Lake City, Tennessee Population 2021

1,780
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Lake City is a city located in Anderson County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 1,780, it is the 179th largest city in Tennessee and the 8063rd largest city in the United States . Lake City is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually but its population has decreased by -0.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,781 in 2010. Lake City reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Lake City has a population density of 1,157 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake City is $35,175 with a poverty rate of 34.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $473 per month, and the median house value is $70,500. The median age in Lake City is 42 years, 39.9 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Lake City Demographics

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

  • White: 98.29%
  • Two or more races: 0.88%
  • Black or African American: 0.44%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake City, Tennessee is 1,780 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,774.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,781.

Lake City, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,24498.29%
Two or More Races200.88%
Black or African American100.44%
Some Other Race90.39%
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Lake City Population by Race

Lake City Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake City Median Age

42


Total

39.9


Male

43.4


Female

Lake City Adults

There are 1,822 adults, (430 of whom are seniors) in Lake City.

Lake City Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake City Sex Ratio

Female

1,241

54.36%

Male

1,042

45.64%

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
Male24.4%75.6%
Female32.9%67.1%
Non Family36.9%63.1%
All37.7%62.3%
Married47.4%52.6%

37.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8192.6437.7
Married2703.3347.4
Non Family2601.2336.9
Female1703.2832.9
Male1193.2624.4

3.01

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Lake City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16810.81%
9th to 12th Grade27817.89%
High School Graduate67743.56%
Some College22014.16%
Associates Degree1258.04%
Bachelors Degree774.95%
Graduate Degree90.58%
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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
White1,5321,08677
Black1010
2+ Races996
Other Race333

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lake City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,632$31,563$16,831
Less Than 9th Grade$$30,417$9,107
High School Graduate$27,600$36,346$20,446
Some College$16,703$26,458$16,154
Bachelors Degree$26,528$$27,222
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,632

Average Earnings

$31,563

Average Male

$16,831

Average Female

Lake City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake City Language by Age

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Lake City Language

99.58% of Lake City residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.32% of the population.

Lake City Language

Lake City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,12471833.80%
Multiple201155.00%
Other99100.00%

34.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.04%

Male Poverty Rate

37.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake City is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake City is White, with 33.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.15%.

Lake City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.83%
Bachelors or Greater25.93%
Some College22.82%
High School21.97%

Lake City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed73.77%
Male Unemployed42.62%
Female Employed19.12%
Male Employed2.14%

Lake City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,949$35,175
Families$36,458$37,640
Married Families$33,929-
Non Families$18,176$21,628
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Income by Household Type

Lake City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

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 45-54.

Lake City Marital Status by Race

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Lake City Marital Status

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197

Number of Veterans

181

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam68
Second Gulf War43
First Gulf War27
Korea18
World War II10

Lake City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+51
65 to 7451
35 to 5434
55 to 6431
18 to 3430

Lake City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White19110.65%
2+ Races666.67%

Lake City Veterans by Race

Lake City Veterans by Education

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33.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake City Veterans by Education

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48.3%

Labor Force Participation

42%

Employment Rate

13.1%

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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72.89%

Born in Lake City

99.78%

Native Born

0.22%

Foreign Born

0.09%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.78% of Lake City residents were born in the United States, with 72.89% having been born in Tennessee. 0.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake City Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,78030.17%
20201,77730.17%
20191,77430.17%
20181,7710.00%
20171,77140.23%
20161,767130.74%
20151,754-1-0.06%
20141,755-9-0.51%
20131,764-3-0.17%
20121,767-2-0.11%
20111,769-6-0.34%
20101,7750.00%

Lake City Population by Year