Lake City, Colorado Population 2024

421

Lake City is a city located in Hinsdale County Colorado. Lake City has a 2024 population of 421. It is also the county seat of Hinsdale County. Lake City is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -3.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 437 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake City is $84,840 with a poverty rate of 5.38%. The median age in Lake City is 54.9 years: 55.7 years for males, and 54.7 years for females.

Lake City Demographics

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

  • White: 90.32%
  • Two or more races: 8.82%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
508.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.66% (-16)
The current population of Lake City, Colorado is 421 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 437.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White42090.32%
Two or more races418.82%
Native American30.65%
Asian10.22%
Black or African American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lake City Population by Race

Lake City Population Pyramid 2024

Lake City Median Age

54.9

Total

55.7

Male

54.7

Female

Lake City Adults

There are 405 adults, (135 of whom are seniors) in Lake City.

Lake City Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

50

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake City Sex Ratio

Female24252.04%
Male22347.96%

Lake City Population by Age

Lake City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2531.8477.922.1
Married1002.56964
Non Family921.1372.827.2
Female611.7255.744.3
Male0000

2.19

Average Family Size

1.84

Average Household Size

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade61.54%
Associates Degree184.63%
Bachelors Degree7920.31%
Graduate Degree8020.57%
High School Graduate6416.45%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College14236.5%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White357351153
2+ Races23230
Hispanic555
Native American330
Asian111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$34,583$46,500$29,583
Graduate Degree$77,292$76,250$87,083
High School Graduate$23,750$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$40,435$50,313$0
Some College$40,163$50,714$0

$40,435

Average Earnings

$50,313

Average Male

$0

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

96.7% of Lake City residents speak only English, while 3.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Lake City Language

Lake City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White415256.02%

5.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.62%

Male Poverty Rate

3.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake City is White, with 6.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake City is White, with 6.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.66%.

Lake City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.19%
Some College8.75%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Lake City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lake City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$63,750$108,839
Households$57,548$84,840
Married Families$152,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,500$40,748

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

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 Over 65, 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

27

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War4
Korea0
World War II0

Lake City Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7413
75+8
35 to 546
18 to 340
55 to 640

Lake City Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White277.14%

Lake City Veterans by Race

Lake City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

1.4%

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

17.2%

Born in Lake City

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0.86%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Lake City residents were born in the United States, with 17.2% having been born in Colorado. 0.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029401-4-0.99%
2028405-4-0.98%
2027409-4-0.97%
2026413-4-0.96%
2025417-4-0.95%
2024421-4-0.94%
2023425-3-0.7%
2022428-1-0.23%
2021429-8-1.83%
20204375915.61%
201937810.27%
201837700%
201737720.53%
2016375113.02%
2015364-6-1.62%
2014370-17-4.39%
201338700%
2012387-14-3.49%
2011401-10-2.43%
201041100%

Lake City Population by Year