Lake Forest, California 

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Population

81,812

+6.6% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.7%

Median Income

$92,781

Median Home Price

$717,700

Best Places to Live in Lake Forest, California

National-center complex - Southern California Coast, south and west of the San Bernardino Mountains. June, May and October are the most pleasant months in Lake Forest, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Entertainment
Coastline and beach areas
Big-city amenities
Cons
Overcrowding
Air quality
Cost of living
 $759,999 
21736 Northwood Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1684 SqFt
 $3,490 
332 Calle Elegante
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2170 SqFt
 $2,890 
15 Havre Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1517 SqFt

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City: Lake Forest
Zip Codes: 92630 92610 92676
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 104 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Lake Forest is 2.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lake Forest jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Lake Forest's cost of living is 67.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Lake Forest's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, May and October are the most pleasant months in Lake Forest, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Orange county flipped Democratic in the most recent Presidential election, after voting Republican in the previous four. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Lake Forest's population is 81,812 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 6.6%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Lake Forest is $717,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Lake Forest public schools spend $8,589 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 28.2 students per teacher in Lake Forest. More Education



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Housing Market in Lake Forest

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Reviews for Lake Forest   16 Reviews
Great place to live if you can afford it - 4/14/2020
As a retired senior who has lived in Lake Forest (formerly El Toro) since 1977 I think LF is a great place if you can afford it. When we moved here in June '77 homes... Read More

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Lake Forest is a great place to live ACTUALLY - 1/13/2020
I’ve lived here for 2 years. Ok, it’s more like a 4 but there are so many idiots downplaying what it’s like here and giving Lake Forest ones and twos. There are a lot of... Read More

Dreary - 2/5/2019
I've lived here for 5 and a half years and it's the worst. There's no way to describe the inherent awful nature of Lake Forest without sounding like I'm exaggerating.... Read More


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92630 92610 92676

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