Lake Worth, Florida Population 2024

236,562

Lake Worth is a city located in Florida. Lake Worth has a 2024 population of 236,562. Lake Worth is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 0 in 2020.

The average household income in Lake Worth is $81,792 with a poverty rate of 15.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lake Worth is 39.3 years, 38.1 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Lake Worth Demographics

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

  • White: 47.66%
  • Black or African American: 19.86%
  • Two or more races: 16.76%
  • Other race: 13.01%
  • Asian: 2.16%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
43.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,492.30/sq mi
The current population of Lake Worth, Florida is 236,562 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.

Lake Worth, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White112,74147.66%
Black or African American46,98319.86%
Two or more races39,64916.76%
Other race30,77713.01%
Asian5,1192.16%
Native American1,0430.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2500.11%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake Worth Population by Race

Lake Worth Population Pyramid 2024

Lake Worth Median Age

39.3

Total

38.1

Male

40.6

Female

Lake Worth Adults

There are 185,473 adults, (40,466 of whom are seniors) in Lake Worth.

Lake Worth Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Worth Sex Ratio

Female116,10349.08%
Male120,45950.92%

Lake Worth Population by Age

Lake Worth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All82,5512.8259.940.1
Married32,4673.4872.627.4
Non Family28,8371.3756.143.9
Female14,4473.6946.853.2
Male6,8003.9643.756.3
showing: 5 rows

3.42

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake Worth 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 Worth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Worth 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 92.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.23%.

Lake Worth Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,712

Average Earnings

$37,393

Average Male

$31,077

Average Female

Lake Worth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Worth Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake Worth Language

42.28% of Lake Worth residents speak only English, while 57.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.33% of the population.

Lake Worth Language

Lake Worth Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic112,82320,46318.14%
Other30,5238,16626.75%
White64,5757,26811.26%
Black45,4616,67214.68%
Multiple39,4365,22813.26%
Asian5,1101,04420.43%
Native1,03815514.93%
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15.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.49%

Male Poverty Rate

17.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Worth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Worth is Other, with 26.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Worth is White, with 11.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.11%.

Lake Worth Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.63%
High School13.75%
Some College11.71%
Bachelors or Greater9.72%
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Lake Worth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.9%
Male Unemployed25.44%
Female Employed9.35%
Male Employed5.68%
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Lake Worth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Worth Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake Worth Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Worth Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake Worth Marriage

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

Lake Worth Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake Worth Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8,296

Number of Veterans

7,448

Male Veterans

848

Female Veterans

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Lake Worth Veterans by War

count

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Lake Worth Veterans by Age

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Lake Worth Veterans by Race

Lake Worth Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Worth Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Worth Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Worth Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake Worth 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

31.1%

Born in Lake Worth

57.3%

Native Born

42.7%

Foreign Born

22.28%

Non Citizen

20.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

57.3% of Lake Worth residents were born in the United States, with 31.1% having been born in Florida. 22.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Worth Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024236,562
showing: 1 rows

Lake Worth Population by Year