Lake City, Florida

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Population in 2017: 12,163 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.9%
Males: 6,130  (50.4%)
Females: 6,033  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

37.8 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32024, 32025.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,573 (it was $26,161 in 2000)
Lake City:

$34,573
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,058 (it was $14,697 in 2000)

Lake City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,479 (it was $57,200 in 2000)
Lake City:

$131,479
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $158,887; detached houses: $160,650; townhouses or other attached units: $93,873; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $165,221; mobile homes: $78,003

Median gross rent in 2017: $797.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake City: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.5%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.8% for Black residents, 22.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 22.6% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Lake City, FL (2017)
    • 6,44550.4%White alone
    • 4,90938.4%Black alone
    • 7095.5%Hispanic
    • 2882.3%Two or more races
    • 2321.8%Asian alone
    • 170.1%American Indian alone
    • 80.06%Other race alone

Races in Lake City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 242 registered sex offenders living in Lake City, Florida as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake City is 52 to 1.


Crime rates in Lake City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(9.1)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.6)
3
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(24.6)
3
(24.8)
2
(16.5)
4
(33.0)
2
(16.4)
3
(24.3)
1
(8.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(91.4)
6
(53.8)
8
(65.3)
12
(96.6)
3
(23.6)
6
(46.7)
6
(49.1)
6
(49.2)
2
(16.5)
11
(90.8)
4
(33.0)
6
(49.2)
8
(64.9)
15
(123.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
31
(283.3)
27
(242.0)
35
(285.6)
35
(281.9)
32
(251.8)
27
(210.1)
28
(229.3)
26
(213.3)
29
(239.4)
37
(305.3)
36
(297.2)
23
(188.7)
26
(210.9)
22
(180.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
142
(1,298)
153
(1,372)
140
(1,142)
161
(1,297)
123
(967.8)
152
(1,183)
166
(1,360)
144
(1,181)
154
(1,271)
117
(965.3)
154
(1,271)
155
(1,272)
140
(1,136)
110
(903.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
107
(978.0)
131
(1,174)
169
(1,379)
259
(2,086)
251
(1,975)
175
(1,362)
262
(2,146)
253
(2,075)
216
(1,783)
131
(1,081)
148
(1,222)
137
(1,124)
137
(1,111)
133
(1,092)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
710
(6,489)
700
(6,275)
783
(6,388)
789
(6,355)
703
(5,532)
581
(4,521)
658
(5,389)
734
(6,021)
801
(6,612)
787
(6,493)
731
(6,034)
707
(5,802)
759
(6,158)
697
(5,722)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
41
(374.7)
30
(268.9)
30
(244.8)
54
(434.9)
24
(188.8)
21
(163.4)
24
(196.6)
17
(139.5)
26
(214.6)
28
(231.0)
33
(272.4)
33
(270.8)
28
(227.2)
28
(229.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(36.6)
6
(53.8)
4
(32.6)
2
(16.1)
3
(23.6)
2
(15.6)
6
(49.1)
3
(24.6)
4
(33.0)
1
(8.3)
2
(16.5)
1
(8.2)
1
(8.1)
1
(8.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)794.0762.6737.9856.2709.8672.9761.5786.1795.2744.1784.5715.7733.3673.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lake City, FL

Crime rate in Lake City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 53 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: English (23.1%), German (8.9%), African (7.8%), Irish (6.7%), American (4.4%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 188 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,152 people per square mile   (low).

Lake City, Florida map

562 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

4.5%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,380 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $909 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gainesville, FL (40.6 miles , pop. 95,447).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (59.2 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (763.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Five Points, FL (1.3 miles ),
Watertown, FL (1.4 miles ),
White Springs, FL (3.5 miles ),
McAlpin-Wellborn, FL (3.8 miles ),
North Columbia, FL (4.1 miles ),
Fort White, FL (4.4 miles ),
Lake Butler, FL (4.6 miles ),
Sanderson, FL (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 30.19 N, Longitude: 82.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,248 (+115.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,262 (73.9%)

Area code: 386

Distribution of median household income in Lake City, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lake City, FL in 2017
Lake City satellite photo by USGS

Lake City tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 42 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $57,200
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2002: 35 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2005: 74 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2006: 91 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2007: 53 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $211,600
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $53,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $154,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Lake City, FL residents
Average permit cost in Lake City, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Lake City, FL
Historical housing units in Lake City, FL
Most common industries in Lake City, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.1%)
  • Public administration (13.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.0%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Lake City, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)

Average climate in Lake City, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lake City, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.6. This is about average.

