Lakeside, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lakeside, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Lakeside Census Designated Place had a population of 12,208 as of July 1, 2016. Lakeside ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lakeside is located at latitude 37.6131 and longitude -77.4771 in Henrico County. The formal boundaries for the Lakeside Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Henrico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 177 feet.

The Lakeside Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2390029) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lakeside 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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Lakeside, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,208
Population in Households 11,972
Population in Familes 8,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 236
Population Density1 2,821
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 5,372
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 2,830
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,164 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,208 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 501 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $180,218
Average Home Value $193,063


Median Household Income $52,162
Average Household Income $63,143
Per Capita Income $29,196
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.67%
Households 0.45% 0.65%
Families -0.23% 0.46%
Median Household Income   -1.31%
Per Capita Income   0.94%
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.

Lakeside, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakeside to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia 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 # 107 82nd
Population Density1 # 100 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 170 71st
Median Household Income # 255 57th
Per Capita Income # 209 65th

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