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Lake Park, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lake Park had a population of 1,190 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Park is located at latitude 43.4469 and longitude -95.3249 in Dickinson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Dickinson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,493 feet.

The City of Lake Park (GNIS ID: 2395598) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Lake Park is located within Township of Silver Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Dickinson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lake Park, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,190
Population in Households 1,161
Population in Familes 917
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 766
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 521
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 328
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 700 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 440 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $101,370
Average Home Value $139,148


Median Household Income $51,958
Average Household Income $60,067
Per Capita Income $26,754
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.19% 1.15%
Households 1.12% 1.16%
Families 1.06% 1.07%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lake Park, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Park to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 249 75th
Population Density1 # 445 56th
Diversity Index2 # 606 41st
Median Household Income # 531 47th
Per Capita Income # 515 49th

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