Lake City, Georgia Population 2024

2,867

Lake City is a city located in Clayton County Georgia. Lake City has a 2024 population of 2,867. Lake City is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -3.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,959 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake City is $71,202 with a poverty rate of 9.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake City is 41.9 years, 45.8 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Lake City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 42.35%
  • Asian: 29.87%
  • White: 16.08%
  • Other race: 8.98%
  • Two or more races: 2.71%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,552.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.11% (-92)
The current population of Lake City, Georgia is 2,867 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,959.

Lake City, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,23542.35%
Asian87129.87%
White46916.08%
Other race2628.98%
Two or more races792.71%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

Asian

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake City Population by Race

Lake City Population Pyramid 2024

Lake City Median Age

41.9

Total

45.8

Male

37.8

Female

Lake City Adults

There are 2,438 adults, (474 of whom are seniors) in Lake City.

Lake City Age Dependency

48.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake City Sex Ratio

Female1,58154.22%
Male1,33545.78%

Lake City Population by Age

Lake City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9062.6447.552.5
Non Family4061.0738.261.8
Married2883.985050
Female1263.9452.447.6
Male863.6575.624.4
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3.58

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

47.5%

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 23.92%.

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,115

Average Earnings

$40,819

Average Male

$35,964

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

55.08% of Lake City residents speak only English, while 44.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 29.77% of the population.

Lake City Language

Lake City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black80810713.24%
Hispanic4167918.99%
Multiple765673.68%
White293289.56%
Other253197.51%
Asian864192.2%
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9.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.37%

Male Poverty Rate

12.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake City is Multiple, with 73.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake City is Asian, with 2.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.48%.

Lake City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College19.38%
Less Than 9th Grade11.94%
High School6.41%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%
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Lake City Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25%
Female Employed2.4%
Male Employed1.41%
Female Unemployed
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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

30.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

25.4%

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 55-64, 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

64

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

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

27.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

1.8%

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

44.99%

Born in Lake City

64.27%

Native Born

35.73%

Foreign Born

17.25%

Non Citizen

18.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.27% of Lake City residents were born in the United States, with 44.99% having been born in Georgia. 17.25% 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
20292,842-5-0.18%
20282,847-5-0.18%
20272,852-5-0.18%
20262,857-5-0.17%
20252,862-5-0.17%
20242,867-5-0.17%
20232,872-5-0.17%
20222,877-5-0.17%
20212,882-77-2.6%
20202,9591415%
20192,81830.11%
20182,815281%
20172,787260.94%
20162,761612.26%
20152,700461.73%
20142,654190.72%
20132,63520.08%
20122,633160.61%
20112,617210.81%
20102,596-290-10.05%
20002,8861535.6%
19902,733-230-7.76%
19802,963
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Lake City Population by Year