Lake Mathews, California Population 2024

6,494

Lake Mathews is a city located in Riverside County California. Lake Mathews has a 2024 population of 6,494. Lake Mathews is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -12.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,389 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Mathews is $125,323 with a poverty rate of 10.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Mathews is 37.6 years, 40.4 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Lake Mathews Demographics

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

  • White: 59.89%
  • Other race: 21.23%
  • Asian: 9.45%
  • Black or African American: 4.93%
  • Two or more races: 4.5%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
15.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
407.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-12.11% (-895)
The current population of Lake Mathews, California is 6,494 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,389.

Lake Mathews, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,88959.89%
Other race1,37921.23%
Asian6149.45%
Black or African American3204.93%
Two or more races2924.5%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Mathews Population by Race

Lake Mathews Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Mathews Median Age

37.6

Total

40.4

Male

35.5

Female

Lake Mathews Adults

There are 4,550 adults, (1,006 of whom are seniors) in Lake Mathews.

Lake Mathews Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Mathews Sex Ratio

Female3,14148.37%
Male3,35351.63%

Lake Mathews Population by Age

Lake Mathews Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7153.7786.113.9
Married1,1133.9790.89.2
Male2764.561000
Non Family2171.0673.326.7
Female1095.2427.572.5
showing: 5 rows

3.87

Average Family Size

3.77

Average Household Size

86.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Mathews 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 Mathews Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Mathews Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 92.67%.

Lake Mathews Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,110

Average Earnings

$51,985

Average Male

$53,000

Average Female

Lake Mathews Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Mathews Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Mathews Language

65.54% of Lake Mathews residents speak only English, while 34.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.01% of the population.

Lake Mathews Language

Lake Mathews Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,40230812.82%
White2,9872668.91%
Other1,37920014.5%
Asian6146811.07%
Black320123.75%
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10.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.04%

Male Poverty Rate

11.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Mathews

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Mathews is Other, with 14.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Mathews is Black, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.01%.

Lake Mathews Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College15.9%
Bachelors or Greater9.93%
Less Than 9th Grade8.84%
High School3.22%
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Lake Mathews Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed6.02%
Female Employed5.08%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Lake Mathews Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Mathews Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Mathews Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Mathews Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Mathews 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 45-54.

Lake Mathews Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Mathews Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

205

Number of Veterans

171

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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Lake Mathews Veterans by War

count

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Lake Mathews Veterans by Age

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Lake Mathews Veterans by Race

Lake Mathews Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Mathews Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.1%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Mathews Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Mathews Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Mathews 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

57.44%

Born in Lake Mathews

82.83%

Native Born

17.17%

Foreign Born

10.01%

Non Citizen

7.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.83% of Lake Mathews residents were born in the United States, with 57.44% having been born in California. 10.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Mathews Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,494
20236,494
20226,494-961-12.89%
20217,455660.89%
20207,3895978.79%
20196,792-56-0.82%
20186,8484466.97%
20176,4024467.49%
20165,9564458.07%
20155,511-7-0.13%
20145,5184599.07%
20135,059-165-3.16%
20125,224-427-7.56%
20115,651-239-4.06%
20105,890
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Lake Mathews Population by Year