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Lakeside City, Texas
Location of Lakeside City, Texas
Location of Lakeside City, Texas
Archer LakesideCity.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Archer
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,004 ft (306 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 997
 • Density 1,610/sq mi (623/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip Code 76308
FIPS code 48-40756
GNIS feature ID 1388569

Lakeside City is a town in Archer County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Wichita Falls, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 997 at the 2010 census.


Lakeside City is located in northeastern Archer County at 33°49′42″N 98°32′29″W / 33.82833°N 98.54139°W / 33.82833; -98.54139 (33.828326, -98.541512), along the south shore of Lake Wichita. The Archer County/Wichita County border runs through Lake Wichita, with the city of Wichita Falls on the north side of the border. Downtown Wichita Falls is 8 miles (13 km) to the northeast. Texas State Highway 79 touches the southeast border of the town, leading northeast to Wichita Falls and southwest 17 miles (27 km) to Archer City, the county seat.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 187
1980 515 175.4%
1990 865 68.0%
2000 984 13.8%
2010 997 1.3%
Est. 2015 981 −1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2008, there were 1,048 people, 353 households, and 301 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,572.7 people per square mile (603.1/km²). There were 366 housing units at an average density of 585.0 per square mile (224.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.2% White, 0.30% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.41% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.63% of the population.

There were 353 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.6% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.7% were non-families. 10.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 30.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The 2007 census median income for a household in the town was $67,162, and the 2000 census says the median income for a family was $61,875. Males had a median income of $36,422 versus $31,146 for females. The 2007 per capita income for the town was $28,561. About 1.3% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 1.7% of those age 65 or over.

Cost of Living

Compared to the rest of the country, Lakeside City's cost of living is 11.60% Lower than the U.S. average.


Average Commute time is 18 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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