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Lakeside, CA
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Lakeside profile

Living in Lakeside

Lakeside is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 21,152 people and nine associated neighborhoods, Lakeside is the 310th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Lakeside are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.

Also of interest is that Lakeside has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.79% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The education level of Lakeside citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.98% of adults in Lakeside have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lakeside in 2018 was $37,334, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,336 for a family of four. However, Lakeside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lakeside is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lakeside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lakeside residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lakeside also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 21.32% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lakeside include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Lakeside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.