Lake Worth, Texas Population 2021

4,822
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Lake Worth is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 4,822, it is the 372nd largest city in Texas and the 4860th largest city in the United States . Lake Worth is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually but its population has increased by 5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,584 in 2010. Lake Worth reached it's highest population of 4,969 in 2016. Spanning over 2 miles, Lake Worth has a population density of 1,957 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Worth is $71,519 with a poverty rate of 9.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,035 per month, and the median house value is $114,600. The median age in Lake Worth is 40.5 years, 40.8 years for males, and 39.6 years for females.

Lake Worth Demographics

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

  • White: 87.75%
  • Other race: 10.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.93%
  • Two or more races: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Worth, Texas is 4,822 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,933.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,584.

Lake Worth, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,32587.75%
Some Other Race52410.63%
Black or African American460.93%
Two or More Races340.69%
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Lake Worth Population by Race

Lake Worth Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake Worth Median Age

40.5


Total

40.8


Male

39.6


Female

Lake Worth Adults

There are 3,772 adults, (797 of whom are seniors) in Lake Worth.

Lake Worth Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Worth Sex Ratio

Female

2,628

53.32%

Male

2,301

46.68%

Lake Worth Population by Age

Lake Worth Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake Worth Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All76%24%
Non Family71.2%28.8%
Female70.2%29.8%
Male31.9%68.1%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake Worth Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6662.8576
Married8543.4285
Non Family4791.2871.2
Female2423.8870.2
Male912.9831.9

3.28

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Lake Worth Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2206.13%
9th to 12th Grade3309.20%
High School Graduate1,45240.49%
Some College78721.95%
Associates Degree38610.76%
Bachelors Degree3108.64%
Graduate Degree1012.82%
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Lake Worth Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Worth Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,5552,207366
Hispanic97880045
Other Race2501909
Black3713
2+ Races2216

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.32%.

Lake Worth Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,521$48,750$28,728
Less Than 9th Grade$43,276$44,181$
High School Graduate$29,912$36,090$19,792
Some College$41,393$59,559$34,013
Bachelors Degree$53,375$$
Graduate Degree$58,500$$53,864

$35,521

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$28,728

Average Female

Lake Worth Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Worth Language by Age

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Lake Worth Language

76.74% of Lake Worth residents speak only English, while 23.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.94% of the population.

Lake Worth Language

Lake Worth Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,16334210.81%
Hispanic1,5431157.45%
Other524203.82%
Multiple341235.29%

9.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.48%

Male Poverty Rate

12.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Worth

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Worth is Multiple, with 35.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Worth is Other, with 3.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.14%.

Lake Worth Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.95%
High School6.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.49%
Some College3.72%

Lake Worth Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.08%
Female Employed6.03%
Male Employed3.99%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Lake Worth Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Worth Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,213$71,519
Families$62,250$73,165
Married Families$71,429-
Non Families$47,049$59,053
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Income by Household Type

Lake Worth Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Worth Married by Age and Sex

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Lake Worth Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Lake Worth Marital Status by Race

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Lake Worth Marital Status

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345

Number of Veterans

336

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam125
Second Gulf War105
Korea22
First Gulf War19
World War II8

Lake Worth Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74119
18 to 3496
75+50
55 to 6444
35 to 5436

Lake Worth Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3399.81%
Hispanic302.91%
Black613.04%

Lake Worth Veterans by Race

Lake Worth Veterans by Education

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9.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Worth Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Worth Employment by Age

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Lake Worth Employment by Race

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Lake Worth Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.69%

Born in Lake Worth

91.48%

Native Born

8.52%

Foreign Born

5.78%

Non Citizen

2.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.48% of Lake Worth residents were born in the United States, with 73.69% having been born in Texas. 5.78% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,822-37-0.76%
20204,859-37-0.76%
20194,896-37-0.75%
20184,933-18-0.36%
20174,951-18-0.36%
20164,969631.28%
20154,906761.57%
20144,830501.05%
20134,780260.55%
20124,754340.72%
20114,720380.81%
20104,682640.14%
20004,618270.06%
19904,5911970.44%
19804,394-564-1.20%
19704,9581,1252.61%
19603,8330.00%

Lake Worth Population by Year