Lake Isabella is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 3,606 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lake Isabella is the 557th largest community in California.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lake Isabella is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lake Isabella is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake Isabella who work in office and administrative support (20.04%), sales jobs (19.38%), and food service (12.12%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Lake Isabella has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Lake Isabella a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Lake Isabella is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
Lake Isabella ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 2.29% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Lake Isabella in 2010 was $17,300, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,200 for a family of four. Lake Isabella also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.70% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Lake Isabella home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake Isabella residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Lake Isabella also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.48% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lake Isabella include German, French , English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Lake Isabella is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.