The population of Lakeside is made up of many different ethnic groups. It is home to a significant Filipino and Latino population. Most residents came to the area sometime around the 1950's. The age range is also wide, with each age group making up between ten and fifteen percent of the total population. Forty-four percent of Lakeside residents have a college degree or higher, and eleven percent have a graduate degree.
The US Census Bureau estimates that the population of Lakeside City, Texas is around 1,011 as of 2018. There are 56 residents who identify as Two or more races and 21 residents who identify as White (Hispanic). The overall racial makeup of Lakeside City is 98.5% White, and one-third of its residents are U.S. citizens. The median property value is $171,200, and most residents commute alone. The median age of Lakeside City is four1.8 years, with males a little older than females.
The city was home to approximately 22,170 people as of the 2000 census. The majority of Lakeside residents are White, while minority groups make up the remainder of the population. The city is family-friendly, with about sixty percent of the population being under the age of eighteen. The median household size is two-and-a-half people. There are no gangs or major crime problems.