Lakeport, Texas

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Lakeport, Texas

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Lakeport strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

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Comparative Profile of Lakeport, Texas

Comparing Lakeport to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 5 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Working at Home 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Affordability of Rents 5 6
People Living Alone 5 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Lakeport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles S of Longview, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Gregg
Metro Area Longview - Marshall
Standard Zip Codes 75603
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.408
Longitude -94.705

Lakeport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Station LONGVIEW 11 SE
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 56 F
Apr Temp 55 to 76 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 57 to 77 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 48.2 inches
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Lakeport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 861 100%
Male 410 47.6%
Female 451 52.4%
Under 18 202 23.5%
18+ 659 76.5%
65+ 115 13.4%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 2.91
White 407 47.3%
African-American 413 48%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.6%
Other 29 3.4%
Mixed Race 5 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 48 5.6%

Estimated Lakeport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 910
Growth 49
Growth % 5.7%

Lakeport 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) 68.3%
German 7.7%
US/American 6.1%
Irish 5.1%
English 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Italian 2.1%
Scottish 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
African 0.6%
Norwegian 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Acadian/Cajun 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Lakeport 861 $45,000
Easton 524 $29,545
Hallsville 2,772 $49,868
Kilgore 11,301 $40,737
Longview 73,344 $42,378
Tatum 1,175 $30,119
White Oak 5,624 $50,781
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