City:

64.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.59. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Lake City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/25/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Lake City city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/27/1984, a category F3 tornado 26.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 365.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 254.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 238.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 283.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 221.3 miles away from Lake City center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 247.4 miles away from Lake City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Columbia County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake City topographic map

Main business address for: CNB FLORIDA BANCSHARES INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Lake City:

  • LAKE CITY CLUSTER (673 NW CLUSTER DRIVE)
  • LAKE CITY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 340 NW COMMERCE DR)
  • SHANDS LAKE SHORE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 368 NE FRANKLIN ST)
  • SPRING STREET GROUP HOME (930 SW SPRING LANE)

Nursing Homes in Lake City:

  • AVALON HEALTHCARE CENTER (1270 SW MAIN BLVD)
  • BAYA POINTE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (587 SE ERMINE AVE)
  • COLUMBIA LAKE CITY MEDICAL CENTER SNU (1701 W DUVAL ST)
  • HEALTH CENTER OF LAKE CITY, THE (560 SW MCFARLANE AVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Lake City:

  • BMA - LAKE CITY (1445 SW MAIN BLVD STE 120)

Home Health Centers in Lake City:

  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (1389 US HWY W 90 SUITE 190)
  • SHANDS HOMECARE LAKE CITY (560 EAST FRANKLIN STREET)
  • SUWANNEE MEDICAL PERSONNEL (1852 SW BARNETT WAY SUITE 103)

Airports and heliports located in Lake City:

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Amtrak station:

LAKE CITY (1200 LAKE JEFFERY RD.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Lake City:

  • Florida Gateway College (Full-time enrollment: 2,179; Location: Highway 90 East; Public; Website: https://www.fgc.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Lake City:

  • Santa Fe College (about 38 miles; Gainesville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 11,819)
  • University of Florida (about 42 miles; Gainesville, FL; FT enrollment: 43,357)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 60 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • Valdosta State University (about 60 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Jacksonville University (about 63 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 3,335)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 65 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • University of North Florida (about 68 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 13,870)

Public high schools in Lake City:

  • CHALLENGE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 979, Location: 1301 NW LABONTE LN, Grades: KG-12)
  • COLUMBIA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 440, Location: 469 SE FIGHTING TIGER DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • LAKE CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 329, Location: 843 SW ARLINGTON BLVD, Grades: 6-12)
  • RICHARDSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 311, Location: 646 SE PENNSYLVANIA ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • COLUMBIA VIRTUAL FRANCHISE (Location: 372 W DUVAL ST, Grades: 6-12)
  • RESIDENTIAL SERVICES (Location: 444 W DUVAL ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • BELMONT ACADEMY (Location: 1476 SW WALTER AVE, Grades: KG-10, Charter school)

Private high schools in Lake City:

  • NEW GENERATION SCHOOL (Students: 194, Location: 159 SW SPENCER CT STE 106, Grades: 2-12)
  • LAKE CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 141, Location: 3035 SW PINEMOUNT RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • COVENANT COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 77, Location: 2019 SW MAIN BLVD, Grades: KG-12)
  • A PLUS LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 56, Location: 810 SW FAITH RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • THE BLAKE SCHOOL OF LAKE CITY (Students: 37, Location: 7443 HIGHWAY 90 W, Grades: PK-12)
  • TABERNACLE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 15, Location: 144 SE MONTROSE AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • SPRINGVILLE PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 8, Location: 787 NE BROADWAY AVE, Grades: 7-11)
  • JOY EXPLOSION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 5, Location: 3134 SW PINEMOUNT RD, Grades: 6-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Lake City:

Private elementary/middle school in Lake City:

  • EPIPHANY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 94, Location: 1937 SW EPIPHANY CT, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Lake City

Library in Lake City:

  • COLUMBIA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,413,890; Location: 308 NW COLUMBIA AVENUE; 115,061 books; 27,451 e-books; 4,725 audio materials; 6,084 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 217 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • A private school not listed on this site: Tabernacle Baptist Academy 144 SE Montrose Ave. Lake City, FL 32025 Phone - 386-752-4274

