About This Place
Shaver Lake (formerly, Musick Creek and Musick Creek Heights) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fresno County, California, United States. The population was 634 at the 2010 census, down from 705 at the 2000 census. Shaver Lake is on the southeast end of the lake of the same name, 10 miles (16 km) northeast of New Auberry, at an elevation of 5627 feet (1715 m). The name honors C.B. Shaver, founder of the irrigation company that had the dam built creating the lake.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 34.5 square miles (89.3 km²), of which, 32.2 square miles (83.4 km²) of it is land and 2.3 square miles (5.9 km²) of it (6.60%) is water.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Shaver Lake had a population of 634. The population density was 18.4 people per square mile (7.1/km²). The racial makeup of Shaver Lake was 611 (96.4%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 5 (0.8%) Native American, 3 (0.5%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 8 (1.3%) from other races, and 7 (1.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 44 persons (6.9%).