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East Lake, Florida - Basic Facts

The East Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 32,117 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for East Lake is located at latitude 28.1233 and longitude -82.6897 in Pinellas County. The formal boundaries for the East Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.67 sq. miles and a water area of 2.97 sq. miles. Pinellas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The East Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402430) 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 East Lake Census Designated Place is located within Tarpon Springs CCD of Pinellas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Lake 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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East Lake, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 32,117
Population in Households 32,089
Population in Familes 26,754
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 1,120
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 13,548
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 9,368
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,319 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,229 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,704 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $330,288
Average Home Value $372,064


Median Household Income $71,783
Average Household Income $110,865
Per Capita Income $46,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.82%
Households 0.49% 0.75%
Families 0.34% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

East Lake, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Lake 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 # 118 87th
Population Density1 # 557 39th
Diversity Index2 # 660 28th
Median Household Income # 94 90th
Per Capita Income # 87 91st

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