Lake City is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,677 people and just one neighborhood, Lake City is the 174th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Lake City was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lake City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lake City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake City who work in sales jobs (12.47%), office and administrative support (10.48%) and healthcare (10.21%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Lake City’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Lake City is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.78 minutes getting to work every day.