Lake Park, North Carolina

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Lake Park, North Carolina

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High Points

Lake Park strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Lake Park People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Lake Park Low Rate of Poverty
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Lake Park College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Lake Park Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Lake Park Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Lake Park, North Carolina

Comparing Lake Park to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 9
Racial Diversity 8 4
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 2 2
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Lake Park Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,093 100%
Male 1,010 48.3%
Female 1,083 51.7%
Under 18 646 30.9%
18+ 1,447 69.1%
65+ 121 5.8%
Median Age 32.7
Average Family Size 3.13
White 1,901 90.8%
African-American 108 5.2%
Asian 29 1.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 0.5%
Other 9 0.4%
Mixed Race 32 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 52 2.5%

Estimated Lake Park Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,562
Growth 469
Growth % 22.4%

Lake Park 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
German 15.3%
US/American 13.4%
English 10.5%
Irish 10.2%
Italian 6.1%
Scotch-Irish 5.3%
Scottish 4.1%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Polish 1.9%
Russian 1.8%
British 1.5%
Dutch 1.1%
Welsh 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Swedish 0.7%
Iranian 0.6%
Turkish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
European 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Belgian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Portuguese 0.4%
Norwegian 0.3%
Jamaican 0.3%
African 0.3%
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Palestinian 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lake Park, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hemby (28079)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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