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Big Bear Lake, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Big Bear Lake,CA index of house prices

Total population: 5,173 (All urban)

Houses: 8,696 (2,341 occupied: 1,238 owner occupied, 1,094 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

47%
State:

46%

Housing density: 1,375 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $274,879.

Median contract rent in 2015: $491 (lower quartile is $410, upper quartile is $617)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $754


Median gross rent in Big Bear Lake, CA in 2015: $581

Housing units in Big Bear Lake with a mortgage: 755 (120 second mortgage, 61 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 445

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $80,877

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,134

Median monthly housing costs: $965


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Big Bear Lake, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $437,578 (it was $180,900 in 2000)
Big Bear Lake:

$437,578
California:

$449,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $280,966 - $553,556
Median year house/condo built: 1978

Median year apartment built: 1978

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,412
  • In family households: 4,328 (987 male householders, 489 female householders)
    1,172 spouses, 1,320 children (1,188 natural, 49 adopted, 83 stepchildren), 101 grandchildren, 27 brothers or sisters, 42 parents, 40 other relatives, 150 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,084 (481 male householders (353 living alone)), 402 female householders (357 living alone)), 201 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 27 (20 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 802 2-persons, 281 3-persons, 216 4-persons, 103 5-persons, 45 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 710 1-person, 151 2-persons, 22 3-persons.

816 married couples with children.
303 single-parent households (79 men, 224 women).

86.4% of residents of Big Bear Lake speak English at home.
10.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (17% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 42% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 566 (10.4%)
(29.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

3.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Big Bear Lake, California:

  • 4no bedroom
  • 1201 bedroom
  • 4872 bedrooms
  • 6213 bedrooms
  • 2024 bedrooms
  • 615+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Big Bear Lake, California:

  • 50no bedroom
  • 2061 bedroom
  • 4092 bedrooms
  • 1453 bedrooms
  • 294 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Big Bear Lake in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 60no vehicle
  • 4041 vehicle
  • 7052 vehicles
  • 2283 vehicles
  • 444 vehicles
  • 545+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population

Cars and other vehicles available in Big Bear Lake in renter-occupied apartments

  • 137no vehicle
  • 4031 vehicle
  • 2402 vehicles
  • 373 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 225+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Big Bear Lake, California:

  • 41 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 1433 rooms
  • 2574 rooms
  • 3185 rooms
  • 3436 rooms
  • 1477 rooms
  • 1608 rooms
  • 979+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Big Bear Lake, California:

  • 361 room
  • 602 rooms
  • 1763 rooms
  • 2844 rooms
  • 1565 rooms
  • 926 rooms
  • 297 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population

Year house built

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Big Bear Lake, CA household income distribution

  • Big Bear Lake, CA household income distribution
  • 249Less than $10,000
  • 183$10,000 to $14,999
  • 241$15,000 to $19,999
  • 246$20,000 to $24,999
  • 118$25,000 to $29,999
  • 156$30,000 to $34,999
  • 109$35,000 to $39,999
  • 118$40,000 to $44,999
  • 67$45,000 to $49,999
  • 186$50,000 to $59,999
  • 235$60,000 to $74,999
  • 193$75,000 to $99,999
  • 117$100,000 to $124,999
  • 40$125,000 to $149,999
  • 69$150,000 to $199,999
  • 32$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Big Bear Lake, CA
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 22$35,000 to $39,999
  • 8$40,000 to $49,999
  • 38$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 39$150,000 to $174,999
  • 34$175,000 to $199,999
  • 67$200,000 to $249,999
  • 65$250,000 to $299,999
  • 358$300,000 to $399,999
  • 327$400,000 to $499,999
  • 262$500,000 to $749,999
  • 92$750,000 to $999,999
  • 30$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 17$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Big Bear Lake, CA
  • 19$150 to $199
  • 22$300 to $349
  • 7$350 to $399
  • 40$400 to $449
  • 23$450 to $499
  • 95$500 to $549
  • 131$550 to $599
  • 75$600 to $649
  • 46$650 to $699
  • 65$700 to $749
  • 18$750 to $799
  • 148$800 to $899
  • 79$900 to $999
  • 129$1,000 to $1,249
  • 69$1,250 to $1,499
  • 19$1,500 to $1,999
  • 18$2,000 to $2,499
  • 37No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1271995 to March 2000
  • 1281990 to 1994
  • 681985 to 1989
  • 481980 to 1984
  • 391975 to 1979
  • 61970 to 1974
  • 211965 to 1969
  • 129Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population
Big Bear Lake commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 321
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 603
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 484
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 204
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 95
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 6
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 19
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 5
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 85
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 157
  • 90 or more minutes: 138
Big Bear Lake, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.6%
Number of people working at home: 247 (10.4% of all workers)

Big Bear Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,545 (65%)
  • Carpooled: 235 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 32 (1%)
  • Walked: 257 (11%)
  • Other means: 38 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 247 (10%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 957
 English: 749
 German: 667
 Irish: 607
 Italian: 199
 French (except Basque): 178
 United States or American: 161
 Dutch: 153
 Scottish: 115
 Norwegian: 100
 Russian: 70
 Swedish: 69
 Scotch-Irish: 61
 Scandinavian: 59
 Swiss: 45
 Welsh: 45
 British: 40
 Danish: 36
 Czech: 31
 European: 28
 Polish: 27
 Portuguese: 23
 Canadian: 22
 Austrian: 19
 French Canadian: 18
 Hungarian: 16
 Czechoslovakian: 12
 Yugoslavian: 11
 Arab:: 10
 Northern European: 8
 Ukrainian: 8
 Acadian/Cajun: 6
 Greek: 6
 Pennsylvania German: 6
 Croatian: 6
 Slavic: 5
 Lebanese: 5
 Armenian: 5
 Palestinian: 5
 Finnish: 3

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

  • 57%Mexico
  • 14%Canada
  • 3%Germany
  • 3%United Kingdom
  • 3%Taiwan
  • 2%Indonesia
  • 2%El Salvador

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

  • This state: 3,132
  • Northeast: 394
  • Midwest: 652
  • South: 356
  • West: 306

47% of Big Bear Lake residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 17
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 22
  • 7th and 8th grade: 36
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 38
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 85
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 570
  • Less than 1 year of college: 91
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 352
  • Associate degree: 170
  • Bachelor's degree: 292
  • Master's degree: 130
  • Professional school degree: 38
  • Doctorate degree: 38

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 35
  • 7th and 8th grade: 24
  • 9th grade: 27
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 136
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 432
  • Less than 1 year of college: 130
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 543
  • Associate degree: 191
  • Bachelor's degree: 322
  • Master's degree: 58
  • Professional school degree: 32
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 57.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 18.2%Males
  • 9.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 11.7%Females
Big Bear Lake marital status for males
Big Bear Lake marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,286
  • One, attached: 326
  • Two: 126
  • 3 or 4: 216
  • 5 to 9: 108
  • 10 to 19: 131
  • 20 to 49: 53
  • 50 or more: 67
  • Mobile homes: 377
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,274

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Big Bear Lake:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 93.4%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.1%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 88.3%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 40
Here:

7.1%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

9.7%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

18.0%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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)