Lake City, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 1,774 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 805  (45.4%)
Females: 969  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37769.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $21,754 (it was $14,844 in 2000)
Lake City:

$21,754
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,318 (it was $10,615 in 2000)

Lake City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,329 (it was $52,600 in 2000)
Lake City:

$83,329
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $99,472; detached houses: $112,404; townhouses or other attached units: $139,832; mobile homes: $19,771

Median gross rent in 2017: $356.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake City: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.8%
(32.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 42.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lake City, TN (2010)
    • 1,72596.9%White alone
    • 221.2%Two or more races
    • 201.1%Hispanic
    • 60.3%Asian alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone
    • 10.06%Black alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Lake City, Tennessee as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake City is 156 to 1.


Crime rates in Lake City by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(53.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(106.8)
1
(53.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(111.3)
1
(55.6)
3
(168.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(427.1)
2
(107.1)
2
(108.9)
10
(541.1)
10
(556.5)
2
(111.2)
8
(450.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28
(1,495)
23
(1,232)
23
(1,252)
11
(595.2)
25
(1,391)
34
(1,891)
24
(1,351)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
86
(4,592)
85
(4,553)
100
(5,444)
18
(974.0)
68
(3,784)
75
(4,171)
89
(5,008)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(1,068)
12
(642.7)
10
(544.4)
3
(162.3)
7
(389.5)
4
(222.5)
11
(619.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(480.5)
3
(160.7)
1
(54.4)
2
(108.2)
2
(111.3)
2
(111.2)
3
(168.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)533.9357.3370.7201.8469.1356.0485.1

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 10 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.94
Tennessee average:

2.70
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Ancestries: American (69.3%), German (4.9%), English (3.6%), Irish (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1939

Elevation: 855 feet

Land area: 1.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,114 people per square mile   (low).

Lake City, Tennessee map

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $760 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $753 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (21.1 miles , pop. 173,890).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fayette, KY (126.3 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (432.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Norris, TN (2.3 miles ),
Andersonville, TN (2.6 miles ),
Clinchmore, TN (2.7 miles ),
Caryville, TN (2.7 miles ),
Jacksboro, TN (2.8 miles ),
Clinton, TN (2.9 miles ),
La Follette, TN (3.2 miles ),
New River, TN (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 36.22 N, Longitude: 84.16 W

Area code: 865

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

Lake City tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $47,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $11,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Lake City, TN residents
Average permit cost in Lake City, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Lake City, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Chemicals (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Lake City, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
  • Construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.2%)
  • Cashiers (9.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)

Average climate in Lake City, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lake City, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.742. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.742
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.44. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2015 was 0.00868. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00868
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Lake City-area historical tornado activity is below Tennessee state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Lake City town center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.2 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 150 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake City-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 137.5 miles away from Lake City center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 31.3 miles away from Lake City center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 145.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 256.5 miles away from Lake City center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 188.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 133.6 miles away from Lake City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Anderson County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake City:

  • ST MARYS NORTH HOSPITAL (901 S MAIN ST)
  • LAKE CITY CONVALESCENT NH INC (INDUSTRIAL PARK)
  • SUMMIT VIEW OF LAKE CITY, LLC (204 INDUSTRIAL PARK RD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake City:

  • Pellissippi State Community College (about 20 miles; Knoxville, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,271)
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville (about 23 miles; Knoxville, TN; FT enrollment: 25,483)
  • Roane State Community College (about 36 miles; Harriman, TN; FT enrollment: 4,302)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 36 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (about 38 miles; Harrogate, TN; FT enrollment: 3,706)
  • Walters State Community College (about 50 miles; Morristown, TN; FT enrollment: 4,359)
  • Somerset Community College (about 64 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake City:

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Library in Lake City:

  • LAKE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $76,593; Location: 226 NORTH MAIN ST.; 31,613 books; 697 audio materials; 1,361 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 69 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Lake City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Lake City: Willow Brook Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Wilson Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Right Fork Coal Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Briceville Friendship Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 165 Phillips Lane).

