Lecanto, Florida Population 2022

6,385
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Lecanto is a city located in Citrus County Florida. With a 2020 population of 6,385, it is the 411th largest city in Florida and the 5655th largest city in the United States. Lecanto is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 1.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,301 in 2020. Spanning over 27 miles, Lecanto has a population density of 237 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lecanto is $54,137 with a poverty rate of 10.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $842 per month, and the median house value is $175,900. The median age in Lecanto is 45.7 years, 34.4 years for males, and 57.1 years for females.

Lecanto Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lecantowas:

  • White: 89.38%
  • Black or African American: 6.84%
  • Two or more races: 1.40%
  • Native American: 1.18%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lecanto, Florida is 6,385 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,301.

Lecanto, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,45789.38%
Black or African American4946.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native851.18%
Asian240.33%
Some Other Race630.87%
Two or More Races1011.40%
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Lecanto Population by Race

Lecanto Population Pyramid 2022

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Lecanto Median Age

45.5


Total

38.4


Male

55.2


Female

Lecanto Adults

There are 6,235 adults, (1,411 of whom are seniors) in Lecanto.

Lecanto Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lecanto Sex Ratio

Female

3,084

42.69%

Male

4,140

57.31%

Lecanto Population by Age

Lecanto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lecanto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
Male81.6%18.4%
All80.5%19.5%
Non Family72.4%27.6%
Female71.6%28.4%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lecanto Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3842.4380.5
Married1,2652.9687.5
Male493.3181.6
Female1763.7671.6
Non Family8941.3972.4

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Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Lecanto Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1222.17%
9th to 12th Grade60010.65%
High School Graduate2,80849.83%
Some College97017.21%
Associates Degree3325.89%
Bachelors Degree3946.99%
Graduate Degree4097.26%
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Lecanto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lecanto Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races976524
Native American857815
White4,8624,410744
Hispanic21512510
Black39420410
Asian2424
Other Race5931

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 24.74%.

Lecanto Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,254$33,734$22,262
Less Than 9th Grade$17,878$18,779$
High School Graduate$27,893$38,594$20,938
Some College$25,071$30,972$21,647
Bachelors Degree$90,605$137,344$
Graduate Degree$29,938$$35,625

$28,254

Average Earnings

$33,734

Average Male

$22,262

Average Female

Lecanto Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lecanto Language by Age

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Lecanto Language

97.83% of Lecanto residents speak only English, while 2.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.

Lecanto Language

Lecanto Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1255241.60%
Multiple561323.21%
White5,3855179.60%
OtherNaN%

10.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.63%

Male Poverty Rate

11.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lecanto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lecanto is Black, with 41.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lecanto is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.49%.

Lecanto Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.24%
High School12.77%
Some College3.89%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Lecanto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.82%
Male Unemployed23.29%
Female Employed2.01%
Female Unemployed25.37%

Lecanto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lecanto Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,405$54,918
Families$43,214$67,974
Married Families$42,490-
Non Families$21,786$32,115
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Income by Household Type

Lecanto Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lecanto Married by Age and Sex

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Lecanto Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lecanto Marital Status by Race

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Lecanto Marital Status

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751

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War174
First Gulf War231
Vietnam272
Korea30
World War II8

Lecanto Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3497
35 to 54203
55 to 64186
65 to 74163
75+102

Lecanto Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White74313.38%
Black81.93%
Hispanic8236.77%

Lecanto Veterans by Race

Lecanto Veterans by Education

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1.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lecanto Veterans by Education

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35.5%

Labor Force Participation

33.3%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Lecanto Employment by Age

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Lecanto Employment by Race

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Lecanto 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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31.78%

Born in Lecanto

90.13%

Native Born

9.87%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

8.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.13% of Lecanto residents were born in the United States, with 31.78% having been born in Florida. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Lecanto Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105,8820.00%
20115,924420.71%
20125,966420.71%
20136,008420.70%
20146,050420.70%
20156,092420.69%
20166,134420.69%
20176,176420.68%
20186,218420.68%
20196,260420.68%
20206,301410.65%
20216,343420.67%
20226,385420.66%

Lecanto Population by Year