Lake View, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake View, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Lake View had a population of 1,160 as of July 1, 2018. Lake View ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake View is located at latitude 42.3116 and longitude -95.0533 in Sac County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lake View (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles. Sac County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,253 feet.

The City of Lake View (GNIS ID: 2395604) 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 View is located within Township of Wall Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sac County.

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Lake View, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,160
Population in Households 1,126
Population in Familes 839
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 549
Diversity Index3 2


Median Household Income $46,910
Average Household Income $64,757
Per Capita Income $32,203


Total Housing Units 956 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 449 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 376 (39.3%)
Median Home Value $110,211
Average Home Value $179,399


Total Households 580
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 337
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.19% -0.26%
Households 0.34% -0.21%
Families 0.4% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Lake View, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake View to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 253 75th
Population Density # 606 40th
Diversity Index # 983 3rd
Median Household Income # 822 19th
Per Capita Income # 266 74th

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