Lake Lure, North Carolina Population 2020

1,160
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Lake Lure is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,160, it is the 319th largest city in North Carolina and the 9725th largest city in the United States. Lake Lure is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually but its population has decreased by -2.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,192 in 2010. Lake Lure reached it's highest population of 1,168 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Lake Lure has a population density of 88 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Lure is $97,722 with a poverty rate of 5.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $935 per month, and the median house value is $344,200. The median age in Lake Lure is 60.5 years, 59.8 years for males, and 61.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.1 males.

Lake Lure Demographics

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

  • White: 95.38%
  • Two or more races: 1.99%
  • Asian: 1.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Lure, North Carolina is 1,160, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,152.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,192.

Lake Lure, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,48595.38%
Two or More Races311.99%
Asian191.22%
Black or African American120.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.26%
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Lake Lure Population Pyramid 2020

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Lake Lure Median Age

60.5


Total

59.8


Male

61.7


Female

Lake Lure Adults

There are 1,383 adults, (594 of whom are seniors) in Lake Lure.

Lake Lure Age Dependency

97.3

Age Dependency Ratio

75.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Lure Sex Ratio

Female

778

49.97%

Male

779

50.03%

Lake Lure Households and Families

Lake Lure Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake Lure Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.6%7.4%
All79.5%20.5%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Female54.1%45.9%
Male8.3%91.7%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7422.179.5
Married4612.3192.6
Non Family2081.1267.3
Female373.0354.1
Male364.148.3

2.45

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

2.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Lake Lure Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade110.84%
9th to 12th Grade403.06%
High School Graduate21116.12%
Some College36828.11%
Associates Degree906.88%
Bachelors Degree36427.81%
Graduate Degree22517.19%
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Lake Lure Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2461,212587
Multiple Races2020
Asian1913
Black12112
Native American6
Islander4
Hispanic22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 47.11%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,607$43,036$35,445
Less Than High School$41,625$42,250$
High School Grad$26,875$33,194$13,594
Some College$36,295$42,708$35,960
Bachelors Degree$45,833$$33,929
Graduate Degree$61,667$$

$36,607

Average Earnings

$43,036

Average Male

$35,445

Average Female

Lake Lure Language

Lake Lure Language by Age

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Lake Lure Language

95.89% of Lake Lure residents speak only English, while 4.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.25% of the population.

Lake Lure Poverty

Lake Lure Poverty by Race

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5.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.77%

Male Poverty Rate

7.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Lure

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Lure is White, with 5.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Lure is White, with 5.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.56%.

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Name Poverty
Some College7.64%
High School5.69%
Less Than High School3.92%
Bachelors or Greater3.06%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed38.46%
Male Employed1.80%
Female Employed1.30%

Lake Lure Income

Lake Lure Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,228$97,722
Families$75,526$111,784
Married Families$92,292-
Non Families$36,500$61,509
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Lake Lure Marital Status

Lake Lure Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

67.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.0%

Male Marriage Rate

63.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Lure Married by Age and Sex

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Lake Lure Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lake Lure Marital Status by Race

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Lake Lure Veterans

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174

Number of Veterans

168

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam90
First Gulf War28
Korea19
Second Gulf War17
World War II7
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7493
75+39
55 to 6425
35 to 549
18 to 348
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Name Veterans % of Total
White16112.18%
2 or More1365.00%

Lake Lure Veterans by Education

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1.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Lure Employment Status

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39.3%

Labor Force Participation

36.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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33.20%

Born in North Carolina

95.50%

Native Born

4.50%

Foreign Born

0.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.50% of Lake Lure residents were born in the United States, with 33.20% having been born in North Carolina. 0.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,16040.35%
20191,15640.35%
20181,15250.44%
20171,14740.35%
20161,143-6-0.52%
20151,149-2-0.17%
20141,151-4-0.35%
20131,155-6-0.52%
20121,161-2-0.17%
20111,163-5-0.43%
20101,1680.00%