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lake City: Lake City Amtrak Station (A), Columbia County Historical Museum (B), Lake City Public Library (C), Columbia County Sheriff's Office (D), Columbia County Criminal Investigations (E), Lake City Police Department (F), Columbia County Sheriff's Office (G), Lake City Fire Department (H), Florida Department of Transportation District 2 Office (I), Florida Highway Patrol Station (J), Robert B Harkness Armory-Florida National Guard (K), Columbia Substation 252 (L), Lake City-Columbia County Girls Club (M), Lake City-Columbia County Historical Museum (N), Southside Community Center (O), Lake City Chamber of Commerce (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Lake City Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Lake City: CNB FLORIDA BANCSHARES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Lake City include: Victory Tabernacle (A), Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church (B), True Church of God and Unity (C), Trinity United Methodist Church (D), Southside Baptist Church (E), Souls Harbor Church Of God In Christ (F), Shekinah Baptist Church (G), Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), Parkview Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memorial Cemetery (1), Oak Lawn Cemetery (2), Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Hamburg (A), Gwen Lake (B), Alligator Lake (C), Lake De Soto (D), Lake Isabella (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Lake City include: Youngs Park (1), Memorial Stadium (2), Annie Mattox Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Lake City Columbia County Historical Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 157 Southeast Hernando Avenue), Columbia Skate Palace (Amusement & Theme Parks; 603 Northwest Hall Of Fame Drive).

Hotels: Angels Cove Motel (5369 Us Highway 41), Best Western Lake City Inn (3598 US 90 West), A-1 Inn (2984 West US Highway 90), Comfort Inn (Us 90 & I-75), Comfort Inn Lake City (3525 US 90 West).

Courts: Columbia County - Clerk Of Circuit Court (Courthouse), Columbia County - Court Administration- Mediation Director (Courthouse), Columbia County Teen Court (690 East Duval Street), Columbia County - Court Administration (Courthouse), Columbia County - Court Administration- Family Courts Unit (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Brian Allen - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Apr 1, 1978), Dwight Stansel - Politician, Gerard Warren - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jul 25, 1978), Jerome Carter - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Oct 25, 1982), Randy Jackson (offensive lineman) - College football player, Shayne Edge - College football player, Brian Allen (linebacker) - Football player, Chris T. Sullivan - Businessperson, Sampson Genus - Football player, Pat Summerall - (born 1930), football player, broadcaster.

Columbia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake City and their reported violations in the past:

MOUNTAIN TOP MINISTRIES (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
BRANDON-BRENT WTP (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COLLEGE MANOR (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CANNON CREEK MHP (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
COUNTRY DALE ESTATES (Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In DEC-01-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
M/H PARK, INC. (FKA - LEE'S MHP) (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2012)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2012)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
SUPER 8 MOTEL (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-03-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE CITY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-05-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2007), St BCA signed (FEB-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2008)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake City that have no violations reported:

  • OAKS 'N PINES (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STOP N GO #2 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MUNCHIES FOOD STORE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VFW POST 2206 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • S ; S STORE #47 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • S ; S # 36 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • S ; S STORE #46 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • S ; S STORE #35 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • S ; S STORE #25 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • S ; S #50 (SCAFF'S SUPERMARKET) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.9%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Lake City in 2010:

  • 662 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 114 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 34 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Lake City in 2000:

  • 252 people in nursing homes
  • 145 people in institutions for the blind
  • 71 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Banks with branches in Lake City (2011 data):

  • Columbia Bank: at 173 Northwest Hillsboro Street, Westside Office, South Office, Turner Road Office. Info updated 2006/07/12: Bank assets: $219.3 mil, Deposits: $170.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Columbia Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Federal Bank of Florida: 1255 South First Street Branch, Highway 90 W. Branch, First Federal Bank Of Florida. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $978.4 mil, Deposits: $771.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Main Boulevard Branch, Baya Avenue Branch, West 90 Office. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Peoples State Bank: at 350 Sw Main Boulevard, branch established on 1999/04/28; West Office Branch at 3882 West Us Highway 90, branch established on 2007/02/20. Info updated 2010/09/30: Bank assets: $73.6 mil, Deposits: $64.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Psb Bancgroup, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: South 1st Street Branch at 355 Sw Bentley Pl, branch established on 1979/07/11; Gleasons Mall at 2357 Sthy 90 West, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Heritage Bank of the South: West Duval Branch at 463 West Duval Street, branch established on 1990/06/30. Info updated 2011/08/22: Bank assets: $1,086.7 mil, Deposits: $905.6 mil, headquarters in Albany, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • Prosperity Bank: Lake City Branch at 295 Nw Commons Loop, Suite 101, branch established on 2008/09/29. Info updated 2010/09/01: Bank assets: $779.3 mil, Deposits: $533.6 mil, headquarters in Saint Augustine, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Banking Company, The

For population 15 years and over in Lake City:

Marital status in Lake City, FL
  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 29.5%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

