Lecanto, Florida Population 2024

6,938

Lecanto is a city located in Citrus County Florida. Lecanto has a 2024 population of 6,938. Lecanto is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -3.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,224 in 2020.

The average household income in Lecanto is $75,912 with a poverty rate of 8.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lecanto is 45.9 years, 44.6 years for males, and 52.6 years for females.

Lecanto Demographics

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

  • White: 90.59%
  • Black or African American: 3.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.48%
  • Other race: 2.06%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
26.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
257.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.96% (-286)
The current population of Lecanto, Florida is 6,938 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,224.

Lecanto, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,28590.59%
Black or African American2393.44%
Two or more races1722.48%
Other race1432.06%
Asian660.95%
Native American330.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lecanto Population by Race

Lecanto Population Pyramid 2024

Lecanto Median Age

45.9

Total

44.6

Male

52.6

Female

Lecanto Adults

There are 5,814 adults, (1,632 of whom are seniors) in Lecanto.

Lecanto Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lecanto Sex Ratio

Female3,15645.49%
Male3,78254.51%

Lecanto Population by Age

Lecanto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4052.468812
Married1,5393.03937
Non Family7341.1781.618.4
Female973.3356.743.3
Male352.3488.611.4
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2.96

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

88.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lecanto 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

Lecanto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lecanto 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 90.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 21.21%.

Lecanto Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,547

Average Earnings

$46,277

Average Male

$40,023

Average Female

Lecanto Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lecanto Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lecanto Language

96.7% of Lecanto residents speak only English, while 3.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.29% of the population.

Lecanto Language

Lecanto Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,5324608.32%
Asian664060.61%
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8.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.7%

Male Poverty Rate

10.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lecanto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lecanto is Asian, with 60.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lecanto is White, with 8.32% 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 10.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.09%.

Lecanto Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.91%
High School11.02%
Some College3.36%
Bachelors or Greater
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Lecanto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed70%
Male Employed3.44%
Female Employed1.36%
Male Unemployed
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Lecanto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lecanto Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lecanto Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lecanto Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lecanto Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

643

Number of Veterans

604

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

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Lecanto Veterans by War

count

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Lecanto Veterans by Age

count

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Lecanto Veterans by Race

Lecanto Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lecanto Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

34.9%

Labor Force Participation

33.4%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lecanto Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lecanto Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lecanto 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

32.21%

Born in Lecanto

87.59%

Native Born

12.41%

Foreign Born

1.1%

Non Citizen

11.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.59% of Lecanto residents were born in the United States, with 32.21% having been born in Florida. 1.1% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,938
20236,938
20226,938-478-6.45%
20217,4161922.66%
20207,2243775.51%
20196,8475839.31%
20186,2641652.71%
20176,0995179.26%
20165,5821673.08%
20155,415210.39%
20145,394-192-3.44%
20135,586-33-0.59%
20125,61980.14%
20115,611-271-4.61%
20105,882
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Lecanto Population by Year