Elizabeth Lake, California

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Population in 2010: 1,756.
Males: 844  (48.1%)
Females: 912  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

48.4 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93532.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,006
Elizabeth Lake:

$65,006
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,413

Elizabeth Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $588,700
Elizabeth Lake:

$588,700
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $335,716; detached houses: $335,059

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,240.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elizabeth Lake: 116.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.5%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Elizabeth Lake, CA (2010)
    • 1,42681.2%White alone
    • 23113.2%Hispanic
    • 512.9%Two or more races
    • 231.3%Asian alone
    • 211.2%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Elizabeth Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (7.5%), European (5.8%), Italian (5.1%), American (4.7%), English (2.8%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

113 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 1.2% Africa, 1.0% Europe).

This place:

6.0%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,223 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,811 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Antelope Valley, CA (12.7 miles , pop. 150,931).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Los Angeles, CA (39.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Lake Hughes, CA (2.0 miles ),
Leona Valley, CA (2.4 miles ),
Quartz Hill, CA (3.0 miles ),
Agua Dulce, CA (3.4 miles ),
North Antelope Valley, CA (3.6 miles ),
Lancaster, CA (3.6 miles ),
Desert View Highlands, CA (3.7 miles ),
Palmdale, CA (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.66 N, Longitude: 118.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 661

Distribution of median household income in Elizabeth Lake, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elizabeth Lake, CA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
California:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.222. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.222
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.40. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.40
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 37.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.27
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Elizabeth Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 735% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from Elizabeth Lake center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 110.4 miles away from Elizabeth Lake center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 111.2 miles away from Elizabeth Lake center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 151.7 miles away from Elizabeth Lake center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 36.4 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from Elizabeth Lake center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (52) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Elizabeth Lake:

  • MAYFLOWER GARDENS CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • LAC/HIGH DESERT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • FMC-ANTELOPE VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • DAVITA-ANTELOPE VALLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • REGIONAL VALLEY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • LANCASTER HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY KIDNEY INSTITUTE (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)

Amtrak stations near Elizabeth Lake:

  • 15 miles: LANCASTER (44742 SIERRA HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: PALMDALE (120 E. PALMDALE BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 19 miles: ROSAMOND (2515 CENTER ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elizabeth Lake:

  • Antelope Valley College (about 12 miles; Lancaster, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,206)
  • College of the Canyons (about 21 miles; Santa Clarita, CA; FT enrollment: 11,307)
  • Los Angeles Mission College (about 24 miles; Sylmar, CA; FT enrollment: 4,825)
  • California State University-Northridge (about 31 miles; Northridge, CA; FT enrollment: 28,060)
  • Los Angeles Valley College (about 34 miles; Valley Glen, CA; FT enrollment: 9,459)
  • Los Angeles Pierce College (about 35 miles; Woodland Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 10,996)
  • Glendale Community College (about 35 miles; Glendale, CA; FT enrollment: 11,348)

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Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Elizabeth Lake:

Marital status in Elizabeth Lake, CA
  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Elizabeth Lake:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elizabeth Lake, CA (based on Los Angeles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2,084
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
Los Angeles County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Los Angeles County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Los Angeles County:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

18.6%
California:

17.9%

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elizabeth Lake:

  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KAVL (610 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSUR (1260 AM; 25 kW; BEVERLY HILLS, CA)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KACD (850 AM; 25 kW; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elizabeth Lake:

  • K202DJ (88.3 FM; PALMDALE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • K261AB (100.1 FM; NEWHALL, ETC., CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCSN (88.5 FM; NORTHRIDGE, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K220FR (91.9 FM; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Elizabeth Lake:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)

Elizabeth Lake fatal accident list:

May 6, 2007 06:55 AM, Johnson Rd, Lat: 34.658297, Lon: -118.343911, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 3, 2006 10:20 PM, Johnson Rd, Lat: 34.659750, Lon: -118.361060, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elizabeth Lake, CA
  • 52.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.8%Wood
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 9.9%Other fuel
  • 9.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elizabeth Lake, CA
  • 45.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.7%Wood
  • 11.9%Electricity
  • 10.3%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Other fuel


Elizabeth Lake compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Elizabeth Lake on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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