Hotel: Blue Haven Motel (445 North Main Street).

Birthplace of: Catherine Wiley - Painter.

Anderson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

LAKE CITY WATER DEPT (Population served: 2,386, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAY-20-2013 to JUL-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010)
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In APR-01-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-28-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-30-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.4%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
116 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
122 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Lake City (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Lake City Branch at 506 South Main Street, branch established on 1983/05/27. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lake City Branch at 201 South Main Street, branch established on 1976/05/17. 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

For population 15 years and over in Lake City:

Marital status in Lake City, TN
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 14.4%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Lake City:

  • High school or higher: 68.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lake City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake City, TN (based on Anderson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,31294
Mainline Protestant7,22021
Catholic3,2953
Other1,4346
Black Protestant8104
Orthodox2801
None25,778-
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: 16
Anderson County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Anderson County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Anderson County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Anderson County:

13.5%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Anderson County:

28.6%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lake City:

47.2%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake City:

39.3%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
Lake City:

28.3
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.0%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.3%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake City:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.8%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

53.5%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake City:

72.6%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake City, TN 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 7$18,091$31,0130$0
Firefighters 4$7,892$23,6761$492
Water Supply 3$5,879$23,5160$0
Financial Administration 3$6,160$24,6400$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,183$25,0980$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,233$19,3980$0
Sewerage 2$6,052$36,3120$0
Police - Other 2$5,350$32,1003$2,376
Streets and Highways 1$1,816$21,7920$0
Fire - Other 0$0 7$254
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$150
Totals for Government 26$58,656$27,07216$3,272

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

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $120,000 ($67.64)
    Sewerage: $118,000 ($66.52)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $899,000 ($506.76)
    Police Protection: $445,000 ($250.85)
    Water Utilities: $245,000 ($138.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $157,000 ($88.50)
    Sewerage: $144,000 ($81.17)
    Central Staff Services: $137,000 ($77.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $122,000 ($68.77)
    Regular Highways: $109,000 ($61.44)
    General Public Buildings: $107,000 ($60.32)
    Financial Administration: $102,000 ($57.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($47.91)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($13.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $91,000 ($51.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $949,000 ($534.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($19.17)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $441,000 ($248.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000 ($56.93)
    Other: $22,000 ($12.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $163,000 ($91.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($18.04)
    General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($14.09)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($6.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $337,000 ($189.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $254,000 ($143.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $194,000 ($109.36)
    Water Utilities: $191,000 ($107.67)
    Highways: $158,000 ($89.06)
    Other: $74,000 ($41.71)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $411,000 ($231.68)
    Property: $305,000 ($171.93)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $92,000 ($51.86)
    Other Selective Sales: $69,000 ($38.90)
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,000 ($7.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $2,000 ($1.13)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $925,000 ($521.42)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $925,000 ($521.42)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,428,000 ($804.96)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,000 ($23.68)

7.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,436 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

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 Knox County, TN  2.74% ($38,648 average AGI)
from Roane County, TN  0.47% ($39,216)
from Campbell County, TN  0.46% ($34,553)


7.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,006 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

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 Knox County, TN  2.86% ($51,501 average AGI)
to Roane County, TN  0.66% ($45,617)
to Campbell County, TN  0.35% ($31,818)
Businesses in Lake City, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Cracker Barrel1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake City:

  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WQBB (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POWELL, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WNOX (990 AM; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN)
  • WATO (1290 AM; 5 kW; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • WVLZ (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: KIRKLAND WIRELESS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRJZ (620 AM; 5 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC)
  • WYSH (1380 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CLINTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WECO (940 AM; 5 kW; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY B/CASTING CO.)
  • WMTY (670 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FARRAGUT, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WLAF (1450 AM; 1 kW; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: CAMPBELL COUNTY B/CING. CORP.)
  • WMEN (760 AM; daytime; 2 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THOMAS MOFFIT JR.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake City:

