Lake Hamilton is a city located in Polk County Florida. With a 2020 population of 1,599, it is the 682nd largest city in Florida and the 12186th largest city in the United States. Lake Hamilton is currently growing at a rate of 1.98% annually and its population has increased by 4.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,537 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Lake Hamilton has a population density of 513 people per square mile.
The average household income in Lake Hamilton is $57,669 with a poverty rate of 20.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $969 per month, and the median house value is $178,500. The median age in Lake Hamilton is 39.1 years, 39.3 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lake Hamiltonwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.86%.
68.56% of Lake Hamilton residents speak only English, while 31.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.30% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Hamilton is Asian, with 97.22% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Hamilton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.66%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Lake Hamilton
88.85% of Lake Hamilton residents were born in the United States, with 35.21% having been born in Florida. 8.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.