Lake Forest, CA

Population: 80,658

Key findings

  • Lake Forest has a Livability Score of 75/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Lake Forest crime rates are 69% lower than the California average
  • Cost of living in Lake Forest is 12% higher than the California average
  • Lake Forest real estate prices are 35% higher than the California average
  • Rental prices in Lake Forest are 37% higher than the California average

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      Top Rated Schools in Lake Forest

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Portola Hills ElementaryKG - 676472%
      La Madera ElementaryKG - 662664%
      Foothill Ranch ElementaryKG - 61,10061%
      El Toro High9 - 122,54859%
      Lake Forest ElementaryKG - 689456%
      Rancho Canada ElementaryKG - 669656%
      Serrano Intermediate7 - 81,23355%
      Ralph A. Gates ElementaryKG - 61,05942%
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      Finding the Perfect Place In Lake Forest, CA

      I have lived in Lake Forest, CA and in this city review I will be going over some of Lake Forest's community aspects such as attractions, the community as a whole, the nightlife, different shopping stores available, and even some great restaurants in the area to go eat out at.

      There are many attractions and activities that an individual can find to do in Lake Forest, CA. One activity can include going to the Lake Forest Golf & Practice Center. This golfing facility gives its players an option to play on a nine hole executive golf course. This is one of the best golfing centers in the Orange County area. There are also skateparks for teenagers, such as the Etnies skatepark, that they can go with their skateboards to burn off the excess energy that they might have. If an individual is looking for some entertainment then they can check out Nickel Nickel Five Cent to be amused with games of all sorts. It is an arcade. A great place to send the kids when going out with a significant other or even any other activity. There are many attractions and activities that one can partake in together as a family or alone.

      There are many different types of shopping stores that can be shopped at. There is no limit to where a person can shop but below are some of the many shops that one can go shopping at. One of the stores includes Club Aficionado Cigar & Wine. An individual would be able to find some of the finest homemade cigars around, different humidors, and even some other accessories that can go along with them. Some of the wines that they offer are top selections that would make any wine connoisseur happy. Another shop includes the Guitar Center. Guitar Center is a monumental and modern music store. It has then become one of the largest retail music chain of musical instruments. They also offers lessons for fifty dollars a pop.

      After a day full of shopping then going out to eat would make the perfect way to enjoy the day. The restaurants around Lake Forest offer many different choices for food such as Thai, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Barbeque, and even fast food restaurants to choose from. Many even have vegetarian selections to choose from. Anybody would be able to find the restaurant that is perfect for them.

      The nightlife can differ depending on the person and their tastes but Lake Forest CA has plenty of options for them to choose from. Gypsy's Lounge bar and grill is an option for people looking to have great company and enjoy the taste of some cheap drinks.

      Whether someone want to live in Lake Forest or just want to go there for a visit they would be able to find what they are looking for here. They have everything and will surely have something for any individual. They often pride themselves in having such a great community and a great city for visitors and their residents.
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      Lake Forest, CA - Great For Bike Riding

      When I visited Lake Forest, California, I was pleasantly surprised by the city. This city offers breathtaking nature and plenty to do. There are over 70,000 people that live in this city, which is located in Orange County.

      One of my favorite things to do in the city was go for a bike ride in one of the public parks. These are so gorgeous and have the most breathtaking trees you will ever see.

      I also enjoyed doing some shopping in Lake Forest. There are plenty of malls which all offer great deals. As a business woman, I also liked figuring out which businesses were based in the area. There are so many tech companies that are based in Lake Forest, CA which was fascinating to learn about.
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      Source: The Lake Forest, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).