Lake Worth, Florida Population 2019

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 1039.58 people/km² (2692.52 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 36.4 years, 36.7 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 111.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 15,737 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.4%, with a median rent of $1004/month. The median house has 4.2 rooms, and has a value of $165,600.

The median income for households in Lake Worth, Florida is $36,321, while the mean household income is $52,342. 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
White26,745
Black or African American7,167
Some Other Race1,418
Two or More Races998
Asian585
American Indian and Alaska Native403
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander38

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Lake Worth Fl Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Lake Worth Fl Median Age

36.4


Total

36.7


Male

35.9


Female

Lake Worth Fl Adults

There are 29,176 adults, (5,174 of whom are seniors) in Lake Worth Fl.

Lake Worth Fl Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Worth Fl Sex Ratio

Female

17,673

47.31%

Male

19,681

52.69%

Lake Worth Fl Households and Families

Lake Worth Fl Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Lake Worth Fl Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.9%36.1%
All46%54%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Male31.9%68.1%
Female27.1%72.9%

46.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake Worth Fl Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,7962.8846
Non Family5,7991.5743.6
Married3,7743.5863.9
Female1,8504.4127.1
Male1,3734.4431.9

3.66

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

12%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

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 Grade5,63021.76%
9th to 12th Grade2,74810.62%
High School Graduate6,35424.55%
Some College4,45917.23%
Associates Degree1,8647.20%
Bachelors Degree3,26912.63%
Graduate Degree1,5546.01%

Lake Worth Fl Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,22210,1403,284
Hispanic9,3333,825890
Black4,7272,997532
Other Race83625948
Multiple Races53533668
Asian29726590
Native American296133
Islander3838

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 30.30%.

Lake Worth Fl Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,781$24,344$21,558
Less Than High School$18,349$19,554$15,109
High School Grad$22,027$22,755$21,294
Some College$26,598$32,849$21,277
Bachelors Degree$47,500$50,723$42,019
Graduate Degree$53,895$52,455$53,953

$22,781

Average Earnings

$24,344

Average Male

$21,558

Average Female

Lake Worth Fl Language

Lake Worth Fl Language by Age

Lake Worth Fl Language

45.09% of Lake Worth Fl residents speak only English, while 54.91% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.98% of the population.

Lake Worth Fl Poverty

Lake Worth Fl Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,8925,39333.94%
White12,6262,33018.45%
Black7,0822,22731.45%
Other1,39734324.55%
Multiple98832532.89%
Native4036014.89%
Asian585183.08%

27.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.52%

Male Poverty Rate

29.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Worth Fl

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Worth Fl is Hispanic, with 33.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Worth Fl is Asian, with 3.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.07%.

Lake Worth Fl Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.72%
Some College21.11%
High School20.01%
Bachelors or Greater8.34%

Lake Worth Fl Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.86%
Male Unemployed35.61%
Female Employed17.35%
Male Employed16.29%

Lake Worth Fl Income

Lake Worth Fl Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,321$52,342
Families$42,162$59,986
Married Families$61,203$
Non Families$27,199$38,761

Lake Worth Fl Marital Status

Lake Worth Fl Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

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 35To44.

Lake Worth Fl Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Lake Worth Fl Veterans

Lake Worth Fl Veterans by War

1,672

Number of Veterans

1,547

Male Veterans

125

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam419
First Gulf War335
Second Gulf War196
Korea179
World War II143

Lake Worth Fl Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54538
75+535
65 to 74303
55 to 64171
18 to 34125

Lake Worth Fl Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4847.00%
Hispanic2612.31%
Black1322.46%
Other262.16%
Asian205.49%
2 or More101.49%

Lake Worth Fl Veterans by Education

11.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Worth Fl Employment Status

Lake Worth Fl Employment by Age

65.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

9.9%

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

32.90%

Born in Florida

62.20%

Native Born

37.80%

Foreign Born

26.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

62.20% of Lake Worth Fl residents were born in the United States, with 32.90% having been born in Florida. 26.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.