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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: 9,666 (2,212 occupied: 1,208 owner occupied, 1,008 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

45%
State:

46%

Housing density: 1,529 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $356,638.

Median contract rent in 2016: $491 (lower quartile is $410, upper quartile is $617)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $886


Median gross rent in Big Bear Lake, CA in 2016: $581

Housing units in Big Bear Lake with a mortgage: 769 (23 second mortgage, 58 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 445

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $82,909

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,545

Median monthly housing costs: $1,106


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Big Bear Lake, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $454,018 (it was $180,900 in 2000)
Big Bear Lake:

$454,018
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $335,508 - $560,606
Median year house/condo built: 1979

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,230
  • In family households: 4,128 (717 male householders, 624 female householders)
    908 spouses, 1,444 children (1,420 natural, 6 adopted, 17 stepchildren), 51 grandchildren, 71 brothers or sisters, 58 parents, 122 other relatives, 119 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,052 (373 male householders (293 living alone)), 476 female householders (405 living alone)), 198 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 28

Size of family households: 638 2-persons, 277 3-persons, 337 4-persons, 66 5-persons, 23 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 702 1-person, 144 2-persons, 10 3-persons.

602 married couples with children.
509 single-parent households (140 men, 369 women).

82.6% of residents of Big Bear Lake speak English at home.
14.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (48% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 27% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.4% of residents speak other language at home (40% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 678 (13.0%)
(36.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.7
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 11no bedroom
  • 611 bedroom
  • 2492 bedrooms
  • 6133 bedrooms
  • 2334 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population

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

  • 45no bedroom
  • 2291 bedroom
  • 4222 bedrooms
  • 2533 bedrooms
  • 574 bedrooms
  • 05+ 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:

  • 10no vehicle
  • 2721 vehicle
  • 6282 vehicles
  • 1643 vehicles
  • 764 vehicles
  • 445+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population

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

  • 155no vehicle
  • 4331 vehicle
  • 3182 vehicles
  • 443 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 131 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 583 rooms
  • 1964 rooms
  • 2695 rooms
  • 3136 rooms
  • 1377 rooms
  • 598 rooms
  • 1539+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population

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

  • 481 room
  • 1382 rooms
  • 2433 rooms
  • 2824 rooms
  • 1945 rooms
  • 956 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 228 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Big Bear Lake population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year 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
  • 147Less than $10,000
  • 168$10,000 to $14,999
  • 167$15,000 to $19,999
  • 143$20,000 to $24,999
  • 84$25,000 to $29,999
  • 167$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 143$40,000 to $44,999
  • 93$45,000 to $49,999
  • 182$50,000 to $59,999
  • 161$60,000 to $74,999
  • 234$75,000 to $99,999
  • 181$100,000 to $124,999
  • 51$125,000 to $149,999
  • 123$150,000 to $199,999
  • 130$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Big Bear Lake, CA
  • 25Less than $10,000
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $49,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$80,000 to $89,999
  • 10$100,000 to $124,999
  • 9$125,000 to $149,999
  • 16$150,000 to $174,999
  • 21$175,000 to $199,999
  • 62$200,000 to $249,999
  • 68$250,000 to $299,999
  • 351$300,000 to $399,999
  • 356$400,000 to $499,999
  • 215$500,000 to $749,999
  • 64$750,000 to $999,999
  • 60$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 12$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 17$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Big Bear Lake, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Big Bear Lake, CA
  • 12$200 to $249
  • 11$300 to $349
  • 8$350 to $399
  • 19$400 to $449
  • 32$450 to $499
  • 89$500 to $549
  • 98$550 to $599
  • 53$600 to $649
  • 32$650 to $699
  • 45$700 to $749
  • 12$750 to $799
  • 154$800 to $899
  • 105$900 to $999
  • 121$1,000 to $1,249
  • 79$1,250 to $1,499
  • 12$1,500 to $1,999
  • 16$2,000 to $2,499
  • 11$2,500 to $2,999
  • 33No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1382010 or later
  • 1772000 to 2009
  • 1841990 to 1999
  • 1161980 to 1989
  • 451970 to 1979
  • 150Before 1970
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: 196
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 509
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 457
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 314
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 49
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 75
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 9
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 26
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 68
  • 90 or more minutes: 152
Big Bear Lake, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.0%
Number of people working at home: 196 (9.3% of all workers)

Big Bear Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,608 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 397 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Taxi: 56 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 110 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 196 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 241
 English: 193
 European: 132
 American: 115
 Irish: 104
 Italian: 103
 Dutch: 81
 Norwegian: 65
 Syrian: 56
 French Canadian: 43
 Scottish: 33
 Ukrainian: 28
 Canadian: 25
 Russian: 24
 Danish: 19
 Scotch-Irish: 18
 Polish: 16
 Eastern European: 11
 British: 9
 French (except Basque): 9
 Portuguese: 9
 Finnish: 7
 Hungarian: 4
 Czech: 4
 Swiss: 3

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

  • 63%Mexico
  • 12%Russia
  • 6%Nepal
  • 6%Syria
  • 5%Canada
  • 3%England
  • 2%Guatemala

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

  • This state: 3,319
  • Other state: 1,164
  • Northeast: 307
  • Midwest: 406
  • South: 258
  • West: 171

84% of Big Bear Lake residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in California.

Big Bear Lake:

84.4%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 15
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 11
  • 5th and 6th grade: 43
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 28
  • 11th grade: 48
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 19
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 346
  • Less than 1 year of college: 53
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 394
  • Associate degree: 284
  • Bachelor's degree: 339
  • Master's degree: 110
  • Professional school degree: 53
  • Doctorate degree: 34

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 50
  • 7th and 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 35
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 451
  • Less than 1 year of college: 140
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 477
  • Associate degree: 252
  • Bachelor's degree: 307
  • Master's degree: 82
  • Professional school degree: 17
  • Doctorate degree: 44

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 5.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 61.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 35.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.5%Males
  • 13.5%Females
Big Bear Lake marital status for males
Big Bear Lake marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,983
  • One, attached: 347
  • Two: 107
  • 3 or 4: 291
  • 5 to 9: 79
  • 10 to 19: 81
  • 20 to 49: 59
  • 50 or more: 321
  • Mobile homes: 397

Median worth of mobile homes: $31,441

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Big Bear Lake:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Big Bear Lake
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (91.1%)
  • Wood (4.2%)
  • Electricity (3.1%)
  • Solar energy (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (86.4%)
  • Electricity (7.1%)
  • Wood (6.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 45
Here:

7.5%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 46
Here:

47.9%
California:

15.5%

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)