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Lake City, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake City had a population of 528 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Lake City is located at latitude 28.0795 and longitude -97.8858 in San Patricio County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake City encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. San Patricio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 118 feet.

The Town of Lake City (GNIS ID: 2412864) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Lake City is located within Mathis Division of San Patricio County.


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Lake City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lake City, TX Housing Affordability Index is 212
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Lake City, TX Wealth Index is 58
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 528
Population in Households 528
Population in Familes 457
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 725
Diversity Index1 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,293
Average Household Income $55,802
Per Capita Income $20,768
Wealth Index3 58

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 368 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 (38.3%)
Median Home Value $96,622
Housing Affordability Index2 212
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 227
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 163
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.4% 0.49%
Households 0.39% 0.44%
Families 1.43% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   3.25%

Lake City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake City to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1233 29th
Population Density # 959 45th
Diversity Index # 731 58th
Median Household Income # 1262 28th
Per Capita Income # 1182 32nd

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