Lake City, Texas

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Lake City, Texas
Town
Location of Lake City, Texas
Location of Lake City, Texas
SanPatricio County LakeCity.svg
Coordinates: 28°4′47″N 97°53′8″W / 28.07972°N 97.88556°W / 28.07972; -97.88556Coordinates: 28°4′47″N 97°53′8″W / 28.07972°N 97.88556°W / 28.07972; -97.88556
Country United States
State Texas
County San Patricio
Area
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 118 ft (36 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 509
 • Density 730/sq mi (300/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 48-40472[1]
GNIS feature ID 1388616[2]

Lake City is a town in San Patricio County, Texas, United States. The population was 509 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Lake City is located at 28°4′47″N 97°53′8″W / 28.07972°N 97.88556°W / 28.07972; -97.88556 (28.079632, -97.885443).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7 square mile (1.7 km²), of which 0.6 square mile (1.7 km²) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km²) (5.97%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 431
1990 465 7.9%
2000 526 13.1%
2010 509 −3.2%
Est. 2015 518 [4] 1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 526 people, 224 households, and 161 families residing in the town. The population density was 824.4 people per square mile (317.3/km²). There were 309 housing units at an average density of 484.3 per square mile (186.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 83.46% White, 0.19% African American, 0.57% Native American, 12.55% from other races, and 3.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 30.80% of the population.

There were 224 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 19.4% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 25.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 83.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,146, and the median income for a family was $40,250. Males had a median income of $37,917 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,457. About 9.5% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and 13.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The Town of Lake City is served by the Mathis Independent School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Archived from the original on June 2, 2016. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.