Lake Forest employment information

IndexLake ForestCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$38,760$29,906$28,555
Median household income$92,781$61,489$53,482
Median income owner occupied$112,575$83,693$68,142
Median income renter occupied$61,799$41,358$33,219
Median earnings male$51,831$35,724$36,116
Median earnings female$36,101$26,620$25,692
Unemployment rate4.7%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level7.0%16.4%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lake Forest is 36% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lake Forest is 73% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lake Forest is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lake Forest is 55% lower than the national average.

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Lake Forest median earnings by income bracket

Lake Forest employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.5%1.9%
Manufacturing sector16.5%0.4%
Financial & insurance services5.6%7.6%
Wholesale & retail services17.7%13.5%
Public administration3.5%2.2%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%2.0%
Education, health & social services7.7%31.8%

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Las Flores, CA6,311$121,696128%
Lake Forest, CA78,940$92,78173%

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Gary, IN79,165$27,45849%
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Napa, CA78,511$64,05820%
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Lake Forest, CA78,940$92,78173%
Source: The Lake Forest, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.