About This Place
Lake City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 836. Known as the "Christmas Tree Capital", it is the county seat of Missaukee County.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all land. Lake City derives its name from the three inland lakes in or at the edge of the town, which are Lake Missaukee, Lake Sapphire and Crooked Lake. Each is less than a mile from the other.
As of the census of 2000, there were 923 people, 381 households, and 238 families residing in the city. The population density was 854.9 per square mile (330.0/km²). There were 493 housing units at an average density of 456.6 per square mile (176.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.72% White, 0.11% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.76% Asian, 0.43% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.63% of the population.