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Lake Forest is a city in Orange County, in the Los Angeles-Long Beach metro area.
The latitude of Lake Forest is 33.646N. The longitude is -117.688W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 486 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 69,305.
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15% of Lake Forest residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Forest ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Forest was $28,583, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Lake Forest residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lake Forest, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,006. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,765.
Libraries in Lake Forest include El Toro Branch Library ... View libraries
Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Forest political report.
The average commute time for Lake Forest workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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