Lake City, Texas

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Population in 2017: 523 (76% urban, 24% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 257  (49.3%)
Females: 266  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

57.4 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78368.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,609 (it was $31,146 in 2000)
Lake City:

$45,609
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,832 (it was $20,457 in 2000)

Lake City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,108 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Lake City:

$106,108
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,488; detached houses: $114,970; mobile homes: $72,970

Median gross rent in 2017: $625.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake City: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.6%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
  • Races in Lake City, TX (2010)
    • 32062.9%White alone
    • 18336.0%Hispanic
    • 40.8%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Lake City, Texas as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lake City is 426 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Texas average:

2.05
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Ancestries: American (14.0%), German (6.0%), English (4.3%), Irish (2.3%), French (1.7%), Czech (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 110 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 820 people per square mile   (low).

Lake City, Texas map

25 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

This town:

6.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,250 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $776 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Lake City, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lake City, TX in 2017
Lake City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+12.4%).
Most common industries in Lake City, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Public administration (12.0%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Public administration (16.2%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (8.1%)
  • Truck transportation (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.8%)
  • Utilities (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.1%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.6%)
Most common occupations in Lake City, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (13.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.8%)
  • Construction laborers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)

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 Lake 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 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 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 (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

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)

Points of interest:

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Birthplace of: Bobby Burling - Soccer player.

San Patricio County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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

For population 15 years and over in Lake City:

Marital status in Lake City, TX
  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Lake City:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,02414
Evangelical Protestant14,00879
Mainline Protestant3,63318
Other1,2027
Black Protestant5104
None24,427-
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: 9
Here:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
San Patricio County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 46
San Patricio County:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

9.4%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
San Patricio County:

27.1%
State:

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

15.1%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.8%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.7%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lake City:

23.2%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lake City:

10.9%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

52.7%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake City:

75.9%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake City, TX 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

8.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Nueces County, TX  2.63% ($43,982 average AGI)
from Aransas County, TX  0.73% ($40,385)
from Harris County, TX  0.31% ($61,063)


8.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Texas average:

7.26%

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 Nueces County, TX  2.61% ($45,957 average AGI)
to Aransas County, TX  0.72% ($47,538)
to Bexar County, TX  0.49% ($44,128)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.5mTotal length
  • $6,000Total costs
  • 315Total average daily traffic
  • 3Total average daily truck traffic
  • 300Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KD5EHX, Licensee ID: L01398242, Grant Date: 05/22/2018, Expiration Date: 05/22/2028, Certifier: Frank C Funke Jr, Registrant: Frank C Funke Jr, 23564 Park Road 25, Lake City, TX 78368-4159
  • Call Sign: W5ASD, Previous Call Sign: W5AUX, Licensee ID: L00224299, Grant Date: 04/03/2007, Expiration Date: 04/03/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/13/2015, Certifier: Stephen M Christoph, Registrant: Stephen M Christoph, 8284 Lakeview Dr, Lake City, TX 78368
  • Call Sign: KF5WSS, Licensee ID: L01805144, Grant Date: 08/02/2013, Expiration Date: 08/02/2023, Certifier: Ruben P Bahena Jr, Registrant: Ruben P Bahena Jr, 428 Stephens Loop, Lake City, TX 78368
  • Call Sign: K5DCN, Previous Call Sign: W5ASD, Licensee ID: L00224299, Grant Date: 06/13/2015, Expiration Date: 06/13/2025, Certifier: Stephen M Christoph, Registrant: Stephen M Christoph, 200 Lakeview Dr, Lake City, TX 78368

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake City, TX
  • 81.6%Electricity
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake City, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity


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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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