Lake Forest

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Overview for Lake Forest, CA

86,930 people live in Lake Forest, where the median age is 41.2 and the average individual income is $49,331.49. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

86,930

Total Population

41.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$49,331.49

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Lake Forest, CA

Lake Forest has 30,014 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lake Forest do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 86,930 people call Lake Forest home. The population density is 2,604.69 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

86,930

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.2

Median Age

48.81 / 51.19%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
30,014

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$49,331.49

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Lake Forest, CA

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Lake Forest. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Lake Forest Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 6th
1/5
Santiago STEAM Magnet Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Oxford Preparatory Academy - Saddleback Valley
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Ralph A. Gates Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
3/5
Rancho Canada Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
4/5
Abiding Savior Lutheran Church
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Grace Christian Schools
PRIVATE
PreK - 7th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Montadhar Peace School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
La Madera Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Foothill Ranch Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 6th
4/5
Guidepost Montessori Foothill Ranch
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available

Around Lake Forest, CA

There's plenty to do around Lake Forest, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

63
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
14
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sunrise Children's Center, Republic of Strength, and Mobility City.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.47 miles 25 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.1 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.4 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.97 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.2 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.06 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Lake Forest is consistently ranked as one of the safest cities to live in the Country. It offers amazing schools and various forms of activities to choose from. El Toro High School is one of the public high schools for residents in Lake Forest. It offers a lot of AP and IB classes. There are many elementary and middle schools to choose from, both public and private. Some of the best shopping for Lake Forest residents is in Irvine and Mission Viejo, cities on the border. The Irvine Spectrum has everything from groceries to high-end fashion available. There are many great neighborhoods to live in in Lake Forest. Foothill Ranch, Portola Hills, and El Toro are some of the best neighborhoods to live in. Getting out for a hike is super easy when you live in Lake Forest. One of the best places to go is Red Rock Canyon. For entertainment in the city, residents love going to the Modjeska Playhouse for a show. If wine is your thing, Frisby Cellars Winery in Lake Forest offers tasting in an Urban Winery Location.
 
 

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