Lake County FL Information


Lake County Subdivisions

Lake County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 326,226
Population in Households 322,313
Population in Familes 262,707
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,913
Population Density1 348
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 131,625
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 90,273
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 156,817 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 95,594 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 36,031 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 25,192 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $162,606
Average Home Value $213,070


Median Household Income $48,201
Average Household Income $63,398
Per Capita Income $26,016
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.51% 1.62%
Households 1.32% 1.5%
Families 1.2% 1.42%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lake County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 18 75th
Population Density1 # 21 70th
Diversity Index2 # 29 58th
Median Household Income # 22 69th
Per Capita Income # 28 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.