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Lakeshire, Missouri
Location of Lakeshire, Missouri
Location of Lakeshire, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Government
 • Type Mayor-council city
Area
 • Total 0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Land 0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
577 ft (176 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,432
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,389
 • Density 6,228.70/sq mi (2,407.73/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 29-40088
GNIS feature ID 0756275

Lakeshire is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,432 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Lakeshire is located at 38°32′21″N 90°20′14″W / 38.53917°N 90.33722°W / 38.53917; -90.33722 (38.539102, -90.337332).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.28 square miles (5.91 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 295
1960 487 65.1%
1970 1,186 143.5%
1980 1,593 34.3%
1990 1,467 −7.9%
2000 1,375 −6.3%
2010 1,432 4.1%
2019 (est.) 1,389 −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,432 people, 1,626 households, and 2,768 families living in the city. The population density was 2,024.1 inhabitants per square mile (781.5/km2). There were 808 housing units at an average density of 3,847.6 per square mile (1,485.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.7% White, 1.9% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.1% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.3% of the population.

There were 1,626 households, of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.5% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 52.4% were non-families. 45.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.71.

The median age in the city was 34.8 years. 30.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 13.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 37.5% were from 25 to 44; 14.6% were from 45 to 64; and 4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7 male and 50.3 female.

Transportation

Bus

Bus service in Lakeshire is provided by Metro. Bus service connects Lakeshire to other communities and downtown St. Louis.

Road

Gravois Road (Missouri Route 30) runs through Lakeshire west-east, and Tesson Ferry Road (Missouri Route 21) runs north–south through central Lakeshire.

See also

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