Lake Forest demographics profile

StatisticLake ForestCaliforniaNational
Population80,65838,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,84923291
Median age38.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%46%43%
Speak English69%56%79%
Speak Spanish17%29%13%
Lake Forest, CA has a population of 80,658 and is the 429th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,849 per sq mi which is 1987% higher than the California average and 5252% higher than the national average. The median age in Lake Forest is 39 which is approximately 8% higher than the California average of 36. In Lake Forest, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 69% speak English and 17% speak Spanish. 53% of Lake Forest residents were born in California, 22% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 23% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Lake Forest is 1987% higher than California.
  • The median age in Lake Forest is 8% higher than California.
  • In Lake Forest 67.82% of the population is White.
  • In Lake Forest 2.18% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Lake Forest 15.25% of the population is Asian.

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Lake Forest population breakdown by race

RaceLake ForestCaliforniaNational
White67.82%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American2.18%5.85%12.63%
Asian15.25%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.57%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.28%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.22%4.62%3.06%
Other race9.68%13.28%4.75%
In Lake Forest, 23.2% 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 Lake Forest, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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