Sky Lake, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sky Lake, Florida - Basic Facts

The Sky Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 6,809 as of July 1, 2017. Sky Lake 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 Sky Lake is located at latitude 28.4621 and longitude -81.3894 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Sky Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Sky Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402859) 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 Sky Lake Census Designated Place is located within Orlando CCD of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sky Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sky Lake, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,809
Daytime Population: Workers 3,026
Daytime Population: Residents 3,686
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,712
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 6,806
Population in Familes 5,556
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 5,398
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $42,811
Average Household Income $55,137
Per Capita Income $17,522


Total Housing Units 2,433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,160 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 992 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $131,910
Average Home Value $149,806


Total Households 2,152
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 1,528
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.41% 1.54%
Households 1.17% 1.44%
Families 0.97% 1.36%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

Sky Lake, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sky Lake to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 394 57th
Population Density # 96 90th
Diversity Index # 35 96th
Median Household Income # 573 38th
Per Capita Income # 787 14th

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