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People

Total Population 1,766
Male Share of the Population 44.3%
Female Share of the Population 55.7%
Senior Citizens 26.6%
Employed Population 16+ 739
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 49.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,935
% Above Poverty Level 80.3%
% Below Poverty Level 19.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.2%
Median Gross Rent $496
Median House Value $72,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.1%
US/American 0%
English 12.1%
Irish 11.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lake City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles W of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 93 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Calhoun
Standard Zip Codes 51449
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.267
Longitude -94.733

Lake City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ROCKWELL CITY
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Station SAC CITY
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Station STORM LAKE 2 E
Distance 33.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Auburn 278 $46,250
Lanesboro 114 $32,292
Lidderdale 139 $47,500
Lohrville 371 $56,250
Lytton 315 $59,286

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Lake City Public Libraries

Library
Lake City Public Library
120 N ILLINOIS
Lake City, Iowa
(712) 464-3413

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Lake City Hospitals

STEWART MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1301 W MAIN
(712) 464-3171
Emergency Service: Yes

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Lake City High Schools

SOUTHERN CAL JR-SR HIGH
709 W MAIN ST
712-464-7211
Serves 307 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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