Lake City, Florida Population 2020

12,631
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Lake City is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 12,631, it is the 153rd largest city in Florida and the 2606th largest city in the United States. Lake City is currently growing at a rate of 2.26% annually and its population has increased by 4.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,046 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Lake City has a population density of 1,066 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake City is $55,924 with a poverty rate of 22.24%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $856 per month, and the median house value is $106,800. The median age in Lake City is 36.3 years, 36 years for males, and 37.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.9 males.

Lake City Demographics

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

  • White: 56.10%
  • Black or African American: 36.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.63%
  • Asian: 2.93%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake City, Florida is 12,631, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,073.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,046.

Lake City, Florida Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202072,7041,0181.40%
201971,6861,0181.42%
201870,6686690.95%
201769,9997341.05%
201669,2651,0431.51%
201568,2224430.65%
201467,7793620.53%
201367,417-467-0.69%
201267,8845670.84%
201167,317-236-0.35%
201067,5530.00%

Lake City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,76756.10%
Black or African American4,36536.19%
Two or More Races4383.63%
Asian3542.93%
Some Other Race1010.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.32%
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Lake City Population by Race

Lake City Population Pyramid 2020

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Lake City Median Age

36.3


Total

36


Male

37.1


Female

Lake City Adults

There are 8,798 adults, (1,993 of whom are seniors) in Lake City.

Lake City Age Dependency

77.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake City Sex Ratio

Female

5,976

49.54%

Male

6,087

50.46%

Lake City Population by Age

Lake City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married55%45%
Male42.6%57.4%
All42.6%57.4%
Female40.7%59.3%
Non Family36.1%63.9%

42.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6102.4742.6
Non Family2,2641.2336.1
Married1,2993.5155
Female8033.7940.7
Male2444.1142.6

3.42

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Lake City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1702.12%
9th to 12th Grade4615.76%
High School Graduate3,04137.98%
Some College2,07225.88%
Associates Degree5356.68%
Bachelors Degree1,14814.34%
Graduate Degree5807.24%
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Lake City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4534,1421,128
Black2,7302,436285
Hispanic431408159
Asian237237119
Multiple Races12612345
Other Race9774
Native American383811

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.21%.

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,952$35,865$30,085
Less Than High School$27,500$32,714$
High School Grad$29,324$35,694$25,094
Some College$29,709$28,491$30,191
Bachelors Degree$41,831$51,857$32,760
Graduate Degree$62,857$85,595$53,382

$31,952

Average Earnings

$35,865

Average Male

$30,085

Average Female

Lake City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake City Language by Age

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Lake City Language

90.44% of Lake City residents speak only English, while 9.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.54% of the population.

Lake City Language

Lake City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,2791,15126.90%
White5,74083614.56%
Multiple43120948.49%
Hispanic68217125.07%
Asian35416947.74%

22.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.74%

Male Poverty Rate

22.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake City is Multiple, with 48.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake City is White, with 14.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.03%.

Lake City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.66%
Some College19.89%
High School18.52%
Bachelors or Greater5.02%

Lake City Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.21%
Male Unemployed30.94%
Female Employed14.79%
Male Employed7.52%

Lake City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,000$55,924
Families$51,042$60,969
Married Families$67,956-
Non Families$25,992$46,271
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Income by Household Type

Lake City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake City Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Lake City Marital Status by Race

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Lake City Marital Status

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1,282

Number of Veterans

1,179

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam408
First Gulf War330
Second Gulf War233
Korea118
World War II38

Lake City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+383
35 to 54299
65 to 74231
55 to 64209
18 to 34160

Lake City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White93518.07%
Black33411.02%
Hispanic5512.11%
2 or More139.56%

Lake City Veterans by Race

Lake City Veterans by Education

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16.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake City Veterans by Education

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58.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lake City Employment by Age

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Lake City Employment by Race

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Lake City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.30%

Born in Florida

94.29%

Native Born

5.71%

Foreign Born

3.40%

Non Citizen

2.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.29% of Lake City residents were born in the United States, with 64.30% having been born in Florida. 3.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,6312792.26%
201912,3522792.31%
201812,073300.25%
201712,043780.65%
201611,9651321.12%
201511,8330.00%
201411,833420.36%
201311,791-102-0.86%
201211,893560.47%
201111,837-66-0.55%
201011,9031,9231.78%
20009,980-25-0.03%
199010,0057480.78%
19809,257-1,318-1.32%
197010,5751,1101.12%
19609,4651,8942.26%
19507,5711,7352.64%
19405,8361,4202.83%
19304,4161,0752.83%
19203,341-1,691-4.01%
19105,0321,0192.29%
19004,0130.00%

Lake City Population by Year