For population 25 years and over in Lake City:
For population 15 years and over in Lake City town:
7 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $361 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (14.3 miles , pop. 55,515).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (55.2 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (418.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Black Oak, AR (2.1 miles ), Monette, AR (2.7 miles ), Caraway, AR (2.8 miles ), Bay, AR (2.9 miles ), Brookland, AR (3.1 miles ), Trumann, AR (3.3 miles ), Leachville, AR (3.6 miles ), Etowah, AR (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.82 N, Longitude: 90.44 W
Area code: 870
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
(click on a table row to update graph)
Crime rate in Lake City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +82 (+4.4%).
Work and jobs in Lake City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lake City, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lake City-area historical tornado activity is above Arkansas state average. It is 226% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/26/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Lake City town center killed 3 people and injured 289 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 15.0 miles away from the town center caused $30,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lake City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Arkansas state average. It is 16% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 14.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.0 miles away from Lake City center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 14.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 29.6 miles away from Lake City center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 16.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Craighead County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Lake City:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake City:
Public high school in Lake City:
See full list of schools located in Lake City
Public elementary/middle school in Lake City:
User submitted facts and corrections:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake City and their reported violations in the past:LAKE CITY WATERWORKS (Population served: 2030, Groundwater):
Past health violations:BLACK OAK WATERWORKS (Population served: 283, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.6%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
80 people in nursing homes in 2000
Lake City compared to Arkansas state average:
Banks with branches in Lake City (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2004 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Lake City (based on Craighead County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.66%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 22
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 74
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Lake City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Lake City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):
Lake City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
8.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,218 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($130 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,810 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Lake City:
Strongest FM radio stations in Lake City:
TV broadcast stations around Lake City:
Lake City fatal accident list:
Jun 10, 2007 10:40 PM, Sr-18-04, Cottonwood, Lat: 35.820261, Lon: -90.434714, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 24, 2002 01:22 PM, Sr-18-04, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 1995 06:40 PM, Estelle St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 1991 02:00 PM, Catfishdr, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Sep 21, 1985 03:10 AM, 18s4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 3, 1984 02:20 AM, 18s4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake City)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake City, AR
Businesses in Lake City, AR