Lecanto, Florida Population 2020

6,264

Lecanto is a city located in Florida. Lecanto has a 2020 population of 6,264. Lecanto is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,882 in 2010. Lecanto reached it's highest population of 6,264 in 2018.

The average household income in Lecanto is $54,656 with a poverty rate of 19.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $779 per month, and the median house value is $161,200. The median age in Lecanto is 46.7 years, 35.9 years for males, and 56.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 131.3 males.

Lecanto Demographics

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

  • White: 91.54%
  • Black or African American: 6.03%
  • Native American: 0.86%
  • Two or more races: 0.80%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lecanto, Florida is 6,264, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,264.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,882.

Lecanto, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,73491.54%
Black or African American3786.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.86%
Two or More Races500.80%
Asian480.77%

Lecanto Population Pyramid 2020

Lecanto Median Age

46.7


Total

35.9


Male

56.2


Female

Lecanto Adults

There are 5,367 adults, (1,524 of whom are seniors) in Lecanto.

Lecanto Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lecanto Sex Ratio

Female

2,708

43.23%

Male

3,556

56.77%

Lecanto Households and Families

Lecanto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lecanto Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female87.6%12.4%
Married82.8%17.2%
All77.6%22.4%
Non Family66%34%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1222.3777.6
Married1,1232.7182.8
Non Family7671.3366
Female1693.8387.6
Male634.84100

2.89

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lecanto Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1382.90%
9th to 12th Grade55211.60%
High School Graduate1,90239.97%
Some College1,01521.33%
Associates Degree52310.99%
Bachelors Degree3727.82%
Graduate Degree2565.38%

Lecanto Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,1403,638584
Black307164
Hispanic20315044
Native American5454
Asian4848
Multiple Races3214

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 21.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,896$31,341$26,432
Less Than High School$18,488$19,157$
High School Grad$25,887$33,644$16,838
Some College$23,477$$25,063
Bachelors Degree$49,453$$48,438
Graduate Degree$52,500$$48,600

$27,896

Average Earnings

$31,341

Average Male

$26,432

Average Female

Lecanto Language

Lecanto Language by Age

Lecanto Language

95.55% of Lecanto residents speak only English, while 4.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.15% of the population.

Lecanto Poverty

Lecanto Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,62792920.08%
Black742736.49%
Multiple321856.25%

19.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.12%

Male Poverty Rate

21.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lecanto

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lecanto is Multiple, with 56.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lecanto is White, with 20.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.19%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.17%
High School19.77%
Some College10.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.90%
Male Unemployed41.18%
Male Employed13.31%
Female Employed3.70%

Lecanto Income

Lecanto Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,945$54,656
Families$56,544$69,828
Married Families$62,154-
Non Families$19,026$27,046

Lecanto Marital Status

Lecanto Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lecanto Married by Age and Sex

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

Lecanto Veterans

741

Number of Veterans

718

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam334
First Gulf War146
Second Gulf War117
Korea58
World War II12

$Lecanto Veterans by Education

1.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lecanto Employment Status

36%

Labor Force Participation

31.2%

Employment Rate

13.4%

Unemployment Rate

Lecanto Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

37.10%

Born in Florida

94.22%

Native Born

5.78%

Foreign Born

2.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.22% of Lecanto residents were born in the United States, with 37.10% having been born in Florida. 2.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,2640.00%
20196,2640.00%
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%