Lake Park, North Carolina Population 2024

3,511

Lake Park is a city located in Union County North Carolina. Lake Park has a 2024 population of 3,511. Lake Park is currently growing at a rate of 1.56% annually and its population has increased by 6.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,297 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Park is $92,374 with a poverty rate of 3.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Park is 40 years, 37.8 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Lake Park Demographics

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

  • White: 81.3%
  • Black or African American: 7.6%
  • Two or more races: 4.88%
  • Other race: 4.31%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,777.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
6.49% (214)
The current population of Lake Park, North Carolina is 3,511 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,297.

Lake Park, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,71781.3%
Black or African American2547.6%
Two or more races1634.88%
Other race1444.31%
Asian551.65%
Native American90.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Park Population by Race

Lake Park Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Park Median Age

40

Total

37.8

Male

42.8

Female

Lake Park Adults

There are 2,583 adults, (650 of whom are seniors) in Lake Park.

Lake Park Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Park Sex Ratio

Female1,84755.27%
Male1,49544.73%

Lake Park Population by Age

Lake Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2992.585.314.7
Married6723.2482.417.6
Non Family4231.0993.16.9
Female1373.3984.715.3
Male672.1665.734.3
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3.18

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Park Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Park Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Lake Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,396

Average Earnings

$60,161

Average Male

$37,000

Average Female

Lake Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Park Language

89.4% of Lake Park residents speak only English, while 10.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.14% of the population.

Lake Park Language

Lake Park Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,5271295.1%
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3.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.09%

Male Poverty Rate

1.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Park is White, with 5.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Park is White, with 5.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 8.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.4%.

Lake Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6.27%
Less Than 9th Grade4.32%
Bachelors or Greater4.04%
High School
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Lake Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.94%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
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Lake Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Park 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 45-54.

Lake Park Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

184

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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Lake Park Veterans by War

count

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Lake Park Veterans by Age

count

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Lake Park Veterans by Race

Lake Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

66%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Park 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

36.86%

Born in Lake Park

89.02%

Native Born

10.98%

Foreign Born

5.3%

Non Citizen

5.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.02% of Lake Park residents were born in the United States, with 36.86% having been born in North Carolina. 5.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Park Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,781541.45%
20283,727541.47%
20273,673541.49%
20263,619541.51%
20253,565541.54%
20243,511541.56%
20233,457541.59%
20223,403541.61%
20213,349521.58%
20203,297-628-16%
20193,925741.92%
20183,851782.07%
20173,773481.29%
20163,725-21-0.56%
20153,746661.79%
20143,680762.11%
20133,604621.75%
20123,542591.69%
20113,483451.31%
20103,438
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Lake Park Population by Year