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Lakeside, Iowa
Location of Lakeside, Iowa
Location of Lakeside, Iowa
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Buena Vista
Area
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,404 ft (428 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 700
 • Density 4,421.9/sq mi (1,707.32/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50588
Area code(s) 712
FIPS code 19-42645
GNIS feature ID 0458201

Lakeside is a city in Buena Vista County, Iowa, United States. The population was 700 at the time of the 2020 census. It is the most densely populated city in Iowa.

Geography

Lakeside is located at 42°37′11″N 95°10′27″W / 42.61972°N 95.17417°W / 42.61972; -95.17417 (42.619684, -95.174150).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1940 103 —    
1950 219 +112.6%
1960 306 +39.7%
1970 353 +15.4%
1980 589 +66.9%
1990 522 −11.4%
2000 484 −7.3%
2010 596 +23.1%
2020 700 +17.4%
Source: and Iowa Data Center
Source:
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 596 people, 215 households, and 153 families living in the city. The population density was 3,311.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,278.4/km2). There were 233 housing units at an average density of 1,294.4 per square mile (499.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 76.7% White, 2.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 5.7% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 10.6% from other races, and 4.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 32.0% of the population.

There were 215 households, of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.8% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.33.

The median age in the city was 34.3 years. 30.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.3% were from 25 to 44; 29.4% were from 45 to 64; and 10.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

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