Lake Helen, Florida Population 2024

3,068

Lake Helen is a city located in Volusia County Florida. Lake Helen has a 2024 population of 3,068. Lake Helen is currently growing at a rate of 2.44% annually and its population has increased by 7.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,846 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Helen is $89,738 with a poverty rate of 7.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Helen is 41.1 years, 40 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Lake Helen Demographics

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

  • White: 92.91%
  • Black or African American: 3.74%
  • Other race: 2.61%
  • Two or more races: 0.74%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
686.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.8% (222)
The current population of Lake Helen, Florida is 3,068 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,846.

Lake Helen, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,63592.91%
Black or African American1063.74%
Other race742.61%
Two or more races210.74%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Helen Population by Race

Lake Helen Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Helen Median Age

41.1

Total

40

Male

41.3

Female

Lake Helen Adults

There are 2,162 adults, (657 of whom are seniors) in Lake Helen.

Lake Helen Age Dependency

88.4

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Helen Sex Ratio

Female1,36548.13%
Male1,47151.87%

Lake Helen Population by Age

Lake Helen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9393.0285.614.4
Married6113.4992.67.4
Non Family2361.4768.631.4
Female733.7782.217.8
Male194.3284.215.8
showing: 5 rows

3.4

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

85.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Helen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake Helen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Helen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.9%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 53.57%.

Lake Helen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,426

Average Earnings

$56,005

Average Male

$38,864

Average Female

Lake Helen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Helen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Helen Language

96.11% of Lake Helen residents speak only English, while 3.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Lake Helen Language

Lake Helen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,5851686.5%
Other742635.14%
Hispanic1132623.01%
Multiple21838.1%
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7.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.74%

Male Poverty Rate

10.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Helen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Helen is Multiple, with 38.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Helen is White, with 6.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.08%.

Lake Helen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.27%
High School10.78%
Some College3.02%
Bachelors or Greater
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Lake Helen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed85.19%
Male Unemployed4.76%
Male Employed
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Lake Helen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Helen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Helen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Helen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Helen 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 35-44.

Lake Helen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Helen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

168

Number of Veterans

168

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Lake Helen Veterans by War

count

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Lake Helen Veterans by Age

count

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Lake Helen Veterans by Race

Lake Helen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Helen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Helen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Helen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Helen 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

57.37%

Born in Lake Helen

98.84%

Native Born

1.16%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.84% of Lake Helen residents were born in the United States, with 57.37% having been born in Florida. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lake Helen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,433732.17%
20283,360732.22%
20273,287732.27%
20263,214732.32%
20253,141732.38%
20243,068732.44%
20232,995732.5%
20222,922732.56%
20212,84930.11%
20202,846270.96%
20192,819130.46%
20182,806220.79%
20172,784321.16%
20162,752471.74%
20152,705411.54%
20142,664160.6%
20132,648150.57%
20122,63340.15%
20112,629-6-0.23%
20102,635-108-3.94%
20002,743
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Lake Helen Population by Year