Lake City, Iowa Population 2024

1,609

Lake City is a city located in Calhoun County Iowa. Lake City has a 2024 population of 1,609. Lake City is currently declining at a rate of -2.19% annually and its population has decreased by -6.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,720 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake City is $71,148 with a poverty rate of 11.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake City is 48.8 years, 47.9 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

Lake City Demographics

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

  • White: 92.21%
  • Two or more races: 5.62%
  • Other race: 2.06%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
334.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.45% (-111)
The current population of Lake City, Iowa is 1,609 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,720.

Lake City, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,60992.21%
Two or more races985.62%
Other race362.06%
Black or African American20.11%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake City Population by Race

Lake City Population Pyramid 2024

Lake City Median Age

48.8

Total

47.9

Male

49.6

Female

Lake City Adults

There are 1,423 adults, (474 of whom are seniors) in Lake City.

Lake City Age Dependency

83.9

Age Dependency Ratio

49.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake City Sex Ratio

Female90952.09%
Male83647.91%

Lake City Population by Age

Lake City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6832.475.424.6
Married3772.6782.517.5
Non Family2061.3570.429.6
Female573.6370.229.8
Male433.4444.255.8
showing: 5 rows

2.72

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

75.4%

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 20.84%.

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,013

Average Earnings

$50,789

Average Male

$32,462

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

98.6% of Lake City residents speak only English, while 1.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.4% of the population.

Lake City Language

Lake City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,47217712.02%
Other36616.67%
Hispanic10965.5%
Black22100%
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11.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.64%

Male Poverty Rate

10.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake City is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake City is Hispanic, with 5.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.2%.

Lake City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.85%
High School12.52%
Some College11.66%
Bachelors or Greater1.23%
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Lake City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed68.75%
Male Employed3.63%
Female Employed2.99%
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

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

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 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

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

79

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

2

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

9.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

2%

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

82.06%

Born in Lake City

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.71% of Lake City residents were born in the United States, with 82.06% having been born in Iowa. 0.29% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,429-36-2.46%
20281,465-36-2.4%
20271,501-36-2.34%
20261,537-36-2.29%
20251,573-36-2.24%
20241,609-36-2.19%
20231,645-36-2.14%
20221,681-36-2.1%
20211,717-3-0.17%
20201,720875.33%
20191,633-10-0.61%
20181,643-17-1.02%
20171,660-12-0.72%
20161,67280.48%
20151,664-6-0.36%
20141,670-12-0.71%
20131,682-9-0.53%
20121,691-20-1.17%
20111,711-13-0.75%
20101,724
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Lake City Population by Year