Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Lake County, California (CA)

County population in 2016: 64,116 (67% urban, 33% rural); it was 58,309 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 10,767
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,705
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,908
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,076 (it was 7,066 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

44%

Land area: 1258 sq. mi.

Water area: 71.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake County: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Lake County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.6%), Construction (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 23%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Lake County races chart

Races in Lake County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (71.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (19.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
California median age:  36.4 years
Males: 31,258  (48.8%)
Females: 32,858  (51.2%)

Lake County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lake County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,029 ($29,627 in 1999)

This county:

$42,029
California:

$67,739

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $714 (lower quartile is $448, upper quartile is $1,051)
This county:

$714
State:

$1252


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $217,400 (it was $105,600 in 2000)
Lake:

$217,400
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $106,300 - $327,300

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $381,138
Here:

$381,138
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $318,027
Here:

$318,027
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $633,891
Here:

$633,891
State:

$907,600

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $215,605
Here:

$215,605
State:

$578,996

Mobile homes: $127,826
Here:

$127,826
State:

$109,501

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $122,581
Here:

$122,581
State:

$63,398
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,462
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $457

Institutionalized population: 593

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 167
  • Burglaries: 422
  • Thefts: 491
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 13
  • Assaults: 178
  • Burglaries: 368
  • Thefts: 502
  • Auto thefts: 6
Lake County, CA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 102 buildings, average cost: $166,300
  • 2002: 301 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2003: 404 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2004: 521 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2007: 335 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2008: 125 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2009: 57 buildings, average cost: $190,200
  • 2010: 46 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2011: 43 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $226,400
  • 2013: 48 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2014: 45 buildings, average cost: $175,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,744 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,396 (0.9%)

Lake County household income distribution in 2009 Lake County home values distribution Lake County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.4%
Lake County:

20.4%
California:

14.3%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.7% for Black residents, 29.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.9% for American Indian residents, 20.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.8% for other race residents, 21.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 46.5 years old
(Males: 45.3 years old, Females: 47.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.0 years old, Black residents: 52.6 years old, American Indian residents: 22.7 years old, Asian residents: 73.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.5 years old, Other race residents: 34.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lake County is $527 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $994 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clearlake, Lakeport, Hidden Valley Lake, Clearlake Riviera, Kelseyville, North Lakeport, Lucerne, Nice, Clearlake Oaks, Lower Lake.

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
95422Clearlake130
95423Clearlake Oaks40
95443Glenhaven10
95451Kelseyville92
95453Lakeport190
95457Lower Lake70
95458Lucerne11
95461Middletown40
95485Upper Lake10

2012 air pollution in Lake County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 3.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Significantly below U.S. average.

Click to draw/clear Lake County borders

Neighboring counties: Adams County, Ohio , Cumberland County, New Jersey , Delaware County, Ohio , Logan County, Kansas , Yuma County, Colorado , Riley County, Kansas , Wayne County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,295
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,950 (42.9% naturalized citizens)

Lake County:

7.7%
Whole state:

27.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 340
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,727
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,292
  • 1980 to 1989: 773
  • 1970 to 1979: 744
  • Before 1970: 1,020
Note: State values scaled to Lake County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.3%

Lake County marital status for males Lake County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,781
  • One, attached: 197
  • Two: 1,255
  • 3 or 4: 1,024
  • 5 to 9: 242
  • 10 to 19: 349
  • 20 to 49: 181
  • 50 or more: 273
  • Mobile homes: 7,362

Housing units in Lake County with a mortgage: 7,219 (319 second mortgage, 360 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,494

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

71.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lake County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,8576
Evangelical Protestant5,37344
Other3,08016
Mainline Protestant1,14114
Orthodox501
None48,164-
Lake County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Lake County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Lake County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

8.3%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

23.7%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Lake County:

Average size of farms: 164 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $74,143
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2777.87
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.58%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.06%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $73,461
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.48%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,594
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.35
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.04%
Vegetables: 42 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 18,250 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lake County-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 694% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 72.0 miles away from Lake County center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 188.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 115.4 miles away from the county center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 166.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 142.7 miles away from Lake County center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 170.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • California Valley Fire and Butte Fire, Incident Period: September 09, 2015 to October 30, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4240: September 22, 2015, FEMA Id: 4240, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 29, 2006 to April 16, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1646: June 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1646, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • California Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: December 17, 2005 to January 03, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1628: February 03, 2006, FEMA Id: 1628, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • California Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3248: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3248, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • California Geysers Fire, Incident Period: September 03, 2004 to September 15, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 04, 2004, FEMA Id: 2554, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 02, 1998 to April 30, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1203: February 09, 1998, FEMA Id: 1203, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • California Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 1996 to April 01, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1155: January 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1155, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: February 13, 1995 to April 19, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1046: March 12, 1995, FEMA Id: 1046, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: January 03, 1995 to February 10, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1044: January 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1044, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • California SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: February 12, 1986 to March 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-758: February 21, 1986, FEMA Id: 758, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (63%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • England (2%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (2%)
  • India (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lake County (%):

