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Lake City is 1st in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Lake City Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 5,005 143rd 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 4.5 118th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,124.6 99th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Lake City Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 6.0% 112th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.2% 121st 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 23.7% 1st 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Lake City Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 90.9% 95th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 19.3% 118th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Lake City Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 95.3% 28th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.5% 133rd 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 109th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 120th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 46th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 106th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 69th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 93.9% 25th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Lake City Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 51.9% 40th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.6% 83rd 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Lake City Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 2,687 122nd 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 13.9% 103rd 21.6% 25.9%
Households 2,183 132nd 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 77.1% 54th 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $157,000 106th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 90th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Lake City Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $26,090 93rd $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $47,604 106th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 8.7% 73rd 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Lake City Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 553 123rd 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $77,689 105th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,678 66th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $8,045 110th $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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