36,694 High-paying Jobs in Lake Forest, CA | Glassdoor
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Lake Forest Jobs Overview

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36,694
Job Openings
4.1%
Unemployment Rate
$53,870
Median Base Salary
82k
Population

Lake Forest has the 306th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Lake Forest is part of the Los Angeles metro area. Unemployment in the Los Angeles area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Los Angeles has the 2nd largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Lake Forest is above average at $53,870, and the median cost of a home in Lake Forest is $507,600, which is above the national average. 44% of workers in Lake Forest hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 91% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Lake Forest. 78% of Lake Forest workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Lake Forest spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.