Lake City, FL

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Lake City profile

Living in Lake City

Lake City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 12,116 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Lake City is the 180th largest community in Florida.

Lake City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lake City is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake City who work in sales jobs (13.20%), healthcare (10.66%), and food service (10.47%).

The education level of Lake City citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.76% of adults 25 and older in Lake City have a college degree.

The per capita income in Lake City in 2010 was $20,996, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,984 for a family of four. However, Lake City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lake City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lake City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lake City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lake City include English, Irish, German, African, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Lake City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.