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Lake Butler, Florida - Basic Facts

The Lake Butler Census Designated Place had a population of 17,511 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Lake Butler is located at latitude 28.4828 and longitude -81.5387 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Lake Butler Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.81 sq. miles and a water area of 6.9 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Lake Butler Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403188) 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 Lake Butler Census Designated Place is located within Southwest Orange CCD of Orange County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Butler: Lake Butter.

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


Total Population 17,511
Population in Households 17,511
Population in Familes 15,791
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,483
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 5,735
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 4,661
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,600 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,380 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,355 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 865 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $610,257
Average Home Value $703,226


Median Household Income $121,879
Average Household Income $162,319
Per Capita Income $53,713
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.04% 2.71%
Households 2.84% 2.6%
Families 2.32% 2.48%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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 Butler, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Butler 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 # 206 78th
Population Density1 # 480 48th
Diversity Index2 # 362 61st
Median Household Income # 8 99th
Per Capita Income # 54 94th

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