Lake City, Pennsylvania

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Lake City, Pennsylvania
Lake City borough sign
Lake City borough sign
Location in Erie County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Erie County and the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 42°1′2″N 80°20′48″W / 42.01722°N 80.34667°W / 42.01722; -80.34667Coordinates: 42°1′2″N 80°20′48″W / 42.01722°N 80.34667°W / 42.01722; -80.34667
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyErie
Government
 • MayorAndrew Graves
Area
 • Total1.80 sq mi (4.68 km2)
 • Land1.80 sq mi (4.65 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
[2] (Borough benchmark elevation)
721 ft (220 m)
Highest elevation
[2] (southern borough boundary)
730 ft (220 m)
Lowest elevation578 ft (176 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,031
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
2,894
 • Density1,625.49/sq mi (627.53/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
16423
Area code(s)814
Websitelakecityboro.org

Lake City is a borough in Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,031 at the 2010 census.[4] It is part of the Erie Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Lake City is located in western Erie County at 42°1′2″N 80°20′48″W / 42.01722°N 80.34667°W / 42.01722; -80.34667 (42.017349, -80.346641).[5] It is bordered to the south by the borough of Girard, to the east and west and partially to the north by Girard Township, and partially to the north by Lake Erie.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.47%, is water.[4] Elk Creek passes through the westernmost part of the borough, then enters Lake Erie just west of the borough limits.

Lake City is served by two Pennsylvania state routes: Pennsylvania Route 5 running east/west as West Lake Road, and Pennsylvania Route 18 running north/south as Lake Street and Rice Avenue. PA 5 leads northeast 4 miles (6 km) to Avonia and southwest 13 miles (21 km) to Conneaut, Ohio, while PA 18 leads south into Girard. Erie is 15 miles (24 km) to the northeast. Most streets in Lake City are low density residential avenues. There are no traffic lights in Lake City.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
19301,077
19401,1082.9%
19501,36923.6%
19601,72225.8%
19702,11722.9%
19802,38412.6%
19902,5195.7%
20002,81111.6%
20103,0317.8%
Est. 20182,894[3]−4.5%
Sources:[6][7][8]

As of the census[7] of 2010, there were 2,699 people, 1,025 households, and 788 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,564.7 people per square mile (603.0/km²). There were 1,076 housing units at an average density of 598.9 per square mile (230.8/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 99.32% White, 0.14% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.60% of the population.

There were 1,025 households, out of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the borough the population was spread out, with 30.0% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $35,481, and the median income for a family was $40,598. Males had a median income of $31,554 versus $21,533 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $15,419. About 9.2% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.1% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable inhabitants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Mar 24, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Girard Junction Topo Map, Erie County PA (Fairview Area)". TopoZone. Locality, LLC. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved November 21, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lake City borough, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2016.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Archived from the original on 2002-05-27. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 12 May 2015. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  7. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ "Incorporated Places and Minor Civil Divisions Datasets: Subcounty Resident Population Estimates: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012". Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 11 June 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2013.

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