Living in Big Bear Lake, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Big Bear Lake SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
9

Big Bear Lake, CA Cost Of Living

130
Big Bear Lake's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average

Big Bear Lake, California Info Snack

Big Bear Lake is a small city in San Bernardino County, California, located in the San Bernardino Mountains along the south shore of Big Bear Lake, and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest. The city is located about 25 miles (40 km) northeast of the city of San Bernardino, and immediately west of the unincorporated town of Big Bear City. The population was approximately 5,019 at the 2010 census, down from 5,438 at the 2000 census. Being a popular year-round resort destination, however, the actual number of people staying in or visiting the greater Big Bear Valley area regularly surges to over 100,000 during many weekends of the year.
Population
5,229
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
17.1%
Median Home
$390,200
Median Income
$51,014
Median Rent
$923

Big Bear Lake, CA Photos

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Map Of Big Bear Lake, CA

Population over time in Big Bear Lake

Year Population % Change
2017 5,229 0.8%
2016 5,190 0.8%
2015 5,149 0.1%
2014 5,145 0.8%
2013 5,104 0.5%
2012 5,080 -0.1%
2011 5,085 -0.5%
2010 5,109 -1.2%
2009 5,171 -

Race / Ethnicity in Big Bear Lake

White
68.2% (3,568)
African American
1.0% (50)
American Indian
1.0% (51)
Asian
1.2% (63)
Hawaiian
0.2% (8)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.3% (14)
Hispanic
28.2% (1,475)
Race Big Bear Lake CA USA
White 68.2% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 1.0% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 28.2% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Big Bear Lake, California

Less than $10,000
7.3% (38,312)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.3% (38,076)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (59,597)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.3% (58,888)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (57,942)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (98,856)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.3% (64,091)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.9% (62,435)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (10,878)
$200,000 or more
6.5% (33,819)
Income Big Bear Lake CA USA
Less than $10,000 7.3% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.3% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.3% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.3% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.9% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 6.5% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Big Bear Lake

Female
52.0% (2,721)
Male
48.0% (2,508)
Gender Big Bear Lake CA USA
Female 52.0% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Big Bear Lake for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (209)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (261)
High School / GED
23.0% (1,202)
Some College
27.0% (1,411)
Associate's Degree
15.0% (784)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (836)
Master's Degree
6.0% (313)
Professional Degree
2.0% (104)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (104)
Education Big Bear Lake CA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 15.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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