For population 25 years and over in Lake:
For population 15 years and over in Lake town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $317 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (51.2 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (167.3 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (400.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Conehatta, MS (2.9 miles ), Forest, MS (3.0 miles ), Newton, MS (3.2 miles ), Decatur, MS (3.8 miles ), Sebastopol, MS (4.0 miles ), Montrose, MS (4.0 miles) , Hickory, MS (4.2 miles ), Morton, MS (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.34 N, Longitude: 89.33 W
Area code: 601
Population change in the 1990s: -150 (-26.9%).
Work and jobs in Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Lake, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Lake-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 254% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/23/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Lake town center killed 32 people and injured 241 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 tornado 9.4 miles away from the town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.1 miles away from Lake center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from Lake center
On 5/16/2008 at 18:39:14, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Scott County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jim Lyle - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Lake:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake:
Public high school in Lake:
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Public elementary/middle school in Lake:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Lake and their reported violations in the past:HIGH HILL WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 516, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:LAKE WATER WORKS (Population served: 408, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 36.3%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.8% for Black residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lake compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Lake (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Lake (based on Scott County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lake government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,949 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,405 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Lake:
Lake fatal accident list:
Sep 15, 1990 09:40 PM, Lake-Norri, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lake)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lake, MS