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Lake City is a city in Wabasha County, in the Rochester metro area. (The community straddles Wabasha and Goodhue counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Lake City is 44.449N. The longitude is -92.266W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 696 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,238.


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Median household income
Local
$40,637
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lake City demographic reports
Lake City is on the Mississippi River and Lake Pepin.
Lake City lays claim to being the birthplace of water skiing.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Water-Ski Days Festival - June 22-24, 2007
  • Johnny Appleseed Days - Oct. 6-7, 2007
  • Wild Wings Fall Festival - Oct. 6-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lake City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Scenic roads: Great River Road
Historic sites and museums: Wabasha County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wabasha County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55041 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

43% of Lake City residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake City ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake City was $20,944, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Lake City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Lake City festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lake City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $434.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $861.


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Libraries in Lake City include Lake City Public Library ... View libraries

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Wabasha County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake City political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Lake City workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Lake City include Americinn of Lake City.

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