Lake Park, North Carolina

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Lake Park, North Carolina
Location of Lake Park, North Carolina
Location of Lake Park, North Carolina
Coordinates: 35°5′8″N 80°38′3″W / 35.08556°N 80.63417°W / 35.08556; -80.63417Coordinates: 35°5′8″N 80°38′3″W / 35.08556°N 80.63417°W / 35.08556; -80.63417
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Carolina
 • Total0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Land0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
686 ft (209 m)
 • Total3,422
 • Estimate 
 • Density4,300/sq mi (1,600/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code37-36512[2]
GNIS feature ID1027626[3]

Lake Park is a village in Union County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 2,093 at the 2000 census.


Lake Park is located at 35°05′08″N 80°38′03″W / 35.085485°N 80.634032°W / 35.085485; -80.634032.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land, although this is not accurate. Several lakes can clearly be seen when inside city limits, as well as from satellite view.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20163,756[1]9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,093 people, 750 households, and 609 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,630.1 people per square mile (1,010.1/km2). There were 781 housing units at an average density of 981.4 per square mile (376.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.83% White, 5.16% African American, 0.53% Native American, 1.39% Asian, 0.14% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.48% of the population.

There were 750 households out of which 45.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.3% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.7% were non-families. 14.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 41.9% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $68,304, and the median income for a family was $71,630. Males had a median income of $47,083 versus $31,848 for females. The per capita income for the village was $25,330. About 1.7% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.8% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.

City of Lake Park

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