Lake City, Iowa

Population 1,597

Lake City is located in Calhoun County, IA. The population is 1,597, making Lake City the 3rd largest city in Calhoun County.

There are 1 public schools in Lake City with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Lake City is low , and there are 3 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Lake City is low 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 Calhoun Township, Jackson Township and Lake Creek Township.

Lake City Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.2%

Crime Rate

41.25% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 485
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 61
  • Property Crime: 970
  • Larceny Theft: 910

Registered Offenders

27.92% Higher than national avg.
  • 3 offenders in Lake City
  • 18.79 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 0


Low 2.6%
  • Iowa unemployment average: 2.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 1 K-12 public school in Lake City, IA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Lake City's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.
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3 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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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Lake City, IA

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3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Lake City, IA 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, IA issued 1 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: $534
  • 1 Bedroom: $643
  • 2 Bedrooms: $739
  • 3 Bedrooms: $914
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,002

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Environmental Hazards

1 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/214)
    Lake City, IA has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.33 Average
    Lake City, IA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 18.2°
  • February 24.1°
  • March 37.8°
  • April 49.42°
  • May 64.27°
  • June 71.43°
  • July 74.58°
  • August 71.1°
  • September 62.82°
  • October 51.28°
  • November 38.5°
  • December 18.2°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Lake City, IA

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Lake City, IA: $41,350


Unemployment in Lake City is 2.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.9% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 53.47%
White Collar - 46.53%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Terry E. Branstad
  • Sen. Joni Ernst
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley

City Representatives

  • Steve King

Neighborhood Info

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3 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

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1 Retirement Home view all

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