Lake City, AR

Census Place

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Population
2,380
1.86% 1-year decline
Median Age
37.8

Poverty Rate
17.9%

Median Household Income
$46,169
3.72% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$89,800
14.2% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
1,032
2.28% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Lake City, AR had a population of 2.38k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $46,169. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Lake City, AR declined from 2,425 to 2,380, a -1.86% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,514 to $46,169, a 3.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake City, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (97%), White (Hispanic) (1.68%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.63%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.21%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.168%). NaNk% of the people in Lake City, AR speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Lake City, AR was $89,800, and the homeownership rate was 66.3%. Most people in Lake City, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake City, AR was 2 cars per household.

Civics

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Diversity

Lake City, AR is home to a population of 2.38k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.39% of Lake City, AR residents were born outside of the country (33 people).

In 2018, there were 57.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.31k people) in Lake City, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40 White (Hispanic) and 15 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lake City, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.31k ± 68
  2. White (Hispanic)
    40 ± 55
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    15 ± 29.5
1.85%
Hispanic Population
44 people

In 2018, there were 57.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.31k people) in Lake City, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40 White (Hispanic) and 15 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.85% of the people in Lake City, AR are hispanic (44 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.39%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
33 people
1.73%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
42 people

As of 2018, 1.39% of Lake City, AR residents (33 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lake City, AR was 1.73%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

37
Median Native-Born Age
± 3.8
57
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 15

In 2018, the median age of all people in Lake City, AR was 37.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 57. But people in Lake City, AR are getting getting younger. In 2017, the average age of all Lake City, AR residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Lake City, AR.

In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Lake City, AR was N/A, the natal country of N/A Lake City, AR residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

99.6%
2018 Citizenship
99%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.6% of Lake City, AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Lake City, AR was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    69 ± 52
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    46 ± 39
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    21 ± 26

Lake City, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Lake City, AR is $46,169. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Lake City, AR was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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The economy of Lake City, AR employs 1.03k people. The largest industries in Lake City, AR are Manufacturing (281 people), Retail Trade (154 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (100 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($50,729), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,083), and Transportation & Warehousing ($42,667).

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,169
2018 value
± $4,877
3.72%
1 Year Growth
± 13%

Households in Lake City, AR have a median annual income of $46,169, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,514 in 2017, which represents a 3.72% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Male Salary in N/A
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Average Female Salary in N/A
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In N/A, full-time male employees in N/A made N/A times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lake City, AR is from Lake City, AR.
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This chart shows the number of workers in Lake City, AR across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
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In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lake City, AR was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lake City, AR (411 out of 2.29k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    411 ± 108
  2. Hispanic
    16 ± 66
  3. Black
    0 ± 61

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.03k
2018 Value
± 159
2.28%
1 Year growth
± 21.5%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Lake City, AR grew at a rate of 2.28%, from 1.01k employees to 1.03k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake City, AR, are Production Occupations (188 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (123 people), and Material Moving Occupations (100 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lake City, AR.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Lake City, AR, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (188 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (123 people), and Material Moving Occupations (100 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lake City, AR has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (9.79 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (3.17 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Lake City, AR, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($103,162), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($53,750), and Construction & Extraction Occupations ($50,417).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.03k
2018 Value
± 159
2.28%
1 Year growth
± 21.5%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Lake City, AR grew at a rate of 2.28%, from 1.01k employees to 1.03k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lake City, AR, are Manufacturing (281 people), Retail Trade (154 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (100 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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Most Common

The most common industries in Lake City, AR, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (281 people), Retail Trade (154 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (100 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Lake City, AR has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (7.24 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.7 times), and Utilities (2.03 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Lake City, AR, by median earnings, are Utilities ($50,729), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,083), and Transportation & Warehousing ($42,667).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lake City, AR was $89,800 in 2018, which is 0.391 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $78,600 to $89,800, a 14.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Lake City, AR is 66.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Lake City, AR have an average commute time of 19.6 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.

Housing

Property Value

$89,800
2018 Median
± $13,462
$78,600
2017 Median
± $14,629

In 2018, the median property value in Lake City, AR grew to to $89,800 from the previous year's value of $78,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Lake City, AR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lake City, AR the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$46,169
Median Household Income
± $4,877
895
Number of Households
± 139

In 2018, the median household income of the 895 households in Lake City, AR grew to $46,169 from the previous year's value of $44,514.

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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Lake City, AR 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.

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Rent vs Own

66.3%
2018 Homeownership
66.9%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 66.3% of the housing units in Lake City, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Lake City, AR compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lake City, AR have a shorter commute time (19.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.18% of the workforce in Lake City, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (86.5%)
  2. Carpooled (10.7%)
  3. Walked (1.27%)

In 2018, 86.5% of workers in Lake City, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.7%) and those who walked to work (1.27%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Health

94.4% of the population of Lake City, AR has health coverage, with 43.3% on employee plans, 26.6% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 1.29% on military or VA plans.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.2%). Additionally, St. Francis County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.5%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Coverage

5.61%
Uninsured
43.3%
Employer Coverage
26.6%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
1.29%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lake City, AR declined by 31% from 8.13% to 5.61%.

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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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17.2% prevalence
  2. 17.1% prevalence
  3. 16.6% prevalence

Jefferson County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in false, at 17.2%.

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