Latest Data (2015)
Population 82,492
Nationwide Rank 402

Quick Facts

Lake Forest, California is the 402nd largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Lake Forest, California is a city.

Lake Forest, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Lake Forest had its largest population ever.

Lake Forest, California's growth is below average. 64% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Lake Forest, California Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
396 Mission, Texas 79.3%
397 Troy, Michigan 2.8%
398 Buena Park, California 6.6%
399 Palm Coast, Florida 149.7%
400 Fayetteville, Arkansas 39.4%
401 Sioux City, Iowa -2.5%
402 Lake Forest, California 8.4%
403 Merced, California 27.5%
404 Longview, Texas 12.8%
405 Bryan, Texas 24.5%
406 Westland, Michigan -5.4%
407 Warwick, Rhode Island -4.9%
408 Lakewood, California 2.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 82,492 402
2014 80,148 410
2013 79,312 408
2012 78,853 408
2011 78,278 405
2010 77,264 404
2009 75,864 406
2008 75,100 407
2007 74,756 406
2006 75,149 399
2005 75,682 388
2004 76,221 378
2003 76,408 374
2002 76,453 367
2001 76,139 367
2000 76,075 365
1990 54,905 454