Lake City, Florida Population 2020

12,256

Lake City is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 12,256, it is the 158th largest city in Florida and the 2672nd largest city in the United States. Lake City is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 1.74% 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 1,034 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake City is $56,040 with a poverty rate of 22.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $839 per month, and the median house value is $110,400. The median age in Lake City is 36.1 years, 35.9 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.1 males.

Lake City Demographics

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

  • White: 57.10%
  • Black or African American: 36.21%
  • Two or more races: 3.62%
  • Asian: 2.05%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake City, Florida is 12,256, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,116.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,046.

Lake City, Florida Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202071,8596780.94%
201971,1816780.95%
201870,5036780.96%
201769,8256080.87%
201669,2171,0201.47%
201568,1974130.61%
201467,7843690.54%
201367,415-464-0.69%
201267,8795700.84%
201167,309-244-0.36%
201067,5530.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,83957.10%
Black or African American4,33736.21%
Two or More Races4343.62%
Asian2452.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native860.72%
Some Other Race360.30%

Lake City Population Pyramid 2020

Lake City Median Age

36.1


Total

35.9


Male

37.2


Female

Lake City Adults

There are 8,629 adults, (2,097 of whom are seniors) in Lake City.

Lake City Age Dependency

83.4

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake City Sex Ratio

Female

5,986

49.98%

Male

5,991

50.02%

Lake City Households and Families

Lake City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married54.3%45.7%
Male51.6%48.4%
All45.8%54.2%
Non Family42%58%
Female41%59%

45.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6492.4345.8
Non Family2,3401.2242
Married1,3363.3954.3
Female7834.0341
Male1904.0351.6

3.39

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2202.75%
9th to 12th Grade4886.10%
High School Graduate2,86335.78%
Some College2,13826.72%
Associates Degree6267.82%
Bachelors Degree1,00912.61%
Graduate Degree6588.22%

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,6024,2591,094
Black2,6802,363338
Hispanic39536795
Asian18518596
Multiple Races11510940
Native American867217
Other Race319

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.89%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,407$37,333$30,276
Less Than High School$$34,500$2,500
High School Grad$31,582$37,054$25,166
Some College$30,570$34,295$28,900
Bachelors Degree$40,762$42,348$32,267
Graduate Degree$80,846$83,906$64,792

$33,407

Average Earnings

$37,333

Average Male

$30,276

Average Female

Lake City Language

Lake City Language by Age

Lake City Language

89.23% of Lake City residents speak only English, while 10.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.04% of the population.

Lake City Poverty

Lake City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,2121,29730.79%
White5,83083914.39%
Hispanic68017625.88%
Multiple42416137.97%
Asian2457430.20%
Native861416.28%

22.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.00%

Male Poverty Rate

23.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake City is Multiple, with 37.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake City is White, with 14.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.06%
Some College19.72%
High School19.36%
Bachelors or Greater5.20%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed56.13%
Female Unemployed33.53%
Female Employed18.53%
Male Employed5.95%

Lake City Income

Lake City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,544$56,040
Families$49,069$62,098
Married Families$64,527-
Non Families$27,126$46,593

Lake City Marital Status

Lake City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake City Married by Age and Sex

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

Lake City Veterans

1,456

Number of Veterans

1,352

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam560
First Gulf War341
Second Gulf War264
Korea105
World War II69
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,10121.00%
Black32310.99%
Hispanic5212.06%
2 or More1814.52%
Indian1416.28%

$Lake City Veterans by Education

15.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake City Employment Status

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Lake City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.28%

Born in Florida

94.45%

Native Born

5.55%

Foreign Born

2.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.45% of Lake City residents were born in the United States, with 61.28% having been born in Florida. 2.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,256700.57%
201912,186700.58%
201812,116410.34%
201712,075700.58%
201612,0051361.15%
201511,86920.02%
201411,867490.41%
201311,818-99-0.83%
201211,917600.51%
201111,857-60-0.50%
201011,9171,9371.79%
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%