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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    A
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B-
Lake City is a town in Arkansas with a population of 2,380. Lake City is in Craighead County. Living in Lake City offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Lake City and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Lake City are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$89,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$831
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    77
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    38.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    38.5
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    307.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    346.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    77
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    48%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

Working in Lake City

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,169
National
$55,322
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