Lecanto, Florida Population 2022

6,847
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Lecanto is a city located in Citrus County Florida. Lecanto has a 2020 population of 6,847. Lecanto is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 16.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,882 in 2010.

The average household income in Lecanto is $54,137 with a poverty rate of 15.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $805 per month, and the median house value is $163,500. 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: 91.57%
  • Black or African American: 6.44%
  • Two or more races: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Other race: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lecanto, Florida is 6,847 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,847.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,882.

Lecanto, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,27091.57%
Black or African American4416.44%
Two or More Races550.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.73%
Asian260.38%
Some Other Race50.07%
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Lecanto Population by Race

Lecanto Population Pyramid $2022

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Lecanto Median Age

45.7


Total

34.4


Male

57.1


Female

Lecanto Adults

There are 6,036 adults, (1,483 of whom are seniors) in Lecanto.

Lecanto Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lecanto Sex Ratio

Female

2,821

41.20%

Male

4,026

58.80%

Lecanto Population by Age

Lecanto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lecanto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family69.5%30.5%
All75.2%24.8%
Married77.3%22.7%
Female87.5%12.5%
Male92.4%7.6%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lecanto Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2522.4375.2
Married1,1322.7677.3
Non Family9101.6269.5
Female1444.0887.5
Male664.4492.4

2.91

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 Grade1071.97%
9th to 12th Grade55410.19%
High School Graduate2,73150.22%
Some College99818.35%
Associates Degree4388.05%
Bachelors Degree3506.44%
Graduate Degree2604.78%
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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
White4,7354,305559
Black348168
Hispanic27921340
Native American504211
2+ Races3618
Asian2626
Other Race55

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 native american people with a rate of 22.00%.

Lecanto Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,641$21,543$21,897
Less Than 9th Grade$18,079$18,628$
High School Graduate$20,850$21,590$14,225
Some College$21,189$$21,851
Bachelors Degree$59,000$$
Graduate Degree$48,508$98,011$36,950

$21,641

Average Earnings

$21,543

Average Male

$21,897

Average Female

Lecanto Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lecanto Language by Age

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Lecanto Language

95.96% of Lecanto residents speak only English, while 4.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

Lecanto Language

Lecanto Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,03478615.61%
Black833946.99%
Multiple361850.00%
OtherNaN%

15.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.77%

Male Poverty Rate

15.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lecanto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lecanto is Multiple, with 50.00% 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 3.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.84%.

Lecanto Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.38%
High School20.13%
Some College5.58%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Lecanto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed67.62%
Male Unemployed39.58%
Male Employed13.17%
Female Employed3.09%

Lecanto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lecanto Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,433$54,137
Families$45,714$65,805
Married Families$50,690-
Non Families$25,547$36,121
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Income by Household Type

Lecanto Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

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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952

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam347
Second Gulf War267
First Gulf War169
Korea35
World War II8

Lecanto Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64270
18 to 34210
65 to 74197
35 to 54148
75+127

Lecanto Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White94617.12%
Hispanic13540.42%
Black61.58%

Lecanto Veterans by Race

Lecanto Veterans by Education

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0.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lecanto Veterans by Education

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34.7%

Labor Force Participation

32.2%

Employment Rate

7%

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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33.49%

Born in Lecanto

94.92%

Native Born

5.08%

Foreign Born

3.23%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.92% of Lecanto residents were born in the United States, with 33.49% having been born in Florida. 3.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lecanto Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20226,8470.00%
20216,8470.00%
20206,8470.00%
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%
20105,8820.00%

Lecanto Population by Year