Lake City, AR

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2022 Population
2,389
12.6% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32.5
3.56% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.4%
27.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$56,414
5.75% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$121,800
17.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lake City, AR had a population of 2.39k people with a median age of 32.5 and a median household income of $56,414. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lake City, AR grew from 2,122 to 2,389, a 12.6% increase and its median household income grew from $53,345 to $56,414, a 5.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake City, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.15%), White (Hispanic) (1.55%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.51%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.544%).

None of the households in Lake City, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Lake City, AR are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Lake City, AR was $121,800, and the homeownership rate was 62.3%.

Most people in Lake City, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake City, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lake City, AR is home to a population of 2.39k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.335% of Lake City, AR residents were born outside of the country (8 people).

In 2022, there were 17.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.17k people) in Lake City, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 123 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 37 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
99.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Lake City, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lake City, AR was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lake City, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.17k ± 123
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    123 ± 78.4
  3. White (Hispanic)
    37 ± 45
1.55%
Hispanic Population
37 people

In 2022, there were 17.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.17k people) in Lake City, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 123 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 37 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.55% of the people in Lake City, AR are hispanic (37 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lake City, AR as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.335%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8 people
1.46%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
31 people

As of 2022, 0.335% of Lake City, AR residents (8 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lake City, AR was 1.46%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    70 ± 58
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    31 ± 31
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    8 ± 18

Lake City, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lake City, AR employs 1.18k people. The largest industries in Lake City, AR are Manufacturing (243 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (241 people), and Retail Trade (158 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($220,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($53,203), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($53,203).

Occupations

1.18k
2022 Value
± 226
8.56%
1 Year growth
± 25.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lake City, AR grew at a rate of 8.56%, from 1.09k employees to 1.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake City, AR, are Production Occupations (196 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (191 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (115 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lake City, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.18k
2022 Value
± 226
8.56%
1 Year growth
± 25.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lake City, AR grew at a rate of 8.56%, from 1.09k employees to 1.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lake City, AR, are Manufacturing (243 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (241 people), and Retail Trade (158 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lake City, AR, though some of these residents may live in Lake City, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,273
Median earning men ± $6,193
$29,770
Median earning women ± $2,727

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($53,864), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($53,203), and Manufacturing ($48,700).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($41,635), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($35,417), and Retail Trade ($29,671).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.24%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.35M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 2.24% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.69%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arkansas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arkansas went to Donald J. Trump with 62.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing the state of Arkansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arkansas

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John Boozman
Senator from Arkansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tom Cotton
Senator from Arkansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing Arkansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arkansas

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arkansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.946% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.851% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (793k), Some college (528k), and Secondary Education (350k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lake City, AR was $121,800 in 2022, which is 0.432 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $103,700 to $121,800, a 17.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Lake City, AR is 62.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lake City, AR have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lake City, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$121,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,507
$614
Median Property Taxes
±$123

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lake City, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Lake City, AR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

62.3%
Homeownership
2022
65.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.3% of the housing units in Lake City, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.2%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Lake City, AR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$56,414
Median Household Income
± $2,683
986
Number of Households
± 198

In 2022, the median household income of the 986 households in Lake City, AR grew to $56,414 from the previous year's value of $53,345.

The following chart displays the households in Lake City, AR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $50k - $60k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lake City, AR is from Arkansas.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2022, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.376% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Arkansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arkansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (89.3%)
  2. Carpooled (8.65%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.01%)

In 2022, 89.3% of workers in Lake City, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.65%) and those who worked at home (2.01%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

20 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lake City, AR have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Lake City, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lake City, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lake City, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lake City, AR (261 out of 2.29k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lake City, AR is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.9% of the population of Lake City, AR has health coverage, with 42.9% on employee plans, 21.1% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 1.07% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Craighead County, AR see 849 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.19% decrease from the previous year (868 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1336 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 247 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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849 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Craighead County, AR

Primary care physicians in Craighead County, AR see an average of 849 patients per year. This represents a 2.19% decrease from the previous year (868 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Craighead County, AR in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.1% under 18 years, 34.4% between 18 and 34 years, 25% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.1%
Uninsured
42.9%
Employer Coverage
21.1%
Medicaid
10.7%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
1.07%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lake City, AR grew by 5.69% from 9.55% to 10.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lake City, AR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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