isabella Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Isabella Median Age

40.5

Total

41.9

Male

40.1

Female

Lake Isabella Adults

There are 2,435 adults, (698 of whom are seniors) in Lake Isabella.

Lake Isabella Age Dependency

102.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Isabella Sex Ratio

Female1,77850.6%
Male1,73649.4%

Lake Isabella Population by Age

Lake Isabella Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5372.2961.338.7
Non Family6691.2170.729.3
Married3982.5787.412.6
Female3823.7419.180.9
Male882.8954.545.5
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2.92

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Isabella Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake Isabella Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Isabella Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Lake Isabella Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,250

Average Earnings

$48,790

Average Male

$25,806

Average Female

Lake Isabella Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Isabella Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Isabella Language

92.19% of Lake Isabella residents speak only English, while 7.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.7% of the population.

Lake Isabella Language

Lake Isabella Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,44465226.68%
Hispanic67147771.09%
Other44439889.64%
Multiple27414552.92%
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36.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.43%

Male Poverty Rate

37.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Isabella

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Isabella is Other, with 89.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Isabella is White, with 26.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.81%.

Lake Isabella Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.77%
High School35.92%
Some College23.17%
Bachelors or Greater5.88%
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Lake Isabella Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed45.95%
Male Unemployed32.14%
Female Employed18.69%
Male Employed8.16%
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Lake Isabella Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Isabella Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Isabella Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Isabella Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Isabella Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lake Isabella Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Isabella Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

86

Number of Veterans

62

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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Lake Isabella Veterans by War

count

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Lake Isabella Veterans by Age

count

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Lake Isabella Veterans by Race

Lake Isabella Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Isabella Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.1%

Labor Force Participation

33.4%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Isabella Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Isabella Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Isabella Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.71%

Born in Lake Isabella

95.79%

Native Born

4.21%

Foreign Born

3.13%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.79% of Lake Isabella residents were born in the United States, with 78.71% having been born in California. 3.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Isabella Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,514
20233,514
20223,514-39-1.1%
20213,553-68-1.88%
20203,6211263.61%
20193,495411.19%
20183,454-833-19.43%
20174,28768118.89%
20163,60664021.58%
20152,966-127-4.11%
20143,09338414.17%
20132,709-72-2.59%
20122,781-179-6.05%
20112,960-506-14.6%
20103,466
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Lake Isabella Population by Year