Lakeside, California Population 2024

1,375

Lakeside is a city located in Kern County California. Lakeside has a 2024 population of 1,375. Lakeside is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually but its population has increased by 41.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 969 in 2020.

The average household income in Lakeside is $78,092 with a poverty rate of 17.3%. The median age in Lakeside is 27.8 years: 25.9 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Lakeside Demographics

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

  • Other race: 48.4%
  • White: 29.32%
  • Black or African American: 13.02%
  • Two or more races: 9.25%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
761.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
41.9% (406)
The current population of Lakeside, California is 1,375 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 969.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race68048.4%
White41229.32%
Black or African American18313.02%
Two or more races1309.25%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Other race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lakeside Population by Race

Lakeside Population Pyramid 2024

Lakeside Median Age

27.8

Total

25.9

Male

43.1

Female

Lakeside Adults

There are 996 adults, (311 of whom are seniors) in Lakeside.

Lakeside Age Dependency

105.1

Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Lakeside Sex Ratio

Female78355.73%
Male62244.27%

Lakeside Population by Age

Lakeside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3833.6775.224.8
Married1965.2873.526.5
Female1481.9481.818.2
Non Family361.8663.936.1
Male35.670100

3.84

Average Family Size

3.67

Average Household Size

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lakeside Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade12917.84%
Associates Degree435.95%
Bachelors Degree334.56%
Graduate Degree364.98%
High School Graduate26436.51%
Less Than 9th Grade9012.45%
Some College12817.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lakeside Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lakeside Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White31229769
Hispanic2171270
Black182680
Other Race118650
2+ Races89520

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.12%.

Lakeside Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$123,750$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$66,223$0$0
Some College$66,332$0$0

$66,223

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Lakeside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lakeside Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lakeside Language

46.72% of Lakeside residents speak only English, while 53.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 52.39% of the population.

Lakeside Language

Lakeside Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black183183100%
White3795715.04%
Other68030.44%
Hispanic83130.36%

17.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.92%

Male Poverty Rate

18.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lakeside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lakeside is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lakeside is Hispanic, with 0.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.08%.

Lakeside Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade58.9%
High School37.88%
Some College7.02%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lakeside Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.74%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lakeside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lakeside Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$84,338
Households-$78,092
Married Families$110,652$-999,999,999
Non Families$13,654$15,983

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lakeside Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

29.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lakeside Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lakeside Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lakeside Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lakeside Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam29
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Lakeside Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7422
55 to 647
18 to 344
35 to 540
75+0

Lakeside Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White297.69%
Other Race41.15%
Hispanic40.9%

Lakeside Veterans by Race

Lakeside Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lakeside Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.9%

Labor Force Participation

31%

Employment Rate

32.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lakeside Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lakeside Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lakeside 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

68.04%

Born in Lakeside

82.63%

Native Born

17.37%

Foreign Born

13.81%

Non Citizen

3.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.63% of Lakeside residents were born in the United States, with 68.04% having been born in California. 13.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lakeside Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,375-15-1.08%
20231,390-15-1.07%
20221,405-15-1.06%
20211,42045146.54%
202096900%

Lakeside Population by Year