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Lake Park, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake Park had a population of 8,957 as of July 1, 2016. Lake Park 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 Lake Park is located at latitude 26.8001 and longitude -80.0695 in Palm Beach County. 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. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Town of Lake Park (GNIS ID: 2405974) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Lake Park is located within Riviera Beach CCD of Palm Beach County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake Park 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 Park: Kelsey City.

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


Total Population 8,957
Population in Households 8,877
Population in Familes 6,746
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 4,144
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 3,441
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,029
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,072 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,386 (34.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,055 (50.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 631 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $166,393
Average Home Value $197,745


Median Household Income $39,863
Average Household Income $50,655
Per Capita Income $19,812
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.51% 1.58%
Households 1.45% 1.56%
Families 1.14% 1.34%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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 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 # 340 63rd
Population Density1 # 158 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 234 75th
Median Household Income # 613 33rd
Per Capita Income # 667 28th

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