Lake City, MN


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Lake City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 5,027 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lake City is the 143rd largest community in Minnesota.

Unlike some cities, Lake City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lake City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 office and administrative support (11.93%), sales jobs (10.21%), and management occupations (7.64%).

Overall, Lake City’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

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 18.67 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Lake City citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.31% of adults in Lake City have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lake City in 2010 was $26,478, which is middle income relative to Minnesota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,912 for a family of four. However, Lake City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Lake City include Irish, Norwegian, Swedish, and English.

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

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