Lake Worth, Florida Population 2018

Lake Worth, Florida's estimated population is 38,107 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Lake Worth, Florida is the 77th largest city in Florida based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 6519.90 people/mi² (2517.34 people/km²), with a household density of 1052.46 people/km² (2725.88 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 36 years, 36.4 years for males, and 34.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 15,932 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.5%, with a median rent of $951/month. The median house has 4.2 rooms, and has a value of $151,500.

The median income for households in Lake Worth, Florida is $36,039, while the mean household income is $50,695. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201738,1072010.53%
201637,9063931.05%
201537,5134031.09%
201437,1109902.74%
201336,1203781.06%
201235,7424861.38%
201135,2562770.79%
201034,979-154-0.04%
200035,1336,5692.09%
199028,5641,5160.55%
198027,0483,3341.32%
197023,7142,9561.34%
196020,7588,9815.83%
195011,7774,3694.75%
19407,4081,4682.23%
19305,9400.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,026
Black or African American8,089
Some Other Race1,061
Two or More Races878
Asian526
American Indian and Alaska Native239
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Lake Worth Fl Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lake Worth Fl Median Age

36


Total

36.4


Male

34.9


Female

Lake Worth Fl Adults

There are 28,292 adults, (5,120 of which are seniors) in Lake Worth Fl.

Lake Worth Fl Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Worth Fl Sex Ratio

Female

17,849

48.45%

Male

18,989

51.55%

Lake Worth Fl Households and Families

Lake Worth Fl Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lake Worth Fl Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.3%33.7%
All47.7%52.3%
Non Family45.1%54.9%
Male30%70%
Female29.5%70.5%

47.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake Worth Fl Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7302.8547.7
Non Family5,7631.5845.1
Married3,8373.5966.3
Female1,9684.1729.5
Male1,1624.5130

3.66

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

11%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lake Worth Fl Households

Lake Worth Fl Education

Lake Worth Fl Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,00520.01%
9th to 12th Grade2,4969.98%
High School Graduate6,45625.81%
Some College4,41017.63%
Associates Degree1,8457.38%
Bachelors Degree3,23912.95%
Graduate Degree1,5646.25%

Lake Worth Fl Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,62710,4773,374
Hispanic8,1943,344836
Black4,7703,275483
Other Race61421247
Multiple Races48832250
Asian264231101
Native American207117
Islander1919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 38.26%.

Lake Worth Fl Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,462$22,491$22,359
Less Than High School$17,478$18,639$14,469
High School Grad$21,726$22,266$19,610
Some College$26,107$28,849$22,583
Bachelors Degree$41,250$49,527$36,508
Graduate Degree$52,712$54,420$47,339

$22,462

Average Earnings

$22,491

Average Male

$22,359

Average Female

Lake Worth Fl Language

Lake Worth Fl Language by Age

Lake Worth Fl Language

50.97% of Lake Worth Fl residents speak only English, while 49.03% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.00% of the population.

Lake Worth Fl Poverty

Lake Worth Fl Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,1415,19036.70%
Black8,0153,15639.38%
White13,1642,11516.07%
Other1,04235033.59%
Multiple87814616.63%
Asian526407.60%
Native239145.86%

28.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.45%

Male Poverty Rate

31.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Worth Fl

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Worth Fl is Black, with 39.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Worth Fl is Native, with 5.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.45%.

Lake Worth Fl Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.65%
High School21.49%
Some College19.99%
Bachelors or Greater7.43%

Lake Worth Fl Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.83%
Male Unemployed44.48%
Female Employed18.48%
Male Employed16.04%

Lake Worth Fl Income

Lake Worth Fl Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,039$50,695
Families$40,559$58,482
Married Families$61,026$76,024
Non Families$26,769$37,564

Lake Worth Fl Marital Status

Lake Worth Fl Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Worth Fl Married by Age and Sex

Lake Worth Fl Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Lake Worth Fl Marital Status by Race

Lake Worth Fl Veterans

Lake Worth Fl Veterans by War

1,739

Number of Veterans

1,619

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam445
First Gulf War310
Second Gulf War193
Korea181
World War II152

Lake Worth Fl Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54554
75+533
65 to 74339
55 to 64192
18 to 34121

Lake Worth Fl Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5247.35%
Hispanic2502.51%
Black1442.56%
2 or More274.23%
Asian269.52%
Other182.25%

Lake Worth Fl Veterans by Education

10.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Worth Fl Employment Status

Lake Worth Fl Employment by Age

68%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Worth Fl Employment by Race

Lake Worth Fl Employment by Education

Lake Worth Fl Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

34.97%

Born in Florida

65.72%

Native Born

34.28%

Foreign Born

24.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

65.72% of Lake Worth Fl residents were born in the United States, with 34.97% having been born in Florida. 24.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.