Lakeshire is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,432 at the 2010 census.
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 0.21 square miles (0.54 km), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,432 people, 1,626 households, and 2,768 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,024.1 inhabitants per square mile (781.5/km). There were 808 housing units at an average density of 3,847.6 per square mile (1,485.6/km). 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.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,874 people, 1,898 households, and 821 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,160.0 people per square mile (2,528.1/km²). There were 797 housing units at an average density of 3,730.8 per square mile (1,465.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.47% White, 0.36% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.44% Asian, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.24% of the population.
There were 2,023 households out of which 17.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 27.6% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 58.5% were non-families. 52.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.79 and the average family size was 2.67.
In the city, the population was spread out with 16.9% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 74.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 70.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $34,970, and the median income for a family was $43,393. Males had a median income of $35,938 versus $28,385 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,269. About 2.8% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.