Lakeside is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 21,441 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Lakeside is the 305th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Lakeside are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some towns, Lakeside isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lakeside are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lakeside is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lakeside who work in office and administrative support (15.98%), management occupations (11.42%), and sales jobs (10.72%).
The percentage of adults in Lakeside who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.02% of the adults in Lakeside have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lakeside in 2010 was $26,236, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,944 for a family of four. However, Lakeside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lakeside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lakeside residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lakeside also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.14% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lakeside include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Lakeside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.