  • German (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Portuguese (2%)

Lake County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 13,650 (71.1%)
  • Carpooled: 1,986 (10.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 127 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 97 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 23 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 627 (3.3%)
  • Worked at home: 2,835 (14.8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Lake County, California in 2000:

  • 249 people in nursing homes
  • 244 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 156 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 123 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 81 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 59 people in religious group quarters
  • 43 people in state prisons
  • 36 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 33 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Lake County, California in 2010:

  • 297 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 222 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 213 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 103 people in state prisons
  • 83 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 64 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 39 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 18 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,732.

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
California average:

5.03%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($194 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

4.59% relocated from other counties in California ($28,050 average AGI)
1.56% relocated from other states ($6,899 average AGI)
Lake County:

1.56%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sonoma County, CA  0.89% ($37,425 average AGI)
from Mendocino County, CA  0.52% ($33,307)
from Napa County, CA  0.31% ($42,607)
from Alameda County, CA  0.23% ($34,444)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.22% ($32,535)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.20% ($70,436)
from Contra Costa County, CA  0.18% ($47,417)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
California average:

5.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.45% relocated to other counties in California ($27,575 average AGI)
1.68% relocated to other states ($9,545 average AGI)
Lake County:

1.68%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sonoma County, CA  1.09% ($36,778 average AGI)
to Mendocino County, CA  0.39% ($42,724)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.34% ($29,561)
to Napa County, CA  0.29% ($45,679)
to Alameda County, CA  0.18% ($33,944)
to Solano County, CA  0.13% ($62,038)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.12% ($30,792)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Lake County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Lake County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lake County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lake County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lake County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 13,167 (9,988 aged, 3,179 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,139 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Lake County, California in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (910)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (897)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (722)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (673)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (400)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (350)
  • Congestive heart failure (268)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (263)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (221)
  • Unspecified dementia (201)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 193.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 108.0
  • Other - 85.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 64,116
  • In family households: 51,180 (6,886 male householders, 7,344 female householders)
    10,139 spouses, 17,624 children (16,751 natural, 256 adopted, 617 stepchildren), 1,784 grandchildren, 1,078 brothers or sisters, 409 parents, 3,268 other relatives, 2,648 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,977 (4,977 male householders (4,509 living alone)), 5,386 female householders (4,579 living alone)), 1,614 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 959

Size of family households: 6,127 2-persons, 3,908 3-persons, 2,293 4-persons, 1,240 5-persons, 417 6-persons, 245 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,088 1-person, 1,275 2-persons.

7,057 married couples with children.
4,318 single-parent households (639 men, 3,679 women).

84.7% of residents of Lake speak English at home.
12.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $433,221,000 ($6,722 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,902,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $198,051,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $132,926,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,977,000
Federal grants: $86,027,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,641,000 ($1,775,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,599,000 ($897,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,761,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,335,000
Federal Government insurance: $310,252,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,394
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,400
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +561
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +7,377
Here +113 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lake County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.85 millions of gallons per day (45% from ground, 55% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 512
  • 2010 to 2013: 510
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,076
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,053
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,682
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,462
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,605
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,363
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,011
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,390
Note: State values scaled to Lake population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 285
  • 3 rooms: 791
  • 4 rooms: 3,419
  • 5 rooms: 4,543
  • 6 rooms: 2,765
  • 7 rooms: 1,786
  • 8 rooms: 491
  • 9+ rooms: 633
  • 1 room: 54
  • 2 rooms: 790
  • 3 rooms: 1,436
  • 4 rooms: 2,401
  • 5 rooms: 2,760
  • 6 rooms: 1,427
  • 7 rooms: 709
  • 8 rooms: 179
  • 9+ rooms: 124
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lake County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • no bedroom: 143
  • 1 bedroom: 488
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,761
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,695
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,453
  • 5+ bedrooms: 173
  • no bedroom: 54
  • 1 bedroom: 2,779
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,544
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,971
  • 4 bedrooms: 417
  • 5+ bedrooms: 115
Cars and other vehicles available in Lake County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Lake County population
  • no vehicle: 415
  • 1 vehicle: 4,351
  • 2 vehicles: 5,737
  • 3 vehicles: 2,501
  • 4 vehicles: 1,055
  • 5+ vehicles: 654
  • no vehicle: 1,593
  • 1 vehicle: 4,740
  • 2 vehicles: 2,763
  • 3 vehicles: 404
  • 4 vehicles: 321
  • 5+ vehicles: 59