For population 25 years and over in Lake City:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lake City
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Religion statistics for Lake City, FL (based on Columbia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,86982
Mainline Protestant3,20216
Black Protestant2,33815
Catholic1,6521
Other1,1106
None40,360-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Columbia County:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Columbia County:

7.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Columbia County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.1%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.6%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.2%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake City:

46.4%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.2%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake City:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

35.5%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Lake City:

54.7%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.7%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake City, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 41$146,744$42,9490$0
Streets and Highways 29$71,080$29,4120$0
Water Supply 25$74,379$35,7020$0
Sewerage 22$71,342$38,9140$0
Firefighters 20$77,647$46,5880$0
Financial Administration 16$52,853$39,6400$0
Gas Supply 15$39,024$31,2190$0
Other and Unallocable 15$39,451$31,5610$0
Other Government Administration 12$42,245$42,2450$0
Police - Other 11$30,385$33,1473$7,202
Parks and Recreation 8$23,840$35,7604$3,250
Airports 4$11,367$34,1010$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$31,308$187,8480$0
Totals for Government 220$711,665$38,8187$10,452

Lake City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,425,000 ($117.16)
    Sewerage: $950,000 ($78.11)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $3,764,000 ($309.46)
    Police Protection: $3,750,000 ($308.31)
    Gas Utilities: $3,020,000 ($248.29)
    Financial Administration: $2,896,000 ($238.10)
    Sewerage: $2,510,000 ($206.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,751,000 ($143.96)
    Regular Highways: $1,473,000 ($121.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,448,000 ($119.05)
    Air Transportation: $1,349,000 ($110.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $845,000 ($69.47)
    Central Staff Services: $521,000 ($42.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $482,000 ($39.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $430,000 ($35.35)
    General - Other: $415,000 ($34.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $178,000 ($14.63)
    Health - Other: $65,000 ($5.34)
    Public Welfare - Other: $40,000 ($3.29)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $6,371,000 ($523.80)
    Corporate Bonds: $4,583,000 ($376.80)
    Corporate Stocks: $3,833,000 ($315.14)
    Benefit Payments: $1,612,000 ($132.53)
    Other Investments - Other: $1,263,000 ($103.84)
    Withdrawals: $29,000 ($2.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $303,000 ($24.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $2,801,000 ($230.29)
    Regular Highways: $668,000 ($54.92)
    Police Protection: $550,000 ($45.22)
    Financial Administration: $146,000 ($12.00)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($2.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($1.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,504,000 ($699.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,974,000 ($162.30)

Lake City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,154,000 ($341.53)
    Other: $2,537,000 ($208.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,601,000 ($131.63)
    Air Transportation: $994,000 ($81.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $153,000 ($12.58)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $406,000 ($33.38)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $312,000 ($25.65)
    Local Employee Contribution: $218,000 ($17.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $540,000 ($44.40)
    Other: $72,000 ($5.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $142,000 ($11.67)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $954,000 ($78.43)
    Rents: $496,000 ($40.78)
    Special Assessments: $138,000 ($11.35)
    Sale of Property: $131,000 ($10.77)
    Interest Earnings: $103,000 ($8.47)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($2.55)
    Donations From Private Sources: $30,000 ($2.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,066,000 ($580.94)
    Gas Utilities: $3,400,000 ($279.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,177,000 ($178.99)
    General Local Government Support: $721,000 ($59.28)
    Health and Hospitals: $276,000 ($22.69)
    Sewerage: $128,000 ($10.52)
    Highways: $30,000 ($2.47)
  • Tax - Property: $2,962,000 ($243.53)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,777,000 ($146.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,270,000 ($104.42)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,033,000 ($84.93)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $913,000 ($75.06)
    Other License: $89,000 ($7.32)

Lake City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,466,000 ($3902.49)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,971,000 ($3861.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,534,000 ($454.99)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,039,000 ($414.29)

Lake City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,718,000 ($141.25)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $6,481,000 ($532.85)
    Total Federal Securities: $2,037,000 ($167.48)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,213,000 ($1250.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $155,000 ($12.74)

8.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.13%
Florida average:

7.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Alachua County, FL  0.92% ($40,874 average AGI)
from Suwannee County, FL  0.87% ($37,887)
from Duval County, FL  0.38% ($39,318)


6.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,221 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.75%
Florida average:

