Lucerne is a city located in Lake County California. With a 2020 population of 3,306, it is the 745th largest city in California and the 8402nd largest city in the United States. Lucerne is currently growing at a rate of 0.61% annually and its population has increased by 1.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,266 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Lucerne has a population density of 664 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lucerne is $77,963 with a poverty rate of 16.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,283 per month, and the median house value is $226,300. The median age in Lucerne is 37.7 years, 34.1 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lucernewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
88.35% of Lucerne residents speak only English, while 11.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.06% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lucerne is Native, with 74.78% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lucerne is Hispanic, with 2.74% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.80%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lucerne
89.19% of Lucerne residents were born in the United States, with 68.89% having been born in California. 2.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.