82% of Lake County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 421% lived in California.

Lake County:

81.7%
State average:

86.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 43,272
  • Other state: 15,548
  • Northeast: 2,864
  • Midwest: 5,923
  • South: 3,877
  • West: 2,884

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lake County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35.1%)
  • Electricity (26.6%)
  • Wood (14.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13.8%)
  • Utility gas (6.0%)
  • Other fuel (2.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)
  • Electricity (46.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31.0%)
  • Wood (7.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.8%)
  • Utility gas (4.3%)
  • Other fuel (2.7%)
  • Solar energy (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 349
Here:

6.3%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 166
Here:

5.2%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 341
Here:

12.1%
California:

15.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Lake County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $810,000
    Police Protection: $281,000
    Housing & Community Development: $133,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $131,000
    Health - Other: $99,000
    Corrections - Other: $64,000
    Regular Highways: $62,000
    Parks & Recreation: $60,000
    Central Staff Services: $51,000
  • Current Operations - Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $18,055,000
    Health Services - Other: $13,526,000
    Welfare - Other: $10,486,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $10,118,000
    Corrections - Other: $7,835,000
    Police Protection: $6,956,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,954,000
    Regular Highways: $6,585,000
    General - Other: $5,789,000
    Sewerage: $3,741,000
    Financial Administration: $2,684,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,537,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,474,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,492,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,279,000
    Libraries: $734,000
    Parks & Recreation: $497,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $294,000
    Air Transportation: $146,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $64,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $715,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,458,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $378,000
    Judicial: $76,000
    General - Other: $68,000
    Corrections - Other: $62,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $35,000
    Welfare - Other: $30,000
    Central Staff: $12,000
    Health - Other: $11,000
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,355,000

Lake County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $8,000
  • Charges - All Other: $8,503,000
    Sewerage: $4,089,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,386,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $151,000
    Regular Highways: $60,000
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000
    Housing & Community Development: $0
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,777,000
    General Support: $120,000
    Health & Hospitals: $115,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,141,000
    All Other: $412,000
    Health & Hospitals: $94,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,514,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,066,000
    Property Sale Other: $57,000
    Rents: $29,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $30,746,000
    Education: $13,153,000
    Health & Hospitals: $8,773,000
    All Other: $6,408,000
    General Support: $5,729,000
    Highways: $4,250,000
    Housing & Community Development: $42,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,988,000
    Total General Sales: $2,236,000
    NEC: $1,826,000
    Other Selective Sales: $719,000
    Public Utilities: $647,000

Lake County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,086,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $595,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $11,452,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $229,000

Lake County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $200,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,768,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $248,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 3,762
  • Number of aged recipients: 371
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,391
  • Number of recipients under 18: 270
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,736
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 756
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,847
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,113
Lake County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lake County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Lake County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William53874.3 years
John51474.0 years
Robert51071.5 years
James44672.6 years
Mary35879.3 years
George31475.9 years
Charles30875.2 years
Dorothy21377.1 years
Frank19775.7 years
Helen19579.6 years
Most common last names in Lake County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith21676.3 years
Johnson15574.2 years
Jones11376.5 years
Williams10173.7 years
Brown10074.3 years
Anderson9474.7 years
Miller9174.8 years
Wilson8474.1 years
Davis8374.9 years
Martin7475.2 years
Businesses in Lake County, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's2
Ace Hardware3New Balance1
Best Western1Nike1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1Safeway1
Carl\s Jr.2Sears2
Chevrolet1Starbucks1
Curves1Subway5
FedEx9Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell2
H&R Block3Travelodge1
Jack In The Box2True Value1
Jones New York2U-Haul5
KFC2U.S. Cellular2
Kmart1UPS6
Lane Furniture2Vans1
Little Caesars Pizza1Vons2
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets11

Lake County on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"