Lake County, Florida Population 2024

438,834

Lake County, Florida's estimated 2024 population is 438,834 with a growth rate of 3.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lake County, Florida is the 17th largest county in Florida. The 2010 population was 297,724 and has seen a growth of 47.4% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029510,69414,3722.9%
2028496,32214,3722.98%
2027481,95014,3723.07%
2026467,57814,3723.17%
2025453,20614,3723.28%
2024438,83414,3723.39%
2023424,46214,3723.5%
2022410,09013,7383.47%
2021396,35210,1362.62%
2020386,21619,2755.25%
2019366,9419,8552.76%
2018357,08611,2383.25%
2017345,84810,6393.17%
2016335,2099,8713.03%
2015325,3389,8453.12%
2014315,4937,4052.4%
2013308,0884,2821.41%
2012303,8063,2591.08%
2011300,5472,8230.95%
2010297,72400%
1990152,10447,23445.04%
1980104,87035,56551.32%
197069,30511,92220.78%
196057,38321,04357.91%
195036,3409,08533.33%
194027,2554,09417.68%
193023,16110,41781.74%
192012,7443,23534.02%
19109,5092,04227.35%
19007,467-567-7.06%
18908,034-502,660-98.43%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.39% (14,372)
County Website
Lake County
State
Florida
County Seat
2020 Population
386,216
Area
952 mi²
Density
461 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
13.62% (52,618)
Founded
May 27, 1887

Lake County, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White285,52373.81%
Two or more races41,36510.69%
Black or African American39,24910.15%
Other race10,9662.83%
Asian8,1162.1%
Native American1,0420.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander5680.15%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lake County, Florida Population by Race

Lake County, Florida Population Pyramid 2024

Lake County, Florida Median Age

46.9

Total

45.4

Male

48.4

Female

Lake County, Florida Adults

There are 313,478 adults, (103,276 of whom are seniors) in Lake County, Florida.

Lake County, Florida Age Dependency

84

Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female198,25751.25%
Male188,57248.75%

Lake County, Florida Population by Age

Lake County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All153,8172.4976.423.6
Married83,4932.9785.714.3
Non Family47,6701.2568.931.1
Female16,0083.454.245.8
Male6,6463.166.433.6

2.96

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lake County, Florida Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,0202.79%
9th to 12th Grade19,4146.76%
High School Graduate87,80030.58%
Some College64,64722.52%
Associates Degree33,49811.67%
Bachelors Degree46,86616.32%
Graduate Degree26,8549.35%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lake County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White205,672189,22353,531
Hispanic41,92635,7099,923
Black25,60722,1275,480
2+ Races24,54122,1717,104
Other Race7,3265,5201,384
Asian5,6955,0662,549
Native American714534219
Islander17415813

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.76%.

Lake County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,592$48,116$35,825
Less Than 9th Grade$28,800$35,713$20,632
High School Graduate$35,109$43,076$27,785
Some College$40,394$48,718$34,415
Bachelors Degree$51,785$64,283$47,311
Graduate Degree$75,445$86,806$63,822

$41,592

Average Earnings

$48,116

Average Male

$35,825

Average Female

Lake County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake County, Florida Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lake County, Florida Language

84.95% of Lake County, Florida residents speak only English, while 15.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.95% of the population.

Lake County, Florida Language

Lake County, Florida Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White254,23421,3058.38%
Hispanic66,8637,87511.78%
Black38,1575,17213.55%
Multiple41,1393,8919.46%
Asian8,0897218.91%
Other10,8666656.12%
Islander56812421.83%
Native1,036565.41%

9.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.05%

Male Poverty Rate

11.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Florida is Islander, with 21.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake County, Florida is Native, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.71%.

Lake County, Florida Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.78%
High School10.07%
Some College7.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%

Lake County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed17.99%
Male Unemployed16.68%
Female Employed6.25%
Male Employed2.94%

Lake County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake County, Florida Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$66,239$86,578
Families$80,569$100,288
Married Families$89,305$109,608
Non Families$37,972$50,932

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lake County, Florida Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lake County, Florida 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 45-54.

Lake County, Florida Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lake County, Florida Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33,137

Number of Veterans

30,294

Male Veterans

2,843

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam13,489
First Gulf War7,011
Second Gulf War5,524
Korea2,595
World War II861

Lake County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+10,791
65 to 749,145
35 to 546,006
55 to 645,199
18 to 341,996

Lake County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White28,92012.08%
Hispanic2,6675.5%
Black2,1167.18%
2+ Races1,5175.36%
Other Race3163.85%
Asian1342.01%
Islander10124.4%
Native American334.12%

Lake County, Florida Veterans by Race

Lake County, Florida Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake County, Florida Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lake County, Florida Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lake County, Florida Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lake County, Florida 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

35.82%

Born in Lake County, Florida

89.58%

Native Born

10.42%

Foreign Born

4.11%

Non Citizen

6.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.58% of Lake County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 35.82% having been born in Florida. 4.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake County, Florida Place of Birth

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