Lake City, Florida

Population 12,133

Lake City is located in Columbia County, FL. The population is 12,133, making Lake City the largest city in Columbia County.

There are 20 public schools in Lake City with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Lake City is very low , and there are 423 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Lake City is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Lake City property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Lake City include Five Points, Watertown and White Springs.

Lake City Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 10.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.6%

Crime Rate

69.2% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 227
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 211
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 7
  • Larceny Theft: 6

Registered Offenders

94.27% Higher than national avg.
  • 423 offenders in Lake City
  • 348.64 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

198 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 4
  • Superfunds: 10
  • Tanks & Spills: 184


Moderate 3.0%
  • Florida unemployment average: 3.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

20 Public Schools view public schools

There are 20 K-12 public schools in Lake City, FL and 9 private schools. Homefacts rates Lake City's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

423 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$155,000 compared to September 2018
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Lake City, FL issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Lake City, FL issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $585
  • 1 Bedroom: $667
  • 2 Bedrooms: $784
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,026
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,095

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Environmental Hazards

198 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1291/1400)
    Lake City, FL has 92.21% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Lake City, FL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.24 Average
    Lake City, FL is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 54.88°
  • February 58.82°
  • March 61.66°
  • April 69.68°
  • May 75.34°
  • June 80.31°
  • July 81.68°
  • August 81.86°
  • September 79.32°
  • October 71.32°
  • November 61.58°
  • December 56.15°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lake City, FL

Lake City, FL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Lake City, FL has no risk of hurricanes.
Lake City, FL has a very low risk of hail storms.
Lake City, FL has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lake City, FL: $35,385


Unemployment in Lake City is 3.0%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.0% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.75%
White Collar - 54.25%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Rick Scott
  • Sen. Bill Nelson
  • Sen. Marco Rubio

City Representatives

  • Ted Yoho
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