Blue Lake, CA Demographics

The total population of Blue Lake is estimated to be 841 with 404 males (48.04%) and 437 females (51.96%). There are 33 more females than males in Blue Lake.
The median household income in Blue Lake was $50,484 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 5,583(9.96%) from $56,067 in 2020. This income is 67.67% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Blue Lake sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $67,434. Overall, the median household income for the city of Blue Lake stands at $50,484.
In Blue Lake, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $37,202 for males and $33,434 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the Census reported a median income of $53,100 for females, while data for males was unavailable due to an insufficient number of sample observations.
In Blue Lake, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $54,647, while American Indian and Alaska Native households have a median household income of $49,156.
In 2022, the population of Blue Lake was 1,183, a 1.09% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Blue Lake's population was 1,196, a decline of 0.33% compared to a population of 1,200 in 2020.
The median age in Blue Lake, CA is 55.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 11.43% were under the age of 15, 8.20% aged 15 to 29, 54.05% aged 30 to 64, 25.03% aged 65 to 84, and 1.29% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Blue Lake population: 81.45% are White, 4.85% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 3.88% are some other race and 9.82% are multiracial.