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The Lakewood Park CDP(1) had a population of 12,493 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Lakewood Park is located at latitude 27.5431 and longitude -80.4023 in St. Lucie County. The formal boundaries for the Lakewood Park Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. St. Lucie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Lakewood Park 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 Lakewood Park Census Designated Place is located within Fort Pierce CCD of St. Lucie 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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Lakewood Park, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,493 (100%)
Population in Households 12,461 (99.7%)
Population in Families 9,783 (78.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 32 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 1,880
Diversity Index2 44
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,164
Average Household Income $65,322
% of Income for Mortgage4 12%
Per Capita Income $27,590
Wealth Index5 62
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 6,212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,348 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 928 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 936 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $160,286
Average Home Value $178,238
Housing Affordability Index3 191
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,276
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,403
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.88% 0.39%
Households 0.72% 0.23%
Families 0.53% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
Owner Occupied HU   0.4%

Lakewood Park, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lakewood Park to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 292 68th
Population Density # 427 54th
Median Household Income # 445 52nd
Housing Affordability Index # 796 87th
Per Capita Income # 511 45th
Diversity Index # 527 43rd

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