StatisticLake ForestCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,84925691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lake Forest is 1794% 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
  • In Lake Forest 15.25% of the population is Asian

Compare Lake Forest, CA Demographics


      Lake Forest population breakdown by race

      RaceLake ForestCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Lake Forest age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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