For population 25 years and over in Lake City:
For population 15 years and over in Lake City town:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,008 (1.5%)
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: Pernitas Point, TX (1.3 miles ), Edgewater-Paisano, TX (1.3 miles) , Lakeside, TX (1.5 miles ), Lakeshore Gardens-Hidden Acres, TX (1.9 miles ), Mathis, TX (1.9 miles ), Sandia, TX (2.0 miles ), K-Bar Ranch, TX (2.5 miles ), Orange Grove, TX (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 28.08 N, Longitude: 97.89 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 361
Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+12.4%).
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
Lake City-area historical tornado activity is below Texas state average. It is 14% greater 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 above Texas state average. It is 91% 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 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 Lake 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 the city center
On 5/16/1993 at 15:30:19, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from Lake City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bobby Burling - Soccer player.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake City:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.1%
(27.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 18.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Lake City compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Lake City (based on San Patricio County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.51%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake City government finances in 2002(per resident):
10.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,688 average adjusted gross income)
0.49% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,366 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
11.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,843 average adjusted gross income)
0.28% of residents moved to foreign countries ($759 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1