  • WDVX (89.9 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: CUMBERLAND COMMUNITIES COMMUNI CORP.)
  • WOKI-FM (100.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: OAK RIDGE FM, INC.)
  • WUOT (91.9 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • WJXB-FM (97.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WQLA-FM (104.9 FM; LA FOLLETTE, TN; Owner: LAFOLLETTE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WIMZ-FM (103.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMM., CORP.)
  • WYFC (95.3 FM; CLINTON, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRMX-FM (106.7 FM; NORRIS, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYLV (89.1 FM; ALCOA, TN; Owner: FOOTHILLS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIVK-FM (107.7 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWST (102.1 FM; SEVIERVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMIK-FM (92.7 FM; MIDDLESBORO, KY; Owner: GATEWAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMYU (93.1 FM; KARNS, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WYIL-FM (98.7 FM; OLIVER SPRINGS, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKHT (104.5 FM; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WECO-FM (101.3 FM; WARTBURG, TN; Owner: MORGAN COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEKX (102.7 FM; JELLICO, TN; Owner: WHITLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCTU (105.9 FM; TAZEWELL, TN; Owner: STAIR COMPANY, INC)
  • WWSR (105.7 FM; ROCKWOOD, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNFZ (94.3 FM; OAK RIDGE, TN; Owner: JOHN W. PIRKLE)

TV broadcast stations around Lake City:

  • WVLT-TV (Channel 8; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WVLT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WKOP-TV (Channel 15; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBIR-TV (Channel 10; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: GANNETT PACIFIC CORPORATION)
  • WATE-TV (Channel 6; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: WATE, G.P.)
  • WTNZ (Channel 43; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WEEE-LP (Channel 32; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEZK-LP (Channel 28; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDTT-LP (Channel 38; LENOIR CITY, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46DC (Channel 46; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXK (Channel 54; JELLICO, TN; Owner: PAXSON KNOXVILLE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFEM-LP (Channel 12; HEISKELL, ETC., TN; Owner: H. EARL MARLAR)
  • W50CG (Channel 50; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W56CM (Channel 56; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • Lake City, Tennessee
  • Fatal accident count41
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents67
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:13
  • Fatalities47
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents127
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Tennessee average
  • Fatal accident count21250
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents31597
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons8296
  • Fatalities23684
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents52981
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1297
See more detailed statistics of Lake City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 636ft / 194mTotal length
  • $10,020,000Total costs
  • 912,785Total average daily traffic
  • 147,513Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Lake City, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 181960-1969
  • 161970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lake City, TN
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$117,6901$112,9207$125,0301$4,5601$82,9800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$56,7700$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$60,0900$03$120,9002$7,6150$01$31,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$199,6400$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$104,1200$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$113,3401$121,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake City, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lake City, TN - Value

2003 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 26. The highest number of fire incidents - 71 took place in 2010, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lake City, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.3%), and Outside Fires (39.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lake City, TN
    • 17144.3%Structure Fires
    • 15139.1%Outside Fires
    • 4110.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 236.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake City, TN
Most common first names in Lake City, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7572.6 years
James6071.8 years
John5474.4 years
Mary5077.5 years
Robert3371.9 years
Charles3368.5 years
George2171.0 years
Clyde2072.4 years
Minnie1984.2 years
Carl1968.2 years
Most common last names in Lake City, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Phillips6570.5 years
Foust6475.8 years
Wilson5269.6 years
Sharp4975.7 years
Hatmaker3777.1 years
Cox3176.5 years
Hawkins3075.5 years
Martin2974.9 years
Johnson2979.0 years
Lindsay2571.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake City, TN
  • 50.6%Electricity
  • 49.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake City, TN
  • 60.9%Electricity
  • 38.4%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lake City compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Lake City on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in crews of maritime vessels (population 1,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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