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City of Lake View
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Location of Lake View in Jefferson County and Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
Location of Lake View in Jefferson County and Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
Country United States
State Alabama
County Tuscaloosa
Area
 • Total 2.34 sq mi (6.05 km2)
 • Land 2.10 sq mi (5.44 km2)
 • Water 0.23 sq mi (0.61 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 3,560
 • Density 1,693.63/sq mi (653.84/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 01-40928

Lake View is a city in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 1,943, up from 1,357 in 2000. It is part of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is located approximately halfway between Tuscaloosa and Birmingham via Interstates 20 and 59.

History

Lake View was incorporated in 1998.

Geography

Lake View is located at 33°16′48″N 87°8′19″W / 33.28000°N 87.13861°W / 33.28000; -87.13861 (33.279933, -87.138667).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), of which 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (12.57%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 1,357
2010 1,943 43.2%
2020 3,560 83.2%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

At the 2000 census there were 1,357 people, 457 households, and 405 families in the town. The population density was 847.7 people per square mile (327.5/km2). There were 475 housing units at an average density of 296.7 per square mile (114.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.35% White, 0.81% Black or African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.22% Asian, and 1.55% from two or more races. 0.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Of the 457 households 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 82.3% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.2% were non-families. 10.1% of households were one person and 3.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.17.

The age distribution was 28.8% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 36.6% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.4% 65 or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median household income was $54,879 and the median family income was $60,119. Males had a median income of $37,583 versus $29,688 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,096. About 2.8% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.8% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 1,943 people, 676 households, and 564 families in the town. The population density was 1,214.4 people per square mile (473.9/km2). There were 700 housing units at an average density of 437.5 per square mile (170.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.9% White, 4.2% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.7% Asian, and .9% from two or more races. 0.6% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Of the 676 households 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.2% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.6% were non-families. 13.2% of households were one person and 3.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.16.

The age distribution was 26.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% 65 or older. The median age was 35.9 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median household income was $77,750 and the median family income was $81,250. Males had a median income of $53,646 versus $37,109 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,334. About 0% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0% of those under age 18 and 0% of those age 65 or over.

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