Lucerne, California Population 2024

3,085

Lucerne is a city located in Lake County California. Lucerne has a 2024 population of 3,085. Lucerne is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 15.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,674 in 2020.

The average household income in Lucerne is $51,693 with a poverty rate of 16.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lucerne is 37 years, 32 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Lucerne Demographics

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

  • White: 74.52%
  • Other race: 7.75%
  • Asian: 5.77%
  • Two or more races: 4.73%
  • Native American: 4.08%
  • Black or African American: 2.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.68%
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
619.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.37% (411)
The current population of Lucerne, California is 3,085 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,674.

Lucerne, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,29974.52%
Other race2397.75%
Asian1785.77%
Two or more races1464.73%
Native American1264.08%
Black or African American762.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander210.68%
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White

Other race

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lucerne Population by Race

Lucerne Population Pyramid 2024

Lucerne Median Age

37

Total

32

Male

45.7

Female

Lucerne Adults

There are 2,606 adults, (636 of whom are seniors) in Lucerne.

Lucerne Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lucerne Sex Ratio

Female1,52149.3%
Male1,56450.7%

Lucerne Population by Age

Lucerne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3972.262.637.4
Non Family7001.2966.433.6
Married5083.0265.934.1
Female1723.384357
Male173.590100
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2.98

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lucerne 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

Lucerne Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lucerne 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 white people with a rate of 17.43%.

Lucerne Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,520

Average Earnings

$28,750

Average Male

$45,263

Average Female

Lucerne Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lucerne Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lucerne Language

89.95% of Lucerne residents speak only English, while 10.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.96% of the population.

Lucerne Language

Lucerne Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,24432614.53%
Native1268769.05%
Other2394117.15%
Hispanic2753813.82%
Multiple1463725.34%
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16.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.03%

Male Poverty Rate

15.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lucerne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lucerne is Native, with 69.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lucerne is Hispanic, with 13.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.69%.

Lucerne Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.81%
High School22.64%
Some College12.99%
Bachelors or Greater
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Lucerne Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed64%
Female Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed6.46%
Male Employed5.12%
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Lucerne Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lucerne Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lucerne Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lucerne Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lucerne Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Lucerne Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lucerne Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

234

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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Lucerne Veterans by War

count

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Lucerne Veterans by Age

count

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Lucerne Veterans by Race

Lucerne Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lucerne Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Lucerne Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lucerne Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lucerne 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

65.48%

Born in Lucerne

90.34%

Native Born

9.66%

Foreign Born

1%

Non Citizen

8.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.34% of Lucerne residents were born in the United States, with 65.48% having been born in California. 1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lucerne Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,085
20233,085
20223,085812.7%
20213,00433012.34%
20202,674-222-7.67%
20192,896-60-2.03%
20182,956-188-5.98%
20173,144-19-0.6%
20163,16310.03%
20153,162-156-4.7%
20143,3182016.45%
20133,117872.87%
20123,03053721.54%
20112,493-574-18.72%
20103,067
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Lucerne Population by Year