StatisticBig Bear LakeCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)81125691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Big Bear Lake is 217% 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
  • In Big Bear Lake 1.05% of the population is Asian

Compare Big Bear Lake, CA Demographics


      Big Bear Lake population breakdown by race

      RaceBig Bear LakeCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Big Bear Lake age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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