Lake View, Alabama

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Lake View, Alabama

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High Points

Lake View strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Lake View People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Lake View Median Family Income
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Lake View Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 6% Lake View Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Lake View, Alabama

Comparing Lake View to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Well-Paid Single Men 4 7
Racial Diversity 3 2
Age of the Population 3 2
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 10 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
People Above Poverty 9 10
College Educated Adults 7 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 4 7
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 5
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2
People Living Alone 1 1

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Lake View Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles SW of Hoover, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Jefferson
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35111
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.26
Longitude -87.14

Lake View Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 53.9 inches
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Lake View Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,357 100%
Male 681 50.2%
Female 676 49.8%
Under 18 391 28.8%
18+ 966 71.2%
65+ 100 7.4%
Median Age 34.1
Average Family Size 3.17
White 1,321 97.3%
African-American 11 0.8%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 21 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Lake View Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,647
Growth 290
Growth % 21.4%

Lake View Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 30.5%
English 15.1%
Irish 14.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
German 9.3%
Scotch-Irish 5.4%
Italian 4.9%
Scottish 4%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Dutch 2.3%
British 0.8%
Norwegian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
European 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lake View 1,357 $60,119
Bessemer 29,672 $28,230
Brookwood 1,483 $46,071
Coaling 1,115 $55,125
North Johns 142 $33,750
Vance 500 $50,833
West Blocton 1,372 $38,854
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Lake View High Schools (2004)

Serves 1,384 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

Lake View Colleges

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