Lake City, Arkansas Population 2024

2,761

Lake City is a city located in Craighead County Arkansas. Lake City has a 2024 population of 2,761. Lake City is currently growing at a rate of 4.11% annually and its population has increased by 17.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,344 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake City is $70,747 with a poverty rate of 11.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake City is 32.5 years, 29.2 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Lake City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake City was:

  • White: 92.47%
  • Two or more races: 5.15%
  • Black or African American: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
876.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
17.79% (417)
The current population of Lake City, Arkansas is 2,761 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,344.

Lake City, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,20992.47%
Two or more races1235.15%
Black or African American361.51%
Native American130.54%
Asian80.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lake City Population by Race

Lake City Population Pyramid 2024

Lake City Median Age

32.5

Total

29.2

Male

38.3

Female

Lake City Adults

There are 1,892 adults, (470 of whom are seniors) in Lake City.

Lake City Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake City Sex Ratio

Female1,22951.44%
Male1,16048.56%

Lake City Population by Age

Lake City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9862.3662.337.7
Married4982.8263.736.3
Non Family3241.167.932.1
Female1013.821.878.2
Male632.8987.312.7
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2.8

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.49%.

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,730

Average Earnings

$45,402

Average Male

$30,352

Average Female

Lake City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake City Language

99.27% of Lake City residents speak only English, while 0.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.37% of the population.

Lake City Language

Lake City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,08422910.99%
Multiple1231814.63%
Hispanic371437.84%
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11.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.33%

Male Poverty Rate

14.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake City is Hispanic, with 37.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake City is White, with 10.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.44%.

Lake City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.16%
Some College10.36%
Less Than 9th Grade8.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%
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Lake City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed65.85%
Male Unemployed36%
Female Employed7.09%
Male Employed0.91%
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Lake City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lake City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

132

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

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Lake City Veterans by War

count

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Lake City Veterans by Age

count

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Lake City Veterans by Race

Lake City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

74.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lake City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.24%

Born in Lake City

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.67% of Lake City residents were born in the United States, with 80.24% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Lake City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,3061093.41%
20283,1971093.53%
20273,0881093.66%
20262,9791093.8%
20252,8701093.95%
20242,7611094.11%
20232,6521094.29%
20222,5431094.48%
20212,434903.84%
20202,344-309-11.65%
20192,6531064.16%
20182,547933.79%
20172,454562.34%
20162,398813.5%
20152,317672.98%
20142,250472.13%
20132,203301.38%
20122,173371.73%
20112,136472.25%
20102,089
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Lake City Population by Year