Lake City, Minnesota Population 2021

5,102
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Lake City is a city located in Wabasha County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 5,102, it is the 146th largest city in Minnesota and the 4709th largest city in the United States . Lake City is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually but its population has increased by 0.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,063 in 2010. Lake City reached it's highest population of 5,132 in 2018. Spanning over 4 miles, Lake City has a population density of 1,139 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake City is $68,045 with a poverty rate of 10.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $845 per month, and the median house value is $169,600. The median age in Lake City is 50.4 years, 47.3 years for males, and 52.9 years for females.

Lake City Demographics

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

  • White: 92.89%
  • Other race: 3.29%
  • Black or African American: 1.73%
  • Asian: 1.60%
  • Two or more races: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake City, Minnesota is 5,102 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,132.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,063.

Lake City, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,88792.89%
Some Other Race1733.29%
Black or African American911.73%
Asian841.60%
Two or More Races260.49%
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Lake City Population by Race

Lake City Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake City Median Age

50.4


Total

47.3


Male

52.9


Female

Lake City Adults

There are 4,343 adults, (1,485 of whom are seniors) in Lake City.

Lake City Age Dependency

84.1

Age Dependency Ratio

52

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake City Sex Ratio

Female

2,678

50.90%

Male

2,583

49.10%

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
Married82%18%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Male45.9%54.1%
Female42.6%57.4%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4062.1367.7
Married1,1872.7382
Non Family9791.2356.3
Female1552.7942.6
Male852.9445.9

2.7

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Lake City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1654.02%
9th to 12th Grade1443.51%
High School Graduate1,20729.41%
Some College1,01624.76%
Associates Degree42510.36%
Bachelors Degree70517.18%
Graduate Degree44210.77%
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Lake City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7933,6001,089
Hispanic1302014
Other Race11888
Black9191
Asian767636
2+ Races6

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 47.37%.

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,263$43,710$29,592
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,061$35,137$28,000
Some College$36,938$51,824$28,670
Bachelors Degree$54,926$60,038$52,400
Graduate Degree$53,409$61,250$

$38,263

Average Earnings

$43,710

Average Male

$29,592

Average Female

Lake City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake City Language by Age

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Lake City Language

96.68% of Lake City residents speak only English, while 3.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Lake City Language

Lake City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,7363667.73%
Hispanic22413258.93%
Other17313276.30%
Black913538.46%
Multiple262076.92%
Asian841113.10%

10.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.78%

Male Poverty Rate

11.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake City is Multiple, with 76.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake City is White, with 7.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.31%.

Lake City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.14%
Some College10.59%
High School8.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%

Lake City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed69.23%
Male Employed7.46%
Female Employed3.61%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lake City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,853$68,045
Families$73,060$85,887
Married Families$86,544-
Non Families$32,083$39,560
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Income by Household Type

Lake City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lake City Marital Status by Race

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Lake City Marital Status

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447

Number of Veterans

447

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam158
Korea105
First Gulf War47
World War II29
Second Gulf War20

Lake City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+228
65 to 7482
55 to 6471
35 to 5457
18 to 349

Lake City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White43610.81%
Asian1113.10%

Lake City Veterans by Race

Lake City Veterans by Education

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8.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake City Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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67.57%

Born in Lake City

95.29%

Native Born

4.71%

Foreign Born

2.78%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.29% of Lake City residents were born in the United States, with 67.57% having been born in Minnesota. 2.78% 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
20215,102-10-0.20%
20205,112-10-0.20%
20195,122-10-0.19%
20185,132240.47%
20175,108360.71%
20165,072170.34%
20155,055781.57%
20144,977-31-0.62%
20135,008-9-0.18%
20125,017-24-0.48%
20115,041-21-0.41%
20105,0621120.22%
20004,9505591.21%
19904,391-114-0.26%
19804,5059112.28%
19703,5941000.28%
19603,494370.11%
19503,4572530.76%
19403,204-6-0.02%
19303,2103641.21%
19202,846-296-0.98%
19103,1423981.36%
19002,7441480.28%
18802,5960.00%

Lake City Population by Year