Lake City, Minnesota Population 2020

5,203

Lake City is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 5,203, it is the 145th largest city in Minnesota and the 4640th largest city in the United States. Lake City is currently growing at a rate of 0.70% annually and its population has increased by 2.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,063 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Lake City has a population density of 1,162 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake City is $65,782 with a poverty rate of 10.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $868 per month, and the median house value is $160,700. The median age in Lake City is 50.1 years, 48.7 years for males, and 50.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males.

Lake City Demographics

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

  • White: 94.08%
  • Other race: 3.70%
  • Black or African American: 1.67%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Two or more races: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake City, Minnesota is 5,203, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,131.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,063.

Lake City, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,85994.08%
Some Other Race1913.70%
Black or African American861.67%
Asian170.33%
Two or More Races100.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.04%

Lake City Population Pyramid 2020

Lake City Median Age

50.1


Total

48.7


Male

50.3


Female

Lake City Adults

There are 4,261 adults, (1,469 of whom are seniors) in Lake City.

Lake City Age Dependency

85

Age Dependency Ratio

52.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake City Sex Ratio

Female

2,678

51.85%

Male

2,487

48.15%

Lake City Households and Families

Lake City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All71.8%28.2%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Male54.8%45.2%
Female48.6%51.4%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3232.1671.8
Married1,1612.7481.7
Non Family9121.2464.9
Female1772.7348.6
Male733.0854.8

2.69

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2165.45%
9th to 12th Grade2055.17%
High School Graduate1,30232.85%
Some College93123.49%
Associates Degree3348.43%
Bachelors Degree61715.57%
Graduate Degree3589.03%

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,7023,424946
Hispanic1491815
Other Race13877
Black8686
Multiple Races10
Asian777
Native American2

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 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,413$42,000$29,980
Less Than High School$21,885$22,418$
High School Grad$32,220$40,618$26,094
Some College$36,533$50,417$29,875
Bachelors Degree$58,462$61,406$55,333
Graduate Degree$51,007$55,625$41,667

$37,413

Average Earnings

$42,000

Average Male

$29,980

Average Female

Lake City Language

Lake City Language by Age

Lake City Language

96.83% of Lake City residents speak only English, while 3.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.40% of the population.

Lake City Poverty

Lake City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,7173286.95%
Hispanic23915163.18%
Other19115179.06%
Black863237.21%

10.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.12%

Male Poverty Rate

10.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake City is Other, with 79.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake City is White, with 6.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.63%
Some College9.83%
High School8.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.07%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed59.70%
Male Employed8.78%
Female Employed3.45%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lake City Income

Lake City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,541$65,782
Families$65,139$80,637
Married Families$78,220-
Non Families$31,250$39,903

Lake City Marital Status

Lake City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

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

Lake City Marital Status by Race

Lake City Veterans

526

Number of Veterans

526

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam225
Korea100
World War II59
First Gulf War29
Second Gulf War10

$Lake City Veterans by Education

4.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake City Employment Status

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

5%

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

70.90%

Born in Minnesota

96.46%

Native Born

3.54%

Foreign Born

2.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.46% of Lake City residents were born in the United States, with 70.90% having been born in Minnesota. 2.87% 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
20205,203360.70%
20195,167360.70%
20185,131260.51%
20175,105360.71%
20165,069160.32%
20155,053781.57%
20144,975-32-0.64%
20135,007-8-0.16%
20125,015-24-0.48%
20115,039-23-0.45%
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%