Lake Butler, Florida Population 2024

17,830

Lake Butler is a city located in Lake County and Orange County Florida. Lake Butler has a 2024 population of 17,830. Lake Butler is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,700 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Butler is $278,972 with a poverty rate of 3.11%. The median age in Lake Butler is 43.8 years: 45.4 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Lake Butler Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake Butler was:

  • White: 61.9%
  • Asian: 16.13%
  • Two or more races: 12.78%
  • Black or African American: 6.03%
  • Other race: 3.17%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
11.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,563.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.73% (130)
The current population of Lake Butler, Florida is 17,830 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,700.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,99661.9%
Asian2,86516.13%
Two or more races2,27012.78%
Black or African American1,0716.03%
Other race5633.17%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Butler Population by Race

Lake Butler Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Butler Median Age

43.8

Total

45.4

Male

43.4

Female

Lake Butler Adults

There are 13,323 adults, (2,452 of whom are seniors) in Lake Butler.

Lake Butler Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Butler Sex Ratio

Female9,00050.66%
Male8,76549.34%

Lake Butler Population by Age

Lake Butler Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,9622.9884.315.7
Married4,5473.3293.16.9
Non Family9021.1564.735.3
Male2802.642.957.1
Female2333.9437.362.7

3.27

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

84.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Butler Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2892.36%
Associates Degree1,56212.76%
Bachelors Degree4,62737.78%
Graduate Degree2,69822.03%
High School Graduate9918.09%
Less Than 9th Grade610.5%
Some College2,01816.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake Butler Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Butler Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White7,7257,6194,883
Asian1,9381,8991,363
Hispanic1,0751,011482
2+ Races973963471
Black809800225
Other Race420260191

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 98.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.33%.

Lake Butler Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$72,480$118,574$48,269
Graduate Degree$186,250$250,001$87,411
High School Graduate$47,147$111,068$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$73,325$119,588$44,992
Some College$43,282$76,494$33,795

$73,325

Average Earnings

$119,588

Average Male

$44,992

Average Female

Lake Butler Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Butler Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Butler Language

74.55% of Lake Butler residents speak only English, while 25.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 13.37% of the population.

Lake Butler Language

Lake Butler Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,11232015.15%
White10,3661761.7%
Other54413825.37%
Asian2,865240.84%
Black1,063201.88%

3.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.94%

Male Poverty Rate

3.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Butler

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Butler is Other, with 25.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Butler is Asian, with 0.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.5%.

Lake Butler Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.43%
Some College4.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.76%
High School0.91%

Lake Butler Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.74%
Male Employed0.99%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Lake Butler Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Butler Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$169,682$313,731
Households$150,316$278,972
Married Families$189,635$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,038$76,286

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Butler Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.5%

Male Marriage Rate

64.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Butler Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Butler Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lake Butler Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Butler Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

527

Number of Veterans

515

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War180
Second Gulf War144
Vietnam103
Korea0
World War II0

Lake Butler Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64200
35 to 54173
65 to 74130
18 to 3424
75+0

Lake Butler Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4435.18%
Hispanic714.69%
2+ Races503.32%
Black343.81%

Lake Butler Veterans by Race

Lake Butler Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Butler Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Butler Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Butler Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Butler Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

24.26%

Born in Lake Butler

75.92%

Native Born

24.08%

Foreign Born

7.93%

Non Citizen

16.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.92% of Lake Butler residents were born in the United States, with 24.26% having been born in Florida. 7.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Butler Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202417,830330.19%
202317,797320.18%
202217,7653001.72%
202117,465-235-1.33%
202017,700-1,799-9.23%
201919,4995823.08%
201818,917-658-3.36%
201719,5751,2536.84%
201618,3221,4518.6%
201516,8718185.1%
201416,053-502-3.03%
201316,5555943.72%
201215,961-85-0.53%
201116,0466464.19%
201015,40000%

Lake Butler Population by Year