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Lakeview, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Lakeview Census Designated Place had a population of 5,071 as of July 1, 2016. Lakeview ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lakeview is located at latitude 34.9771 and longitude -85.2536 in Catoosa County. The formal boundaries for the Lakeview Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Catoosa County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 758 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Lakeview Census Designated Place are located in Catoosa County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Walker County.

The Lakeview Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403213) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lakeview Census Designated Place is located within Fort Oglethorpe-Lakeview Division of Catoosa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lakeview population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Lakeview, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,071
Population in Households 5,071
Population in Familes 4,140
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,232
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 2,001
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 1,359
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,432 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 569 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 292 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $84,568
Average Home Value $108,293


Median Household Income $36,912
Average Household Income $48,095
Per Capita Income $18,895
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.76%
Households 0.47% 0.57%
Families 0.61% 0.51%
Median Household Income   -1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lakeview, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeview to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 155 75th
Population Density1 # 53 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 593 5th
Median Household Income # 332 47th
Per Capita Income # 343 45th

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