Lake City is a tiny city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 843 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lake City is the 501st largest community in Michigan.
When you are in Lake City, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.46% of Lake City’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Lake City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake City who work in sales jobs (20.15%), food service (9.69%), and personal care services (8.93%).
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.
The percentage of people in Lake City with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.30% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lake City in 2010 was $16,941, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,764 for a family of four.
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 Irish, Dutch, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Lake City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.