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Lake City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

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The Borough of Lake City had a population of 3,017 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Lake City is located at latitude 42.0177 and longitude -80.3463 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Lake City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 718 feet.

The Borough of Lake City (GNIS ID: 1215213) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake City: Miles Grove, North Girard.

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Lake City, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,017
Daytime Population: Workers 748
Daytime Population: Residents 1,515
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,263
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 3,007
Population in Familes 2,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 1,678
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $44,885
Average Household Income $54,564
Per Capita Income $20,318


Total Housing Units 1,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 844 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $110,986
Average Home Value $119,639


Total Households 1,119
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 818
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.06% -0.14%
Households 0.02% -0.11%
Families -0.05% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Lake City, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake City to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 447 75th
Population Density # 791 55th
Diversity Index # 970 45th
Median Household Income # 1200 32nd
Per Capita Income # 1596 9th

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