Lakeside, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 717 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +48.1%
Males: 395  (55.2%)
Females: 322  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50588.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,356 (it was $39,135 in 2000)
Lakeside:

$54,356
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,093 (it was $15,724 in 2000)

Lakeside city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,550 (it was $71,800 in 2000)
Lakeside:

$120,550
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $109,833; Detached houses: $117,084; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,931; In 2-unit structures: $59,172; Mobile homes: $41,471

Median gross rent in 2012: $737.

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  • White alone - 347 (58.2%)
  • Hispanic - 191 (32.0%)
  • Asian alone - 34 (5.7%)
  • Black alone - 12 (2.0%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lakeside: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (31.5%), Irish (9.3%), United States (4.0%), Norwegian (2.6%), English (1.6%), Danish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/15/1933

Elevation: 1408 feet

Land area: 0.18 square miles.

Population density: 3,944 people per square mile   (average).

Lakeside,IA real estate house value index trend

Lakeside, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Lakeside:

  • High school or higher: 64.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lakeside city:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 65.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

229 residents are foreign born (3.9% Asia).

This city:  28.8%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Lakeside, Iowa as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lakeside to the number of sex offenders is 355 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,133 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,238 (1.1%)

Lakeside satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux City, IA (62.8 miles , pop. 85,013).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (103.4 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (387.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Storm Lake, IA (1.5 miles ), Truesdale, IA (2.7 miles) , Alta, IA (2.8 miles ), Nemaha, IA (2.9 miles) , Newell, IA (3.0 miles ), Schaller, IA (3.2 miles ), Early, IA (3.3 miles ), Varina, IA (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $145,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.62 N, Longitude: 95.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 712

Lakeside household income distribution Lakeside home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -36 (-6.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (67%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Food processing workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Lakeside, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lakeside-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Lakeside city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/23/1952, a category F4 tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lakeside-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 215.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 239.6 miles away from Lakeside center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 189.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 218.4 miles away from Lakeside center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 185.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Lakeside topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lakeside:

  • BUENA VISTA COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH AND HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • NORTH LAKE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • RENAL CENTER OF STORM LAKE, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • BUENA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 3 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • BUENA VISTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • FAITH, HOPE, AND CHARITY (Hospital, about 4 miles away; STORM LAKE, IA)
  • ALTA MEMORIAL HOSP (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ALTA, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lakeside:

  • Buena Vista University (about 3 miles; Storm Lake, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 51 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 57 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 61 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa State University (about 89 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • University of South Dakota (about 90 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Wayne State College (about 98 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)

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Buena Vista County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.8%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lakeside compared to Iowa state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lakeside travel time to work - commute Lakeside mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lakeside city (based on Buena Vista County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.90%
Here: 66.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents23.1%19.5%18.4%15.8%9.1%
Congregations23.3%16.3%4.7%14.0%7.0%
NameEvangelical Free Church of AmericaUnited Church of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of Christ The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents3.1%3.1%2.9%1.3%3.6%
Congregations7.0%9.3%4.7%2.3%11.6%
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: 5
Buena Vista County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Buena Vista County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

9.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Buena Vista County:

28.2%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.4%
State:

14.5%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$262
Other Government Administration 1$2,128$25,5360$0
Totals for Government 1$2,128$25,5361$262

Lakeside government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $62,000 ($86.47)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($86.47)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($76.71)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($29.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($16.74)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($15.34)
    Fire Protection: $7,000 ($9.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($8.37)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($5.58)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($5.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($4.18)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($2.79)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($2.79)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($2.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($5.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,000 ($20.92)

Lakeside government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $42,000 ($58.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($6.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($22.32)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($1.39)
    Rents: $1,000 ($1.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,000 ($58.58)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $39,000 ($54.39)
    General Support: $5,000 ($6.97)
  • Tax - Property: $48,000 ($66.95)
    Total General Sales: $37,000 ($51.60)
    NEC: $2,000 ($2.79)

Lakeside government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $395,000 ($550.91)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakeside:

  • KAYL (990 AM; 0 kW; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakeside:

  • KAYL-FM (101.7 FM; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KBVU-FM (97.5 FM; ALTA, IA; Owner: BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY)
  • KTFG (102.9 FM; SIOUX RAPIDS, IA; Owner: DONALD A. SWANSON)
  • K242AM (96.3 FM; NEWELL, IA; Owner: GOOD NEWS NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTPR (91.1 FM; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
  • KKIA (92.9 FM; IDA GROVE, IA; Owner: JIM DANDY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lakeside:

  • K47FZ (Channel 47; STORM LAKE, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KTIN (Channel 21; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

Lakeside fatal accident list:

Jun 9, 1997 04:01 AM, Lake Shore, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

Lakeside on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers"
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