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Three Lakes, Florida - Basic Facts

The Three Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 15,480 as of July 1, 2016. Three Lakes ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Three Lakes is located at latitude 25.6427 and longitude -80.3999 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the Three Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.65 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Three Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402928) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Three Lakes Census Designated Place is located within Kendale Lakes-Tamiami CCD of Miami-Dade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Three Lakes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Three Lakes, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,480
Population in Households 15,474
Population in Familes 13,719
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 4,838
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 5,056
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 4,046
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,359 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,299 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,757 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 303 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $255,817
Average Home Value $279,374


Median Household Income $74,217
Average Household Income $90,394
Per Capita Income $29,539
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.78%
Households 0.3% 0.7%
Families 0.29% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Three Lakes, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Three Lakes to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 228 75th
Population Density1 # 120 87th
Diversity Index2 # 220 76th
Median Household Income # 87 91st
Per Capita Income # 306 67th

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