Living in Lakes, AK

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Lakes SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
7
Education
8.5
Commute
4

Lakes, AK Cost Of Living

120
Lakes's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Lakes, Alaska Info Snack

Population
10,098
Unemployment
8.8%
Poverty
10.1%
Median Home
$271,400
Median Income
$93,589
Median Rent
$1,201

Rankings for Lakes in Alaska

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9

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10

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Map Of Lakes, AK

Population over time in Lakes

Year Population % Change
2017 10,098 7.2%
2016 9,424 5.4%
2015 8,944 -0.9%
2014 9,028 -3.4%
2013 9,345 3.5%
2012 9,027 -1.4%
2011 9,159 -1.9%
2010 9,336 2.3%
2009 9,125 -

Race / Ethnicity in Lakes

White
75.4% (7,614)
African American
0.6% (65)
American Indian
5.9% (600)
Asian
1.3% (130)
Hawaiian
0.3% (27)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
10.6% (1,068)
Hispanic
5.9% (594)
Race Lakes AK USA
White 75.4% 61.0% 61.1%
African American 0.6% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 5.9% 14.0% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 6.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.3% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 10.6% 7.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.9% 6.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Lakes, Alaska

Less than $10,000
5.2% (52,165)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.1% (31,782)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.3% (43,183)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.0% (70,475)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.7% (77,730)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.6% (126,786)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.6% (137,150)
$100,000 to $149,999
23.8% (240,445)
$150,000 to $199,999
11.9% (120,222)
$200,000 or more
10.9% (109,858)
Income Lakes AK USA
Less than $10,000 5.2% 4.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 3.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.3% 6.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.0% 7.0% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.7% 10.5% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.6% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.6% 14.2% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 23.8% 19.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 11.9% 9.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 10.9% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Lakes

Female
48.6% (4,908)
Male
51.4% (5,190)
Gender Lakes AK USA
Female 48.6% 47.8% 50.8%
Male 51.4% 52.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Lakes for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (403)
High School / GED
29.0% (2,928)
Some College
32.0% (3,231)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (1,211)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (1,514)
Master's Degree
6.0% (605)
Professional Degree
1.0% (100)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (100)
Education Lakes AK USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 32.0% 27.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 18.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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