Lakeside is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,385 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lakeside is the 747th largest community in Texas.
Lakeside real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Lakeside house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Lakeside is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lakeside is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lakeside who work in office and administrative support (15.93%), sales jobs (9.76%), and management occupations (8.75%).
Of important note, Lakeside is also a town of artists. Lakeside has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lakeside’s character.
Lakeside is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Lakeside’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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!) Lakeside 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. Lakeside has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lakeside than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lakeside may be for you.
The education level of Lakeside citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.78% of adults in Lakeside have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Lakeside in 2010 was $38,319, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,276 for a family of four. However, Lakeside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lakeside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lakeside residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lakeside include English, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Lakeside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.