Lake, Scotland. Located at the southern edge of the Highlands, it is the country's largest lake 24 mi (39 km) long and 0.75 to 5 mi (1.2 to 8 km) wide, with an area of 27 sq mi (70 sq km). It drains by the short River Leven into the Firth of Clyde at Dumbarton. Its eastern shore near Ben Lomond is the region made famous by the outlaw Rob Roy.
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There were 1,399 households out of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.0% were married couples living together, 17.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.5% were non-families. 28.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 13.6% from 18 to 24, 44.2% from 25 to 44, 14.1% from 45 to 64, and 4.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 120.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.6 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $23,646, and the median income for a family was $23,365. Males had a median income of $21,660 versus $16,202 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,862. About 28.6% of families and 30.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 44.6% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.
As of 2000, English as a first language accounted for 32.49% of all residents, while Spanish was comprised of 28.79%, French Creole made up 20.22%, Portuguese was at 17.11%, and French was the mother tongue of 1.38% of the population.