Lake, Mississippi Population 2021

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Lake is a city located in Scott County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 318, it is the 241st largest city in Mississippi and the 15111th largest city in the United States . Lake is currently declining at a rate of -0.93% annually and its population has decreased by -1.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 324 in 2010. Lake reached it's highest population of 336 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Lake has a population density of 287 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake is $51,328 with a poverty rate of 20.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $594 per month, and the median house value is $72,500. The median age in Lake is 28.7 years, 28.5 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.

Lake Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.73%
  • White: 38.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Lake, Mississippi is 318 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 327.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 324.

Lake, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American27161.73%
White16838.27%
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Lake Population by Race

Lake Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake Median Age

28.7


Total

28.5


Male

33.3


Female

Lake Adults

There are 303 adults, (92 of whom are seniors) in Lake.

Lake Age Dependency

108.1

Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Sex Ratio

Female

248

56.49%

Male

191

43.51%

Lake Population by Age

Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family89.1%10.9%
Married72.5%27.5%
All70.9%29.1%
Female58.7%41.3%
Male46.7%53.3%

70.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1582.7870.9
Married513.2572.5
Non Family461.0789.1
Female463.8958.7
Male15346.7

3.34

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade93.49%
9th to 12th Grade4517.44%
High School Graduate10239.53%
Some College7127.52%
Associates Degree238.91%
Bachelors Degree62.33%
Graduate Degree20.78%
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Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 4.38%.

Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,536$31,500$29,605
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$29,271$30,750$28,646
Some College$36,250$$33,125
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,536

Average Earnings

$31,500

Average Male

$29,605

Average Female

Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Language by Age

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Lake Language

100.00% of Lake residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Lake Language

Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2717828.78%
White168148.33%

20.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.81%

Male Poverty Rate

31.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake is Black, with 28.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake is White, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.92%.

Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.22%
Some College11.70%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
High School0.00%

Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed10.29%
Male Employed2.74%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,500$51,328
Families$55,938$60,375
Married Families$56,406-
Non Families$20,833$26,289
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Income by Household Type

Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Lake 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 55-64.

Lake Marital Status by Race

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Lake Marital Status

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10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6
First Gulf War2
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744
55 to 644
75+2
35 to 54
18 to 34

Lake Veterans by Age

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Lake Veterans by Race

Lake Veterans by Education

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20.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Veterans by Education

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Employment by Age

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Lake Employment by Race

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Lake 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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90.21%

Born in Lake

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Lake residents were born in the United States, with 90.21% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021318-3-0.93%
2020321-3-0.93%
2019324-3-0.92%
2018327-4-1.21%
20173310.00%
2016331-2-0.60%
2015333-2-0.60%
201433520.60%
2013333-1-0.30%
2012334-1-0.30%
2011335-1-0.30%
20103360.00%

Lake Population by Year