Lake Lure, North Carolina Census Data & Community Profile

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Lake Lure GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Lake Lure, NC
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Lake Lure, NC was 1,027.

Lake Lure Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Lake Lure was 521, which represents 50.7 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Lake Lure, NC
There are an estimated 332 married men in the town. 74.6 percent of men over 15 years old in Lake Lure are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Lake Lure is 506 which is 49.3 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Lake Lure, North Carolina
There are an estimated 328 married women in the community. 77.2 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Lake Lure, NC
The median age of people living in Lake Lure, NC was 58.6 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Lake Lure was 29. There were 920 people above the age of 18, which represents 89.6 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 36.3 percent of the population (373) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Lake Lure, NC
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Lake Lure, NC was 1,019.

White Population in Lake Lure, NC
The estimated White population in the Lake Lure community is 999, which is 97.3 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Lake Lure, North Carolina
The estimated Black/African American population is 15, which is 1.5 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Lake Lure, NC
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Lake Lure, NC was 2.

Asian Population in Lake Lure, North Carolina
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 3.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Lake Lure, NC
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Lake Lure was an estimated 0.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 0, while those of “two or more races” was 8 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Lake Lure community was 1, or 0.1 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Lake Lure, NC
The household population number in Lake Lure was 1,027.

Group Quarters Population in Lake Lure, NC
Group Quarters population in the community was 0.

Average Household Size in Lake Lure, NC
The average household size in Lake Lure is 2.07 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 2.38 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Lake Lure, NC
At the time of the last census survey, there were 1,957 total housing units in Lake Lure.

The number of occupied housing units was 495, or 25.3 of the total units in town. Of these, 428 were owner-occupied (86.5), and 67 were renter-occupied (13.5, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 1,462 vacant homes in Lake Lure at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Lake Lure, North Carolina
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 370, with a median value in dollars of 203,700.

Monthly Owner Costs in Lake Lure, NC
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,188 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Lake Lure, average costs per month were $274 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 773 people in the community had a high school degree, or 93.2 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Lake Lure, North Carolina
282 people in Lake Lure also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 34 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Lake Lure, NC
The number of Civilian Veterans in Lake Lure was 231, or 27 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Lake Lure, NC
In 2000, there were 186 people in Lake Lure, NC listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Lake Lure, NC
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 37 people in Lake Lure who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 4 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Lake Lure, North Carolina
There were 361 in the labor force in Lake Lure at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 41.5 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Lake Lure was 25.7 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Lake Lure, NC
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $38,417. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Lake Lure, NC
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $45,833. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Lake Lure, North Carolina
Per capita income in Lake Lure in the last full census was 23,459. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Lake Lure numbered 17, or 4.9 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Lake Lure, NC
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 99, or 10.2 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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