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Lake Forest Population

Lake Forest is a city in California, State of United States, borders bordered by Irvine on the west and northwest, Laguna Hills and Laguna Woods on the southwest, Mission Viejo on the southeast, Trabuco Canyon, Limestone Canyon Regional Park on the north and Silverado Canyon on the east. Lake Forest population in 2023 is estimated to be 86,425, covers city area of 16.79 sq mi (43.49 sq km), ranks ninety-seventh largest city in California State, four-hundred-fifth city in the United States. Lake Forest has two lakes from which the city gets its name, It is a city in Orange County, incorporated as a city in 1991. Lake Forest population as per 2020 census is 85,858 compared to 2010 population of 77,264 with the increase number of 8,594 people and growth of 11.1 percent.

Below is the Lake Forest population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
201077,558
201178,3080.97
201278,7560.57
201379,1560.51
201479,7400.74
201582,0512.90
201683,1351.32
201783,9961.04
201885,6231.94
2019857,111901.03
202085,858-89.98
2021 *85,746-0.13
2022 *86,2700.61
2023 *86,4250.18
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Lake Forest Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Lake Forest population is 85,529, out of these 41,970 are male, 43,559 are female, The sex ratio of Lake Forest is 96. The median age of the Lake Forest population is 39.9, Lake Forest population by age are, under 18 years is 20,429, 16 years and over is 67,824, 18 years and over is 65,100, 21 years and over is 62,296, 65 years and over is 13,925. 49.1% are male, 50.9% are female, Population of Lake Forest by age percent-wise is, 23.9% are under 18 years old, 79.3% are 16 years and over, 76.1% are 18 years and over, 72.8% are 21 years and over, 13.1% are 65 years and over. There are total 30,326 housing units, The voting population of Lake Forest are 58,291, out of these 29,393 are male voters, 28,898 are female voters, 50.4% are male, 49.6% are female. Lake Forest population in 2022 is estimated to be 86,270, and in 2021 is estimated to be 85,746.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -55,7866.8%
5 - 95,2586.1%
10 - 145,8906.9%
15 - 195,1826.1%
20 - 243,6794.3%
25 - 3410,73112.5%
35 - 4412,51514.6%
45 - 5413,41715.7%
55 - 596,9718.2%
60 - 644,8645.7%
65 - 747,2208.4%
75 - 842,9493.4%
85 and over1,0671.2%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Lake Forest Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Lake Forest by race are:

White Population

White population in Lake Forest, California are 57,117, percentage wise 66.8 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Lake Forest, California are 689, percentage wise 0.8 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Lake Forest, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Lake Forest are 17,708, percentage wise 20.7 percent are asians, out of these 1,397 are Asian Indians, 4,603 are Chinese, 2,702 are Filipinos, 1,543 are Japanese, 2,748 are Korean, 2,541 are Vietnamese and 2,174 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Lake Forest, California are 18,045. Percentage wise 21.1 percent are hispanics, out of these 12,961 are Mexican people, 581 are Puerto Ricans, 127 are Cubans, and 4,376 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race85,529Percent
White57,11766.8%
Black or African American6890.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native2620.3%
Asian Population17,70820.7%
Asian Indian1,3971.6%
Chinese4,6035.4%
Filipino2,7023.2%
Japanese1,5431.8%
Other Asian Population2,174
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1920.2%
Hispanic or Latino18,04521.1%
Mexican12,96115.2%
Puerto Rican5810.7%
Cuban1270.1%
Other Hispanic or Latino4,376
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Lake Forest native population is 64,657, out of these 45,897 born in the California state and 17,622 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 20,872, out of these 13,663 are Naturalized US citizen, 1,159 are in Europe, 8,834 in Asia, 490 in Africa, 2,737 in Latin America and 371 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Lake Forest are 7,209, out of these 693 are from Europe, 3,279 are from Asia, 389 from Africa, 2,661 are from Latin America and 100 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native64,657
Born in state of residence45,897
Born in other state in the United States17,622
Northeast5,291
Midwest5,357
South3,784
West3,190
Born outside the United States1,138
Puerto Rico234
U.S. Island Areas0
Born abroad of American parent(s)904
Foreign born
Born outside of United States20,872
Naturalized U.S. citizen13,663
Europe1,159
Asia8,834
Africa490
Oceania72
Latin America2,737
Northern America371
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen7,209
Europe693
Asia3,279
Africa389
Oceania87
Latin America2,661
Northern America100
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Lake Forest Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Lake Forest, California are 30,326, Occupied housing units are 28,460, Rental vacancy rate is 4. Percentage of occupancy is 94, 66.87% of houses are owner occupied and 26.98% of houses are renter occupied in Lake Forest. There are 57.15 percent of one-unit detached, 15.87 percent of one-units attached, 0.93 percent of two-unit houses, 3.97 percent of three or four unit homes. 2.55 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 19.01 percent are available with one vehicle, 44.01 percent are available with two vehicles, 27.76 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 3.07 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of Lake Forest rental homes or apartments are 8,182, occupied by Renter, The median value of Lake Forest average rental rate is $2,165.

HousingUnits
Total housing units30,326
Occupied housing units28,460
Occupied housing units percent94
Rental vacancy rate4
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached17,332
1-unit attached4,812
2 units282
3 or 4 units1,203
Mobile home772
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied20,278
Renter-occupied8,182
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Lake Forest Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Lake Forest, California is $730,200, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 2.66 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.42 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.52 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 1.22 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 9.49 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 48.05 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 4.51 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0000
$50,000 to $99,999807
$100,000 to $149,999126
$150,000 to $199,999157
$200,000 to $299,999370
$300,000 to $499,9992,878
$500,000 to $999,99914,571
$1,000,000 or more1,369
Median (dollars)730,200
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

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