Big Bear Lake, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Big Bear Lake?

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There are 5,068 residents in Big Bear Lake, with a median age of 45.3. Of this, 51.87% are males and 48.13% are females. US-born citizens make up 87.39% of the resident pool in Big Bear Lake, while non-US-born citizens account for 8.66%. Additionally, 3.95% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 4,386 people in Big Bear Lake currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 5,068 -4.4%
Male Population 2,629 -4.0%
Female Population 2,439 -4.8%
Male population 51.87%
Female population 48.13%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 45.3 11.6%
Citizen US Born 4,429 -2.6%
Citizen not US Born 439 10.6%
Not Citizen 200 -44.0%
Citizen US Born 87.39%
Citizen not US Born 8.66%
Not Citizen 3.95%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same County 272 -31.0%
Moved from Same State 345 37.5%
Moved from Different State 49 -2.0%
Same House as Last Year 4,386 -4.5%
Moved from Same County 5.38%
Moved from Same State 6.83%
Moved from Different State 0.97%
Same House as Last Year 86.82%

What are the employment statistics in Big Bear Lake?

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White-collar workers make up 79.52% of the working population in Big Bear Lake, while blue-collar employees account for 20.48%. There are also 526 entrepreneurs in Big Bear Lake (23.07% of the workforce); 1,391 workers employed in private companies (61.01%); and 219 people working in governmental institutions (9.61%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,813 3.5%
Blue Collar 467 -17.9%
White Collar 79.52%
Blue Collar 20.48%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 526 13.4%
Private Companies 1,391 -3.5%
Governmental Workers 219 -16.1%
Not for Profit Companies 144 -6.5%
Self Employees 23.07%
Private Companies 61.01%
Governmental Workers 9.61%
Not for Profit Companies 6.32%

How many households are there in Big Bear Lake?

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There are a total of 2,136 households in Big Bear Lake, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 61.52% of these Big Bear Lake households, while non-family units account for the remaining 38.48%. Additionally, 21.58% of households have children and 78.42% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 2,136 0.4%
Average People Per Household 2 -4.8%
Family Households 1,314 -0.6%
Non-family Households 822 2.1%
Family Households 61.52%
Non-family Households 38.48%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 461 -22.9%
Households without Children 1,675 9.6%
Households with Children 21.58%
Households without Children 78.42%

What are the median and average incomes in Big Bear Lake?

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The average annual household income in Big Bear Lake is $99,096, while the median household income sits at $65,441 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $67,965, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $93,897. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $48,942 and $57,670, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $99,096 20.0%
Median Household Income $65,441 19.2%
People below Poverty Level 662 -19.1%
People above Poverty Level 4,372 -1.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Big Bear Lake?

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There are 9,568 housing units in Big Bear Lake, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1975. Of the 2,136 occupied housing units in Big Bear Lake, 59.93% are owner-occupied, while 40.07% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 66.88% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $522,400. In general, housing costs reach $1,189 per month in Big Bear Lake.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 9,568 -4.6%
Median Year Built 1975 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 632 3.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 954 13.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 670 -11.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,371 -14.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,257 -0.0%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,917 -7.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 660 -15.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,030 1.1%
Built between 2010 and 2019 77 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 2,136 0.4%
Owner Occupied 1,280 6.4%
Renter Occupied 856 -7.4%
Owner Occupied 59.93%
Renter Occupied 40.07%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 856 13.8%
Without Mortgage 424 -6.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $522,400 9.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $335,200 13.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,189 3.6%
With Mortgage 66.88%
Without Mortgage 33.12%

What is the level of education in Big Bear Lake?

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Approximately 32.7% of the population in Big Bear Lake holds a high school degree (that's 1,315 residents), while 22.77% have attained a college certificate (1,266 locals) and 19.14% have a bachelor's degree (770 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 121 0.0%
Some High School 1,315 2.5%
Some College 1,266 -6.9%
Associate Degree 420 -13.9%
Bachelor's Degree 770 13.2%
Graduate Degree 480 -12.7%
No High School 3.01%
Some High School 32.7%
Some College 22.77%
Associate Degree 10.44%
Bachelor's Degree 19.14%
Graduate Degree 11.93%

What is the marital status of Big Bear Lake residents?

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A total of 1,067 people in Big Bear Lake have never been married (which represents 25.45% of the total population), while 2,246 of them are wedded (53.57%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 124 (2.96%) and 555 (13.24%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,067 -8.2%
Married 2,246 5.1%
Separated 124 12.7%
Widowed 325 -3.3%
Divorced 555 -9.0%
Never Married 25.45%
Married 53.57%
Separated 2.96%
Widowed 7.75%
Divorced 13.24%

What are the most common means of transportation in Big Bear Lake?

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Y-o-Y Change
Car 1,669 -2.1%
Walk 88 -25.4%

What is the median and average household income in Big Bear Lake by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
92315 5,225 2,212 $67,547.00 $98,699.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 92315

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