6.59%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Alachua County, FL  1.00% ($37,482 average AGI)
to Suwannee County, FL  0.77% ($32,529)
to Duval County, FL  0.41% ($45,467)
Businesses in Lake City, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts2Nike6
Applebee's1Nissan1
Arby's1OfficeMax1
AutoZone1Payless1
Bath & Body Works1Penske1
Best Western1Pizza Hut2
Blockbuster1Popeyes2
Burger King2Publix Super Markets1
CVS2Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Ramada1
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves1Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn2Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1Rue211
FedEx7SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop2Starbucks1
Goodwill1Steak 'n Shake1
H&R Block1Subway2
Hardee's3Super 81
Hilton1T-Mobile3
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
Honda1Tire Kingdom1
Howard Johnson1Travelodge2
IHOP1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul12
KFC1UPS14
La-Z-Boy2Vans1
Lane Furniture2Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza3Waffle House2
Lowe's1Walgreens1
Marriott1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets5

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake City:

  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGRO (960 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: POWER COUNTRY, INC)
  • WDSR (1340 AM; 1 kW; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: NEWMAN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMN (1430 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRUF (850 AM; 5 kW; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake City:

  • WQLC (102.1 FM; WATERTOWN, FL; Owner: LOUIS D. BOLTON, II)
  • WNFB (94.3 FM; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: NEWMAN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCJX (106.5 FM; FIVE POINTS, FL; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WQPW (95.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WLVO (106.1 FM; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: LEON F. PETTERSEN)
  • WOLR (91.3 FM; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: WOLR 91.3 FM, INC.)
  • WQHL-FM (98.1 FM; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WUFT-FM (89.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WYFB (90.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYGC (104.9 FM; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVHT (105.7 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHHZ (100.5 FM; NEWBERRY, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake City:

  • WFXU (Channel 57; LIVE OAK, FL; Owner: WFXU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W23AQ (Channel 23; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W39BZ (Channel 39; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: ERIC McBRIDE)
  • W66CQ (Channel 66; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: MARTHA RAYBURN)
  • WLCF-LP (Channel 11; LAKE CITY, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUFT (Channel 5; GAINESVILLE, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA)
  • WGFL (Channel 53; HIGH SPRINGS, FL; Owner: BUDD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
Lake City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Lake City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 56Number of bridges
  • 466ft / 142mTotal length
  • $960,000Total costs
  • 631,779Total average daily traffic
  • 121,878Total average daily truck traffic
  • 704,812Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lake City, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 61950-1959
  • 361960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lake City, FL

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 405. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 639 took place in 2008, and the least - 169 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Lake City, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.3%), and Structure Fires (24.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lake City, FL
    • 3,01557.3%Outside Fires
    • 1,26724.1%Structure Fires
    • 87516.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1092.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake City, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake City, Florida:

  • Lake City Days Inn, 3144 W Us Hwy 90, Lake City, Florida 32055 , Phone: (386) 752-9350, Fax: (386) 752-9350
  • Rodeway Inn, 205 SW Commerce Dr, Lake City, Florida 32025 , Phone: (386) 755-5203, Fax: (386) 755-5339
  • Scottish Inns, 827 W Howard St, Lake City, Florida 32055 , Phone: (386) 362-7828
  • Best Western Lake City Inn, 3598 US 90 W, Lake City, Florida 32055 , Phone: (386) 752-3801, Fax: (386) 755-4846
  • Americas Best Value Inn Of Lake City, 3835 US 90, Lake City, Florida 32055 , Phone: (386) 755-4664, Fax: (386) 758-7753
  • Travelodge, 3711 W Hwy 90, Lake City, Florida 32055 , Phone: (904) 755-9306
  • Econo Lodge South, 14113 S Us Hwy 441, Lake City, Florida 32024 , Phone: (386) 755-9311
  • Comfort Inn, 3525 US 90 W, Lake City, Florida 32055 , Phone: (386) 755-1344, Fax: (386) 752-8957
  • 16 other hotels and motels
All 24 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lake City, Florida
Most common first names in Lake City, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James36070.6 years
John32771.6 years
William31272.0 years
Robert24669.0 years
Mary22777.0 years
Charles18271.2 years
George16774.5 years
Joseph10771.0 years
Willie10273.8 years
Annie10079.0 years
Most common last names in Lake City, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams18373.6 years
Jones16474.3 years
Johnson12573.3 years
Smith11973.1 years
Davis11167.2 years
Brown10775.8 years
Thomas7872.9 years
Green7273.4 years
Wilson7076.2 years
Roberts6273.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake City, FL
  • 78.2%Electricity
  • 19.3%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake City, FL
  • 87.9%Electricity
  • 11.4%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lake City compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Lake City on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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