Lake Park, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Lake Park, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Village of Lake Park had a population of 3,616 as of July 1, 2018. Lake Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Park is located at latitude 35.0845 and longitude -80.6344 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Lake Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 656 feet.

The Village of Lake Park (GNIS ID: 2407488) 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 Village of Lake Park is located within Township of Vance, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

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Lake Park, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,616
Population in Households 3,496
Population in Familes 3,107
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density2 4,619
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $71,067
Average Household Income $84,974
Per Capita Income $29,932


Total Housing Units 1,315 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,110 (84.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $186,149
Average Home Value $209,797


Total Households 1,263
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 961
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.67% 1.02%
Households 0.66% 1.07%
Families 0.62% 0.94%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Lake Park, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Park to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina 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 # 219 71st
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 439 41st
Median Household Income # 60 92nd
Per Capita Income # 170 77th

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