Lake is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 326 people and just one neighborhood, Lake is the 230th largest community in Mississippi.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Lake, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 39.89% of Lake’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Lake is a town of professionals, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lake who work in healthcare (20.77%), office and administrative support (9.84%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.74%).
Of important note, Lake is also a town of artists. Lake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lake’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Lake’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Lake has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Lake has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lake than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lake may be for you.
Lake is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.