Big Bear Lake demographics profile

StatisticBig Bear LakeCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)81123291
Median age44.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%46%43%
Speak English82%56%79%
Speak Spanish15%29%13%
Big Bear Lake, CA has a population of 5,149 and is the 6,334th largest city in the United States. The population density is 811 per sq mi which is 249% higher than the California average and 795% higher than the national average. The median age in Big Bear Lake is 45 which is approximately 24% higher than the California average of 36. In Big Bear Lake, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 15% speak Spanish. 63% of Big Bear Lake residents were born in California, 23% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Big Bear Lake is 249% higher than California.
  • The median age in Big Bear Lake is 24% higher than California.
  • In Big Bear Lake 91.67% of the population is White.
  • In Big Bear Lake 1.28% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Big Bear Lake 1.05% of the population is Asian.

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Big Bear Lake population breakdown by race

RaceBig Bear LakeCaliforniaNational
Black or African American1.28%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.43%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian1.94%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race0.37%4.62%3.06%
Other race3.26%13.28%4.75%
In Big Bear Lake, 22.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Big Bear Lake, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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