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Lake Park, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake Park is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Palm Beach County at latitude 26.8001 and longitude -80.0695. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Lake Park, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lake Park, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lake Park indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Park: Kelsey City.

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Lake Park, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,373
Population in Households 8,293
Population in Familes 6,299
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 3,849
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 3,254
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,919
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,860 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,352 (35.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,902 (49.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 606 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $132,143
Average Home Value $144,083


Median Household Income $39,973
Average Household Income $49,504
Per Capita Income $19,322
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.62% 1.13%
Households 0.81% 1.25%
Families 0.36% 0.94%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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 Park, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Park to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 344 63rd
Population Density1 # 168 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 224 76th
Median Household Income # 554 40th
Per Capita Income # 636 31st

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