Lake City, TN Population

Population: 1,888. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,844 (-2.3% change)
Males: 830 (44.0%), Females: 1,058 (56.0%)

Anderson County

Zip code: 37769

Median resident age: 42.9 years
Median household income: $14,844
Median house value: $62,200

Races in Lake City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (23.3%), Irish (12.0%), German (8.7%), English (7.7%), Dutch (4.0%), Scottish (1.0%).

Elevation: 855 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lake City

  • High school or higher: 53.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake City town

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 18.9%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -299 (-13.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lake City:

  • METHODIST MED CENTER OF OAK RIDGE (about 9 miles; OAK RIDGE, TN)
  • ST MARY’S MEDICAL CTR OF CAMPBELL CO (about 13 miles; LA FOLLETTE, TN)
  • RIDGEVIEW PSYCHIATRIC HOSP AND CENTER (about 18 miles; OAK RIDGE, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lake City:

  • MC GHEE TYSON (about 32 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: TYS)
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 110 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Abbreviation: CHA)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 123 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lake City:

  • CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 8 miles; JACKSBORO, TN; Abbreviation: JAU)
  • POWELL (about 17 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: 9A2)
  • KNOXVILLE DOWNTOWN ISLAND (about 28 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Abbreviation: DKX)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake City:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE (about 21 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 23,333)
  • PELLISSIPPI STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; KNOXVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,196)
  • ROANE STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; HARRIMAN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,490)
  • CARSON-NEWMAN COLLEGE (about 48 miles; JEFFERSON CITY, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,073)
  • WALTERS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; MORRISTOWN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • LEE UNIVERSITY (about 88 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)
  • CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 88 miles; CLEVELAND, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,022)
Public primary/middle schools in Lake City:

  • LAKE CITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 461; Location: 402 LINDSAY ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • LAKE CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 349; Location: 1132 S MAIN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Lake City:

  • LAKE CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $73,690; Location: 226 NORTH MAIN ST.; 30,949 books; 829 audio materials; 1,041 video materials; 135 serial subscriptions)

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