Lake Nacimiento, California Population 2024

3,205

Lake Nacimiento is a city located in San Luis Obispo County California. Lake Nacimiento has a 2024 population of 3,205. Lake Nacimiento is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 6.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,021 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Nacimiento is $96,242 with a poverty rate of 6.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Nacimiento is 39.4 years, 39.5 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Lake Nacimiento Demographics

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

  • White: 81.56%
  • Other race: 9.45%
  • Two or more races: 5.4%
  • Black or African American: 2.12%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.34%
Land Area (mi²)
10.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
309.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.09% (184)
The current population of Lake Nacimiento, California is 3,205 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,021.

Lake Nacimiento, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,61481.56%
Other race3039.45%
Two or more races1735.4%
Black or African American682.12%
Asian250.78%
Native American110.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.34%
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Nacimiento Population by Race

Lake Nacimiento Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Nacimiento Median Age

39.4

Total

39.5

Male

39.2

Female

Lake Nacimiento Adults

There are 2,466 adults, (661 of whom are seniors) in Lake Nacimiento.

Lake Nacimiento Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Nacimiento Sex Ratio

Female1,63551.01%
Male1,57048.99%

Lake Nacimiento Population by Age

Lake Nacimiento Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3052.4684.615.4
Married7433.0388.611.4
Non Family3911.3577.522.5
Female1172.6776.123.9
Male542.191000
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2.88

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Nacimiento 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 Nacimiento Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Nacimiento 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Lake Nacimiento Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,868

Average Earnings

$65,714

Average Male

$27,063

Average Female

Lake Nacimiento Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Nacimiento Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Nacimiento Language

94.97% of Lake Nacimiento residents speak only English, while 5.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.61% of the population.

Lake Nacimiento Language

Lake Nacimiento Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,3591044.41%
Multiple1734224.28%
Other3033411.22%
Hispanic538213.9%
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6.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.44%

Male Poverty Rate

8.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Nacimiento

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Nacimiento is Multiple, with 24.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Nacimiento is Hispanic, with 3.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.91%.

Lake Nacimiento Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.28%
High School5.57%
Bachelors or Greater4.61%
Some College3.93%
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Lake Nacimiento Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.75%
Female Employed2.98%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
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Lake Nacimiento Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Nacimiento Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Nacimiento Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

65.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Nacimiento Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Nacimiento 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 55-64.

Lake Nacimiento Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Nacimiento Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

201

Number of Veterans

191

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Lake Nacimiento Veterans by War

count

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Lake Nacimiento Veterans by Age

count

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Lake Nacimiento Veterans by Race

Lake Nacimiento Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Nacimiento Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Nacimiento Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Nacimiento Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Nacimiento 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

78.32%

Born in Lake Nacimiento

97.5%

Native Born

2.5%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

2.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.5% of Lake Nacimiento residents were born in the United States, with 78.32% having been born in California. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Nacimiento Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,205
20233,205
20223,2051555.08%
20213,050290.96%
20203,021401.34%
20192,981973.36%
20182,884782.78%
20172,806-65-2.26%
20162,871-39-1.34%
20152,91041316.54%
20142,497321.3%
20132,465311.27%
20122,434371.54%
20112,397-14-0.58%
20102,411
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Lake Nacimiento Population by Year