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.
Lakeside is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lakeside is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lakeside who work in office and administrative support (17.18%), sales jobs (10.92%), and management occupations (10.67%).
The percentage of adults in Lakeside who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.34% of the adults in Lakeside have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lakeside in 2010 was $27,011, 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 $108,044 for a family of four. However, Lakeside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Lakeside is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 Black or African-American. Lakeside also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.71% 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 Gujarathi.