Lakes, AK has a population of 8,944 and is the 4,289th largest city in the United States. The population density is 712 per sq mi which is 64596% higher than the Alaska average and 685% higher than the national average. The median age in Lakes is 36 which is approximately 8% higher than the Alaska average of 34. In Lakes, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 38% of Lakes residents were born in Alaska, 57% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.