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The East Lake CDP(1) had a population of 31,993 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for East Lake is located at latitude 28.1108 and longitude -82.6948 in Pinellas County. The formal boundaries for the East Lake Census Designated Place 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 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.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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East Lake, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 31,993 (100%)
Population in Households 31,805 (99.4%)
Population in Families 26,425 (82.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 188 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 1,117
Diversity Index2 42


Median Household Income $98,763
Average Household Income $144,574
% of Income for Mortgage4 21%
Per Capita Income $61,761
Wealth Index5 189


Total HU (Housing Units) 14,927 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,091 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,610 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,226 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $389,905
Average Home Value $428,947
Housing Affordability Index3 116


Total Households 13,701
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 9,447
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.38% -0.17%
Households 0.00% -0.12%
Families   -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   3.01%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.02%

East Lake, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Lake to the other 954 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 132 86th
Population Density # 583 39th
Median Household Income # 120 88th
Housing Affordability Index # 416 44th
Per Capita Income # 109 89th
Diversity Index # 660 31st

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