Lake City, Texas

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Population in 2013: 512 (76% urban, 24% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 267  (52.3%)
Females: 245  (47.7%)
Median resident age:  50.4 years
Texas median age:  30.8 years

Zip codes: 78368.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,541 (it was $31,146 in 2000)
Lake City:

$41,541
TX:

$50,740
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,629 (it was $20,457 in 2000)

Lake City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,995 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Lake City:

$77,995
TX:

$129,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $79,184; Detached houses: $84,190; Mobile homes: $62,676

Median gross rent in 2012: $432.

Lake City races chart
  • White alone - 320 (62.9%)
  • Hispanic - 183 (36.0%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake City: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.8%), Irish (13.8%), English (8.5%), United States (6.8%), Greek (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 110 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 803 people per square mile   (low).

Lake City,TX real estate house value index trend

Lake City, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in Lake City:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake City town:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 21.7%

22 residents are foreign born

This town:  3.9%
Texas:  16.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,020 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,029 (1.3%)

Lake City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (37.6 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (102.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities: Edgewater Estates, TX (1.3 miles) , Pernitas Point, TX (1.3 miles ), Edgewater-Paisano, TX (1.3 miles) , Paisano Park, TX (1.4 miles) , Lakeshore Gardens-Hidden Acres, TX (1.9 miles ), Mathis, TX (1.9 miles ), Sandia, TX (2.0 miles ), Casa Blanca, TX (2.4 miles) .

Latitude: 28.08 N, Longitude: 97.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 361

Lake City household income distribution Lake City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (28%)
  • Finance and insurance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Business operations specialists (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)

Work and jobs in Lake City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake City, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake City-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/16/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.8 miles away from the Lake City town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/29/1976, a category F3 tornado 17.2 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake City-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 52.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 364.2 miles away from Lake City center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from Lake City center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 382.9 miles away from the 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 San Patricio County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake City topographic map

Birthplace of: Bobby Burling - Soccer player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake City:

  • LAKEVIEW HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MATHIS, TX)
  • AMERICAN MEDICAL HOME HEALTH SERVICES MATHIS (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MATHIS, TX)

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

  • Coastal Bend College (about 26 miles; Beeville, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • Del Mar College (about 37 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Texas A & M University-Kingsville (about 39 miles; Kingsville, TX; FT enrollment: 9,295)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 43 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Victoria College (about 76 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 76 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 3,110)
  • Palo Alto College (about 95 miles; San Antonio, TX; FT enrollment: 5,055)

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San Patricio County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.0%
(28.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.3%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lake City compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lake City travel time to work - commute Lake City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake City town (based on San Patricio County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.51%
Here: 56.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents54.5%24.1%7.7%3.6%1.8%
Congregations14.8%25.0%9.1%13.6%4.5%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchPentecostal Church of GodEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.1%0.9%3.4%
Congregations6.8%2.3%1.1%2.3%20.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
San Patricio County:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
San Patricio County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
San Patricio County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
San Patricio County:

27.1%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

15.7%
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

8.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($181 average AGI)
San Patricio County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nueces County, TX  2.58% ($36,324 average AGI)
from Aransas County, TX  0.51% ($36,361)
from Bexar County, TX  0.37% ($29,151)


9.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,468 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.23%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($519 average AGI)
San Patricio County:

0.10%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nueces County, TX  2.98% ($33,803 average AGI)
to Aransas County, TX  0.54% ($33,548)
to Bexar County, TX  0.51% ($52,748)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake City:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KOPY (1070 AM; 1 kW; ALICE, TX; Owner: SENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • KVOZ (890 AM; 12 kW; DEL MAR HILLS, TX; Owner: CONSOLIDATED RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KIBL (1490 AM; 1 kW; BEEVILLE, TX; Owner: LA RADIO CRISTIANA NETWORK, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KDAE (1590 AM; 1 kW; SINTON, TX; Owner: NUECES RADIO PARTNERS, LP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake City:

  • KMXR (93.9 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSAB (99.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOUL (103.7 FM; SINTON, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KRYS-FM (99.1 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFTX (97.5 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: QUALITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLTG (96.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KLUX (89.5 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: DIOCESAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KRXB (107.1 FM; BEEVILLE, TX; Owner: SHAFFER COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • KKLM (88.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZFM (95.5 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: MALKAN FM ASSOCIATES)
  • KMIQ (104.9 FM; ROBSTOWN, TX; Owner: COTTON BROADCASTING)
  • KKBA (92.7 FM; KINGSVILLE, TX; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • KBNJ (91.7 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: WORLD RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KEDT-FM (90.3 FM; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BRAODCASTING SYSTEM)
  • KNDA (102.9 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: GUERRA ENTERPRISES)
  • KLHB (98.3 FM; ODEM, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KUKA (105.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, TX; Owner: IDEAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOPY-FM (92.1 FM; ALICE, TX; Owner: SCENDERO MULTIMEDIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake City:

  • KZTV (Channel 10; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: EAGLE CREEK BROADCASTING OF CORPUS CHRISTI, LLC)
  • KORO (Channel 28; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIII (Channel 3; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 3 OF CORPUS CHRISTI, INC.)
  • KRIS-TV (Channel 6; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: KVOA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEDT (Channel 16; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • K50DW (Channel 50; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K57FC (Channel 57; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KXCC-CA (Channel 45; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: CASA OF CORPUS CHRISTI, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCX-LP (Channel 50; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD5EHX, Licensee ID: L01398242
    Grant Date: 05/09/2008, Expiration Date: 05/21/2018, Certifier: Frank C Funke Jr
    Registrant: Frank C Funke Jr, 23564 Park Road 25, Lake City, TX 78368

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