StatisticLake CityIowaNational
Population density (sq mi)3665791
Median age50.538.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%44%43%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Lake City is 541% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Lake City is 33% higher than Iowa
  • In Lake City 96.59% of the population is White
  • In Lake City 1.53% of the population is Black
  • In Lake City 0.68% of the population is Asian

Compare Lake City, IA Demographics


      Lake City population breakdown by race

      RaceLake CityIowaNational
      American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race1.19%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
      In Lake City, 0.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Lake City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Lake City, IA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).