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Lake Park is a village in Union County, in the Charlotte-Gastonia metro area.
The latitude of Lake Park is 35.086N. The longitude is -80.635W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,355.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Union County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Charlotte area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28079 ZIP code.
18% of Lake Park residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Park was $25,330, compared with $21,587 nationally.
43% of Lake Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lake Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,125. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,258.
Union County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Park political report.
The average commute time for Lake Park workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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