|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Big Bear Lake is 5,068. Big Bear Lake, California is the 4,766th largest city in the US.
Big Bear Lake is located entirely in San Bernardino County.
The peak population of Big Bear Lake was in 2000, when its population was 5,472. In 2000, Big Bear Lake was the 4,187th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,766th largest city in the US. Big Bear Lake is currently 7.4% smaller than it was in 2000.
Big Bear Lake has shrunk 7.3% since the year 2000. Big Bear Lake, California's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Big Bear Lake has a population density of 790.9 people per square mile.
|4766||Big Bear Lake||5,068||-7.3%|
|4760||Lake Barrington, Illinois||5,080||6.3%|
|4761||Penn Yan, New York||5,079||-2.5%|
|4762||West York, Pennsylvania||5,079||17.6%|
|4763||Poplar Grove, Illinois||5,076||171.4%|
|4766||Big Bear Lake, California||5,068||-7.3%|
|4769||Iowa Falls, Iowa||5,063||-2.5%|
|4770||Winona Lake, Indiana||5,057||26.6%|
|4772||St. Clairsville, Ohio||5,048||-0.9%|
The total voting age population of Big Bear Lake, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,831. The voting age population is 50.9% male and 49.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.9% of the residents of Big Bear Lake are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Big Bear Lake are 92.7% White, 2.6% Asian, 2.3% Other, 1.0% American Indian, 0.9% Two or more races, 0.3% Black and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 30.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Big Bear Lake, 17.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.5%. On a per-household basis, 12.8% of families are below the poverty line in Big Bear Lake.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.2% of Big Bear Lake residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.2% of Big Bear Lake residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.3% have a bachelor's degree and 11.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Big Bear Lake residents aged 5 and older, 22.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 19.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Big Bear Lake is 3.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Big Bear Lake, 10.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Big Bear Lake is $51,060.
In Big Bear Lake, 53.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.8% of housing units in Big Bear Lake.
Of all the housing units in Big Bear Lake, 5.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Big Bear Lake, 10.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Big Bear Lake is $957.
In Big Bear Lake, 87.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.