Lake, Mississippi Population 2024

463

Lake is a city located in Jasper County, Newton County, Scott County, and Smith County Mississippi. Lake has a 2024 population of 463. Lake is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -2.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 475 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake is $56,636 with a poverty rate of 9.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake is 33.4 years, 23 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 55.08%
  • Black or African American: 41.8%
  • Two or more races: 2.93%
  • Other race: 0.2%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
91.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.53% (-12)
The current population of Lake, Mississippi is 463 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 475.

Lake, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28255.08%
Black or African American21441.8%
Two or more races152.93%
Other race10.2%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Population by Race

Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Median Age

33.4

Total

23

Male

37.3

Female

Lake Adults

There are 344 adults, (82 of whom are seniors) in Lake.

Lake Age Dependency

95.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Sex Ratio

Female27954.49%
Male23345.51%

Lake Population by Age

Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1712.9970.829.2
Married853.4765.934.1
Female483.317525
Non Family331.0972.727.3
Male54.41000

3.43

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

70.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade82.61%
9th to 12th Grade3411.07%
High School Graduate11035.83%
Some College7123.13%
Associates Degree5116.61%
Bachelors Degree309.77%
Graduate Degree30.98%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White18516728
Black119955
2+ Races330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.14%.

Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$33,627$40,938$32,542
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$33,388$33,750$32,941
Some College$32,981$49,118$22,875
Bachelors Degree$48,929$65,938$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$33,627

Average Earnings

$40,938

Average Male

$32,542

Average Female

Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Language

100% of Lake residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Lake Language

Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2823813.48%
Black214125.61%
Other11100%

9.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.87%

Male Poverty Rate

10.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake is Black, with 5.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.27%.

Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School5.45%
Some College4.1%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed8.57%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed1.72%
Female Unemployed0%

Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$55,605$56,636
Families$56,613$61,759
Married Families$56,169$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,188$33,173

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Marriage

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

Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam4
Second Gulf War1
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Lake Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 744
75+3
55 to 641
18 to 340
35 to 540

Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White73.76%
Black10.65%

Lake Veterans by Race

Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

86.52%

Born in Lake

99.61%

Native Born

0.39%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.61% of Lake residents were born in the United States, with 86.52% having been born in Mississippi. 0.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029448-3-0.67%
2028451-3-0.66%
2027454-3-0.66%
2026457-3-0.65%
2025460-3-0.65%
2024463-3-0.64%
2023466-3-0.64%
2022469-3-0.64%
2021472-3-0.63%
202047514443.5%
201933110.3%
2018330-3-0.9%
2017333-1-0.3%
201633410.3%
2015333-2-0.6%
201433520.6%
2013333-1-0.3%
2012334-1-0.3%
2011335-1-0.3%
201033600%

Lake Population by Year