Lake Park, FL

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2022 Population
8,996
0.279% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.4
5.35% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.5%
2.19% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$54,741
9.72% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$322,400
21.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lake Park, FL had a population of 9k people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $54,741. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lake Park, FL grew from 8,971 to 8,996, a 0.279% increase and its median household income declined from $60,632 to $54,741, a −9.72% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake Park, FL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (51.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (31.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.35%), White (Hispanic) (4.58%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.27%).

None of the households in Lake Park, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.4% of the residents in Lake Park, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lake Park, FL are Palm Beach Academy of Health & Beauty (66 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Lake Park, FL was $322,400, and the homeownership rate was 45.7%.

Most people in Lake Park, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake Park, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lake Park, FL is home to a population of 9k people, from which 89.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 27.9% of Lake Park, FL residents were born outside of the country (2.51k people).

In 2022, there were 1.62 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.61k people) in Lake Park, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.84k White (Non-Hispanic) and 481 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

89.4%
2022 Citizenship
93.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.4% of Lake Park, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lake Park, FL was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lake Park, FL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.61k ± 740
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.84k ± 574
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    481 ± 387
11.3%
Hispanic Population
1.02k people

In 2022, there were 1.62 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.61k people) in Lake Park, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.84k White (Non-Hispanic) and 481 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.3% of the people in Lake Park, FL are hispanic (1.02k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lake Park, FL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

27.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.51k people
24.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.22k people

As of 2022, 27.9% of Lake Park, FL residents (2.51k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lake Park, FL was 24.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    48 ± 53
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    23 ± 33
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    22 ± 39

Lake Park, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lake Park, FL employs 4.09k people. The largest industries in Lake Park, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (768 people), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (432 people), and Educational Services (429 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($146,146), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($78,859), and Construction ($63,233).

Occupations

4.09k
2022 Value
± 698
−3.63%
1 Year decline
± 23.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lake Park, FL declined at a rate of −3.63%, from 4.25k employees to 4.09k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake Park, FL, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (495 people), Healthcare Support Occupations (440 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (401 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lake Park, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.09k
2022 Value
± 698
−3.63%
1 Year decline
± 23.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lake Park, FL declined at a rate of −3.63%, from 4.25k employees to 4.09k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lake Park, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (768 people), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (432 people), and Educational Services (429 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lake Park, FL, though some of these residents may live in Lake Park, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,926
Median earning men ± $14,048
$26,130
Median earning women ± $4,858

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($94,479), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,000), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($80,302).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,388), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,698), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($46,964).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Lake Park, FL awarded 66 degrees. The student population of Lake Park, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 17 male students and 73 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lake Park, FL are Black or African American (37 and 56.1%), followed by White (11 and 16.7%), Unknown (5 and 7.58%), and Asian (4 and 6.06%).

The largest universities in Lake Park, FL by number of degrees awarded are Palm Beach Academy of Health & Beauty (66 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Lake Park, FL are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (21 and 31.8%), Medical Office Assistant (14 and 21.2%), and General Cosmetology (12 and 18.2%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lake Park, FL was $322,400 in 2022, which is 1.14 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $264,800 to $322,400, a 21.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Lake Park, FL is 45.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lake Park, FL have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lake Park, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lake Park, FL is $54,741. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Lake Park, FL was Census Tract 9.03 with a value of $87,949, followed by Census Tract 13.01 and Census Tract 11.02, with respective values of $68,903 and $67,610.

Property

$322,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,611
$1,526
Median Property Taxes
±$384

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lake Park, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Lake Park, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

45.7%
Homeownership
2022
47.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 45.7% of the housing units in Lake Park, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 47.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9.03
  2. Census Tract 13.01
  3. Census Tract 11.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lake Park, FL was Census Tract 9.03 with a value of $87,949, followed by Census Tract 13.01 and Census Tract 11.02, with respective values of $68,903 and $67,610.

The following map shows all of the places in Lake Park, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$54,741
Median Household Income
± $17,158
3.34k
Number of Households
± 569

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.34k households in Lake Park, FL declined from $54,741 from the previous year's value of $60,632.

The following chart displays the households in Lake Park, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lake Park, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.8%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.75%)

In 2022, 79.8% of workers in Lake Park, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (7.75%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lake Park, FL have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.775% of the workforce in Lake Park, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lake Park, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lake Park, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lake Park, FL (1.39k out of 8.93k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lake Park, FL is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

79.1% of the population of Lake Park, FL has health coverage, with 28.3% on employee plans, 24.2% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 13% on non-group plans, and 0.407% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach County, FL see 1261 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1262 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1329 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 419 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,261 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Palm Beach County, FL

Primary care physicians in Palm Beach County, FL see an average of 1,261 patients per year. This represents a 0.0792% decrease from the previous year (1,262 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Palm Beach County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.2% under 18 years, 20.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 42.3% were men and 57.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

20.9%
Uninsured
28.3%
Employer Coverage
24.2%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
13%
Non-Group
0.407%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lake Park, FL grew by 13% from 18.5% to 20.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lake Park, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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